Hiroyuki vs Crypton: “Crypton is the New JASRAC”

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2ch creator and NicoNico Douga boss Hiroyuki has harshly criticised Crypton Future Media, the company responsible for Hatsune Miku and the MAD boom surrounding her, implying the company is acting hypocritically and is in danger of becoming like JASRAC, the Japanese answer to the RIAA.

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  • onemadcow commented on August 16, 2009 11:20

    The song was originally by Noriko Sakai, a past idol and celebrity who was recently arrested on drug charges after being missing for nearly a week. I have no doubt that Crypton found no humor... More

  • hALOTOO commented on August 14, 2009 17:09

    Suny right!... More


2ch Founder to Otaku: “You’re Gross, No Board For You!”

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2ch founder and male idol Hiroyuki is no fan of anime otaku it seems, and wasted no time in insulting them in recent comments made on NicoNico Douga (of which he is the boss), calling them “gross”, “annoying” and “unable to communicate properly”.

His comments were made in response to continuing demands that he allow anime threads on the “New Housoku” board, which he dismissed out of hand in a forthright manner:
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  • Char commented on September 21, 2009 04:34

    Hardcore trekkies, starwars and western comic fans can be equally scary. But fan does not necessarily mean dead beat the founder of Spacex is a starwars fan I think the last Administrator of NASA was a... More

  • Char commented on September 21, 2009 04:29

    But 2ch likely wouldn't even exist now or at the very least be as popular if not for those otaku. Though he may be lumping Otaku,NEETs and lolicons all together which is an incorrect view. Oh well... More


2ch Now Owned by Mysterious Singaporean Company

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Hiroyuki Nishimura (pictured), 2channel founder, NicoNico Douga CEO and gravure idol, has transferred the world’s largest forum 2ch to an unknown Singaporean company, in a move which has taken observers largely by surprise.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 25, 2009 09:37

    If the site was moved because of libel suits, that's just plain stupid. Singapore has one of the strictest libel wars in the world. 2ch wouldn't last long (or the company to that effect) if... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 13, 2009 10:02

    see so many ignorant fools around here...... More


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