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Japan: The Linguistics of Nico Nico Douga

Metagold is a research blog based out of a project at Goldsmiths College, University of London, focused exclusively on the video sharing web service Nico Nico Douga. In a July 15th post, Metagold takes up the story of a linguist at Kyoto University, Kanamaru-san (id:kana0355 [ja]), who “asks how the basic difference of the comments’ placement […] creates the specific speech situations of commenting on Nico Nico Douga and Youtube.”

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