The Guideline for the Derivative Creation of the “contents of sakai_takahiro”


KADOKAWA CORPORATION (“we” or “us”), acting on behalf of the rights-holders of short anime “contents of sakai_takahiro” (the “Content”), would like to support a Derivative Creation by viewers and fans of the Content. Therefore, in order to ensure that everyone may use the Content derivatively free from anxiety, we release this guideline.

Within the scope of this guideline, you may create new contents using the Content (the “Derivative Creation”*) and distribute the resulted contents created by you (the “Derivative Work”) on YouTube (as defined below) without obtaining our prior consent. And you may also distribute a portion of the Derivative Work and the Licensed Contents (as hereinafter defined) on the social media for the purpose of inducing potential viewers to the Content or the Derivative Work distributed (the “Inducement” ).


*Examples of the Derivative Creation is as follows.

・Clipping videos from the Content with certain comments.

・Webcasting the Content with certain comments.

・Commentary videos that use the Content.

・Music videos (MVs) (music videos consisting of clips from the Content set to an audio track.)


■1■The content that may be the subject of the Derivative Creation under this guideline is as follows (the “Licensed Contents”)


Contents of the following YouTube channel "contents of sakai_takahiro"(including thumbnails, and character illustrations and logos used therein).



・Followings are the contents provided for your Derivative Creation:



Please note that the following are not included in the Licensed Contents and this guideline does not apply to the following.


・Contents that require viewers to pay fees for viewing, such as contents distributed only to the member of the YouTube channel memberships.

・Contents that are prohibited from being used for the Derivative Creation.


■2■You may distribute the Derivative Work only on the following Platform


・YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/)


You may upload the Derivative Work only on the above platform, but you may use a part of the Derivative Work and the Licensed Contents in the form of quoting on social media, for example, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, Twitch,(the “SNSs”). For the avoidance of doubt, you may not upload and distribute the Derivative Work directly to and on the SNSs.

Please note that this guideline does not apply to any distribution that requires viewers to pay fees for viewing, such as distribution limited to the member of the YouTube channel memberships.


■3■Pre-registration of your contact information


Before distributing the Derivative Work, you are required to register your contact information and other details through the link below.



You shall register for each YouTube channel that will distribute the Derivative Work. We will not return our reply to you in response to your registration. You may distribute the Derivative Work once you have registered.

We may from time to time contact you to your registered address. (e.g., if you fall under the Prohibitions described below, we may notify you to that effect. By responding to the notice, you may be able to avoid the penalty levied by YouTube. (Please note, however, that we do not guarantee that you will so avoid.)




When you distribute the Derivative Work, you shall be sure to place the following legends with the Derivative Work.


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This content is distributed in accordance with the Guideline for Derivative Creation of the “contents of sakai_takahiro” .

◆the Licensed Contents used in:

Enter the URL of the original content that is the subject of the Derivative Creation *plural allowed


◆Information related to the contents of sakai_takahiro:




◆Information related to the Derivative Creation:

The guideline for the Derivative Creation of the contents of sakai_takahiro:http://himaritokuma.com/guidelines.html

Report of the unfair use: https://bit.ly/3KTtjiJ

Copyright ID:#A000000000002829

Cooperator for licensing: #CreatorSupportProgram

Official Twitter of the Creator Support Program:https://bit.ly/3zXvoYF

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If you desire to monetize the Derivative Work, you are required to take the following steps in advance.

We, KADOKAWA CORPORATION, have been exclusively licensed by the rights-holder of the Content to grant license to create the Derivative Work and distribute the Derivative Work on YouTube. And we are designated by the rights-holders of the Content as the YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN) operator.

 (MCN) https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2737059


In the event that your channel includes the "Reused content", i.e., content that repurpose someone else's content without adding significant original commentary or educational value or the "Repetitious content", i.e., channels where the content is so similar, viewers may have trouble spotting the difference between videos on the same channel, your participation in the YPP may not be accepted. Please make sure that you read "YouTube channel monetization policies" from the following link.



