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neko copter

Line’s new ‘Neko Copter’ game is the top iPhone app in Thailand

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=482IeaP6ofM&w=560&h=315] This week Japan’s Line Corporation released a new game in cooperation with Square Enix. It’s called Neko Copter, and like most of Line’s...

Digital music score platform PiaScore now has an iPhone version

Japanese startup Plusadd has released an iPhone version of its popular digital music score platform PiaScore. The iPad version was released back in December...

So you’re the new Japanese prime minister, eh? There’s an app for that!

On Friday the Japanese prime minister's office unveiled smartphone apps for Android and iOS, with aim of giving the country's leader more reach to...
Docomo Line

Docomo partners with Line, finds a creative way to relieve network strain

Back in January of 2012, Japanese carrier NTT Docomo (TYO:9437) attributed a network disruption to free VoIP applications, with popular chat app Line being...
line-deco

Line moving in on CocoPPa’s territory with new homescreen customization app

We’re written about the success of Japanese homescreen customization app CocoPPa on this site many times in the past. Now it seems that Japan’s...

Young entrepreneur develops an app to support Muslims living in Japan

See the original article, written in Japanese With Tokyo chosen as host for the 2020 Olympics, the city is likely to get more...
cosmetic-mirror-app

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...

How one mobile content company is capitalizing on Japan’s Kawaii culture

  Mobile content company Furyu may be a one of those rare companies that is better known among younger girls than by business people or...
line-sticons

Line rolls out ‘Sticons’, first on Android

With its new 4.2.0 Android update today, Japanese messaging app Line rolled out something that it’s calling ‘Sticons’. The company says that these can...

As Angry Birds x Puzzle & Dragons collab goes live, will Japan warm to...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLj1-4r_Y5M&w=620&h=350] We previously told you that Japanese gaming giant GungHo Online Entertainment would be working with Rovio’s iconic Angry Birds on a Puzzle &...

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