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Duolingo adds English courses for Japanese, Chinese, & Hindi speakers in new 4.0 update

A few weeks ago we heard from a Duolingo rep that they had some big news coming for us soon. We haven’t heard from...

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...

Tokyo Otaku Mode keeps improving its manga photo app [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCliEeWWIps&w=560&h=315] Just last week we reported that the up-and-coming Japanese startup Tokyo Otaku Mode had raised a new round of funding from three VC...
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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...
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Hit mobile game Puzzle & Dragons invades Japanese arcades

Japanese hit mobile game Puzzle & Dragons has been released as an coin-operated arcade game, thanks to a collaboration between GungHo Online Entertainment and...
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Line News aims to be Japan’s top mobile news destination

Today Line Corporation further expanded its mobile repertoire by announcing a Line News mobile app for its home market of Japan, available on both...

Slide to unlock, get reward points: Japan’s AppDisco is monetizing your lock screen

What’s the first thing you do when you grab your mobile phone? Slide to unlock the homescreen. Here in Asia, there is an app...

Zaim: If you live in Japan and you buy things, you need this app

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDxsedCh8Ig&w=560&h=315] Japanese personal finance application Zaim has today pushed out a new update to its iOS app that gives it one very exciting...
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Line Mall listed 100,000 items for sale in two weeks, sold 20% of them

Japanese mobile giant Line Corporation announced today that its recently released Line Mall mobile commerce application has been downloaded 1.2 million times in its...

The slick new iPhone app that brings Japanese fashion trends to Asia

See original story in Japanese Tokyo-based app developer YoutFit recently released an application called Japan Style, with the aim of bringing Japan's latest fashion trends...

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