(1) Your participation in the YouTube Partner Program (YPP).

(YPP) https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/72851


(2) Your execution of the Service Agreement related to the “Creator Support Program” provided by us as the YouTube Multi-Channel Network.

You will need to use the “Creator Support Program” and pay us the copyright fee for the Licensed Contents and the service fee for the “Creator Support Program” from the revenue generated by your YouTube channel.

To use the “Creator Support Program”, you may apply from the following link.



■6■Points to note when a “3rd party claim” notice appears.

When you distribute the Derivative Work on YouTube, a “3rd party claim” notice from the “KADOKAWA CORPORATION” or “KADOKAWA Creator Support Program” may appear.

This notice is automatically displayed when the Derivative Work includes the Licensed Contents. This is not a claim of copyright infringement, so please do not “Dispute the claim”. You do not have to remove or set the Derivative Work as private.

For the avoidance of doubt, please note that the above does not apply to “3rd party claim” from parties other than the “KADOKAWA Creator Support Program”. In such case, you are required to respond appropriately to such “3rd party claim”.




In the event of the Derivative Creation, the distribution of the Derivative Work and the Inducement, you shall not engage in any of the following acts, or any act that could potentially encourage such acts.


・Any acts that modify or mislead the purpose, intent, or facts of the Licensed Contents.

・Any acts that damage the credibility or social reputation of the Licensed Contents.

・Distribute the Derivative Work meant to be sexually gratifying.

・Distribute the Derivative Work which is violent or gory content intended to shock or disgust viewers, or content encouraging others to commit violent acts.






・Any acts that could be misunderstood or misidentified as official Content contents or official social media account of the Content, such as using the “official” or “authorized” descriptions.

・Any acts that infringe intellectual property rights of, or otherwise cause disadvantage to third parties.

・Distribute the Derivative Work or the Inducement for the purpose of promoting a third party's products or services.

・Any acts that is against laws, regulations, or public policy.

・Any acts that breach the terms of use, community guideline or help policies of YouTube, etc., or any other requirement by the platform or social media that you use.

・Any acts that are not creative and use the Licensed Contents on an “as is” basis for the Derivative Work.

・Any acts that exceed the scope of use permitted by this guideline.

・Any other acts that the rights-holders of the Content or we determine to be inappropriate.


In the event that we or the rights-holders of the Content deem the Derivative Work to be inappropriate, you may be requested to suspend the distribution of the Derivative Work or the Inducement. In so requesting we may not give you any reason. Upon receiving such a request, you shall promptly cease distribution of the Derivative Work or the Inducement.




・If you receive a complaint or claim for compensation from a third party regarding the Secondary Use and Derivative Work(including the Inducement), you shall settle the dispute at its own responsibility and expense, and agree to hold the rights-holders of the Content and us harmless from any and all damages.


・Some Licensed Contents may contain material to which third parties own rights, including without limitation the BGMs, sound effects and any other sounds contained in the Licensed Contents (collectively the “Audio Sources”).      If you would like to use such materials, you shall obtain the approval of the right holders by yourself. Please note that we are unable to respond to inquiries as to who is the rights holder.

The copyright of the Audio Sources is retained by respective music producer who created each Audio Source. Please follow the terms and conditions of the Audio Sources provided for in the description box of each Licensed Content.

* The foregoing restrictions do not apply to you in case you create the Derivative Work solely based on the visual images, without the Audio Sources.



・This guideline may be subject to change or termination without prior notice, so please always check the latest guideline. For the avoidance of doubt, rights-holders of the Content nor we will be held liable for any damages resulting from the updating of this guideline.


・Please note that we may not be able to respond to individual inquiries regarding this guideline unless otherwise provided herein.


■9■Governing Law, etc.


This guideline shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

Any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this guideline shall submit to the exclusive agreed jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court at the first instance. However, disputes arising with residents outside Japan shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. The seat of arbitration shall be Tokyo, Japan. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be Japanese.


■10■Inquiries for this guideline