Popular cell phone novels now available in English
Japan Today -- Oct 09
Some of the top-selling books in Japan are cell phone novels. Now, eMobo is the first English-language app to offer this "keitai shosetsu" (cell phone novel) trend, to a much broader audience.
Cell phone novels are books written as text messages - one 70-100 word chapter at a time. They're meant to be read fast or subscribed to like a serial version of a story. Young people love to read and write them. As Wikipedia explains, "The cell phone novel is changing reading habits… its mobility and convenience… allows readers to read (or write) anywhere, any time."
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