Japanese quiz app BrainWars ranks in the app store top charts



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Tokyo-based Translimit, the startup behind Japanese social quiz app BrainWars, announced today that it has surpassed 400,000 downloads. This record was reached less than eleven weeks after the iOS app was unveiled on May 14th. Coinciding with this milestone, the company announced that the app has recently reached third place in the top grossing rank in the US App Store, with 95% of their users located outside Japan.

BrainWars pits players against one another in three sets of mental exercise games (15 seconds each) to see which player performs best. The app is currently available in Japanese, English and Spanish. They told us that they will add Chinese and Korean in the next version being released shortly, with an Android version to be introduced in mid-August.

Meanwhile, Translimit also announced that it has started a promotion campaign with Tokyo-based lunch box delivery startup Bento.jp, , where Translimit gives you a complimentary lunch delivery from Bento.jp if you can win a quiz competition against Translimit’s official account. Even if you lose the game, you get a 10% discount coupon for the lunch delivery service. The campaign will run from today until July 30th (Wednesday).