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How to Make a Japanese TinierMe Account (in English!)

Updated on July 25, 2011

Want to play the Japanese version of TinierMe?

TinierMe's Japanese counterpart is called atgames, but it is referred to by English fans as "Japan TinierMe" or "JPTM". This guide will tell you how to create your account and play, without knowing any Japanese!

If you already play TinierMe, you will probably have an easy time playing JPTM, as many of the buttons to change clothes, etc, are in the same places. However, JPTM has a LOT more features than TinierMe, so get ready to learn some new stuff!

Tip: If you are using Google Chrome, you can turn on English translation, which should help you navigate. You won't be able to translate the text that is in images, however.

Already made your account and want to know how to complete the tutorial or earn Goodsel? Check these pages out!

How to Complete the Japanese TinierMe Tutorial Mission

How to Earn Goodsel on Japan TinierMe and Get Free Items!

Note: atgames recently updated their layout. You should still be able to follow these guides, but I will try to update them with new images soon.

Step 1: Enter your email address

Access Japan TinierMe by going to http://www.atgames.jp. This will be the first screen you see if you have never visited before. Get your account started by simply inputting your email address in the box on the right, and then clicking the large orange button below it.

Step 2: Go check your email

You will see this screen next. It's telling you to go check your email, and click on the link within. If you don't see the email from atgames, check your junk folder or wait a little longer.

Note: If you do not get the email within 10 minutes, you may need to try again. I have confirmed that Gmail accounts receive the email from atgames.

Step 3: Open your email and click the link inside

Open the email from atgames (it will probably be the only email in your inbox that's in Japanese) and simply click on the link inside.

Step 4: Design your first Selfy!

Once you click on the email confirmation, you are ready to make your Selfy! You can pick one of the premade Selfies on the left (click the orange button below the character if you want one of these), or click the button on the right to design your own. I designed my own because you get a better selection of eyes and hair that way!

Step 5: Pick your starter clothes

You can select one of the starter packs at the bottom (it will include some items for your room as well), and then pick whichever eyes and hair you want. Use the orange arrow buttons to scroll, and simply click on the item you want to select it.

When you are done, click the orange button on the bottom right.

Step 6: Enter your registration details

This page is a little long, so bear with me. It's basically the same registration page as TinierMe, with a few differences.

Line 1: This is your email address.

Line 2: This is for "mobile address". Since you probably don't have a Japanese cell phone, just leave it blank. It's not required.

Line 3: Create your user ID (the ID you will use to log in.) You can use any characters, English or Japanese is okay. Click the orange button next to the box (ID Check) to see if the ID is already taken. If it is, it will suggest some for you to use.

Line 4: Create your password. (Note: you do not have to use a symbol like on TinierMe, but it never hurts to make it very secure.)

Line 5: Retype your password.

Line 6: Check the button on the left for male, right for female.

Line 7: Enter your birth year. Use the dropdown box to select "shown" on your profile, or "hidden". The default is "shown".

Line 8: Enter your birth month, then day.

Line 9: Enter your Nickname. This will be the name that is displayed over your Selfy, and the name others can use to find you on the site. Again, you can use any characters, Japanese or English, and use the orange ID Check button to see if the name is taken.

The next 3 lines are asking if you want to subscribe to 3 different kinds of mail from atgames. The left option is YES, the right option is NO.

Line 10: Subscribe to the mail magazine: this email provides news about new events/gacha/etc.

Line 11: Game Guide: this is a few emails that help you get started on JPTM. Since it might contain some free items, I clicked yes.

Line 12: Reaction mail: I'm not sure what this is, but I think you get sent an email whenever someone sends you a MiniMail or friend request. I clicked no.

Line 13: Enter the Captcha and you're done! Click the orange button to finish.

Step 7: Confirm

Confirm that everything you entered is correct, and accept the Terms of Service by clicking the large orange button. If you want to make changes to your Selfy, you can click the bottom left button.

Step 8: You're ready to play!

Your account is ready to go! You might get a few pop-up notices, these are telling you that you received your daily 100 Goodsel just for logging in, and that you received a free newbie item.

JPTM Account Poll

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Helpful JPTM Links

Earn more Goodsel and participate in events for free items!

Let me know if you have any other questions about atgames/JPTM!

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      Johnf366 

      5 years ago

      Great, thanks for sharing this blog.Really thank you! aedgffdddaec

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for heloing me sign up but this page is a bit outdated and can you add things like how to use the Selfy Town?

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for heloing me sign up but this page is a bit outdated and can you add things like how to use the Selfy Town?

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      I made an account but it didn't say welcome to TinierMe or something like that it just said we will be working on...Does that mean I'm on? I didn't get and email though and I don't think I spelled my email wrong.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Yeaahh. . it helps. But the problem is you're kinda a bit lonely cuz you don't know much of japanese ^^;;

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I don't think you get to customize your selfy when making it anymore...

