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[June 17, 2015]

LINE, the Pioneer of Stickers, Officially Launches Keyboard App "Emoji LINE"

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE Euro-Americas Corporation, owner and operator of the free messaging app LINE, announced today the official launch of Emoji LINE, a supplemental sticker and emoji keyboard app for iOS keyboard. Globally available on iOS except in Japan, Thailand, and Taiwan, Emoji LINE is a free keyboard app offering over 3,000 fresh content, comprised of over 2,000 LINE animated stickers, regular stickers, and emoji, previously only available on LINE messenger.

LINE, the Pioneer of Stickers, Officially Launches Keyboard App "Emoji LINE"

Users that download Emoji LINE are given instant access to over 2,000 LINE stickers, animated stickers, and emoji. Users can unlock and gain unlimited, free access to over 700 premium LINE stickers and emoji by downloading and signing up for the LINE app. This high quality full set enables more dynamic and lively digital communication with loved ones and friends, helping users express every emotion imaginable.

Emoji LINE users will not only be able to utilize LINE stickers and emoji, but also gain a glimpse into the expansive LINE universe. The simplified version for iPhone brings the LINE experience to users, where they can meet original LINE characters Brown, Cony, Moon, and James in sticker and emoji form, while giving insight into five emoji artists' work for LINE's extensive Emoji Dictionary. The ever-growing LINE Emoji collection is the first of its kind and currenty utilizes the different styles of eleven artists to translate and illustrate more than 6,000 objects, situations, feelings, reactions, activities, and places into engaging and emotive emoji for daily communication.

"We hand-picked the best from more than 40,000 sticker sets and 6,000 emoji in the LINE app to be included in our new Emoji LINE keyboard app," said Jeanie Han, CEO of LINE USA.  "We're committed to providing our growing creative and passionate community with the ultimate interactive communication experience.  The launch of the Emoji LINE keyboard app represents another step forward in bringing the fun Japanese visual language with its rich history to the U.S.  This comes on the heels of the opening of LINE's wildly popular 13th global pop-up store in New York City's Times Square."

With hundreds of new characters and unique expressions, Emoji LINE offers a look into LINE's literal universe of stickers and emoji, which illustrate every emotion imaginable. As part of LINE's global "LIFE Platform" strategy, in which the company aspires to become a platform for everyday life, Emoji LINE is a fun, easy-to-use family app with useful content which we hope will become an integral part of modern people's lives.

Overview of App
App name: Emoji LINE
Supported Devices: iPhone
Supported Languages: English, Spanish, Spanish (Latin America)
Supported Regions: Global except Japan, Thailand, and Taiwan
Product Details: 10 LINE sticker packages (4 animated + 6 regular sticker sets), 8 LINE emoji packages, and 5 basic Apple emoji sets. Total of 18 free LINE packages available. Users can unlock over 700 stickers & emoji by downloading LINE.
Cost: Free
URL: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id990903485

About LINE Corporation
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. Since launching in June 2011, the LINE app has grown into a global service used in 230 countries, ranking first in the free app category in 69 countries. LINE offers free one-to-one and group messaging, as well as free domestic and international voice and video calls. LINE also includes a wide array of social elements such as fun and expressive stickers, a personal Home, a Timeline, and numerous LINE family apps, including LINE games and aillis (formerly LINE camera). For more information about LINE, please visit http://linecorp.com/en/

Press Contacts:
LINE Euro-Americas
Tiyson Reynolds, Dooee Kim
Phone: +323-424-3795
Email: tiyson.reynolds@linecorp.com, dooee.kim@linecorp.com

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SOURCE LINE Corporation


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