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Ninja Camera: Japan’s top iPhone photo app is perfect for perverts

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaFD1iuU69s&w=560&h=315] Ninja Camera is a very sneaky iPhone app from Japan which is intended to let the users take photos without anyone noticing. It...

Wind Runner: The latest Line game to hit number 1 in Japan’s App Store

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmmpN2Xke98&w=560&h=315] NHN Japan has been releasing a number of casual games via its popular Line chat platform in recent months, all of them relatively...
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Cooliris doubles down on Asia with Android push

Back in December we met with the folks from Cooliris, who at the time were making big efforts to push their photo sharing service...

Japanese startup Wantedly tackles contact management with new iPhone app

I often hear people complain that there is a lack of good contact manager apps available of smartphones. I personally have experimented with a...
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Japan’s Studio Ousia to launch new affiliate solution for bloggers

Studio Ousia is the Tokyo-based startup known for its smartphone browser add-on Phroni. That service scans whatever website you’re browsing and augment the keywords...
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Puzzle & Dragons reaches 25 million downloads

GungHo Online Entertainment has announced that its hit game Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 25 million downloads. This comes just shortly after the...
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Mixi tries again: New photo printing service ‘Nohana’ targets parents in Japan

Japanese social network Mixi (TYO:2121) just launched a new photo service named Nohana (meaning ‘wild flowers’ in Japanese) targeting parents with small children. This...
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With over 4M downloads, crazy ‘Battle Cats’ game from Japan still has some surprises...

One of my very favorite mobile games over the past year has been Battle Cats (known in Japan as Nyanko) from Kyoto-based game developer...

Japanese mobile game developer Akatsuki files for IPO

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Akatsuki, the mobile developer behind game titles like Cinderella Nine and Thousand Memories, announced that its IPO application...

Japanese company unveils mobile UI component generator

Tokyo-based system developer Asial announced today that it has launched a component generator for mobile app developers called Onsen CSS components. It’s available in...