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      My account has been locked :( how long does this last or do I just need to make a new account?

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Having the same problem! Help?

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      How do i make an account??

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      The english version is gonna close december10th

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Um, guys, I just got interested in this game that I signed up for free, but I can't go to step 3 for some odd reason! Can you guys help me out?

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      how do you go to step 3? I just started, soooo...

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      D: so hard

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      ummm.... I guess the registration form thing has changed, because it's different from what u instructed...

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      @cuteordeath: Oh, okay...

      Thanks for the quick reply, though. :D

    • cuteordeath profile imageAUTHOR

      cuteordeath 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: oh, no, the Japanese version only has one skin color. :/

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Can you change your skin color?

      So far, it all seems pretty different than these instructions...

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Uuh, that's the same for me, a Japanese-Texted (Whatisthatword ~ 8D) Pop-Up cames out when I try to Confirm my Registration... But, since it's not selectionable, I can't use Google traduction to find what's wrong... owo' ~

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: try google translate. it's bad but understandable

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: Try copy and pasting the text in the box to google translate

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      For those who can't login use a Gmail,i believe most of you are using a yahoo like i did and no received no mail or a blocker popped up when you typed in your mail,I used my Gmail and the message came right in!~ so those of you who don't have a gmail make one now,if your determined to make a japanese Tm~

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      it gives meh this wacky japness stuff i don't wut it means TT0TT

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      I made an account..I just can't read the Japanese that gets me through the game D: There aren't any different language options anywhere..?

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      I can't register either...there's a box stuff that doesn't allow me to register! >:(

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      i can't register

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      btw it keeps on saying something in japanese that i can't translate and sends me 2 the top of the page.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: At the top right corner, click on the words ã­ã°ã¢ã¦ã and it will log you out

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: It does that to me as well.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      i'm having trouble with the cryp stuff, it says it cannot authenticate the image.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      How do you log out?;x;

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      it keeps saying something in red about my user name, my nick name and uncer the password.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Having A LOT of troubles with the password part it keeps on saying something in Japanese

      =3=

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @xxxnekoxxx

      Thaank you so much!~ ^^

      It finally worked for me and I was trying forever until I saw your comment. c:

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      waldenthreenet 

      8 years ago

      Congrads on reaching Squidoo Level 54. Just got there myself . Know any new topcs about Japanese culture ? Love Japanese people ! THanks.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @.3. try typing numbers instead of words in the 'birth date' thing. like instead of typing: january 3; type 01 and 3

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      This helped me. Arigato.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      I just clicked on a gacha thing that was in the profile part and now that I did it it keeps on sending me a ton of e-mails... >.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: The same thing happened to me... :/

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Uhh it won't confirm my password and i keep putting in a new one and it wont work.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Here hell for me:

      I press the orange box it says i didn't type in my password but i did.....

      so like wtf do i do?

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Hey ermm....it wont let me singh up when ever i try to press the bottom button to play....it just sends me back to the top.....what do i do? I tried re entering everything but it wont let me play! It just sends me back to the top of the page!

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      im torn up as hell. the stupid thing wont let me get in as a newbie... the box keeps coming up with... blahblahblah 4blah12blahblahblah

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      i can't make a new account. i can't read the message from webpage.

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      wheres the Captcha :o?

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      it wont let me create an account. i says my passwords don't mach but in 100% certain they do!

    • cuteordeath profile imageAUTHOR

      cuteordeath 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: Hm...I do know that there is an issue with the current version of Flash (I actually can't get into Selfy Town on either site at the moment.) You might actually try *downgrading* your Flash player (you can access the archived versions on the Flash website.)

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      This guide was quite helpful, however I am still having an issue registering. When it comes to the point to create the "selfy" all of the options display a loading box and nothing happens. I've updated my flash player, but that didn't fix it. is there anything else i'm overlooking here?

    • cuteordeath profile imageAUTHOR

      cuteordeath 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: Hmm, it's possible your passwords didn't match? Try retyping it carefully (or copy-pasting it)?

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Why can't I get past step 6?

      When I click the orange button, a BOX APPEARS AND i SEE IN THE RETYPE PASSWORD "PLEASE WRITE AGAIN TO CONFIRM"

      WHY IS THAT?

    • cuteordeath profile imageAUTHOR

      cuteordeath 

      8 years ago

      @neoglitch17: Sweet, glad to hear it! TinierMe is really fun, and a lot of the members play atgames because they have a lot more items and features (plus they get to see the newest releases faster.) Playing on atgames really has helped my Japanese! :)

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      neoglitch17 

      8 years ago

      Excellent! I haven't played TinierMe, but once I re-start my Japanese learning journey a game like this one will certainly come in handy! I'm going to favorite this lens for future reference. Thanks for sharing! :D

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