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Geolocation conquest games still a popular genre in Japan

In Japan, geolocation mobile games have always been popular, going back to the days when featured phones ruled. One of the most successful is...

Japan’s mobile analytics company Repro secures $835,000 from DG Incubation, others

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Repro, the provider of mobile analytics tool Repro, recently stated that the company has fundraised 100 million yen...

Japan’s mobile analytics startup Fuller gains $4 million to fuel global expansion

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Fuller, a Japanese startup focused...

Japan’s mobile commerce revenue optimization platform Flipdesk secures seed funding

This is the abridged version of our original article in Japanese. Tokyo-based Socket, the company behind mobile commerce revenue optimization platform Flipdesk, announced today that...

Monomy: Japanese mobile app that lets you create accessories of your own design

See the original story in Japanese. Monomy is an iOS app that offers an online marketplace for creatives, allowing people to make accessories they like...
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Let’s Golf: Hit the links in a maid costume in Line’s latest game

As I chatted with a friend on Line earlier today, he suggest that I try one of the new games on the chat platform,...

Rebright Partners forms $20M fund, focused on investing in mobile startups in India

See the original story in Japanese. Rebright Partners, a startup fund backed by leading Japanese internet companies and focused on investing in startups in Southeast...

Puzzle & Dragons’ small but enthusiastic North American fan base

Via Gamebiz.jp, there’s news that the North American version of Gungho Online Entertainment’s hit mobile game Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 4 million downloads....

Japan’s Coubic launches mobile app, helps merchants better manage appointment booking

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Coubic (pronounced 'coo-bic'), the startup behind a freemium scheduling and appointment booking solution under the same name, unveiled...

Japan’s Joooy, mobile app for soccer fans, helps players and teams better engage

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup 7th heaven&Co. officially released a new mobile app for fans of Japanese League (J. League) soccer teams...

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