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Fashion coordination app ‘Wear’ hits number 1 on Japanese App Store thanks to new...

Start Today, the company behind Japanese fashion commerce site Zozotown, began running television commercials for its fashion coordination app Wear (wear.jp) back on March...

Asia’s mobile flea market app Duriana raises $2.5 million from Beenos, others

See the original story in Japanese. Duriana Internet, a Malaysia- and the Philippines-based startup that provides mobile flea market app Duriana, has secured $2.5 million...
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Japan’s weirdest tower defense game now has 9M downloads, and a few weird commercials

Kyoto-based mobile game publisher Ponos has announced that its popular tower defense title Battle Cats has surpassed 9 million downloads as of May 3rd....

Japan’s Fukurou Labo launches ‘deep linking’ solution for mobile developers

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Fukurou Labo, the startup focused on providing marketing solutions for smartphone apps, launched a 'deep link' optimization platform...

Japan’s Open8, female-targeted mobile video ad network, secures $6.6 million

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. Tokyo-based Open8, the Japanese startup behind a women-targeted video ad network for smartphone users...

Start Today’s Wear app surpasses a million downloads in Japan, will be promoted in...

Our readers may recall that Start Today Co. Ltd, the operator of Japanese fashion commerce giant Zozotown, launched its ‘Wear’ app back in October....

Japan’s Fukurou Labo secures funds from B Dash Ventures to deep link mobile apps

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Fukurou Labo, a startup providing marketing solutions for smartphone apps, today officially launched a ‘deep link’ optimization platform...

KDDI buys Japanese mobile game marketing startup AppBroadCast

Tokyo-based Mediba, an ad business-centric subsidiary of Japan's leading telco KDDI, announced on Friday that it has gained a major stake in AppBroadCast, the...

Japanese mobile app developer Quan raises several million dollars

Tokyo-based Quan, the Japanese startup behind mobile apps like MyStickerShop and Lounge, announced today that it has fundraised from Daiwa Corporate Investment, East Ventures,...

Meet Pocket Programming, mobile app by Japanese duo for budding programming learners

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese app developer duo Ffab0 (pronounced "fab zero") recently launched the English edition of a mobile learning app focused...