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Japan’s Petatto Memo pins cute reminders to your phone’s home screen

A few weeks back we mentioned Japan’s Community Factory, a company acquired by Yahoo Japan a year ago, which produces a number of cute/kawaii...

Japan’s Fukurou Labo secures funds from B Dash Ventures to deep link mobile apps

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Fukurou Labo, a startup providing marketing solutions for smartphone apps, today officially launched a ‘deep link’ optimization platform...

4 ramen related mobile apps helping to feed Japan

Nisshin’s Cup Noodle product is eaten in 80 countries around the world, with more than 31 billion cups having been sold in its near...
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Japanese prime minister takes on jumping monkey role in new iPhone game

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe bounced back into the public eye this past December when he became the leader of Japan for the second...
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News curation app Gunosy raises $342,000 from angel investors

Gunosy, a Tokyo-based startup which runs a news curation service, announced today it has raised 31.6 million yen (approximately $342,000) by allocating new shares...
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Line’s hockey stick moment: Japanese chat app hits 150 million users worldwide

(Read this article in Japanese) We knew this milestone wasn’t far off after Line Corporation CEO Akira Morikawa noted at the recent Japan New Economy...
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Japanese card battle game ‘Dark Summoner’ tops 5 million downloads worldwide

Dark Summoner, a card battle game from Japanese game developer A-Team (TYO:3662), has broken through the 5 million worldwide downloads milestone. The iOS game...
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Snaptee’s new partner program lets third party apps create custom apparel

Hong Kong-based Snaptee, a startup that lets you to design and sell custom apparel via its mobile app, has just announced an new partnership...
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CyberAgent subsidiary Sirok rolls out mobile debugging solution

See the original story in Japanese. At B Dash Camp earlier this week, Kaizen Platform, the Tokyo-based startup behind A/B testing tool PlanBCD, won the...
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TV ads march Mixi’s Monster Strike past 5M users

Mixi has announced today that its popular puzzle RPG game, Monster Strike, now has 5 million users. It initially launched on iOS back in...

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