manpage of vim is garbled in Japanese locale

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Issue

When Japanese locale is used, manpage of vim is garbled like below.

$ LC_MESSAGES=ja_JP.utf8 man vim

Actual results:

VIM(1)                                     General Commands Manual                                    VIM(1)

å<U+0090>^H<U+0090><U+008D>^H<U+008D>å<U+0089>^H<U+0089><U+008D>^H<U+008D>
       vim - Vi IMproved, ã<U+0083><U+0097>ã<U+0083>ã<U+0082>°ã<U+0083>©ã<U+0083><U+009E>ã<U+0081>®ã<U+0083>
<U+0086>ã<U+0082>ã<U+0082>¹ã<U+0083><U+0088>ã<U+0082>¨ã<U+0083><U+0087>ã<U+0082>£ã<U+0082>¿

æ<U+009B>^H<U+009B>¸å¼<U+008F>^H<U+008F>
       vim [options] [file ..]
       vim [options] -
       vim [options] -t tag
       vim [options] -q [errorfile]

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, 8
vim-common

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