April 12, 2013: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


Hello, this is Aaron at Hatena in Kyoto, Japan with the latest news about Flipnote Hatena.

This past week we added an "Activity" tab to Creator's Rooms on the Flipnote Hatena website. The "Activity" tab displays new Flipnotes and posts from Hatena Haiku. You can easily follow the activity of friends, and let fans know about your recent activity. For more information, check out your Creator's Room on the Flipnote Hatena website.

There are only several more weekly topics remaining before Flipnote Hatena closes on May 31, 2013. If you haven't yet tried making a Flipnote about the weekly topic, please give it a try! Please note that we will be not be posting the news on Friday May 3, 2013 because it is a national holiday in Japan

Thanks for checking out the news blog, from all of us at Hatena.

Flipnote of the Week

Bones come to life in this amazing story by Najat.T.S (id:gold69) from the Americas region.

The best of the last week's topic: "Bones"

There were over 630 Flipnotes posted about last week's topic, and here are some of our favorites from around the world.

You can see all of the Flipnotes posted about last week's topic by clicking on the link below (be sure to set your content preference to Worldwide to see Flipnotes from all regions):

Weekly Topic: Bones

"Bones" Flipnotes from the Americas region

★ The Peachy Twins get into some trouble in this animation by TAK (id:TAKtheAWESOME).

★ Check out this story about a woman in a room full of bones by doodler=!! (id:naruandpokefan).

★ A dog finds an unusual bone in this Flipnote by シルバキリン (id:SilverKirin).

★ Something funny happens when a dog buries a bone in this animation by Jouigi (id:Jouigi).

★ Find out what is under your skin in this animation by NARWHAL5 (id:narwhal5).

★ A dog finds a new best friend in this Flipnote by Taniarv (id:dibujo55555)

"Bones" Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ Where did the giant bone come from in this funny animation by josecandel (id:goomer)?

★ A dog gets frustrated searching for a bone in this Flipnote by Iciywi (id:ICreateItYouWatchIt).

★ This is a colorful and stylish skeleton animation by Ewilan (id:Pencora).

★ A dog fetches something unusual in this silly story by DSITEROL (id:Classic-Angels).

★ THe bones are not what they seem to be in this animation by ×TâsFïìàä× (id:toffee11).

★ A small dog makes a big discovery in this Flipnote by Diamond (id:Sapphire1357).

"Bones" Flipnotes from Japan

★ Check out this musical bone animation by Foo☆ (id:RAKUGAKINGU-suzu).

★ Travel back in time in this fantastic animation by Foomin (id:wrbyno10)

★ Milk helps to make bones strong in this Flipnote by Pure (id:Pure-qwertyuiop).

★ Someone has lost their head in this funny animation by Tako Death (id:rabbit_thankyou)

★ A group of skeletons arrive to ruin a party in this Flipnote by Johnny3 (id:a3735963)

This week's topic: "Wheels"

This week we would like you to create Flipnotes that are about anything that has wheels. Animate things such as cars, trucks, roller skates, chairs with wheels, shopping carts, baby strollers, or toy cars. See where your creativity takes you!

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by 9:00 PM on April 18, 2013 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will present some of our favorites on April 19, 2013 (Friday).

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: Wheels

Frog Sightings

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.

Squishward posted this photo of a cool crystal frog.


★ Check out Aaron and his funky "Hatena Style" in this drawing by Dadslayer.



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