Nico Nico Douga Hits 28 Million Users, Generates US$46 Million In Sales Last Quarter

Nico Nico Douga, Japan’s answer to YouTube, is still growing nicely, five years after launch. Dwango, the Tokyo-based company behind the popular service, released its financial report [PDF] for the last nine months (ending in June 2012). And according to the report, Nico Nico (the company’s most important asset) reached 28.08 million users in June. […]

Nico Nico Douga Hits 1.5 Million Paid Subscribers

Japanese online video sharing service Nico Nico Douga has got 1.5 million paid subscribers on January 3, 2012. Nico Nico Douga, with its unique overlay user-generated comments, is known by users’ videos, but recently it airs programs from TV and movie as well both in free and paid channels. Nico Nico Premium Membership costs 525 […]

Nico Nico Douga Turns Docomo Cellphone To A Remote Controller

Nico Nico Douga, Japanese popular video sharing service, released a feature phone app Nico Nico Remocon(=remote controller) [J] for Docomo feature phone. The app makes your cellphone be a controller of your playing movie on Nico Nico Douga on your PC. The app is available as a free option for premium member (over million users […]

Fatboy Slim Experiences How Nico Nico Douga Overlay Comment Works

Popular English DJ Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim appeared on a special program on Nico Nico Namahousou(Nico Nico Live) [J], user generated videocast service on June 2 to promote Big Beach Festival’11 Chiba, which was also aired on Nico Nico Namahousou. Nico Nico News reported [J] how he enjoyed real time communication with his Japanese […]

Nicofarre – Nico Nico Douga To Reincarnate Legendary Roppongi Disco

Nico Nico Douga, Japanese online movie sharing service which differentiates itself against YouTube with comments overlay-display, announced some news [J] at its first user conference in oversea, Taipei, Taiwan [zh]. One of the news is that Nico Nico Douga is planning to open a nightclub with 5 huge LED wallscreens with projecting its movies and […]