Article

Article

KDDI Mugen Labo unveils 5 new incubated startups

KDDI Mugen Labo is the incubation arm of Japan’s second largest telco, KDDI. It recently unveiled five startups that qualified to participate in the...

Grand Prix Story: Retro 8-bit racing goodness on mobile

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChcpUeYtgFw&w=620&h=380] There were lots of fun mobile games at the recent Tokyo Game Show. But here’s a game that I stumbled upon today, which...
line-camera

Line Camera photo app surpasses 50 million users

Line Corporation announced today that its Line Camera application has surpassed 50 million users as of yesterday. That application was initially released back in...
chat-with-goldberg1

In conversation with Survey Monkey CEO Dave Goldberg

Last week featured a number of international tech events here in Tokyo, including the Tokyo Game Show and ad:tech Tokyo. I was asked to...
THE_BRIDGE

Announcement: SD Japan to become ‘The Bridge’ on October 7

This site began in Japanese as Startup Dating back in 2010, since then bringing Asian tech news to readers in Japan. This year, I...

3 apps making life easier for Japanese teen girls

For many people, thinking back to teenage years may bring some awkward memories. But recently here in Japan we’re seeing a number of apps...

Tokyo Office Tour: Bracket, Before and After Acquisition

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnM2a7fnqGA&w=620&h=400] Read this article in Japanese In Japan, we have seen a lot of hype around the e-commerce sector, and one of the startups getting...

QuerySeeker helps app developers find the source of sudden downloads

The Tokyo Game Show 2013 this past weekend showcased more than just games. Some companies were exhibiting solutions for game developers, one of the...
tokyo-game-show-201311

Tokyo Game Show: The Mobile Players

If 2012 was the year that mobile exhibitors overtook consoles at the Tokyo Game Show, 2013 was the year consoles rebounded, with Sony and...
tokyo-game-show-201316

Israel’s Nordau Creative unleashes virtual dragons upon Tokyo Game Show

While we were primarily focused on Japanese mobile game makers in our visit to the Tokyo Game Show, there were lots of foreign developers...