DWANGO Co., Ltd. held the largest online festival in Japan “Niconico Net Chokaigi Summer 2020” from Aug. 9 to Aug. 16, 2020. The “number of online guests”, who watched the live streaming, reached 17,738,806. This is a bigger number than the number of online guests for “Niconico Net Chokaigi 2020” held in April, which was 16,381,426.
“Niconico Net Chokaigi” is the first Niconico Chokaigi event held twice in a year, and 28 companies, including the super special sponsor NTT, participated.
There were 196 official Niconico Live programs with over 160 ideas from the users. The contents, improved from the last event, warmed up the summer.
The next event “Niconico Chokaigi2021” will be held for 8 days from Apr. 18 to Apr. 15, 2021, at the Niconico Online Venue and a real-life venue, Makuhari Messe. They will make use of the knowledge they obtained from the online event and bring “Niconico Chokaigi” to the next level by merging the online and online events.