Greetings Niconico fans,

Today marks the release of our video uploader comment report feature!

Until now comments had to be reported from the Comment Deletion Board, but now this can be achieved from the comment report form indicated below:

Comment Report Form Locations (2)

①From the uploaded video watch page ⇨ "Edit video description/comments" ⇨ "Report Comment (For video uploader only)" (red text in below images)

②From the uploaded video watch page footer (located at very bottom of the page) "Report Comment (For video uploader only)" (text in orange)

* Note that this form only appears for a logged-in user account that has uploaded a video.

Reports received via this form will be reviewed in order of arrival. Comments deemed to be in violation will be deleted and the user responsible will be penalized.

We hope this makes managing over your precious Niconico videos an easier experience!

"A 'Nicotopia' with a million of your buds."

Greetings Niconico Cho Party fans!

The third coming of Niconico's grand-scale fan performance event--the Niconico Cho Party 3--is just around the corner, so here's some information to ensure you can get in on the action!

-Dates & Watch Pages-
Day 1 - Saturday, April 26th from 6:00pm JST
Day 2 - Sunday, April 27th from 5:00pm JST

-What is the Niconico Cho Party?-

The Cho Party is a grand-scale stage event starring Niconico Douga users in a variety of performance genres featuring not only concerts covering a wide range of music genres such as Vocaloid, Sang_it and Danced_it, but also "Niconico-centric" stage performances like tech and videogame let's plays!

If you're still scratching your head, then proceed here to see comprehensive info about the Cho Party 3, including a live stream ticket purchase guide for those of you living overseas!

Enjoy the Cho Party 3!

-UPDATE- April 16th, 5:02pm JST

The multi-language version is now back up and running without any issues. Our apologies for putting a temporary damper on your Niconico experience!

Thank you for your understanding and enjoy the site!


Hello everyone at Niconico!

It has come to our attention that since 4:00pm JST today (April 16th) the multi-language version of our site is not loading correctly due to unknown reasons. Rest assured that we are looking into the matter and will let everyone know when everything is up and running again.

Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause our users.

* Note that setting the site language to Japanese will fix this issue for anyone still wanting to access the site in the meantime.


4/11 - Attack on Titan Double Feature

Greetings Attack on Titan fans!

Nico Live is bringing you two Attack on Titan webcasts this week! If you're a fan of the manga or anime, you owe it to yourself to watch these exclusive programs dedicated to enthusiasts! Click the titles below to head over to the watch page and timeshift 'em!

Saturday, April 12th at 9:00pm (JST)

Escape From A Super Titan's Stomach!

During a regular-scheduled announcement of a real escape game here at the Nico Live Studio, a colossal titan suddenly appears!

Before the terror-stricken staff is able to come to terms with what happened, the entire studio is swallowed by its gaping maw!

You have 15 minutes and the clock is ticking... That's 15 minutes left to escape the belly of a colossal titan before being digested!

Solve all the puzzles of the colossal titan's belly and escape!

Attack on Titan - Projection Mapping Live

Through projection mapping a life-sized will appear and Eren, Mikasa and Levi will be there clad in 3D maneuver gear to take it down! This program lets you enjoy the action in real time even if you can't be at Kawasaki in person!

* Premium members can watch a timeshift of the above program.


Greetings fellow Nico'ers!

Due to the national Japanese consumption tax increase to 8%, the Niconico premium membership fee will be affected as follows:

■Payment by PayPal■

Current Membership Fee: 525 JPY/month
Effective Until: March 31st, 2014

New Membership Fee: 540 JPY/month
Effective From: April 1st, 2014

We're sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.


Greetings fellow Nico'ers!

Our site will be down for maintenance during the times listed below:

Maintenance Times
Tuesday, March 25th from 6:00am to 7:00am JST and
Monday, March 31st from 11:50pm to Tuesday, April 1st 12:30am JST
* Premium membership registry and deactivation are not available during the time above.
* Times above are subject to change.

