Monstar Lab announced today the release of Japanese Smash Girls vol. 1 (http://www.smash-girls.jp/en), the first iPhone Application that gives users the ability to enjoy virtual guitar smashing. Available at the iPhone App Store, Japanese Smash Girls allows users to take advantage of the advanced capabilities of the iPhone user interface to experience all the thrill and excitement of rock ’n’ roll’s ultimate status symbol, anywhere and anytime they want.
Developed by Japan’s largest independent music distribution site ‘monstar.fm’ and guitar manufacturer ‘K’s Japan’, Japanese Smash Girls offers a unique new concept in music entertainment where the user can listen to the latest music from the Japanese Indie scene whilst watching beautiful ladies demolish their guitars. All of the female performers are currently active in Japan as either solo artists or in bands and the application features a special mini music video of each artist’s latest single recorded exclusively for Japanese Smash Girls. In addition, Japanese Smash Girls links to iTunes so that users can download all of the music performed.
“At Monstar Lab our aim is provide a more open and user orientated music distribution service through the use of new web technologies.” said Hiroki Inagawa, president, Monstar Lab, Inc. “Our users are finding the iPhone to be a fantastic platform to experience Japanese Indie music and our new Japanese Smash Girls iPhone application provides musicians with an opportunity to share their music with people from around the world.”
Features of the Japanese Smash Girls iPhone application include:
– Watch as beautiful Japanese female musicians smash their guitars in sexy slow motion.
– Listen to the electrifying sounds of breaking guitars as you shake along in time.
– Feel the explosive force of destruction as your iPhone vibrates in your hand.
– Enjoy the latest music from ten of the hottest names in Japanese Indie music.
* Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 81.5 MB
* Languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese
Pricing and Availability
Japanese Smash Girls is $2.99 (USD) (on offer for a limited period at a special campaign price of only $0.99) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category.
About Monstar Lab, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Monstar Lab is a leading Internet technology company dedicated to creating high quality technology solutions for improved business success. The company is an expert in web solutions such as Content Management Systems (CMS), e-commerce sites, Rich Internet Applications (RIA), Social Networking Sites (SNS), web promotion (SEO), web site development and mobile application development including iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Mobile. Monstar Lab also manages Japan’s largest Indie music distribution site, monstar.fm. With over 4,200 registered music artists, monstar.fm provides users with the opportunity to listen to an unmatched variety of unique and talented Japanese musicians unavailable from any of the major record labels.
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Monstar Lab, Inc.
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Jingumae 6-7-15, Shibuya-ku,
Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Tel: +81 (0) 3-6427-9802
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