Category Archives: Nico Nico Douga

Today is, err, Gachimuchi Day…

I logged into Nico Nico Douga this morning and went WTF. The top video list is filled with Gachimuchi Pantsu Wrestling (Don’t click unless you have your heart prepared!) videos. Here’s a rundown on what the meme is all about, shamelessly stolen from Wikipedia: Billy Herrington (born 14 July 1969, Long Island, New York) is […]

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OH SHI!!! No more MADs in Nico Nico Douga!?!

Nico Nico Douga announced they will delete videos containing materials from lots of anime companies from now. (See the news article here.)  Okay, this means my favorite Code Geass MAD, Super Nippon Deluxe (Sunrise), and all those Haruhi MADs (Kadokawa) can go to the graveyard soon. Zepy pointed out that there are still Touhou, Idolm@ster, […]

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Tales of Symphonia: Ratatosk no Kishi

… was the most recent anime I marathoned. Oh, wait, it’s not an anime isn’t it? Well, but my mode of experiencing it totally was that of an anime. I watched a fellow named rrw32 played the game from start to finish at Nico Nico Douga. The list of movies he uploaded contains 78 episodes […]

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Some Advanced Engrish Phrases from Moetan

<a href=”http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm2876706″ mce_href=”http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm2876706″ 【ニコニコ動画】高町なのは・古手梨花・みちると英会話レッスン Moetan brings us again how Engrish is supposed to be used! This new lesson is updated with the latest events and fads in the Engrish-speaking(?) world. Here are the phrases as they appear in the video. How many can you identify the sources? 「親父にもぶたれてたことないのに」 But, I was never even beaten by […]

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Want to know what it’s like to have Louise and Tabatha sleep by your sides?

Get a headphone. Prepare your heart. And listen to this: &lt;a href=”http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm1328727″&gt;【ニコニコ動画】ルイズ&タバサと小の字になって寝る動画&lt;/a&gt; My head exploded multiple times already… Arrggghhhh… Kugyuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!

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Japanese(?) I Learned from Nico Nico Douga

wktk (wakuteka) Stands for ワクワクテカテカ (wakuwakutekateka). “Wakuwaku”is an onomatopoeia for being excited, and “tekateka” for gleaming. It is used to express the feeling of expectation for a good thing that’s going to happen soon, like when you’re waiting to watch a good video while it’s loading, or the state that Tama-chan is in below: wktk

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“Nanoha-chan to Fate-chan ga Raburabu nan da yo!” said Tamura Yukari.

It’s official! 【ニコニコ動画】なのはさんによる伝説的告白【中の人】 The above video is full of lulz. First, a 15-year-old boy sent a postcard asking Yukarin “[...] Girls I like are 2D characters and Yukarin. It’s awkward to say that, isn’t it? Can you suggest a way to avoid the subject?” Yukarin and the co-host went “Hmm… This is difficult.” And Yukarin […]

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M.N.M.K. San Shimai wa Heibon Nanoka?

The titular video, M.N.M.K. San Shimai wa Heibon Nanoka? (M.N.M.K.三姉妹は平凡なのか? 最終鬼畜南家 【みなみけMAD】), is probably the best recent Nico Nico Douga remix. See for yourself how AWESOME it is below:

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The Evolution of Creativity: Nico Nico Douga and Doujinshi Subculture in Web 2.0

I gave a talk on Nico Nico Douga at Barcamp Bangkok on January 26, 2008. The event itself was fun and I got to meet a lot of interesting people, many of whom shared some obsession with Japanese media like I do. I’m posting here a revised version of the talk script and the talk […]

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Random Bits #6

Seems like I’m suffering from Hiatus Disease. Yeah, your job can make you become a lazy blogger, especially one where you have to multitask.

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