Japanese startup CYBERNOIDS which developed graphic technology "Live 2D" raised 52,400,000 yen from Q-TEC,INC, Seibu Shinkin Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd. and other investors.
Live 2D is graphic technology to express an illustration of 2D like 3D.
2D or not 2D, that is no problem
Live 2D is utilized in many mobile games and Web browser games now. In particular, it is popular in Dating Sims. They want to contribute this abroad and exhibit in GDC 2013. Please visit EXPO #643 booth if you go to GDC.