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Japan’s Premier Virtual World Service Bringing A Taste of Japan Worldwide

For release on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9AM, PST.

San Francisco, California, XXDATEXX– CyberAgent America Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Tokyo based CyberAgent and creator, innovator and distributor of social experiences that engage millions of people across the world, today announced a partnership with PS Company Co., Ltd and one of PS Company’s premier Japanese Visual Kei rock band, Alice Nine. In coordination with the release of Alice Nine’s new single, ?? or Senko, the partnership allows to CyberAgent America to bring more Japanese goods overseas, in the form of limited edition Alice Nine virtual goods within Ameba Pico, a leading virtual world service with millions of users worldwide.

Ameba Pico offers the ability for people to express themselves through designing their own room and avatar character– inspired by styles and fashions popular from Japan. Ameba Pico will be bringing items, designs, and styles designed in collaboration with Alice Nine to allow users to express themselves online with the style and fashions of Alice Nine’s lead vocalist, ? Shou. Items include:

    <*>Alice Nine Style Caps <*>Alice Nine Style Jackets <*>Alice Nine T-Shirts <*>And many others!

“With social game and virtual worlds booming worldwide, we feel Ameba Pico is on the forefront of bringing Japanese culture to other countries, and we want to continue to allow users to express themselves as freely as possible in our virtual world,” said Toshimichi Namba, CEO of CyberAgent America, Inc.“This partnership with PS Company will allow us to bring the Visual Kei style, and more importantly to Alice Nine fans, worldwide.”

CyberAgent America continues to invest in Ameba Pico, bringing Japanese culture and content worldwide. Come express yourself with the free-to-play virtual world service, Ameba Pico, on Facebook. The latest Japanese styles and fashions are readily available at: http://apps.facebook.com/amebapico.

About CyberAgent America

CyberAgent America, Inc. was established in February 2008 as a fully owned subsidiary of Tokyo based CyberAgent. With extensive networks and over 10 years of experience in the Japanese internet industry, CyberAgent America is in a position to forge Japanese internet services in to American market, taking advantage of synergies between the CyberAgent group. For more information, please visit http://www.cyberagentamerica.com.

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