February 1, 2013: Flipnote Hatena Weekly News


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

We enjoyed the amazing variety of "Giant" Flipnotes posted last week, and we hope you enjoy our selections here. Thanks to everyone who posted!

This week we have a fun new topic that we hope will inspire you to create some new animations. If you haven't yet posted a weekly topic Flipnote, please give it a try!

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

Flipnote of the Week

★ Something is funny about the cookies in this excellent animation by Cosmirage (id:Cosmirage) from the Americas region.

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

There were over 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: Giant

"Giant" Flipnotes from the Americas region

★ Check out this cool animation about a scientist and a shrink ray by ßC★671 (id:BC671).

★ Not every giant is brave in this animation by Fazone (id:faz1).

★ A mean bully messes with the wrong giant in this Flipnote by BRYCE2 (id:cori101).

★ What is at the top of the coconut tree in this cute animation by $PRエ〒£BOY (id:spriteboy7)?

★ A giant in the forest is caught on video in this action packed Flipnote by Jeffe®sonあ (id:jefrisito01).

★ We liked this story about a giant-making machine and a fly by Najat.T.S (id:gold69).

"Giant" Flipnotes from the Europe and Oceania region

★ Be careful what you feed the fish in this funny animation by sirine (id:Momo-z).

★ A little character gets into some big trouble in this great animation by Robles (id:robles).

★ We liked the giant building in this neat Flipnote by Automaton (id:doofus).

★ If you like popcorn you will love this animation by J☆J (id:Jey-Jey)!

★ Check out the super sized lollipop (lolly) in this Flipnote by OMG>9000 (id:OMGover9000).

★ The hand of a gentle giant helps out a small creature in this animation by Zer0 (id:Zero123).

"Giant" Flipnotes from Japan

★ A little fairy soars through the sky with a giant in this beautiful animation by Shiitake.

★ A giant bear meets his match in this exciting Flipnote byFoomin (id:wrbyno10).

★ It's not always easy being a giant in this funny animation by Tako Death (id:rabbit_thankyou).

★ There is something giant in the water in this cute Flipnote by Cosmo★ (id:upa-rupa)

★ A giant monster meets a powerful little girl in this animation by Foo☆ (id:RAKUGAKINGU-suzu).

★ Check out the magical magnifying glass in this funny Flipnote by Sotetsu (id:justice27).

This week's topic: "Keys"

This week we would like you to create animations that feature keys. Make animations about keys opening doors or locks, people losing their keys, magical keys, locksmiths or keys opening treasure boxes. See where your creativity takes you!

Please submit your weekly topic Flipnotes by 9:00 PM on February 7, 2013 (Thursday) US Pacific Time, and we will present some of our favorites on February 8, 2013 (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: Keys

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.

GLUVR (id:rabbitwanter) posted this photo of some cute frog baby clothes.



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