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Japan’s Gungho Entertainment is winning at home, but will global gamers get it?

Among the Japanese mobile gaming companies that have made regular international headlines in recent years (most notably GREE and DeNA), Gungho Entertainment is perhaps...
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Searching for a cafe with power outlet? Japan has an app for that

Here’s a fun app for any freelancers or homeworkers based in Japan. Dengen Cafe, released this past December, gives you a mapped view of...

Too drunk to remember what sake you’re drinking? This app has you covered

Japanese sake is enjoying great popularity at restaurants and bars all around the world. I was surprised to watch a recent TV documentary showing...

PressSync Pro: A handy way to connect to WordPress on the go

Recently I wrote a little about my favorite mobile writing apps, one of which was Poster, a beautifully designed iOS app that interfaces quite...

Japanese app cleverly sneaks snapshot of girls in a kissing pose

Japan is often known for its unusual products, and we have written a little about them in the past. One app that is pretty...
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Japanese receipt recording app ‘ReceReco’ hits 1M downloads in first 145 days

Back in mid-May we noted that Japanese receipt recording app ReceReco had broken through its first year target of 500,000 downloads, just three and...
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Another Finnish collaboration for Japan’s GungHo: Angry Birds coming to Puzzle & Dragons

And the collaborations keep on coming for Japanese hit game Puzzle & Dragons. Having already partnered successfully with Supercell on Clash of Clans, it...

New iPhone Twitter client from Japan lets you send stickers!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKWqI-OV80Y&w=620&h=345] Readers may recall back in April when we featured the very clever Stamp Messenger, an app that lets users send animated stamps in...

In Japan, Voltage brings Gossip Girl game to iPhone

At the recently held Tokyo Game Show 2013, we had a chance to speak with the folks at Voltage, a company specializing in the...

On My Mobile: Kayac’s Kayo Matsubara

This is part of our ‘On My Mobile’ series (RSS), a modest attempt to better understand how folks in Japan use their smartphones. We...

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