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Dear Niconico Users,

All Niconico Services will be down for maintenance on November 9, 2017.  

*During this period, you will be unable to view or access any of Niconico services (including Niconico Video, Niconico Live, etc).
■ Maintenance Date 

・Maintenance for entire Niconico website 

 November 9, 2017 (Thurs) 2:00 am ~ 8:00 am (JST)

・Niconico Channels 

 November 9, 2017 (Thurs) 2:00 am ~ 9:00 am (JST)
 ※Original starting time has been changed from 1:00 am to 2:00 am (JST).

・Video Upload Feature

 November 9, 2017 (Thurs) 1:45 am ~ 8:00 am (JST)

*Services will be restored after maintenance is complete. 
*Maintenance times may change.
■Affected Areas
・All Niconico services 
・Services (outside of Niconico) that use Niconico accounts 
・Sign up/Cancellations for Niconico Premium or Paid Niconico Channels
・Purchase and use of Niconico Points / Viewership of paid contents 
・Niconico service emails
・Questions and Inquires to Niconico Customer Support
■ Miscellaneous 
・Data gathering period for video rankings subject to change
・No refunds for Niconico points due to maintance 
・Niconico Help page viewable during maintenance



We thank you your understanding and patience.


Sincerely,


Niconico
Dear Niconico Users,


Thank you for using Niconico.


Nico Live will undergo maintenance during
the following date and time :
 
Date:  Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 am (JST)
 
Please accept our apologies for this great inconvenience.

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.



Thank you very much.


Niconico

[Notice] Niconico Terms of Use Amendment

Dear Niconico Users,


Thank you for using Niconico.


Niconico Terms of Use has been amended as detailed below.


【Reason for Amendement】
Up until present, Niconico has not required users to be notified when content (concerning clauses related to Niconico Terms of Use amendments, service content updates and termination) has been updated.

We believe that it would be advantageous for users to be notified when updates occur. And so we have amended the content of Niconico Terms of Use to include user notification.


【Amended Text】
Please refer to the following comparison chart for further details. 

Niconico Terms of Use Comparison Chart (before and after revision) PDF

*Click here to view Niconico Terms of Use:

*Please note that updated text may take time to reflect for select services and devices.



Thank you,



Niconico
 

        

Nico Report Design Update

Dear Niconico Users,


Thank you for using Niconico.

The design for Nico Report will be updated in select areas during the following period: 

 May 17, 2017 (Wed)  ~ May 24, 2017 (Wed) 


■ 5/17 (Wed) 

The following features will be terminated. 

  •  Nico Report Comments 

Nico Report Comments will be terminated; comments posted prior to termination will no longer be shown.

Nico Report page for checking comments will also be terminated.

  • Nico Report List(s)

Nico Report lists will no longer be available, ending the use of created Nico Report lists .

  • Nico Report for Public My List page

■ May 17 (Wed) ~ May 24 (Wed) 

The following design update will be applied to select users on the 17th; after the 24th, this update will be applied to all users.

During the update period  (5/17 ~ 5/24), changes (such as the deletion of activities) on Nico Report may not show up until the update period ends.

  • Extension for Nico Report Display
    • My Page Nico Reports will be shown for up to one month max (compared to the standard period of one week) 
    • *Note:Period may be shorten based on the number of follows.

  • Separation of "Channels and Communities" for My Page Nico Report 
    • My Page Nico Report option "Channels & Communities" will be separated into two distinct options, "Channel" and "Community"

  • Update for Nico Report Privacy Settings
    • Setting your activities on Nico Report to private in Privacy Settings will also hide them in your My Page Nico Report.
  • Update for select activity content
    • Until recent, multiple activities have shown similar content. This has been updated to reflect only one specific activity. (ex:" Start user broadcast / Start community broadcast )

Summarized activities 

    1. Start Community broadcast / Timeshift Community broadcast/  Mylist


Setting the above activities to hide in Nico Report Privacy Settings disables them from being shown to your followers. Please be sure to check your Nico Report Privacy Settings  when streaming broadcasts.


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    • The option " When your upload video is ranked in " (previously shown  privately) will be shown to other users. 

*Please turn off this activity option from your privacy settings if you do not wish for other users to be notified.

    • The option "when you achieve a stamp"  ( once shown to other users) will only be shown to you.
    • Only community followers will be notified " when you upload community videos." 

*Said community must be followed in order to watch videos.

    • The design for activities (for mylisting community videos) will change based on your video watch settings.

*Watch settings will not appear in Nico Report if permission for viewership is only given to members.

*Watch settings will appear in Nico Report if permission for viewership is  given to all members.

    • My List titles will appear for the option "When you mylist videos;" however, My List comments will be hidden.
    • The options "When you start a live broadcast or timeshift them" will appear in the "Community" menu option for Nico Report (My Page).
    •  Content mylisted multiple times will only appear once in Nico Report as a recent entry. 
  • Deleting select activities
    • Advertising (after changing the name of the advertiser) will not show the message "advertised video" in Nico Report. (standard message "advertised" will still appear)
  • Other Design Changes
    • Video Titles will no longer be translatable 


Thank you,


Niconico

Thank you for using Niconico.

