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nohana_photobook

Mixi tries again: New photo printing service ‘Nohana’ targets parents in Japan

Japanese social network Mixi (TYO:2121) just launched a new photo service named Nohana (meaning ‘wild flowers’ in Japanese) targeting parents with small children. This...
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Cooliris doubles down on Asia with Android push

Back in December we met with the folks from Cooliris, who at the time were making big efforts to push their photo sharing service...
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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...

Check out this beautiful app from Japan to help you split your restaurant bill

See the original article in Japanese In Japan people will often split the bill when they eat out with friends....
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Catching up with the CoolIris team in Tokyo

If you spend a lot of time on popular social networks, it can be tough to wrap your head around exactly what CoolIris is....
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Mixi’s photobook service gets the TV bump, is now Japan’s top app

I’ve been pretty fascinated with Mixi’s efforts this year, in particular with those of its internal innovation team. This is the team that developed...
emotipon

Puzzle & Dragons not cute enough for you? Try Emotipon

We previously wrote about Japanese startup Quan Inc., which in addition to producing its own Lounge chat app, has produced a cute sticker app...
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...
line-camera

LINE continues to be the perfect app distributor, as its photo app hits 40M...

Line Corporation has announced today that that its photo decoration and effects app Line Camera has surpassed the 40 million downloads mark. That’s a...
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TeamLabBody 3D iPad app is a medical student’s dream

I recently had a chance to visit Team Lab, the folks behind a number of incredible digital projects, such as the fun TeamLab hangers...