Square Enix game producer Ryutaro Ichimura stirred up some serious anticipation with a cryptic Tweet hinting at big announcements to come from the Dragon Quest 30th Anniversary Project Presentation event scheduled to broadcast on January 13, 2016, on Youtube and Nico Nico. Hit the jump to learn more.
Prior to the debut of the TV series on Tokyo MX, Nico Nico is streaming a special live-event featuring cast members from the upcoming fantasy / comedy anime Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!. Hit the jump to learn more.
A live event broadcast on Nico Nico and a feature article in Weekly Famitsu magazine - both to be published on January 28, 2016 - will provide new information about the upcoming The IdolM@ster game for PS4. Hit the jump to learn the details.
On December 24, 2015, Nico Nico will be streaming a live broadcast of the "Lupin! Lupin!! Lupin!!! 2015" concert, a musical event being held at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
On November 30, 2015, Japanese streaming website Nico Nico will be airing a new episode of the SHOW BY ROCK!! Battle of the Bands! Nico-nyama! talk show program, which will feature Eri Inagawa and Rina Hidaka talking about the plans for the upcoming Show by Rock!! sequel series and short anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Nico Nico user Kairo-shi ("Circuits Master") has uploaded a humorous live-action video depicting the return of "the most useless machine in the world" - a little-sister themed robot that throws a tantrum when her "onii-chan" tries to turn her on with the switch located on top of her head. Hit the jump to check it out.
A veritable army of cosplayers is preparing to take Ikebukuro by storm, because once again Nico Nico is sponsoring the annual "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest". Hit the jump to learn more.
What happens when Japanese fans on Nico Nico transpose the opening themes of Anpanman and One-Punch Man? Hit the jump to find out.
As part of the ongoing 20th anniversary celebration of the debut of Neon Genesis Evangelion, the 1st episode of the landmark psychological mecha anime TV series will receive a "street view" broadcast at 8 locations in 5 major cities in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of the riotous superhero manga One-Punch Man by One and Yusuke Murata will be happy to learn that the official Japanese broadcast schedule for the One-Punch Man TV anime as well as additional cast members have been announced. Hit the jump to learn more.
In anticipation of the release of the new Lupin III TV series, Nico Nico is staging a 3 day Lupin III marathon beginning in August of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
MAiDiGi TV has posted the latest promotional video for the forthcoming 3D surreal gag anime series Xmaiden. Nico Nico Douga will start streaming the short anime starring Maaya Uchida, Yuko Iida, Yuiko Tatsumi, and MAKO on February 28 for free. Check the characters and their voices after the jump.
Lambert, a Tokyo-based pachinko/video game design company, is now developing a 3D surreal gag anime series Xmaiden featuring bishoujo girls in space. The anime will be streamed on Nico Nico Douga for free shortly. Hit the jump for more.
I guess humans are overrated these days. If being in love with a human is too boring, how about this new Japanese indie game called Fall In Love With Creatures! Kokonoe Kokoro. Fully voiced except for the main character, this Non-Human Dating Sim is free and waiting for you to play. Watch the introduction movie after the jump!
Kusarine Project has been turning anime opening themes into live-action versions with masked performers in them since 2009 and there was no way they would have missed this song, Guren No Yumiya, the opening theme of Attack On Titan. The group's 14th live-action opening theme video was posted on NicoNico on June 18th and already reached 423,920 views. Watch the video after the jump!