Announcement: After May 31, 2012 credit cards can no longer be used for purchases of Hatena Color Stars

After May 31, 2012 (Thursday) we will no longer be accepting credit cards for purchases of Hatena Color Stars.

From now on you can purchase Hatena Color Stars with Rixty, the leading cash-based payment platform for games and digital content.

Please note it will remain possible to purchase subscriptions to Flipnote Hatena Plus by credit card after May 31, 2012.

If you have any questions or concerns about this change, please contact our support department at

We look forward to your continued enjoyment of Hatena's online services.