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Survey yields surprising insights into smartphone use in Japan

Japanese software development company Just sytems has conducted a survey of 1,100 respondents ages 15 to 69 about about their usage of mobile and...
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WeChat’s new mobile game GunZ Dash is a really fun rip-off

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PJkrqBVbJk&w=620&h=350] One of the more interesting aspects of the mobile messaging space, particularly here in Asia with Line, WeChat/Weixin, and KakaoTalk, is the games...

Smapo: Can Japan’s answer to Shopkick fend off new competition?

Many of our readers are likely familiar with Shopkick, a popular smartphone app that rewards customers as they enter a store. Well, Japan has...

New Japanese collage app off to a hot start, passes 500K downloads in its...

Back in June, yet another cute Japanese photo app, Cameran Collage, joined an already crowded market. And now it has just been announced that...

Tengami: A stunning Japanese style pop-up paper puzzle game

Tengami is one of the most stylish mobile games that I’ve seen in a long time. With a graphic aesthetic that mimics a Japanese...
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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...
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To reduce wasted food, this app gives your leftovers to friends

See the original article in Japanese The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the world’s largest conservation NGOs, operating globally...

Mixi Marketing launches a new mobile monetization platform

Mixi Marketing recently announced the release of a new mobile monetization platform called Coudec. The platform displays advertisements, including coupons, to targeted consumers at...

Flirt with virtual characters in Japanese chat simulator game

Games that simulates love and relationships are always a popular genre here in Japan. Searching the term ‘love simulation’ on Japanese app review portal...

Japan’s iJet introduces 3D Pipo mobile app that lets you create 3D avatars and...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based 3d printing startup iJet Corporation recently introduced a new service called 3D Pipo, which allows users to...