Japanese Penpal Shimagurashi

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About this app

【Let's interact with Japanese people】
Shimagurashi is a messaging app made in Japan.
It is used by so many Japanese people.
This app is especially recommended for those interested in Japan.

【English and Japanese automatic translation function】
Because there is an automatic translation function, you can enjoy message exchange even if you do not understand Japanese.

【Message sent from your own island】
Fill your thoughts with your letter in a bottle and let it flow into the sea!
The message you sent may shake the mind of someone somewhere.

【Let's relax in the world of Shimagashi】
Please enjoy the world view and community in the app.
Since logins like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. are unnecessary anonymous services, you will never see someone you know.
All you need to get started is the name of your island.

【Let's make the island lively】
You can get Precious Shells by exchanging messages. If you collect it, you will get various things as a reward, and the island will gradually become lively.

【Please enjoy the gentle view of the world】
In the world of Shimagurashi, the same time as reality flows.
A peaceful morning, noon, but a gentle sunset, a calm time of night, and BGM combined with it also create a gentle space.
Depending on the season, the scenery of the island may change slightly.

【Let's enjoy fashion with avatar】
There is an avatar called ""Shimanoko"" on your island.
Shimanoko can be changed with various items.
Please give me your own Shimanoko cute.

■■■ Recommended for such people ■■■

・ Someone who is interested in Japan
・ Those who want a Japanese friend
・ A person who likes a gentle view of the world like a picture book
・ Person who is interested in correspondence
・ A person who is tired of dealing with real
・ Person who has trouble and consultation that can not talk to real acquaintance
・ A person who wants to communicate with a person who can not usually get acquainted
・ Mothers who can not leave the house easily
・ A person who wants to talk to a person with the same taste but is not around
・ A person who came up with nice words and poems but can not express easily to the people around
・ People who are not satisfied with the current community
・ A person who wants to enjoy a little conversation with a stranger

■■■ Recommended at such time ■■■

・ When you were happy or sad
・ When you want to tweet
・ Good morning to someone, when you want to say good night
・ When you want to have a love consultation or trouble consultation
・ When you want someone to listen to you
・ To kill time
・ When you want to relax
・ During commuting, during breaks, a short time before going to bed
・ When you want to make a small complaint

◯◯◯ Notes ◯◯◯

Shimagurashi is an application that offers the pleasure of talking with someone who does not know, based on the concept of correspondence and bottle mail, and is not an application for the purpose of dating.

Please do not send messages that may be offensive to others, or exchange personal information such as IDs of SNS and communication services and phone numbers.

Any act that would destroy the worldview is prohibited. Please check the terms and conditions for details.

When exchanging messages, treat each other with compassion. If you give kindness to the other party, the other person will surely reply to you.

Please use the block / report function if you find a unpleasant person
. It is safe because the opponent who once blocked will not be displayed after that.

Please enjoy the world of splendor calmly.
Updated on
Sep 7, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
8.96K reviews
• illuminate
August 13, 2020
Great app! Took a social media detox and ran across this app a few months later. Gave it a shot. Didn't regret the decision, and it's helped me boost my mental health. More so, when I found the island to be very peaceful in terms of scenery and BKG effects that you can turn on/off. Love that different people can reach out to you with your "message in a bottle" whether through bottles of flowers, personal messages, or hearts. It's a simple app, and simplicity can do wonders!
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A Google user
January 20, 2020
This app does pretty well. It takes sometime to understand how the structure works. It is based for you to pay for some things. But. For speaking to others you must wait on your daily bonus to collect via ads. Once you collect enough you can speak to many people. But it needs improvements to push it away from needing to wait so long. I am glad I do not see any scammers here. This is the first app in years like that. For that reason alone. I give it 4 stars. Thank you app developer(s).
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A Google user
March 22, 2020
It's a cute way to share your thoughts and troubles with people all around the world. Bonus is that most messages are able to be translated from English to Japanese and vice versa (this is a Japanese app after all). The translations aren't perfect but the message is clear! You can also decorate your character and island so that's a cute bonus
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What's new

Thank you for enjoying Shimagurashi.
This is Mogurasan.
Update contents of new version are here.

【Shimagurashi Ver 3.7.9】
◯5 house items have arrived!

I will continue to make the world of relaxation comfortable, little by little, from now on.
Thank you for your continued support.
That's it, Mogurasan.