See also: 彈幕 and 弹幕

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
だん
Grade: S
まく
Grade: 6
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
彈幕 (kyūjitai)

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

The third sense developed as a comparison between the bullet fire of "bullet hell" video games and the presentation of comments on Niconico Video.

NounEdit

(だん)(まく) (danmaku (kyūjitai 彈幕)

  1. barrage (heavy curtain of artillery fire)
  2. (neologism) danmaku (type of heavy bullet fire featured in bullet hell video games)
  3. (neologism, Niconico Video) heavy barrage of scrolling comments on a video

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN