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noondate

Popular Korean app ‘Noon Date’ launches in Japan

The Korean dating app ‘Noon Date’, which has over 700,000 downloads in its home country thus far, is now launching in the Japanese market...

Japanese food app Teriyaki partners with Matcha, available in 6 languages for international visitors

Our readers may recall Teriyaki, the restaurant recommendation app launched by Japanese internet tycoon Takafumi Horie last year. The service has tied up with...
cookpad

Japan’s Cookpad boasts 20M app downloads, 40M monthly users

Cookpad, the operator of Japan’s leading recipe sharing website, announced today that downloads of its mobile apps (for iOS and Android) have surpassed 20...
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Colopl’s ‘Quiz RPG’ notches 23M downloads, ‘Slingshot Braves’ off to fast start

Japanese game developer Colopl announced today that its hit mobile game Quiz RPG now has 23 million downloads in Japan. The game is also...
videoshader

Japan’s Zeppelin brings vibrant filters to your mobile video

Tokyo-based design house Zeppelin was one of many Japanese companies that made the trip to SXSW in Austin, Texas last month. The company has...
line-kids-movie

Line launches its kids’ movie app on iOS

See our report on Line Kids Movies in Japanese A few weeks back Line Corporation announced that it would be releasing a movie app...
monsterstrike

TV ads march Mixi’s Monster Strike past 5M users

Mixi has announced today that its popular puzzle RPG game, Monster Strike, now has 5 million users. It initially launched on iOS back in...

Asia has an appetite for Line’s Cookie Run

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQSJmOnRLEM&w=640&h=360] Line’s ‘Cookie Run’ game (trailer above) has surpasses the 20 million downloads mark (as of April 4th), with strong performance across the Asia...

Japan’s Jorte aspires to be a calendar for everyone

With over 20 million downloads under its belt, Jorte is perhaps Japan’s most successful calendar app. Speaking as more of a power user who...

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....