(Last updated: December 26th, 2019)
What is 48idol.net?
48idol.net is a website that summarizes media related to 48 and 46 Groups (AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, NGT48, STU48, 乃木坂46, 欅坂46, 日向坂46).
All the content on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. 48idol.net does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information as 48idol.net does not record/upload any video. Please understand that 48idol.net operates as a summary website for information provided by third party servers and thus is not responsible for any of its content. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website, is strictly at your own risk. 48idol.net will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website.
From our website, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these sites. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone ‘bad’.
How does 48idol.net work?
48idol.net simply provides videos posted on third party servers on the internet to make browsing easier.
48idol.net does not record or host any video posted on its pages. All content is provided by external platforms.
How advertisement revenues are managed?
The uploaders of 48idol.net do not receive any of the advertisement revenues. All income is directly paid the developer of the website who is dealing with paying servers and subscriptions expenses along with maintaining the website in a good state.
Advertisements amount are estimated based on the website needs. If the revenues are enough to cover all expenses, advertisements will be reduced.
What are 48idol.net expenses?
48idol.net expenses are estimated to be around $800 monthly and they are mainly composed of:
- Website server costs.
- Video server costs.
- Maintenance costs.
- Delivery services subscriptions costs.
- Encoding/uploading server costs.
Why I cannot find a certain video?
48idol.net provides all its content from the internet and as a result may not cover everything involving 48 and 46 members due to unavailability.
Please note that 48idol.net only focuses on members of 48 and 46 Groups. Graduated members may not be fully covered by the website.
What kind of videos does 48idol.net share?
48idol.net always aims to provide high quality content* and therefore may not share anything that cannot meet this condition.
Common settings used for encoding:
HD: 720p HD version encoded from TS file or web rip.
Web: 720p version encoded from on-demand streaming (may have interruptions/quality drop).
SD: Usually used for web videos such as niconico or SHOWROOM deliveries.
*Some content that is only available in standard (480p) or low (360p) definition such as web videos will still be provided as they are.
All 720p videos are encoded with "Voukoder" with the following preset: MP4 - CRF 21 - Medium - Auto Level & Profile - YUV 4:2:0 - Audio AAC 128kbps
Why are some video dates inaccurate?
Some videos like YNN may be delivered twice: as a live delivery or as archive. 48idol.net usually uses the date of the recorded version.
Why is there a watermark on some videos?
The watermark is sometimes added under the request of the video provider to prevent re-sharing.
How to deal with deleted videos or website related problems?
If you encounter any problem (deleted video, bad audio sync, wrong link, technical issue...), please contact us by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or DM us via Twitter.
Please make sure to provide the link where the problem was found.
I contacted the website and did not receive a reply, why?
48idol.net receives a large number of daily messages and may not be able to respond to all questions.
Please keep in mind that 48idol.net admins only reply to questions to which they have answers. 48idol.net does not respond to any question answered in the FAQ.
Also, requests are usually not answered. If the request can be fulfilled, you will receive an answer to your message with the link.
What are Partners?
Partners may be other websites or communities that contribute in making 48idol.net complete.
48idol.net is always open to partners who are contributing directly or indirectly to the website. If you fulfil that condition and wish to be added to 48idol.net partners list, please contact us by e-mail: email@example.com or use the Contact form on the top of the website.
Is there other links for 48idol.net?
48idol.net in the only website for "48 & 46 Video 動画".
Any legal facts?
Disclaimer: Please understand that none of the content shared on the website is actually hosted by 48idol.net. The links are provided solely by third party servers. The administrator of this site cannot be held responsible for any content not hosted by 48idol.net servers. You may not use this website to distribute or download any material when you do not have the legal rights to do so. It is your own responsibility to adhere to these terms.