[LINE] Reviewed Stickers Open for Sale Through LINE Creators Market, A Platform That Allows Users to Create and Sell Stickers

2014.05.08 LINE App

30,000 Creators and 5,000 Sticker Sets Registered Worldwide Since Opening the Market

Tokyo, Japan – May 8, 2014 – LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, today announced that stickers which have passed the review process can now be sold and purchased through LINE Creators Market, its platform that allows users to release their own original stickers. 


LINE Creators Market lets LINE users from around the world create and sell their own stickers for use in the LINE app. Since the market opened for registration on April 17, over 30,000 users have registered an account with LINE Creators Market ( https://creator.line.me ), and a total of 5,000 sticker sets have been submitted.*1 Around 40% of these creators are based outside of Japan, adding an international touch to the global user-based sticker market.

Starting today, creators of stickers that have passed the review process can now release their stickers accordingly. Released stickers can also be put up for sale on LINE Web Store ( https://store.line.me ).*2  Approximately 350 sets of stickers can now be released by their creators. 

Creators receive 50% of the revenue generated from the purchase of their stickers.*3 Applications for payment can be submitted from the admin screen once the total amount of the creator’s return up to the preceding month has reached JPY 10,000. Payment transfers will be made the month after payment applications are received.*4 

*1:Figure includes both reviewed stickers and those still in the review process.
2:LINE Web Store is an online store that lets users purchase stickers, themes, and other digital content for use in the LINE app, as well as in-game currencies for LINE GAME apps. The store can be accessed via PC and smartphone web browsers and is currently available in Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand, with plans for expansion in the future.
3:Any withholding tax and/or transfer fees will be deducted from the payment amount receivable by the creator. The tax rate applied may vary according to the country of residence of the creator and purchaser of the stickers.
4:See the LINE Creators Market FAQ listed on My Page for more details on the payment schedule.