A series of live-streaming events on Niconico entitled "SEEK at MEKAKUCITY" concluded yesterday with the announcement of a new Kagerou Project-related anime tentatively entitled MEKAKUCITY RELOAD. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese streaming website Niconico is going behind the scenes of Sweetness & Lightning, the heart-warming TV anime based on Gido Amakagure's manga about a widowed father learning to cook for his young daughter, with a special livestream broadcast on August 11, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new installment of the "Hero Club 4-Seasons Dynamic Report", an Internet radio program promoting Yuki Yuna is a Hero, will broadcast on Niconico on May 21, 2016, and it appears that another announcement regarding the fan-favorite magical girl TV anime is on the way. Hit the jump to learn more.
A Niconico and Youtube user going by the handle of NamakiroP has undertaken a bold video project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise: a series of 20 fan tribute videos focusing on the various Types of Pokémon (Grass, Fire, Ghost, etc.). Hit the jump to check out the videos that have been released so far.
Japanese streaming website Niconico is planning to rebroadcast the entirety of the controversial TV anime, Blood-C. Hit the jump for the details.
In a unique cross-promotional event, Niconico is sponsoring a "spot the differences" contest challenging viewers to spot 5 alterations in the theatrical release vs. the Niconico broadcast version of the upcoming Ao Oni ver.2.0 horror film for a chance to win unique prizes. Hit the jump to learn more.
Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy returns in July of 2015 with a trio of additional Decepticons joining the cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of cute girls and giant mecha will soon have something to celebrate, because the long-anticipated sequel to Robot Girls Z, entitled Robot Girls Z Plus, will begin streaming on Niconico and Youtube beginning May 20, 2015. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Niconico and Morinaga & Company are teaming up to hold a "Funny General Election" featuring several of Morinaga's candy brands and the unlikely assistance of virtual idol Hatsune Miku. Hit the jump to learn more.
Toei plans to drop some Robot Girls Z Plus-related knowledge on the unsuspecting public with a special live-event on Nico Nico later in March, 2015, Hit the jump for details.
For those that actively used the NicoNico US video portal, the site site staff have announced in a new blog post that the dedicated US site will be "retired" and that the main Japanese site will be completely localized in English, with that launch set for later this month. Hit the jump for all of the details and the timeline that led to the latest announcement.