What Is DLsite.com?

DLsite.com is a digital content platform specializing in Japanese indie games. As of December 2022, the site DLsite.com gets an estimated 92.5 million monthly views, according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates DLsite.com was founded on February 17, 2001.

Website: https://www.dlsite.com/

Is DLsite.com Safe?

I conducted a series of malware tests to find out if DLsite is safe and legit. Here are the results:

I installed the Malwarebytes Browser Guard on my Edge browser and was able to browse the site DLsite.com without any issues which means that the browser guard doesn’t consider the site to be compromised or malicious.

To check this further I ran malware scans with Malwarebytes and Spybot on my computer and they returned no malware detection. I also ran a full system-wide scan with Microsoft Defender and no malware was found.

To confirm that the site is clean, I also checked the site DLsite.com on the online malware scanner Sucuri and it returned with no issues. You can see the same here: Sucuri scan for the site DLsite.com.

DLsite Sucuri results

No malware was found and the site has not been blacklisted by any security vendor.

Lastly, I ran a malware scan with VirusTotal on the domain DLsite.com and no security vendors have flagged the site as malicious. You can see the same here: VirusTotal scan for the site DLsite.com.

DLsite.com VirusTotal results

In conclusion, the site DLsite.com is a low security risk — no malware was found and no security vendor has flagged the site as malicious or blacklisted it.