Flipnote Hatena Weekly News: Apr. 22, 2011


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Hello, Flipnote Hatena Weekly News readers. This is Aaron at Hatena headquarters in Kyoto, Japan with another edition of the news blog.

It was great to see all of the flower Flipnotes that were posted last week. We would like to thank all of you who took part in the weekly topic, and hope that you enjoyed seeing everyone’s Flipnotes too.

This week we have another fun topic that is related to the Easter holiday that we hope will inspire you. For more details, please scroll down.

Thanks from all of us at Hatena, and looking forward to seeing your Flipnotes!

The best of the last week’s topic: “Flowers”

This week we would like to feature some of our favorite flowery Flipnotes from around the world.

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: Flowers 

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

This week’s topic: “Eggs” (Apr. 22, 2011 – Apr. 28, 2011)

To celebrate the holiday of Easter we would like you to create Flipnotes about eggs. Create stories about Easter egg hunts, decorating eggs or chocolate eggs. You can also animate eggs as scrambled, sunny-side up, over-easy or poached. We are looking forward to seeing your egg-tastic creations!

Post the Flipnotes you create to the channel below from Flipnote Hatena on your Nintendo DSi.

Also, please do not use copyrighted music in your Flipnotes if you want them to be featured here.

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

Weekly Topic: Eggs 

We will feature some of our favorite weekly topic Flipnotes in next week’s edition of the Flipnote Hatena Weekly News.


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 pretty fairy surrounded by shiny cosmetics. (10 color stars)



★ This monochrome theme features a cool rock musician. (20 color stars)







Weekly Frog Sighting

If you are interested in having your frog photo or illustration featured in the “Weekly Frog Sighting” section of the blog please post them on Hatena Haiku and we might feature it here.

Please submit only original photos/illustrations that you have created yourself.


★ Here’s a photo of a road sign in Nagano prefecture, Japan that was taken by Hatena staff member id:hidding.



★ Check out this cool drawing of the Flipnote frog by id:AMLPie.



id:InkWolf posted this excellent idea for a Flipnote Hatena Creator’s Room theme.



Please let us know what you think about the Flipnote Hatena Weekly News blog by posting any comments you might have in the box below. Thanks!

You can read the Weekly News on Hatena’s site here: http://d.hatena.com/flipnotehatena/20110422/13346632



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