November 25, 2011: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


Greetings Flipnote artists and fans. This is Aaron at Hatena in Kyoto, Japan with the weekly news.

Next month will mark the third anniversary of the launch of Flipnote Hatena in Japan, where service began on December 24, 2008. We hope to bring you some fun events in the upcoming weeks to celebrate this occasion.

This week we have a new weekly topic that we hope will entertain and inspire you. If you haven't yet posted a weekly topic Flipnote now is your chance. It's fun to share your creativity and skills with the Flipnote Hatena community.

Thank you for checking out the weekly news, and looking forward to seeing your Flipnotes!

Flipnote of the Week

★ We like the continuous chain of events and excellent sound effects in this Flipnote by pablitop (id:pabloanimacion) from the Europe and Oceania region.

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

There were over 900 Flipnotes posted about last week's topic "Kitchen", 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: Kitchen

"Kitchen" Flipnotes from the Americas region

★ Repaint the kitchen walls in this Flipnote by Ribbons★ (id:Ribbons).

★ Learn how to cook breakfast in this animation by Inkformer (id:hiphopmonk) .

★ We liked this sweet animation by カチュアーちゃん☆ (id:ShiningDragon).

★ The chicken meets an egg in this Flipnote by jeRo (id:jerotero).

★ We enjoyed the amazing drawings by Najat.T.S (id:gold69) in this kitchen Flipnote.

Beast21 (id:Ultimate_beast21) made an original soundtrack to go with this toasty Flipnote.

"Kitchen" Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ Meet the strange creature in geezer's (id:geezerdk) kitchen.

Mohamed. (id:mohamed38) cooks up a magical dish with an explosive ending.

★ We like the funny voice in this Flipnote by Dullbloke (id:Dullbedsitblogger).

Katrina (id:Hershel-Layton) made us wonder if spoons travel in flying saucers?

Dr Ever (id:DrEver) drew all sorts of interesting things in this kitchen.

★ Spooky things happen in this kitchen Flipnote by kemi (id:gloupsy).

"Kitchen" Flipnotes from Japan

★ We enjoyed this loop animation by iiduma (id:iiduma).

★ We liked the unique style of this Flipnote by utopian (id:rsythh).

★ A slice of bread has a bad day in this animation by Mameko (id:mm0118).

★ Check out how a stick figure cooks curry in this Flipnote by Tomoya.

★ We like the frog apron and detailed illustrations by Foomin (id:wrbyno10).

★ Check out this action-packed kitchen Flipnote by Pekira (id:pekira9074).

This week's topic: Concert

This week we would like you to create Flipnotes about concerts. Create your own original band and animate them performing. Make stories about funny things happening at concerts. Classical, jazz, opera, punk, or rock and roll -- the choice is yours!

Please don't use copyrighted music or songs without permission.

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by midnight on December 1, 2011 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will feature some of our favorites on December 2, 2011 (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: Concert

New Creator's Room Themes

This week we are happy to introduce one new Creator's Room theme. For more information please visit the Color Star Exchange on Flipnote Hatena for Nintendo DSi.

★ Cuten up your Creator's Room with this doughnut-loving bear. (10 color stars)


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.

★ I took this photo of some sitting ceramic frogs during a day trip to Ohara, in Kyoto, Japan.



What did you think about the weekly news this week? Let us know by telling us your feedback in the box below.

You can read comments posted by Nintendo DSi users by viewing the Flipnote below:

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