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Dark Summoner: Just another Japanese card battle game? [Video]

Last week we mentioned that the mobile card battle game Dark Summoner from publisher A-Team (TYO:3662) had surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide on the...

Is Tetris Monsters the next Puzzle & Dragons? [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzysmjvEflM&w=620&h=420] Many games have tried to replicate the success of Japan’s mobile smash hit Puzzle & Dragons, but there aren’t many that have really...
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How flea markets are going mobile in Japan

There’s a lot of hype around the e-commerce space in Japan, particularly mobile commerce. According to a recent survey, one of four smartphone owners...
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WeChat turns to Japanese startup Quan for mobile sticker content

Japanese startup Quan announced today that it has partnered with Chinese internet giant Tencent to provide stamp content within the latter's WeChat mobile messaging...

Winter not cold enough for you? Let this Japanese company turn your iPhone into...

Some of our readers may recall when we previously featured food sample iPhone cases from Hamee. This is a company that leverages Japan's expert...
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Japanese social network helps you find great souvenirs

Besides giant social networks like Facebook, Twitter, or Mixi, there are smaller social networks for niche markets, like dieting, pets, or traveling. I recently...
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Japanese tower defense game ‘Samurai Defender’ now available globally [Video]

I recently stumbled across a fun Japanese tower defense game mobile called Samurai Defender, which was developed by Tokyo-based Link Kit. I’m not familiar...

Puzzle Derby: Japan’s latest puzzle/RPG hit is a horse racing game

While the Japanese mobile gaming space can be quite formulaic at times, I can’t help but like many of the titles that it produces....
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Shadow Love: The Japanese iPhone game made entirely with shadow puppets [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU192APBm9w]Here’s a really fun iPhone game from Japan that is created entirely with shadow puppet characters. It’s called Shadow Love, and it’s a...

Adways’ Party Track begins integration with 5Rocks to create one-stop mobile analytics solution

Back in January we reported that Tokyo-based digital advertising network and game publisher Adways has invested in and partnered with Korean growth hacking startup...