What's New

Now compatible with iOS7.0

App Description

Based on a true story, Hayabusa is a cinematic digital novel app. A legacy of one asteroid probe that traveled more than 60 billion km for 7 years in space, and came back to earth June 2010.

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HAYABUSA was chosen No.2 of “Breakthrough of the Year,2011” by Science Magazine.
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Hayabusa, which existed as a real probe, in this app, is illustrated and written in personification.

*** What is a cinematic digital novel?
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Originally from a famous novel in Japan, collaborated with Japan Illustration and soundtrack made specifically for this app.

All you need to do is tap the screen, and enjoy the story with amazing illustrations and soundtrack. If tapping is too much work to do, choose AUTO mode and the story will move forward automatically.

Few specific vocabulary and terminology included in the story, but TIPS will offer you addional explanations to back you up.

Functions on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, iOS ver3.0 or later.

(c)Copyright
Hands-aid Corporation Ltd.
Sansai Books Ltd.
Shikishima Fugen

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 05, 2011 New version 1.01
  • October 10, 2011 Price increase: $3.99 -> $6.99
  • November 21, 2011 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $3.99
  • November 21, 2011 New version 1.50
  • December 07, 2011 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • December 30, 2011 New version 1.75
  • December 30, 2011 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • January 05, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • January 27, 2012 New version 2.00
  • February 23, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • March 01, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • March 29, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • October 12, 2012 New version 2.50
  • March 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • June 05, 2015 New version 3.0

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