“Shibuya Party Rock Night” was released on August 28. “LINE Yatteru?”(Are you on LINE?) 02:38 via Natalie Music
Tokyu Malls Development, run by Butterfly and the fashion building “SHIBUYA 109,” have released “SHIBUYA 109 -StyleCollection-”, a social game for mixi based on “SHIBUYA 109.” “SHIBUYA 109 -StyleCollection-” is a reality based social game coupled with the actual fashion building as the setting. Users become the manager of a newly opened “SHIBUYA 109” shop,… Continue reading Shibuya 109 Fashion Social Game Release
A Japanese column media Omocoro [J] ran an interesting test in Shibuya, one of the most crowded area in Tokyo. A writer Sebuyama tries to find a random person whose tweets show he/she is in Shibuya. All 3 target were picked up from search by “Shibuya nau(=now in Shibuya)” on Twitter, which sometimes could be… Continue reading Experiment: Can You Identify Twitter Users In Tokyo?
NHN Japan and its subsidiaries Naver Japan and Livedoor announced [J] today that it would merge three companies into one, new NHN Japan on January 1, 2012. According to ComScore, the whole NHN Japan group is getting 43.08 million unique users’ visit monthly. The group has been enhancing its smartphone support, and the total number… Continue reading NHN Japan, Naver Japan and Livedoor To Be A Single Company, NHN Japan
The long standing club in Shibuya “HARLEM” [J] has produced the hip hop themed social game “Battle HIPHOP!!! HARLEM.” [J] Service began on Mobage for Japan. “Battle HIPHOP!!! HARLEM,” developed by Alchemia, [J] is the first hip hop social game in the country, based on the creative production of the established soul music club “HARLEM.”… Continue reading Tokyo’s Long-Standing Club “Harlem” Produces Old-School Hip Hip Social Game
Facebook Japan is running somethinga launch event of its new coupon service now 3 p.m. on 7th in Shibuya, in front of young people’s landmark Shibuya 109 apparel mall. rehearsal, This morning, Nikkei reported [J] that Facebook is going to begin local coupon service in Japan. Nikkei was correct. The new service is “Facebook Check-in… Continue reading Facebook Japan Holds An New Coupon Service Launch Event In Shibuya
Giving away free tissue (so-called pocket tissue) is a promotion method widely run in Japan, and is not so common in other countries. Shibuya’s local Docomo reseller advertised Samsung’s Galaxy Tab by handing a package of tissue to people walking on street.
At 17th night, British band Radiohead’s official Twitter account tweeted “in Japanese” just with, 渋谷 ハチ公広場 金曜日 １８時５９分 “Shibuya Hachiko-square, Friday 18:59” # The tweet seems removed now. It was quickly and widely retweeted among Japanese rock fans, made them expect the band may be secretly visiting Japan, and may do live performance at Shibuya… Continue reading Radiohead’s Japanese Tweet Gathers Crowd At Shibuya Crossing
Do you have Android mobile? Then let’s go to this bar! My friend’s @Kabayan opens the hangout “Bar Android” at Shibuya, Tokyo for Android users. 2F Udagawa-cho 37-14, Shibuya, Japan, 150-0042 There is a projector. And there are power supplies, so it’s not necessary for you to mind battery consumption. Gingerbread Cookie! If you can… Continue reading The Bar Android Opens In Shibuya, Tokyo
The Japanese local subsidiary of international leading banana distributor Dole put the country’s first banana vending machine at an underground shopping mall in Shibuya last week, which draws people’s attention. The vending machine has a fridge and maintains stored bananas at 13 degrees Celsius (=55.4 degrees Fahrenheit) which is the best temperature to keep them… Continue reading Japan’s First Banana Vending Machine Debuts In Shibuya