July 20, 2008 § 1 Comment
Finally got myself a Nico Nico account.
I spoke about the greatness of Nico Nico in a post earlier in the year (except the video died because youtube is a tool.) Nico Nico Douga is a Japanese video sharing community (similar to youtube) where MADs (Japanese parodies), insanely pro musical artists, and high quality videos dominate. Unlike youtube, Nico Nico allow users to post videos in high quality, without the 10 min limit. Another interesting point about Nico Nico is the commenting system. When you write and post a comment, your comment will scroll across the video at the point you posted it. So if you posted your comment at 1:37 in the video, it will scroll at 1:37. Of course scrolling Japanese text can get annoying, so there’s always the option of turning the comments off when you watch the video and read them on the panel on the side.
Anyway, since I’m not known for being the best explainer in the world, a video-