Nico Nico Douga Viral Songs 2006-2007

Nico Nico Douga Viral Songs 2006-2007


It seems to have fallen into disuse recently, but about 15 years ago, a video site called Nico Nico Douga used to be very popular in Japan.

At that time, many talented people were making various videos for hobbies and fun on Nico Nico Douga, and it was even said to be the most interesting site in the world at that time.

In fact, artists such as Kenshi Yonezu originally came from Nico Nico Douga.

There are many different kinds of videos on Nico Nico Douga, but I’d like to introduce some of the best (and weird) songs from the early days of Nico Nico Douga.


最近さいきん1:recentlylatelythese daysnowadaysright now2:nearestclosest
廃れるすたれるto go out of useto become obsoleteto die outto go out of fashion
気味ぎみ-like-looking-lookedtending to …
ニコニコwith a friendly grinsmilingly
動画どうが1:videomoviemoving picture2:animationanimated cartoon3:in-betweens (animation)
サイト1:site (usu. website)2:sight3:payable on sight
流行るはやる1:to be popularto come into fashion2:to be prevalentto spread widely (e.g. disease)to be endemic3:to flourishto thrive
ころ1:(approximate) timearoundabouttoward2:suitable time (or condition)3:time of yearseason
大勢おおぜい1:crowd of peoplegreat number of people2:in great numbers
いろいろ1:variousall sorts ofvariety of2:various colors (colours)
作るつくる1:to maketo produceto manufactureto buildto construct2:to prepare (food)to brew (alcohol)3:to raiseto growto cultivateto train4:to till5:to draw up (a document)to make outto prepareto write6:to create (an artistic work, etc.)to compose7:to coin (a phrase)to organizeto organiseto establishto found8:to have (a child)9:to make up (one’s face, etc.)10:to fabricate (an excuse, etc.)11:to give a (false) appearanceto feign (a smile, etc.)to put on a show of emotion12:to form (a line, etc.)13:to set (a record)14:to commit (a sin, etc.)
当時とうじat that timein those days
世界せかい1:the worldsocietythe universe2:spherecircleworld3:world-renownedworld-famous4:realm governed by one Buddhaspace
一番いちばん1:number onefirstfirst place2:bestmost3:gameroundbout4:as a testas an experimentby way of experimentby way of trialtentatively5:song (e.g. in noh)piece
言ういう1:to sayto utterto declare2:to nameto call3:to go (e.g. “the alarm went ping”)to make a noise
実はじつはas a matter of factby the wayto tell you the truthto be honestfrankly
出身しゅっしんperson’s origin (e.g. city, country, parentage, school)
存在そんざいするto exist
いくつか(a) fewsomeseveral
生まれるうまれるto be born
初期しょき1:early (days)initial stage2:initial
名曲めいきょくfamous piece of musicexcellent song(musical) masterpiece
きょく1:compositionpiece of musicsongtrack (on a record)2:tunemelodyair3:enjoymentfuninterestpleasure

魔理沙は大変なものを盗んでいきました (2006)
Marisa Stole The Precious Thing (4k ver)

思い出は億千万 (2007)
Okkusenman (Countless Priceless Memories in your childhood)

Fan-made English ver:


エアーマンが倒せない (2007年5月26日)
Can’t Beat Air Man

English ver:


Kenshi Yonezu still has his active account on Nico Nico Douga.


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