Nico Live will undergo maintenance during
the following date and time :
 
Date:  Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 am (JST)
 
Please accept our apologies for this great inconvenience.

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

Thank you very much.

Niconico
Dear Niconico Users, 

Thank you for using Niconico. 

Mylist features for Niconico will undergo maintenance, April 13 2017. 
■ Date
・April 13, 2017 (Thurs) 11:00 am ~ 12:00 pm (JST) 
* Please note that completion time for maintenance may change.
■ Affected Devices
・Mylist features for the following services will be affected:
 ・Niconico Video
 ・Niconico Images
 ・Blomaga
■ Inaccessible features (actions) during maintenance 
・Moving to or copying Quicklists
・Adding or deleting Mylists
・Writing, editing, or deleting Mylist comments
・Moving to or copying Mylist groups
・Editing Mylist groups 
・Sorting Mylist groups
* Please note that you will be able to watch, edit, and post videos (or video info). 

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

Thank you very much,

Niconico

[Notice] Nico Report Renewal

Dear Niconico Users,



Thank you for using Niconico.


Nico Report (a service that provides various info updates for your Mypage) will be renewed. Please see below for details. 


■ Extension of Nico Report Display Period  

Nico Reports for Mypage will be shown for up to one month max. 

(A change from the conventional display period of one week) 


■ Change in Display Method

Channel and Community Nico Reports will be displayed separately for PC. 


 Termination of Select Features

Nico Report Comment and List features will be terminated.


Updated Content List (includes content mentioned above)

● Extension of Nico Report Display Period 


● Channel and Community Nico Reports will be displayed separately inside your       MyPage Nico Reports. (only for PC)

● Change in privacy settings for Nico Report

  • Activities will be hidden from your MyPage Nico Reports when Nico Report or specific activities are set to private (from Account Settings> Nico Report Settings). 

● Termination of Nico Report Comments (only for PC)

● Termination of Nico Report Lists (only for PC)

● Termination of Nico Report within Public Mylist page (only for PC)

 Inability to translate video titles 

● Change in content for select activities 

  • Notices indicating that your posted video was ranked will also be shown to other users.

*Please turn off the activity option from your privacy settings if you do not wish for the notification to be shown to other users.

  • Notices indicating that you acquired a stamp will only be shown to you and not other users.
  • Notices indicating that you posted a community restricted video will only be shown to community followers.

*Users will not be able to watch videos if they are not following the community.

  • Notices indicating that you have mylisted a video will also be shown in your Mylist Nico Report (for only PC)
  • Mylist titles will be shown; while Mylist comments will be hidden.
  • Notices indicating that you started or timeshifted a live broadcast will also be shown in your community Nico Report.
  • Mylisting the same content mutiple times will only show as one recent entry for Nico Report

●  Removal of select activities 

●  Notices indicating that you advertised a video after changing your advertiser         name will not be shown in your Nico Report. (Videos will still be shown as          having been advertised)


Nico Report Renewal Schedule

March 4, 2017 (Tue)

Renewal of Nico Report for Android App

  • Extension of Nico Report Display Period 
  • Change in Nico Report Privacy Settings
  • Change for select activities/  Removal of select activities

*Nico Report comment features will be available until 5/8 (Mon) for PC 


May 8, 2017 (Mon) ~  May 19, 2017 (Fri)

Nico Report will  be renewed in steps for PC.  

  • Extension of Nico Report Display Period
  • Channel and Community Nico Reports will be displayed separately inside your MyPage Nico Reports. (only for PC)
  • Change in Nico Report Privacy Settings
  • Termination of Nico Report Comments
  • Termination of Nico Report Lists
  • Termination of Nico Report for Public Mylist page
  • Change for select activities/  Removal of select activities


Thank you,


Niconico

Thank you for using Niconico.

Nico Live will undergo maintenance during
the following date and time :
 
Date:  Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 am (JST)
 
Please accept our apologies for this great inconvenience.

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

Thank you very much.

Niconico

Video Playback Speed Feature

Dear Niconico users,

Thank you for using Niconico.

A new "Playback Speed(β)" feature (released Thursday, January 12, 2017) is available now for the HTML 5 video watch page (β).

This feature allows you to change your video's playback speed from the normal 1.0 to 1.2 or 0.5. (via "Playback Speed (β)" from "Settings").

■ Applicable Services

・PC version of Niconico(HTML5 video watch page (β) version only)
* This feature can be used on all videos.

■ Applicable Users  

・Premium members
・Free members

■ About Playback Speed (β) Feature

・Change your playback speed  from the "Playback Speed (β)" option located inside "Settings" (via the video player gadget icon).
・Use option to change speed to x 0.5,  x 1.0 or x 1.2.

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■ Attention

・Playback speed will return to normal speed (1.0) when page is reloaded.
・Faster speeds will be available at a later date.

 

Thank you

Niconico


Thank you for using Niconico.

Nico Live will undergo maintenance during
the following date and time :
 
Date:  Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 am (JST)
 
Please accept our apologies for this great inconvenience.

We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

Thank you very much.

Niconico