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We Need Translators!

Japari Library is in need of additional volunteer translators to help us catch up on our massive translation backlog and assist us in our mission of bringing Japan-only Kemono Friends knowledge to the west.

If you would like to apply, please visit us at the Japari Park Discord server and ask for Charlotte. A Discord account is required.
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What is Kemono Friends?

Kemono Friends, also known as KemoFure, is a Japanese multimedia franchise created by Mine Yoshizaki, that focuses on the adventures of anthropomorphized animal girls known simply as Friends. It began as a 2015 mobile game but has expanded into a manga, stage play and wildly successful 2017 anime with multiple new projects planned for the future. While it is a relatively new IP, the franchise has succeeded in making a name for itself on its path to becoming a "series that will last 100 years".

The universe of Kemono Friends, contrary to its innocent appearance, is expansive and complex. It boasts a cast of over 400 characters as well as an intricate and puzzling backstory. What's more, much of the series's media has never seen an official release outside of its native Japan. Our wiki, Japari Library, exists as a resource for the series's English-speaking fanbase. It features translations, detailed analyses of the franchise's lore, and information on Friends and the real creatures from which they came.

Friend of the Week

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The Mountain Tapir is a species of tapir native to the cloud forests and páramo in the north Andean Mountains. As opposed to the other tapir species it has a thick woolly fur. Their fur is dark brown or black with a little lighter brown fur on the head and white around the mouth. They can be up to 1.80 meters long and 1 meter high at the shoulders and weigh up to 250 kilograms.

Mountain Tapirs are herbivores, eating mainly leaves, fruit and ferns. They are a keystone species in northern South America as they disperse the seeds of many plants. Thanks to their inefficient digestion, plenty of nutrients are still available to the seeds.

Kemono Friends' Mountain Tapir appeared in the Nexon Game and, after being redesigned, in Kemono Friends 3. She has troubles properly conveying what she is trying to say. She has long, black hair with brown and white markings on the sidebangs. She has large animal ears and a short tail. She wears a black sweater, skirt, pantyhose and shoes with a white tip.

Want to know more about the Mountain Tapir? Check this reddit post!

Mobile Games

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Latest Version: 1.9.1
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Latest Friend: Genbu
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Latest Version: 1.0.1
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Current Event:
Let's Search for the Star! A Sparkling Christmas

Kemono Friends News

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9/24/2019:

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Kemono Friends 3 has now been released on Japanese App and Google Play stores. An English beginner's guide and translated menus can be found here.

1/12/2019:

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Kemono Friends 3 and Kemono Friends: Planet Tours a new mobile and arcade game respectively, has been announced by SEGA. You can preregister here and instructions for preregistering are here.

11/2/2018:

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A visual for Anime Jam 2018 has been posted on Twitter, featuring characters, including Friends, in Christmas-themed outfits.

10/29/2018:

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Kemono Friends Pavilion has received a major update, introducing Generation 2 Friends and a new area, the Generation 2 Savanna.

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A new collaboration with the Hitachishi Kamine Zoo has revealed a redesign for Japanese Cormorant, along with a new Friend, Great Cormorant.

10/28/2018:

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The official broadcast date of Season 2 has been announced as January 7th, 2019, via Twitter.

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The seventh episode of the Welcome to Japari Park ONA has been released.

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A new visual for Season 2 has revealed two new Friends; Greater Lophorina and Western Parotia.

10/16/2018:

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An official MV for Fennec Who Listens to Everything I Say from the Safari Drive album has been uploaded.

Projects

Kemono Friends (2015 Mobile Game) Translation Progress

60% completed (estimate)

   

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