Shimeji is a fun desktop application for windows which animates mascots around your screen. A set of configurable predefined animations can bring your boring desktop to life. This must be a real fun application for you and your kids ..if any . This desktop mascot has been downloaded by more than 500,000 users worldwide.
There are two different versions of the application Calm and Mischievous and it only differs by its configuration files. Calm one just walks around here and there and Mischievous version can cling into the browser window and jump here and there. The later one is more interesting to use.
Shimeji has bee developed using java and requires java to to run. To run the application simply download it from below mentioned link and extract to some folder e.g “Shimeji”. Here you can find “Shimeji-ee.exe”, just click it to run. It somehow this doesn’t woks use Shimeji-ee.bat.
Original created of Shimeji is Yuki Yamada of Group Finity and the application was in Japanese. The current version has been translated to English and improved by some unknown(couldn't find his name) and is available at Google Code repository for download.
Download Shimeji from Google Code.