|By Business Wire||
|March 4, 2014 08:09 AM EST||
FORii, Inc. announced today that it has launched the English version of MOVING BOOKS! jajajajan, an educational app that makes Japanese children’s songs and stories come alive through animations. With the release in 156 countries and locations worldwide, the company aims to top one million downloads in the near future.
“There are so many wonderful children’s songs and stories in Japan,” commented FORii President & CEO Kazutoshi Shirata. “It is our hope that with the release of the English version jajajajan app, these animated stories will provide parents around the world a platform to bond with their children.”
MOVING BOOKS! jajajajan features original animations of some of the most well-known children’s songs and stories in Japan. As of March 2, 2014, the Japanese version has recorded 400,000 downloads (iOS and Android), exceeded 18 million plays, and reached the top spot on Appstore’s free apps in the Education category (January 20, 2014).
Available for iOS and Android, the app features songs such as Oh Vreneli, The Other Day I Met A Bear, and Let’s Clap Our Hands, as well as books such as Three Little Pigs, The Little Match Seller, Jack and The Beanstalk, and Kasajizou at download. Other content is available for purchase from the app.
MOVING BOOKS! jajajajan download:
- Google Play URL: To be released March 6, 2014.
- App Store URL: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/jajajajan/id792645019
About FORii, Inc.
FORii, Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, develops educational apps for smartphones and tablets. Established in November 2012, the company currently provides video content of children’s songs and stories but has in the pipeline coloring books and music games centered on the concept of play and fun. In the mid-term, FORii plans to create a portal site for educational apps while creating its own content that will provide children around the world with rich experiences. For more information, please visit http://www.jajajajan.jp.
About MOVING BOOKS! jajajajan
MOVING BOOKS! jajajajan is a new type of educational app for tablets and smartphones. Through modern animated arrangements of classics, children can learn, interact and dance to deepen relations with their parents, while also stimulating the interests of children.