Moomin Apps Entering China, Russia and Japan

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[] Oulu, Finland - Interactive Moomin apps, developed by a Finnish startup company Spinfy, have been very successful in the Nordic countries and the United Kingdom. Now they are entering new digital markets in China, Russia, and Japan.

Spinfy and WSOY, a Finnish publishing house, have just localized Moomin and the Lost Belongings interactive storybook in Chinese and in Russian. In this exciting book app, you can meet your favorite characters in Moominvalley and help Moomin find all the things his friends have lost. Full of many exciting interactions and funny sound effects, Moomin and the Lost Belongings is now available in Chinese, Russian and in Finnish for Android devices on the Google Play, and in Chinese and Finnish for iPad and iPhone. English translation and Russian Apple iOS version will soon follow.

"We've been very happy with our relationship with Spinfy in every way", says Roleff Krakstrom, CEO at Moomin Characters. "We're also most pleased with the quality of Moomin applications and the fact that they are true to the original story. This gives us an important chance to reach a wider audience."

The First Japanese Localization: Moomin Costume Party is an interactive children's application where you can decide what Moomin and Snork Maiden should wear. Including an astounding selection of clothing and accessories, the application is available on the App Store for iPad and iPhone, and on the Google Play for Android devices. Moomin Costume Party is localized in English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, and in Danish, according to your device's language settings.

"This is our first Moomin app localized for the Japanese market", says Kimmo Alaniska, CEO at Spinfy. "That's why we decided to do an app that will give Moomin fans of any age activity for a long time. Now you can dress up Moomintroll and Snork Maiden with cute costumes and come up with numerous combinations. In addition, the randomize button surprises you every time with funny outfits."

Device Requirements for Moomin Costume Party
* iOS 5.0 or later
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* 14.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Moomin Costume Party 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Located in Oulu, Finland, Spinfy is an interactive storybook producer and mobile game developer. Our own production engine with real life physics makes the stories come alive through compelling and interactive animations that you can control yourself. This gives you and your family a more fascinating reading experience of the old classics and totally new children's storybooks. Copyright (C) 2012 Spinfy. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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