Downloads of the LINE Camera app have passed 30 million, becoming the top grossing app in the camera category of the Google Play store in 45 countries, publisher NHN said.

LINE Camera is part of a family of titles from the company, the centrepiece of which is the LINE social messaging app. The company said earlier this year that this has passed the 100 million user milestone, starting in Asia before moving into other international markets.

More than 100 million games have also been downloaded via its LINE Game portal, which offers entertainment apps that are integrated with the LINE messaging service.

One 2 April 2013, LINE’s Stamp Shop became available globally, “enabling users to purchase stamps featuring Disney characters, Hello Kitty, Snoopy, and other popular characters in addition to the LINE characters”.

The company said that it intends to “provide more integrated services and contents including those for LINE Camera to stimulate communication between its users”.