Flipnote Hatena is a Japanese blogging service. It provides community spaces for people with shared hobbies or interests to converse and exchange information. Hatena also provides an album service for posting and sharing photos. Additionally, it comes with a bookmark service that lets users save their favorite pages and publish them with comments and tags.
The Flipnote Hatena API allows users to retrieve data associated with their accounts including their flipnotes, comments, favorite creators, and fans. The Hatena website and API documentation are provided in both Japanese and English. However, much of the Hatena site content is available only in Japanese.