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Recently Twitter has been gaining traction in Japan, as 140 characters is not nearly as much of a limitation in Japanese as it is in Roman alphabet-based languages. In fact, as 2010 clicked over into 2011 on Japan Standard Time, Japan set a new record of 6939 tweets per second as people wished each other a Happy New Year. The previous record was in June, when Japan beat Denmark in the World Cup.

So now almost all Japanese companies have Twitter accounts, and anime companies are no exception. One relatively new phenomenon is in-character Twitter accounts, where anime characters will actually tweet as themselves.

Kuroneko's Twitter account stats

Kuroneko has more followers than you, but less than Kirino.

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