October 26, 2012: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


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

For the past two weeks we have presented weekly topics that are related to Halloween. These topics have been incredibly popular, and we hope that you have been enjoying the submissions as much as we have.

This week's topic is something sweet 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

★ A ghost enjoys watching a film in this excellent animation by ! (id:sugeebikkuri).

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

There were over 1,960 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: Ghosts

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

"Ghosts" Flipnotes from the Americas region

$PRエ〒£BOY (id:spriteboy7) posted this amazing Flipnote titled "Ghost vs Ghost".

★ We liked this motion and transformations in this Halloween Flipnote by Corey INC. (id:Corey_INC).

Fazone (id:faz1) posted this spooky Flipnote about a phantom and some music.

★ A real ghost joins the party in the funny animation by カチュアーちゃん☆ (id:ShiningDragon).

Julialopez (id:crepusculo) posted this beautiful animation of ghosts interacting with all sorts of objects.

Najat.T.S (id:gold69) made this cute Halloween story titled "The Friendly Ghost".

"Ghosts" Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ A ghost comes to visit in this nicely drawn Flipnote by RockaFella (id:rockfeller).

★ Who has been eating the cake in this animation by Kingmax (id:mastermax)?

★ Don't be scared of this animation titled "Happy Fear" by Olden PROD (id:Osilbury).

★ Enjoy some ghost hunting with Simon (id:simon-a) and his dog Tara.

LUCA (id:giohi) posted this funny story about a ghost enjoying Halloween.

★ Check out the scary ghost in this animation by Griffami™ (id:G2BBC0D0A0FB5359).

"Ghosts" Flipnotes from Japan

Y-NN (id:y-nnxid) made this funny animation about a haunted mannequin.

kengo (id:kengokengo) posted this neat animation where ghosts transform into a Halloween scene.

★ A trio of spooky characters come to the rescue in this animation by ジョニー3 (id:a3735963).

★ Check out this spooky Flipnote titled "Kurimu and the Three Treasure Boxes" by いずみ (id:izumi-v).

★ We enjoyed this stylish animation of ghosts dancing by しいたけ.

★ A ghost haunts all sorts of things around the house in this animation by コトネ (id:sb0w8jcdbkvs0kwihykb393).

This week's topic: "Candy"

For this week's topic we would like you to create animations that feature or include candy (confectionaries). Animate things like hard candies, lollipops (lollies), gumdrops, marshmallows, chewing gum, licorice, taffies, candy bars (chocolate bars), cotton candy (candyfloss) or caramels. Make a story about a candy store, animate a candy factory, or show off some of your Halloween candy. See where your creativity takes you!

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by 9:00 PM on November 1, 2012 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will present some of our favorites on November 2, 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: Candy

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.

Silent C (id:CIN) posted this nifty photo of a frog humidifier.



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

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