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Japanese premium outlet site Luxa raises $3.3 million from KDDI

Tokyo-based Luxa, the startup running a members-only discount e-commerce platform, has announced today that it has raised 330 million yen ($3.3 million) from KDDI...

3 Japanese internet companies to launch mobile video ad network targeting females

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2015.See the original story in Japanese. Japan's largest cosmetics portal company iStyle (TSE:3660),...

Japanese startup Wantedly tackles contact management with new iPhone app

I often hear people complain that there is a lack of good contact manager apps available of smartphones. I personally have experimented with a...

Unda mobile messaging app rebrands to VideoSelfie, secures new funding round

See the original story in Japanese. Unda is a mobile video messaging app brought from 500 Startups incubator last year. It will rebrand as VideoSelfie...

NES cartridge-like device Picocassette to offer novel gaming experiences on mobile

See the original story in Japanese. Surely there are more than a few men in their 30s whose hearts won't skip three beats upon espying...

Fashion coordination app ‘Wear’ hits number 1 on Japanese App Store thanks to new...

Start Today, the company behind Japanese fashion commerce site Zozotown, began running television commercials for its fashion coordination app Wear (wear.jp) back on March...

TheaterLive4u app showcases Japanese theatrical plays on mobile devices

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2015. Osaka-based Nextage, a startup that broadcasts theatrical plays online, launched the English...
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Japan’s weirdest tower defense game now has 9M downloads, and a few weird commercials

Kyoto-based mobile game publisher Ponos has announced that its popular tower defense title Battle Cats has surpassed 9 million downloads as of May 3rd....

Japan’s Fukurou Labo launches ‘deep linking’ solution for mobile developers

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Fukurou Labo, the startup focused on providing marketing solutions for smartphone apps, launched a 'deep link' optimization platform...

Japan’s Open8, female-targeted mobile video ad network, secures $6.6 million

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. Tokyo-based Open8, the Japanese startup behind a women-targeted video ad network for smartphone users...

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