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New iPhone app from Domino’s Japan has virtual star Hatsune Miku dance on your...

Domino’s Pizza has announced a pretty interesting high-tech collaboration that will create a new version of its already popular mobile app by adding the...

Pairy, Japan’s social network for couples, raises $1 million

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Timers, the startup behind social network app Pairy, announced today that it has raised $100 million yen (approximately...
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Magic mirror on my phone, will today’s sun hurt my skin tone?

Japanese Mobile carrier NTT Docomo has partnered with iStyle (the company behind giant cosmetics review site @Cosme) to provide a beauty app called Bihada UV...
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Kayac releases mobile listening training app for English students in Japan

Japanese digital creative studio Kayac has just released an interesting mobile app to help English learners in Japan. It’s called Canary, and it’s intended...

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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Japan’s bookmark-driven news app ‘Presso’ launches, but fails to impress

Last week I mentioned that Japanese internet company Hatena would be launching a mobile news app based around its Hatena Bookmarks service. Yesterday that...
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Japan’s ‘Kiddy’ is a photo diary for iPhone that keeps grandma in the loop

Having recently joined the ranks of parenthood, I’ve been in the market for useful apps with which I could privately archive pictures of my...

Apps using Japan’s Metaps monetization platform downloaded a billion times

Japanese app monetization platform Metaps announced today that all the mobile apps using its monetization platform have achieved a cumulative total of 1 billion...

Korean growth hacking tool 5Rocks comes out of beta, planning global expansion

See the original version of this article, written in Japanese We have mentioned 5Rocks, a Korean-based growth hacking tool for mobile apps many times before....
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Israel’s Nordau Creative unleashes virtual dragons upon Tokyo Game Show

While we were primarily focused on Japanese mobile game makers in our visit to the Tokyo Game Show, there were lots of foreign developers...

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