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Why I can’t stop playing Puzzle & Dragons

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3yEOmVTcjk?rel=0&w=560&h=315] I started playing Puzzle & Dragons a few months back. Or at least, that was my first serious look at it . Prior...
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Japanese tower defense hit ‘Battle Cats’ marches on, now with 4 million downloads

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z9REUb_yEY&w=560&h=315] The Japanese tower defense game Battle Cats from Kyoto-based developer Ponos has just surpassed 4 million downloads, this according to Gamebiz.jp. This comes...
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With 4 million downloads for iPhone, popular Japanese collage app hits Android [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pPNd-aSUJg&w=560&h=315] Japanese photo application Papelook has just announced that it has surpassed 4 million downloads on iOS. The application, which very much falls in...
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Domino’s Hatsune Miku app boosting pizza sales in Japan. We gave it a test...

Last week we mentioned a new augmented reality iPhone app from Domino’s Japan featuring virtual pop star Hatsune Miku. The app overlays a virtual...

Most successful mobile game ever? Puzzle & Dragons passes 10 million downloads [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR5CUfEVBgA&w=560&h=315] Japanese game developer and publisher GungHo Entertainment announced today that its insanely popular Puzzle & Dragons game has finally surpassed the 10 million...

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...

Tokyo Otaku Mode keeps improving its manga photo app [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCliEeWWIps&w=560&h=315] Just last week we reported that the up-and-coming Japanese startup Tokyo Otaku Mode had raised a new round of funding from three VC...

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...

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...

What’s so special about Line? [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3JiuKupc_s?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Having surpassed the 100 million user milestone, NHN Japan’s popular chat application Line has been a great example of the social potential that...