Thoughts alone can't reach creators. Give form to your fandom by supporting them.

Thoughts alone can't reach creators.
Give form to your fandom
by supporting them.

Ci-en is a platform that encourages creators through positive feedback and monetary support from users.

Want to encourage your favorite creators with your words and support?

*If you already have a DLsite account,
you can use this service immediately.

Usage Outline

  • 1Find Creators

    Find creators that suit your specific tastes.

    Find Creators
  • 2Subscribe to a Plan

    You can subscribe to free plans (follow) or paid plans.
    Subscribing to paid plans allows you to your support your favorite creators monetarily.

    Subscribe to a Plan
  • 3Receive Exclusive Perks

    By subscribing to a plan, you can receive exclusive perks in accordance with that plan.

    Receive Exclusive Perks

Creator Support Methods

There are many ways to support and encourage creators other than subscribing to plans.

  • "Like" articles

    Articles can be
    "liked"

  • Post encouraging<br>comments on articles.

    Post encouraging
    comments on articles.

  • Pay extra support (Extra payment/tip)

    Additional support can be provided
    (extra payments/tips)

Creator Activity Examples

There are creators registered with Ci-en covering a variety of genres.
Creator revenue usage and plan perks will all differ depending on the person.

Read some creator profiles and plan outlines,
and find some creators you wish to support.

  • Streamers, VTubers

    Activity Example 1

    Streamers, VTubers

    I will put funding into creating original goods.

    • Monthly Cost: 500 yen

      1. Distribute a short voice work

    • Monthly Cost: 1,000 yen

      1. In addition to everything from the 500 yen plan

      2. Invite to an external fan community

      3. Access to past broadcast archive

    • Monthly Cost: 5,000 yen

      1. In addition to everything from the 1,000 yen plan

      2. Invite to exclusive live broadcasts

      3. Receive birthday messages through voice or video

  • Illustrations

    Activity Example 2

    Illustrations

    I want to upgrade my illustration collection's quality!

    • Free Plan

      1. View developer diaries that are updated four times per month

    • Monthly Cost: 500 yen

      1. In addition to everything from the free plan

      2. Access to intermittent Ci-en-exclusive illustrations

      3. Have your name added to an illustration collection as a special thanks

    • Monthly Cost: 1,000 yen

      1. In addition to everything from the 500 yen plan

      2. Receive complimentary PDF data for completed illustration collections

  • Audio Works

    Activity Example 3

    Audio Works

    I will use funding on recording studio fees, so I can make higher-quality products.

    • Monthly Cost: 500 yen

      1. Access broadcasts of an exclusive voice work twice per month.

      2. Early access to completed voice dramas

    • Monthly Cost: 2,000 yen

      1. In addition to everything from the 500 yen plan

      2. Ability to send product-related requests

About Plans

  • Payments will be automatically processed at the end of every month.

    Payments will be automatically processed at the end of every month.

    While the first payment must be made immediately, subsequent payments will be automatically withdrawn at the end of each month.
    Even if you subscribe part-way through a month, you can access all articles for that month from start to finish.

  • You can end your support for a creator or change plans anytime*

    You can end your support for a creator or change plans anytime*

    Changing to a lower plan will not result in an extra charge, as the content included is the same.
    Changing to a higher plan will result in a charge for the difference in the cost of your current monthly plan and the new plan.

    * Exempting the last day of the month from 21:00~ to the first of the following month 00:00.

  • Creator articles from a month during which you supported can be viewed even if you've stopped supporting them.

    Creator articles from a month during which you supported can be viewed even if you've stopped supporting them.

    Creator articles from a month during which you supported can be viewed even if you've stopped supporting them.
    If you end support for a creator during a month, you can still view all new articles that release that month.

Payments for your subscribed plans are made once a month.
If, for example, you're subscribed to a 300 yen monthly plan, as long as it's the same month, you can change to a 500 yen monthly plan by paying the difference of 200 yen.

* Plans cannot be changed or unsubscribed from during system maintenance.
* Creators may remove older articles at their own discretion.

Regarding Payment Methods

Ci-en allows both credit card payments and DLsite Point payments.

  • Credit Card Payment
    Credit card brand
  • DLsite Point Payment

    Credit Card / V-Preca / Electronic Money / Net Banking / Convenience Store Prepayment / Bank Transfer (virtual bank) / docomo Pay / WebMoney Payment / BitCash

DLsite points can be purchased through our sister site [ DLsite ] through a variety of purchasing methods.
詳しくは[ ポイントを購入する ]をご覧ください。

First, follow your favorite creators to receive
the latest information and exclusive perks!

*If you already have a DLsite account,
you can use this service immediately.