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Japanese homescreen decoration app hits 12M downloads, partners with Sanrio

Based on our previously published Japanese article CocoPPa is a popular homescreen decoration app from Japan that also has some handy social functions. It...
like-me-apps

Japan really likes ‘Like Me’ avatar apps

A while back when I reported that Ponus’s awesome tower defense game Battle Cats had made it to the top spot in the Japanese...

Freemium payments platform ‘Spike’ launches open beta in Japan

See the original article written in Japanese Tokyo-based Metaps has launched on online payment platform called Spike, releasing it in open beta here in Japan....

With 10M downloads, Japan’s Papelook app knows how to get the girls

It has been a while since we looked in on the Japanese photo collage app Papelook. So recently when the company made an announcement...
emotipon

Puzzle & Dragons not cute enough for you? Try Emotipon

We previously wrote about Japanese startup Quan Inc., which in addition to producing its own Lounge chat app, has produced a cute sticker app...
line-rangers

Line Rangers tops 10M downloads, gets TV promo boost in Japan

Line Corportation corporation recently announced that its Line Rangers game has surpassed 10 million downloads worldwide. The title was initially released back on February...

Trendy Japanese photo app Cameran expands to become a social network

See the original story in Japanese. Some of our readers may have heard a little about a mobile camera app from Japan called Cameran. It...
alpaca-niisan

Japan’s disgustingly cute mobile game ‘Alpaca Evolution’ hits 4 million downloads

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgTVzha9830&w=560&h=315] Japanese mobile game publisher Cocosola has announced that its Alpaca Evolution game has surpassed the 4 million downloads mark. I was pretty surprised...
petatto memo

Japan’s Petatto Memo pins cute reminders to your phone’s home screen

A few weeks back we mentioned Japan’s Community Factory, a company acquired by Yahoo Japan a year ago, which produces a number of cute/kawaii...

Kaocole Palette: Add your favorite emoji from within any app

Emoji and emoticons have always been a big part of Japanese texting culture. It’s not just for texting, but they're wildly popular on all...