June 8, 2012: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


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

There were so many amazing 'Cheese' Flipnotes posted last week and we would like to thank everyone who took part the weekly topic competition. This week we have a new topic about an upcoming holiday that we hope will inspire you to make some new animations.

We would also like to remind everyone in our community to not post your Flipnotes to unrelated channels. Please respect the channel creators and other members of the Flipnote Hatena community by only posting your Flipnotes to channels that are related to the content of your Flipnotes.

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

Flipnote of the Week

mrjohn (id:mrjohn) from the Europe and Oceania region posted this amazing Flipnote made with parts that he sculpted and then animated with the Nintendo DSi Camera application.

The best of the last week's topic: 'Cheese'

There were over 1,450 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: Cheese

In addition to the Flipnotes that we have selected here, you can also see some more of our favorites in the 'Best of Hatena' channel at the URL below:

Best of Hatena

'Cheese' Flipnotes from the Americas region

ßC★671 (id:BC671) shows us how to enjoy crackers in this nicely drawn Flipnote.

★ Take a dive into something cheesy in this animation by そらSora (id:dominospizza24).

★ We liked the sound and movement in this Flipnote by gimmeDAT (id:gimmeDAT).

ていわずらい (id:Hatsune-Miku01) created an original symphony about cheese and crackers that will make you smile.

$PRエ〒£BOY (id:spriteboy7) posted this action-packed Flipnote about a cat, a mouse and some cheese.

★ A trio of characters fight over some cheese in this animation by lalo baa (id:animador_688).

'Cheese' Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ We liked this animation by OMG>9000 (id:OMGover9000) about how cheese is made.

☆Megz☆ (id:Megz) posted this cute story about a hungry mouse who gets into some trouble.

dragonfly (id:raggio-di-luna) reminds us to be careful about how you store your cheese.

★ We liked the variety of animation styles that Alili1996 (id:Alili1996) used in this Flipnote.

★ Take a trip to the moon in this funny Flipnote by josecandel (id:goomer).

★ A piece of cheese leads to tragedy in this animation by Foufi (id:Boumzi).

'Cheese' Flipnotes from Japan

kenzi (id:ken-703) shows us how cheese with holes is made.

Raimei (id:aithi-lai-02) created this nice animation about cheese on toast for breakfast.

★ A cheese headed character takes part in a samurai sword fight in this Flipnote by Shiitake.

★ We liked the fast motion and sound in this cheese Flipnote by NNORN (DS-lave).

Pichu posted this cute animation about a cat and mouse who love cheese.

★ A hungry mouse gets an unexpected surprise in this Flipnote by Puppet Master (id:nyaozow).

This week's topic: 'Father's Day'

This week we would like you to create animations about Father's Day. Many countries around the world celebrate Father's Day on the third Sunday of June. Why not show your father how much you appreciate them by posting a Flipnote? Create Flipnotes about why you are thankful to your father, things you father has taught you, or about good memories of times you spent with your father. See where your creativity takes you!

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by midnight on June 14, 2012 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will present some of our favorites on June 15, 2012 (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: Father's Day

New Creator's Room Themes

The designers at Flipnote Hatena have created two great new Creator's Room theme this week. For more information please visit the Color Star Exchange by tapping on 'Get new themes!' on Flipnote Hatena for Nintendo DSi.

★ Decorate your Creator's Room with this illustration of a tree. (10 color stars)


★ This theme features an illustration of a necromancer (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.

★ This is a photo of frog shoes for kids taken by id:aaron.


★ This photo of some ceramic frogs was taken by id:dario in a shop in Nara, 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:

Hatena Haiku