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【Updated daily! Just tap the screen to read! No.1 in app user uploads】

Balloon is a new and innovative text story app.

You can also upload your own original text stories through the app!

Balloon allows you to experience the sensation of peeking into someone's texts, or feel like you're one of the characters in the story by reading novels made up entirely of texts. Stories are updated and uploaded daily!

Romance, horror, school life, suspense etc... you're sure to be able to find a story that intrigues you on Balloon, with an endless number of novels to choose from.

This app is for you if you…

・Love reading romance novels and mobile novels

・Want to read romance novels for a little extra sparkle in your life

・Want to read thrilling and exciting mobile novels/text stories

・Love texting your friends

・Want to read mobile novels easily and on-the-go

・Enjoy reading easy-to-read text stories

・Want to read something fun and new

・Want to experience the thrill and excitement of reading romance or horror novels

・Want to try reading mobile novels/romance novels

・Enjoy reading novels online

・Want to see what text stories are like

・Want to read mobile novels/text stories in your free time

・Want to be moved by romance novels

◆◇◆We are looking for new text story authors!◆◇◆

Now you can upload your own original stories as an official author for Balloon!
Whether you’re a student or are already working, you can make this your part-time job and receive payment.

Text stories are now trending among teenagers and young adults all around the world.

Why don’t you try creating new stories with us?

Apply through: writer_oubo@fowd.co.jp

Please include:
① Your name (or preferred nickname)
② Stories you’ve written in the past

【About Premium Membership】
If you subscribe to Balloon’s premium membership service, you can read unlimited stories.

We offer three different plans:
・Weekly Plan — $2.99 (tax included) 【One Week Free Trial!】
・Monthly Plan — $7.99 (tax included)
・Yearly Plan — $67.99 (tax included)

[Automatic Subscription Renewal]
If you do not cancel your subscription within the 24 hours before the end of your current subscription period, the subscription will be renewed automatically.

The payment for the next subscription will be confirmed and charged in the 24 hours before the end of your current subscription.

[How to check your subscription status / cancel automatic renewal]
1. Open the “Settings” app

2. Select “iTunes and App Store”

3. Tap “Apple ID: (your email address)” at the top of the screen

4. Tap “View Apple ID” on the pop-up screen

5. Sign in to your Apple ID

6. Choose “Subscriptions”

All of the apps that you currently have paid subscriptions to will appear on this page, and you can cancel your premium membership subscription.
*You cannot cancel your subscription in the Balloon app.
*If you begin your subscription during the free trial period, the remainder of the trial will be cancelled.

【Terms of Service】
・Balloon Terms of Service

・Balloon Premium Membership Terms of Service

・Balloon Privacy Policy

What’s New

Version 4.25.1

Ver 4.25.1 Update

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings


FOWD, Inc.
76.3 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Unrestricted Web Access
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
In-App Purchases
  1. 週額 $1.99
  2. 月額 $6.99
  3. 年額 $63.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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