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Grasshopper's charity iOS game is Frog Minutes, coming March 30


Grasshopper Manufacture will officially unveil its first, charity-focused iOS app at its Grasstream 2 event on March 30. Though we still don't know exactly what it will be, Grasshopper has revealed in advance what it's called: Frog Minutes. Those two words don't really help us figure the game out that well. Nor does the logo, posted by Famitsu.

We won't have to wait too long to find out what it is: Grasshopper announced that in addition to being premiered at the event, the app will be available for download on the App Store on March 30. All proceeds will go to the Japanese Red Cross, to support victims of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

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Tokyo, Japan – February 28th, 2011 - Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. celebrates 13 years of keeping the spirit
of Punk alive in games with our second UStream event, Grasstream 2: Travis vs. Garcia at Shinjuku Loft Plus One.
While the original premise of the event was a clash of our outspoken protagonists, in light of recent events we're
directing our attention to raising money for the victims of the Tohoku Earthquake. Grasshopper Manufacture is proud
to donate proceeds from this event to earthquake and tsunami relief.

Additionally, Grasshopper Manufacture will debut our first iOS application, Frog Minutes, at Grasstream 2. Frog
Minutes will go on sale this Wednesday in the iTunes store with all proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross.

Grasshopper Manufacture is also honored to have the cast of one of gaming's most popular podcasts, 8-4 Play,
joining us to provide English commentary for all of our international fans.

As a special treat for the fans who attend, we've prepared a memorable Grasshopper Manufacture-themed menu,
original Grasshopper Manufacture cocktails, and a very special present. And if you still haven't grabbed your copy of
the No More Heroes 2 Original Soundtrack, you can purchase it and other limited edition Grasshopper goods at the


Hosted by: Kayo Sato / Rolling Uchizawa
Musical Guests: Vanilla Beans & others
Date: Wednesday, March 30th 2011
Location: Shinjuku Loft Plus One
Doors open: 6:30 / Starts: 7pm (UK 11am; US EST 6am)
Advance Tickets: \1,500 / At the door:\2,000
Lawson Ticket # L:37506
※If you own an iPhone or iPad, don't forget it!
・No More Heroes Character Designer Yusuke Kozaki & Mechanical Designer Shigeto Koyama
discuss creating NMH's memorable world
・Scott Pilgrim vs. Travis Touchdown?!? Suda 51 talks about Edgar Wright's latest film,
"Scott Pilgrim vs. The World"
・No More Heroes acoustic set with GhM director and The Riot lead vocalist, Kazutoshi Iida

【 Part 2】 Grasshopper's Latest Game!
・New game announcement!
[Grasstream 2 Original Menu]
・Hands-on impressions from Vanilla Beans and model/gamer, Kayo Sato
・Ryan Yamazaki Bin-Bin Sausage
・Garcia Hotspur Chicken
・Vanilla Beans mini-concert

【 Part 3】 Welcome, Garcia! -Shadows of the Damned-
・Special chat with Suda 51, Akira Yamaoka, and a Special Guest!
・Shadows of the Damned events in April
■USTREAM Channel

■Grasshopper Manufacture Homepage

■Shinjuku Loft Plus One Homepage

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