Halal Japanese food recipe site for Muslims

Japanese startup Tsutau opened recipe site HALAL RECIPES JAPAN of the haral Japanese food which Muslims can eat.

All the Japanese food recipes introduced in HALAL RECIPES JAPAN are arranged for Muslims, and of course pork and alcohol ingredients are deleted. Brief snacks, home-cooked meals, meat dishes, vegetable dishes, fish dishes, noodles, rice dishes, soup, dessert, etc... recipes of the most dishes which are generally eaten in Japan are placed. Furthermore, it has soup stock, miso, the sleeve notes of basic seasonings such as the soy sauce. Users having allergies can search recipes without the wheat flour, milk, and egg. It is a site written in Japanese, but you can change it to Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Tamil, French, Bengali, Malay, English, Chinese by an automatic translation function of Google translation.

Unfortunately there are few Muslims in Japan, and halal foods are not common. Tsutau aims at spreading understanding to halal foods in Japan by opening HALAL RECIPES JAPAN.


SEGA Games cooperated with Sanrio also

Last week, I wrote that SEGA Games cooperated with LINE.

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The next is Sanrio. They start project "WITH Sanrio" which their mobile game and characters of Sanrio perform collaboration in January, 2016. They carry these out in this project.

1. Development of the new mobile games that popular characters of Sanrio appear
2. Continuation enforcement of the events that characters of Sanrio appear in mobile games of Sega
3. Sale of the fancy goods in conjunction with this project including new mobile games

Furthermore, they carry out the mutual promotion that let Sanrio shop cooperate with marketing support tool Noah Pass of Sega.

The mobile game of Moomin developed in Japan goes abroad

Character Moomin(Mumin, Muumi) born in Finland is very popular in Japan. Mobile game "Welcome to Moominvalley" which Poppin Games Japan developed passed 1 million downloading in Japan. They started English support and the global advance of this at last.

Welcome to Moominvalley is a very cute simulation game. The graphic is totally like the picture book. You can do field works, catch fishes, cook and make various things with Moomin, his family and friends in Moominvalley. 20 kinds of characters and more than 100 kinds of items appear in this game. You can design own Moominvalley by putting them together. The downloading is free (iOS/Android).

Production I.G. showed teaser video of the VR apps of "Ghost in the Shell"

This is unmissable if you check VR contents. Japanese animation studio Production I.G. showed teaser video of the VR application of cyberpunk anime movie "Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie" in Youtube. At first, they showed this in Tokyo Game Show 2015(TGS2015) and it became the big topic. In TGS2015, VR contents attracted attention than games, and this was one of the contents that pulled this movement.

Of course you can enjoy Youtube videos shown this time as VR contents with simple VR goggles such as Google Cardboard.

HD ver.

360 degrees VR ver.


DeNA purchases the Yokohama stadium

This is not known very well abroad, but Japanese main mobile game company DeNA has a professional baseball team called "Yokohama DeNA Bay-Stars". They are pro-baseball teams based in Yokohama which is capital city of Kanagawa Pref. located next to Tokyo. DeNA established a subsidiary in December, 2011 to run them and entered the pro-baseball league in earnest from 2012. Thereafter, they carry out tie-ups using  social games/mobile games, and make efforts in the acquisition of fans. hey succeed, they called out 1,810,000 fans in the games of this season.

And they purchase the Yokohama stadium which is home ground of Yokohama DeNA Bay-Stars by take-over bid. It is that the purpose of their purchase unifies a team and the management of the stadium and performs capital spending and business administration quickly. The purchase total sum is 9,840 million yen.