March 2014 Archives

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).