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Shimeji Browser Extension Shimeji Browser Extension

Play with little shimejis while browsing the web.

Shimeji Browser Extension is a featured Chrome extension by It has 2,000,000+ weekly active users and an average rating of 4.00. Shimeji Browser Extension is similar to Custom Cursor for Chrome™ and Sugoi Shimeji. The latest version is 1.6.5 and was updated a year ago. Shimeji Browser Extension is only available in English. Within Chrome Web Store, its overall ranking is #120.

Shimejis are little characters or desktop buddies that play around on the sites you visit. They interact with the elements on the page. You control their behavior. Pick them up with your mouse pointer, drag them around, and drop them where you want. They can walk, crawl, climb, and jump all over the place. To have a little bit more fun you can also let them steal elements from the page. They interact with all your favorite sites. There are many shimeji characters to choose from. Each character has its own special behavior.

This extension brings shimejis to the web browser and therefore they are now available to Chrome OS users as well.
Risk impact

Shimeji Browser Extension requires a lot of risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Shimeji Browser Extension if you trust the publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Shimeji Browser Extension is well trusted and should be safe to install.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
its pretty fun but the problem was that it wont show up on the home screen :[ if it can be fixed, please tell me how, ty!
by Cindy Abrau Cindy Abrau, 2022-09-23

I don't like that that there is no easy way to stop them from cloning themselves. Other than that I think its great.
by Brittany Duggan Brittany Duggan, 2022-09-20

its so cute<3 and guys its safe to use dont worry its a safe one
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