June 29, 2012: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


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

There were so many amazing "Fish" Flipnotes posted last week, and we had a great time watching them all. We appreciate everyone who took part in last week's weekly topic competition, and hope you enjoyed the topic as much as we did.

This week we have a fun new topic that we hope will inspire you to create some new animations. Keep reading to find out more!

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

Flipnote of the Week

★ This is one of many amazing pixel art Flipnotes posted by Mick58 (id:mickinderby) from the Europe and Oceania region.

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

There were over 1,800 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: Fish

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

'Fish' Flipnotes from the Americas region

★ Catch a big fish in this amazing animation by Najat.T.S (id:gold69).

★ We liked the fast paced action in this fish Flipnote by 131R0¢k→★™ (id:OMGWTFBBQ57).

★ Check out the cool art and characters in this undersea tale by Alex (id:lizren).

★ Enjoy a day of fishing in this funny Flipnote by chortlinMe (id:ChotlingArmadillo).

Nadaki (id:Nadaki) posted this cute Flipnote of a mermaid under the sea.

★ Something fishy is going on in the kitchen in this animation by Alley Cあt (id:butterflybird).

'Fish' Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ We liked the smooth animation and excellent drawings in this Flipnote by LUCA (id:giohi).

George (id:G_creator) posted this funny story about a sleepy fisherman.

★ A hungry little character tries to catch some fish in this Flipnote by Ida (id:korkade_ida).

★ Something fishy is in the water in this funny animation by josecandel (id:goomer).

★ We liked the colorful drawings and unexpected ending of this animation by dragonfly (id:raggio-di-luna).

Robles (id:robles) created this interesting animation about life in a fish bowl.

'Fish' Flipnotes from Japan

★ We liked this funny Flipnote about a hungry cat and a fish by Mamechi (id:guluto).

★ Go for a swim in this nicely drawn Flipnote by Guram (id:moretz).

★ A cat tries too hard to get some fish in this animation by Bin (id:toshobin).

★ Check out the beautiful illustrations and smooth animation in this Flipnote by Yotti (id:yotiyottin)

★ A day at the beach goes wrong in this animation by Puppet Master (id:nyaozow).

★ Drawings comes to life in this clever Flipnote by Pan.

This week's topic: 'Tires'

This week we would like you to create Flipnotes about things with tires. Animate things like bicycles, cars, mobile homes, trucks, unicycles or anything you can imagine with tires. Create animations about flat tires, rolling tires, mountains of tires, or tires that have personalities of their own. See where your creativity takes you!

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by 9:00 PM on July 5, 2012 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will present some of our favorites on July 6, 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: Tires

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.

Yu kamone (id:destiny00) posted this cute frog illustration made with the Nintendo 3DS 'game notes' feature.


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