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Japan’s disgustingly cute ‘Alpaca Evolution’ gets a prequel

We previously wrote about the very strange, but very cute Alpaca Evolution mobile game, which has managed to attract over 5 million downloads in...
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Japanese premium outlet site Luxa raises $3.3 million from KDDI

Tokyo-based Luxa, the startup running a members-only discount e-commerce platform, has announced today that it has raised 330 million yen ($3.3 million) from KDDI...
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Next in Line: Japanese messaging app makes a push for India

Yesterday Japan’s Line Corporation rolled out a Hindi version of its website (line.naver.jp/hi) as well as two new television commercials targeting the Indian market....

Need more holiday sales? Japan’s Kayac has entire web services available for acquisition

We have previously featured Japan-based developer Kayac, the team behind the Dominos Japan Hatsune Miku augmented reality app among many other fun digital productions....

Mobile rewards startup Yoyo Holdings partners with Philippines’ largest telco PLDT/Smart

See the original story in Japanese. Yoyo Holdings, the startup behind PopSlide, a rewards platform for smartphone users in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines, recently...

Meet 5 new mobile startups from KDDI’s tech accelerator

KDDI Mugen Labo, a startup incubator run by Japan’s second largest telco, recently held a conference called “4th Meeting” where we heard from five...

School in your pocket: Japanese startup launches iPhone app for live lecture participation

See the original article in Japanese Schoo is a Japan-based startup that operates an online learning platform called schoo WEB-campus. The startup recently launched...
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In the footsteps of Puzzle & Dragons, Quiz RPG rides TV ad to success

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdkTSmKXGXQ&w=620&h=400] About a week ago we told you about how Japanese game developer Colopl (seriously, that’s its name) had added popular geo-location restaurant game...

Mixi partners with Tencent to expand into Chinese gaming market

Tokyo-based Mixi announced today that it has partnered with Chinese internet giant Tencent to bring its popular Monster Strike game to mainland China, Hong...
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Quchy proposes fun shop and restaurant recommendations, born on mobile

Japan has a number of restaurant-focused apps and services, including recent CNet Japan Startup Award winner Retty. But another restaurant recommendation app that’s gearing...