August 26, 2011: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News



Greetings and salutations! This is Aaron at Hatena in Kyoto, Japan bringing you the latest news about Flipnote Hatena.

It was nice to cool down with all of your "Wind" themed Flipnotes this past week. We hope that you all enjoyed the topic as much as we did.

This week we have a fun new weekly topic that we hope everyone can enjoy. Please keep reading to find out more.

Flipnote of the Week

★ Pod'Poulet (id:Peau-d-poulet) from the Europe and Oceania region posted this neat Flipnote about a mysterious box. Can you guess what is inside?

If you have suggestions for future Flipnotes of the Week, you can post your nominations or suggestions on Hatena Haiku under the keyword "Flipnote of the Week Nomination/Suggestions".

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

This week we are happy to introduce some of our favorite weekly topic Flipnotes posted by creators 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: Wind

"Wind" Flipnotes from the Americas region

★ Najat.T.S (id:gold69) reminds us to be careful when drying your pets hair.

★ We liked this nicely drawn animation by Quake (id:MasterZ).

★ Watch Salem (id:InfinityWolf) blow out a candle in this Flipnote.

★ A young woman enjoys a cool breeze in this Flipnote by Hannah (id:lymegirl97).

★ guistick (id:Guistick) made this Flipnote about a stickman who gets blown away in the wind.

★ We liked this funny Flipnote by Butter™ about a sleepy character on a windy day. (id:Galaxy-X)

"Wind" Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ The wind shows no mercy in this Flipnote by Sulei123 (id:Studio123).

★ We liked this cute Flipnote by spirit 98 (id:heloise78) about a kite flying horse.

★ All sorts of items are blowing in the wind in this funny Flipnote by Gelo (id:RainGelo).

Spongebob (id:witzig) posted this funny Flipnote about a windy day.

★ A lost kite leads to good things in this Flipnote by GameGod (id:GameGod).

★ Up above the roofs is the only way to travel in this Flipnote by katt (id:katt2).

"Wind" Flipnotes from Japan

★ A young woman and her cat take a windy journey in this Flipnote by Tsukusa (id:snakerainn233).

★ A cute character has a funny encounter with a hair dryer in this Flipnote by Otonohaco (id:otonohaco).

★ Yoichi (id:yoichi_41) posted this amazing Flipnote about a series of movements started by a man's breath.

★ A little cat gets caught in the breeze in this cute Flipnote by Mameko (id:mm0118).

★ A mother penguin protects her baby from the wind in this Flipnote by ☆Mû (id:marupy).

★ We liked this funny animation about the wind by Tooru.F.

This week's topic: "Hair" (August 26, 2011 - Sept. 1, 2011)

This week we would like you to create Flipnotes about hair.

You might want to create Flipnotes about long or short hair, messy morning hair, wigs, beehive hairdoos, dreadlocks, mohawks or buzz cuts.

Try to make stories about barbershops, wig shops, or good or bad haircuts that you have had or seen.

Create any Flipnotes that you want that are somehow related to the topic of hair Don't forget to bring a comb, brush and some hair gel or hairspray.

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: Hair

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.

id:aaron found this frog at Meil's Restaurant in Stockton, New Jersey.


id:Michael77 posted this photo he took at Centro Mall in Oberhausen, Germany.


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