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“keitai shousetsu” – mobile phone novels

Everyone in the digital industry keeps talking about how big mobile is going to be. They’ve been saying it for almost a decade. But we don’t actually always see that much work – at least not in Europe. Well, that is all about to change very very soon. And looking at other territories can show us just how big mobile is going to be. Here’s a great example from Japan:

In the last year or so there has been a boom in Japan for novels written and read on a mobile phone . The latest sales figures are staggering – half of Japans top 10 selling works of fiction were written on a mobile phone…with some selling over 1 million copies.

More at the sydney morning herald and wired

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December 7, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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