Flipnote Hatena Weekly News: July 9, 2010


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Hello from all of us on the Flipnote Hatena team. This is Aaron at Hatena’s offices in Kyoto, Japan with another edition of our weekly news blog.

The Rainbow Summer Campaign will be ending on July 11 (Sunday), so don’t miss this chance to win some limited edition themes for your Creator’s Room.

Here is the current ranking for the most popular Creator’s Rooms themes in the Color Star Exchange:

The most popular 50 star themes

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The most popular 20 star themes

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The most popular 10 star themes

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The most popular 5 star themes

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You can access the Color Star Exchange from the top menu of Flipnote Hatena for Nintendo DSi by tapping on “Get new themes!” or via the Flipnote Hatena mobile site by clicking on the link below:

Color Star Exchange

Report from the HUFT meeting at the Japan Expo in Paris, France

The following report was sent to us by Mary (id:Mary_Innerlight), the leader of the Hatena Ultimate French Team (HUFT) about their meeting at the Japan Expo in Paris, France on July 4, 2010.

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“What an exhausting day! I arrived at the Japan Expo together with my fellow Flipnoter Aki ◆ Enma because we both live in the same region. The Japan Expo, which happened for the 11th time this year, seemed even more crowded than last year. Unfortunately, it wasn’t possible for us to find every member of HUFT because of the crowds, but we tried our best. When we finally got everyone together we laughed so much! Other Flipnoters who attended were: Piikassa, Hiro, Akutsu, CatLuigi, Tayabj, and many people came to ask us about what HUFT is. We explained to them about Flipnote Hatena, and how we make our animations, and it seemed to interest people very much. After we ate together, we talked about our ideas for improving our team. I am now preparing a promotion Flipnote for HUFT, and I hope that many people will be able to see it. Even though it was the first time that many of the HUFT members met in real life, we had the feeling that we already knew each other very well from all of the fun times we had together on Flipnote Hatena. At the end of the afternoon, we promised each other that we would meet again soon.

 

This week’s new themes

The Flipnote team has created two new Creator’s Room themes that are available in the Color Star Exchange this week. Below are some screenshots and details about the new themes.

  • This theme features a sword to protect your Creator’s Room from invaders and uninvited guests. (10 color stars)

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  • This cute theme has a little angel carrying a macaron cookie. (10 color stars)

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The best of last week’s topic: “Ice”

We’ve selected some of the best Flipnotes posted from around the world that we hope you’ll enjoy.

You can see all of the Flipnotes posted about last week’s topic at the URL below (be sure to set your content preference to Worldwide to see Flipnotes from all regions):

Weekly Topic: Ice

You can also see the Flipnotes for last week’s topic posted from your own region by entering the command via “Command Search” on Flipnote Hatena for Nintendo DSi.

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