Popular mobile game Monster Strike becomes the bento

Hokka-hokka-tei, the Japanese main takeout bento chain sells the bento of popular mobile game Monster Strike "Mon-Sto Bento" from September 19. The price is 590 yen. In foods of this bento, characters and the items of the game are chosen as motifs. To the people who bought this, the coaster which cords were listed in is presented at random.

Furthermore, players can apply for the lottery campaign that New Nintendo 3DSLL wins when they buy this bento three.


Hello! I'm Hello Kitty projector

Hello Kitty everywhere, even in gadget. ricoh cooperates with Sanrio and releases the Hello Kitty projector on November 1 that is her birthday. A face of Hello Kitty is printed on a body, and of course there is the red ribbon characterizing her. However, this is not a toy. Though this is a compact body, this have high-resolution video projection function corresponding to the full high-definition, so can project dynamic photos or vivid movie colorfully.

In addition, it supports MHL terminal and can be connected to a smartphone and the tablet. This will have good reputation in families having children, but unfortunately the number of the sales are only 1,000 in Japan and China.

via https://jp.ricoh.com/release/2015/0902_1.html


Japan's KLab released a mobile game of popular drama Glee

KLab, the Japanese mobile game developer released mobile rhythm game "Glee Forever!" of FOX's popular drama Glee. The downloading is free(iOS/Android).

Glee Forever! is a rhythm game to tap a screen to various tunes. Players can play with tunes used in a drama such as Journey's Don't Stop Believin' and Lady GaGa's Bad Romance. Whenever players clear levels, the story like the drama unfolds, new characters are added, players put character together and form Glee team for high score. Now, Klab supports English and Japanese about this game, but will cope with French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese in Brazil in future.

To be frank, This is the same as KLab's popular mobile game "Love Live! School idol festival".

Love Live! School idol festival is a rhythm game that gathers various girls and forms girls band. It passes 12 million downloading in Japan, and get popularity in Taiwan, China, and Korea. A system and the rule of Glee Forever! are the almost same as this, and only graphic and tunes were replaced. Will fans of Glee like this?

Supercell holds fan event "TOKYO CLASH 2015" in Toyo Game Show

Thanks to various original promotion in Japan, the names of Supercell and Clash of Clans are taking root in Japan. And they exhibit a booth in Toyo Game Show 2015 at last. Furthermore, they hold fan event TOKYO CLASH 2015 there.

They carry out the Clans play between 5 v 5 players on the main stage of the booth and show the play that cooperated with Japanese popular Youtuber on September 20. They broadcast it live in various video sites on September 19 and 20.

Nico Nico Douga
September 19: http://supr.cl/TokyoClashSat
September 20: http://supr.cl/TokyoClashSun

YouTube: September 19&20
Japanese: http://supr.cl/TokyoClashJP
English: http://supr.cl/TokyoClash
Korean: http://supr.cl/TokyoClash_YT

Twitch: September 19&20

Afreeca TV Korea: September 19&20

Mobile game of Pokemon started global expansion at last

The IP of Nintendo did not go into a mobile game for a long time(and it was a big opportunity loss). And it was a big opportunity loss. You can play puzzle RPG for smartphones "Pokémon Shuffle Mobile" in English! The downloading is free(iOS/Android).

Pokémon Shuffle Mobile is match 3 puzzle released as a downloading title for Nintendo 3DS in this February, and the game that combined Puzzle & Dragons with Pokemon. Players battle against wild Pokemon by preparing same type of Pokemon more than three and can collect them and bring up. This is more casual Pokemon, but it is the first full-scale mobile game using the IP of Nintendo.

Minecraft attacks Japanese main department store AEON

In Japan, Minecraft is known as an educational game to bring up the creativity of children.

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Therefore toy sales company InfoLens sells toys of Minecraft in Japanese family friendly department store AEON. AEON iIt is one of the Japanese main retail stores. there is it in the  what kind of country town in Japan(Rather it is useful like a lifeline in the country , because the country has little entertainment). Consumers can buy all things necessary for life and can finish all business if they come here. There is a handy amusement place of families of the countries.
InfoLens targets such family, particularly children. They sell 21 kinds of toys such as action-figures, stuffed toys, paperworks in AEON. A scene of the toy section of three months later comes to my mind.

Mobile game Game of War became Manga in Japan

Yaku-Man, the company which provides free e-comics application "Manga Dokuha!(マンガ読破!)" showed manga of popular mobile game Game of War in this application. Of course this is Japan's original promotion.

They got license consent from Machine Zone, followed the view of the world of the game, and expressed the game event isuch as the fight for betrayal and territory. The manga artist is Akira Kanou. Manga is all three episodes and readers can move from the last page to game application. Their aim is to increase fans of Game of War triggered by manga.

Machine Zone performs showy advertisement development in Japan. TV CMs using the Japanese popular actor is well known.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment invest in IoT startup Moff

Today, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment announced that they invested in IoT startup Moff.

Moff is a startup established in October, 2013, and they are known as a developer of sensor device MoffBand. MoffBand started crowd funding in kickstarter in March, 2014, and achieved an aim amount of money from a start in 48 hours. Now, we can purchase it in Amazon.

It links free iOS application, when we attach it to a wrist, we can enjoy various interactive play that linked application. For example, air guitar, air drum, tennis, golf, sword fight etc...
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment supports their business through an investment and creates new business with them more.


Hand-written doodles digitize by one-touch

Even if tablets spread, we can not stopped scribbling on the paper. Wacom releases smart folio Bamboo Spark which can easily convert memos on the paper into digital in October. The price is 17,800 yen. The structure of this is simple, users set a tablet on the left side, notebook on the right side, start application, push the central button and perform pairing of them. It has a digitizer and acquires the information of the drawing position in cooperation with a smart pen. If users charge it 2.5 hours, it's available to them for about eight hours. Because it can save data for 100 pages, it is available even to the situation that the Internet is not usable.


Is this Rubik's Snake? No, it's power strip

If you are 40's generations, you may remember good old toy Rubik's Snake to see this. However, this is not a toy. This is convenient power strip of the cool design which Sanwa Supply released this month. This is comprised of four outlets and one USB charge port, and has 2 meters of cable. The most characteristic function is that users can change the angle of each section. Even if the heads of plugs are big, this will not quarrel each other. Even if your desk is small, you effectively utilize an area and can increase outlets. Color variations are brown, red, white, black and the price is 3,500 yen.

via http://www.sanwa.co.jp/product/syohin.asp?code=TAP-B51BK