Areas of Site Affected
Premium membership registry/deactivation for Niconico and related services.
*Premium member tickets (serial codes) cannot be used.

This is just something we have to do every now and then to improve
the site and make sure everything is working!

We're sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.


Vocaloidparty.PNGGreetings Vocaloid and Niconico Chokaigi 3 fans!

If you like Vocaloid and plan on attending the Chokaigi 3 or streaming it live from your PC, then be sure to check out the Super Vocanico Party!

Also, you'll get a chance to hear your favorite Vocaloid tunes because from March 4th to March 30th we're accepting suggestions for which songs are played at the event!

The song entry form (URL below) is pretty straightforward and anyone with an elementary level of Japanese should be able to manage, but just in case here's a quick translation of the required items on the form:

Song Entry Form

・Niconico Name (Required)
・Sex (top is male, bottom is female) (Required)
Vocaloid Song Video ID (Required)
Reason for Suggesting Song (Optional)

Once you have filled out the info above, then click the large blue button at the bottom of the form and you're finished!

Which Vocaloid song are you hoping gets played at the event?

Let us know on


Comment Deletion Guidelines

Comment Deletion Guidelines
Any material relative to the following will be deleted as deemed by the operating company.

Prohibited Matters (From Terms of Use)
The following actions are prohibited to the User upon his/her use of Niconico:
•  Illegal actions and actions that assist, solicit, force and encourage illegal actions
•  Actions that cause excessive burden on the Niconico server
•  Actions that interfere with the operation of Niconico, actions that are determined inappropriate by the operating company
•  Actions that interfere with use of Niconico by other Users
•  Actions that conflict with the Public Officers Election Act
•  Actions that infringe on other people's reputations, social creditability, privacy, right of portrait, publicity right, copyright and other intellectual property rights and all other rights (including all rights stipulated by the law and ordinances, as well as rights acknowledged in precedents)
•  Slanderous, threatening and harassing actions against other Users
•  Use of discriminatory expressions against others on the basis of ethnicity, region, race, gender and age
•  Actions that solicit, induce and encourage suicide, mass suicide, self-laceration and use of illegal/law-evading drugs
•  Actions that invite encounters for the purposes of sexual intercourse and indecent acts
•  Use of expressions that are sexually suggestive, obscene and violent, and all other similar actions that may cause others excessive discomfort
•  Posting links to child prostitutions/pornography and uncensored video download sites
•  Trading activities, auctions, money transactions and all other similar actions for which permission has not been obtained from the operating company
•  Advertisements of products that have not been approved by the operating company, disclosing the profiles for the purpose of promotion and all other actions undertaken for the purpose of solicitation including spam mails and chain mails
•  Spoofing through the use of other people's names and their organization names (company names), etc.
•  Actions against public order and morals and common currency
•  All other actions that may fall under the items listed above as well as those that are prohibited by the guidelines or other similar rules presented by the operating company
User names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers, email addresses, bank account and other such personal information (information defined in the Personal Information Protection Law under second clause article 1).

2/14 - Cho Party 3 Special

Fellow Niconico enthusiasts,

Eager to see some of the 250 performers scheduled to appear at the Niconico Cho Party 3 on April 26th and 27th!?


Then you're in luck because this Saturday, February 15th we are streaming from the performers' share house for a full 24 hours!

Also catch highlight footage of Niconico Cho Party 1 and 2 as well as new trailers and announcements for Cho Party 3!

Check out the broadcast watch page for details!

(Saturday, February 14th at 9:00pm JST)

Don't forget to timeshift it!


2/6 - Vocaloid Survey Closed

Greetings everyone!

Just wanted to thank everyone for participating in the Vocaloid survey on our FB fan page!

We'll have a look at the answers and use it help bring you more content in the future!

Also, a special big thank you goes out to Haruma (春馬) for letting us use that big and beautiful Vocaloid artwork! Thanks again, Haruma! :)

We hope everyone continues to enjoy the site (especially Vocaloid content)!