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Japanese microblog ‘Arrow’ lets you vent stress towards a single random stranger

In Japan, since many people are connected with work-related acquaintances on Facebook, many suffer from not being able to express themselves freely. Arrow is...

Japan’s livestreaming app TwitCasting to soon hit 3M users, is now winning fans overseas

See the original story in Japanese. TwitCasting is a mobile livestreaming app developed by Tokyo-based startup Moi Corp. The company's founding CEO Yoski Akamatsu has...
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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...

Celulo: Wizcorp connects the dots on a great puzzle game for iPhone

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myC9mUdgoWI&w=480&h=360] Last week Tokyo-based development studio Wizcorp unveiled a fun mobile game for iOS called Celulo. You’re presented with a grid of cells or...
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Kawara: A made-in-Japan news reader for the global market

A few weeks back we told you about a fun Japanese photo app called Kawaiit which helps you rank cute photos. That app was...
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Docomo publishes ‘Twitter Local Yellow Pages’ for Japan

Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) has announced a new ‘Twitter local yellow pages’ mobile site in cooperation with Twitter Japan and local radio...

NHN Japan to subsidize Line app business, hopes to intensify international push

Japanese several news resources report today that NHN Japan, most known for its wildly popular Line messaging app, is considering splitting the company into...
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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’s homescreen customization app sees 100M downloads… In 23 days!

Remember that Line Deco homescreen customization app we told you about last month? Well Line Corporation announced today that just 23 days after its...
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Monetizing Android ads for Asia (and soon the world) Metaps raises $11M in series...

Read the Japanese version of this report Japanese app monetization platform Metaps has announced today that it has raised 1 billion yen (or about $11...