Alice’s Guide to Play Japanese Region-Locked Apps in Android

I don’t really know if it GENERALLY works though. (refer to Bu-Bu San’s Post in OH), but I have made some Japanese restricted / region locked applications and games were played in my Android. Oh well, just … don’t ask me if it doesn’t really work, since there are actually a lot of ways for you to make your Android works on the games. I don’t really know about mobage though.

I’ve heard some friends of mine can’t play Tokimeki Restaurant because their Google Play Store won’t allow them to download it. So I use this way and it works.

My ways are:

  1. Download APK Downloader. This is only available for Chrome. Follow the instruction on the link.
  2. *If you have downloaded the .CRX file (Chrome Extension file) but is not installed yet, type on the address: chrome://extensions and drag your .CRX file to the page.
  3. Afterward, if you are done with it, you should have seen this on your Google Play page. tokimemo
  4. Afterward, click that icon I circled and it will let the app be downloaded to your PC.
  5. Download AirDroid in your Android. It is a very useful application whether you don’t use it for this purpose or not.
  6. After you have installed it, connect your PC to your WiFi (with your Android is connected to the same WiFi as well)
  7. Then, see on your Android (1): It has the IP Address. Type that IP in your Chrome and it’ll look like this (2):posu1 posu
  8. Afterward, your Android will receive this message:
    posu2
  9. Accept it, and your PC will connect with your Android.
  10. Afterward, see the AirDroid page on your Chrome and click ‘Apps’.
  11. Then, click ‘Install Apps’.posu3
  12. Choose your APK that you want to install.posu4

    posu5

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  13. And it’s done!Screenshot_2013-05-18-22-07-41

Hope that somebody will be helped by this post. Just want to share what I can do as an otome games fans. I’ll try to answer any question if you like to.

Alice’s Guide to Otome Gaming

The updates about this blog will be thoroughly describe below. Well, since a blog containing fanfictions and art reviews only is pretty boring for me, I’ll upgrade it into reviews and some noob-ish articles that are written by me. Humbly share it to everyone since I’m a newbie, and even a slight feedback is very nice.

Okay let’s get back to the topic.

This is just what I thought, and what I would like to share to everyone who enjoys otome-games, or is just new to this fandom / how this works. I’m no expert or what sort, but I’ve observed the fandom and otome-games for over a year, so I’m thinking that it might be a good idea to spread otome-games (even though my blog is small, but by sharing this post to social networks, it might grow bigger).

So yes, I’m trying to make an article regarding ‘otome-games’, ‘otomege’, ‘how it kinda works inside of the production’, and also the ‘fandom’. Yes, you could call me a boring manic for this, but I just can’t help myself.

Beware that some of the things that are written here are from my observation, added some additional points and informations around wiki and the internet community. Credits and sources are below. Please don’t flame me because of my wrong usage of terms; you may corrected me in the comments and I’ll be more than glad to edit this post and credit the editings for you.

  • Update 01 (18/05/2013): Made the new post. Have explained about:
    – What is Otome Games?
    – How about BL?
    – What plaforms do we need to use to play Otome Games?
    Where to buy Otome Games?
    – Are there any English Version of ___ Otome Game?
  • Update 02 (18/05/2013): Added:
    Key Sites for Otome Games news
    iOS & Android Otome Games listing
    – More thorough explanation about shipping and proxies.
    – Sending fanmails requesting english localization explanation.

Since this post is full of text, it is suggested that you CTRL+F the thing you want to search by using the keyword above in the updates. Hope this post helps somebody!

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