An iOS App to Enrich Your Time with Children, "Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales -", Available Now at the App Store

2012-09-27 22:00 1166

TOKYO, September 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Excite Japan Co., Ltd. announced today that it has launched an iOS app "Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales -" for iPhone and iPad users worldwide.

New iOS App
New iOS App "Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales - " sample story - Pinocchio. (PRNewsFoto/Excite Japan)

"Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales -" includes three famous European fairy tales -- "Pinocchio", "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "Thumbelina". Each story comes with its original music and sound effect. Like Karaoke, the words become highlighted for assistance. Users are able to record their story telling and play them in the "Listen" mode. Professional narration is also included in the app and users can enjoy them like an audiobook.

"We believe that reading aloud to your children is a very important form of communication within the family," said Hideyuki Okada, General Manager of Smartphone Business Department of Excite Japan Co., Ltd. "'Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales -' is an app to assist parent's bedtime story telling, and with its classical stories, high quality illustrations, angelic sounds and features, parents will be able to enrich the precious time with their children."

Available Now at the App Store:

About the App

App Name: Bedtime Stories vol.1 - European Fairy Tales -
Price: US$5.99
Category: Book
Requirements: iPhone / iPad / iPod touch
Language: English
App Store URL:

About Excite Japan

Excite Japan Co., Ltd. was established in 1997 as a joint venture, with Excite Inc. of the U.S. and the ITOCHU Corporation Group as the major shareholders. Thereafter, Excite has pursued an independent strategy in developing its Internet business in Japan. Thus the listing of our stock in November 2004 was the result of the tremendous progress we had made in establishing our business base in Japan. We stared our business from operation of a portal site, and our business model has been focused on services for women. We receive our revenue from advertising in the media business, and from fees for the Internet provide service and the provision of paid contents.

Contact Person: Ishikawa/Takahashi (Public Relations Department)
Phone Number: +81-3-6450-2732

Source: Excite Japan