PRAY FOR JAPAN—March 11th, 2011: The day the world began to pray, the bestselling book originally released by Kodansha on April 25th, 2011, is making its e-book debut!
The app comes complete with exclusive features tailored for iOS, including full English, Chinese, and Korean translations in addition to the original Japanese, and tranquil background music performed by the pianist TOKITA Shintaro of Sukima Switch.
- Japanese, English, Chinese (simplified/traditional), and Korean versions
- Background piano music by TOKITA Shintaro of Sukima Switch
- High resolution text and images optimized for the retina display
- Pinch or double-tap to enlarge and shrink pages
- Universal app for iPhone and iPad
- Browse using thumbnails to quickly access the page you want
- Bookmark pages with your favorite messages
- Read an app-exclusive compilation, “dokusha no koe?(readers’ voices)" (Japanese only)
Profile of the supervising editor
TSURUDA Hiroyuki (@mocchicc) was born in 1991 in Nagasaki Prefecture. He is enrolled in the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies at Keio Univeristy, and is CEO, web designer and director at Labit Ltd. Tsuruda visited UN Headquarters in Geneva at age 17, delivering a speech on the abolition of nuclear weapons, and in the summer of 2010, visited the northern Indian region of Ladakh, witnessing the aftermath of unprecedented flooding and assisting in cleanup and recovery efforts.
- February 27, 2012 Initial release
- March 04, 2012 New version 1.0.1
- March 09, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
- March 10, 2012 New version 1.2.0
- March 16, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
- July 03, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
- July 11, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
- August 01, 2012 New version 1.2.3
- December 15, 2012 New version 1.3.0
- December 15, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
- December 26, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
- March 01, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
- March 18, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
- October 31, 2013 New version 1.4
- November 12, 2014 New version 1.5
- November 12, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> FREE!
- November 17, 2014 New version 1.6