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Japan Google Play top grossing Android apps

25 Japan Google Play top grossing Android Apps of June 6, 2015 (All Categories) Japan game market report (398 pages, pdf-file) No. 1 Monster strike (by Mixi) No. 2 Puzzle & Dragons by GungHo No. 3「LINE: ディズニーツムツム」LINE Disney tsumu tsumu (by LINE Corporation & Disney) No. 4「白猫プロジェクト」”White Cat project” by COLOPL Inc. No. 5 「剣と魔法のログレスいにしえの女神・人気の本格オンラインRPG」Sword […]

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Smartphone games disrupt Japanese video game industry

24 new listed smartphone game companies achieve net income twice as high as all top 8 traditional video game companies combined Its not just Nintendo being disrupted, its the whole Japanese video games industry In the most recent version of our report on Japan’s game industry, we added 24 publicly listed new smartphone game companies […]

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Nintendo smartphone pivot?!

Nintendo partners with DeNA Taking Nintendo intellectual property and characters to smartphones Nintendo was founded on September 23, 1889 by Fujasiro Yamauchi in Kyoto for the production of handmade “hanafuda” cards. Nintendo Headquarters are still located in Kyoto (you can see the Nintendo headquarters building from the Kyoto railway station). The Chinese characters used to […]

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Japan smartphone app rankings by cash revenue (iOS)

Top grossing app ranking (Feb. 10, 2015) AppAnnie showed that in terms of combined iOS AppStore + Google Play revenues, Japan is No. 1 globally, spending more than the USA. Therefore Japan is naturally the No. 1 target globally for many mobile game companies, and quite a few of the top grossing apps in Japan […]

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Japan iPhone AppStore: world’s top grossing!

iPhone AppStore-Japan “Top Grossing” games ranking of July 13, 2014: iOS App Store ranking of June 6, 2015 here. Google Play Store ranking of June 6, 2015 here. Japan game market report (398 pages, pdf-file): Bold figures show rankings in February 2014 No. 1 Puzzle & Dragons by GungHo No. 2 Monster strike (by Mixi) […]