Lock Up Your Dancing Daughters, Here Comes The Internet

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Lock Up Your Dancing Daughters, Here Comes The Internet


If you’ve spent any time on Japanese video site Nico Nico Douga, you’ve seen them: young girls dancing to cutesy pop music. It’s their chance to live out their adolescent idol fantasies for viewers with adolescent idol fantasies of their own.

In the video above, the girl’s mother tries to barge in, but her daughter blocks the door. Her “performance” was being broadast live on Nico Nico Douga, a popular Japanese video site. (Learn more about Nico Nico Douga here.)