Challenge your virtual cooking skills! Messaging app LINE launches cute cooking game “LINE Chef” worldwide!

23.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME

Japanese messaging app LINE has released a new cooking game in its LINE GAME service titled LINE Chef. The game was released worldwide.

 

In LINE Chef, you transform into famous LINE friends character Brown and as the chef, can enjoy cooking up a variety of delicious meals. At the moment, there are only three dishes you can make; pancakes, omelette rice and a hamburger. As the game develops, more dishes will be added! Starting with Japan, advanced registration to play the game opened on 8th April 2019 and since, many people seized the opportunity to challenge their virtual cooking skills. The game became officially playable from 21st May.

All those who registered in advance will be rewarded with numerous special gifts! This includes 500 coins to spend on anything in LINE chef, a non-stick coating for your pan to prevent burning, 10 rubies and the buddy Takotako!

※ These bonus items will only be given to players who registered in advance for the game as long as they log into the game within two weeks. These will be presented to players on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

That’s not all! To commemorate the release of the game, LINE is running an invite-your-friends campaign! The more friends you invite, the more luxurious your bonus reward!

 

Cook up a whole load of fun with LINE Chef!

 

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    The number of products is 1,000 and the limited edition where CHOCO doll is wearing the same ribbon as the one printed on the watch, will be sold too.

     

    Let’s get this original Japan-limited product.

     

    ■Information

    Baby-G × LINE FRIENDS

    Release date: 2017,12,14 (Thurs.)

    Available stores: LINE FRIENDS STORE Harajuku, LINE FRIENDS CAFE & STORE Fukuoka, LINE FRIENDS STORE Online( https://www.linefriends.jp/

    Price: usual price 11,000 yen (tax not included) limited product 13,000 yen (tax not included)

     

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