Nico Nico Douga, the largest Japanese video hosting service operated by Dwango, conducted an online survey on popular anime voice actors/actresses around at 21:00 on January 12 (JST). During the 10 minutes period, 39,172 users voted for only one voice actor/actress who they thought the best in the anime business. Check the top 23 list after the jump.
Nico Nico Douga, the largest Japanese video hosting service operated by Dwango, conducted an online survey on the 279 TV anime titles aired (or streamed) in 2016 via its "Nico Nico Enquête" system for its users. During 72 hours between December 23 and 26, 306,568 people voted for their best anime of 2016. Check the top 20 titles after the jump.
Overlord and Youjo Senki, a pair of light novel series published by Kadokawa's enterbrain label that are receving anime adaptations, will be teaming up in a joint press-conference that will be livestreamed on Nico Nico on November 24, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.