Niconico ( is a Japenese streaming site. As of December 2022, the site has 192.9 million monthly views, according to SimilarWeb. The Wayback Machine estimates that was founded on January 7, 2007. does have some subdomains set up for its different categories. So when you click on the category menu, it loads subdomains for those categories. We will scan those subdomains in our audit below.

Is Safe?

I analyzed for malware and malicious content to check if it was legit or a scam. Here are the results:

I checked on Sucuri, and it returned with no issues. Results: Sucuri scan for the site Sucuri results

I also scanned the 17 subdomains which are visible from the main site menu and they returned with no issues as well.

Security hardening flaws:

  • Missing security header for ClickJacking Protection. Affected pages: for iPad’s UA
  • Missing security header to prevent Content Type sniffing. Affected pages: for iPad’s UA

I then ran a parasite scan with Unmask Parasites on, and it is clean. Results: Unmask Parasites scan for the site

I also checked on VirusTotal, and it is clean. Results: VirusTotal scan for the site VirusTotal results

In conclusion, the site is safe to visit. There is no malware, the site isn’t blacklisted by any security vendor associated with Sucuri and no security vendor associated with VirusTotal has flagged the domain as malicious. OVERALL GRADE: Safe.

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