My Happy 3rd Anniversary at Anime Vice

Topic started by takashichea on Oct. 1, 2013. Last post by Supreme Marvel 1 year, 5 months ago.
Post by takashichea (16,596 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Welcome everyone! It's hard to believe that 3 years has passed.

Yes, I have crappy banner skills because I tried cramming every anime show I worked on in this community for the past 3 years.

Since I was too busy with the Fall 2013 Guide and preparing discussion threads and school, I don't have anything written down. I'll make this short.

I never thought I would commit so much to this community all this time. It all started when I found this site after surfing Google for Fairy Tail. Soon enough, I got addicted to wiki, and I was drawn towards the editors on Fairy Tail. If it wasn't for Anime Vice, I wouldn't have tried and experienced a lot of different anime and manga series. In 2012, BigHeart711 and I started the trailer project when the staff was disappearing one by one. In that year, I started branching out of Anime Vice and explored the sister sites: Giant Bomb, Comic Vine, and Screened. I even went into the Animanga Wikia sites to learn how they operate. Hoping I pick up stuff that would help Anime Vice. All these years, I worked the wiki pages and other projects to promote the community, make it better than ever. Folks come and go. I never forget them.


Since I know a lot of folks and named them in the first anniversary blog, I'm going to make this list short

  • My Little Sister - She got me into anime. If I didn't get into anime, I wouldn't be here in Anime Vice. Plus, I watch a lot of anime shows with my siblings.
  • Annabanana - She was a great friend and one of the best wiki editors. We worked on Fairy Tail and lots of projects way back in 2010.
  • KuroNekoXIII - He was an awesome guy who cheered me up. I had fun working on Guilty Crown and Sket Dance with him.
  • BigHeart711 - Friendliest guy I met. Oh, he makes way better banners than me. We worked on Quick Picks and the new anime trailers.
  • Daniel Newton - Whenever I run into trouble, I ask Daniel a lot. He was always thinking out of the box. He revolutionized the discussion and wiki in the community.
  • FoxxFireArt - I do the wiki report for Foxx. He does the community spotlight that promotes the hard work that people put in their blogs, reviews, and wiki.
  • Acura Max - A cool dude and a mod from Screened who got me into Star Trek and sci-fi anime genre. He is one dedicated guy who helps out doing the trailers for both Screened and Anime Vice. Plus, we finish the Gargantia, Robotics;Notes, and Valvrave Season 1 anime project together.

List of Accomplishments

Since I'm rushing this, I will miss some stuff.

  • I finished a lot of anime projects, mainly episode summaries. I'll put a chunk of what I did from 2012 to 2013 on the bottom of the blog since I never did a 2nd anniversary blog. I recorded them in this summary list.

With BigHeart711 and Acura Max's help, we did 7 seasons worth of anime trailers.

  1. Spring 2012
  2. Summer 2012
  3. Fall 2012
  4. Winter 2013
  5. Spring 2013
  6. Summer 2013
  7. Fall 2013
  • Became an Admin for Sket Dance and Btooom Wikia.
  • Met Tom Pinchuk at Anime Expo 2013. It was my first con.
  • Started the cultural interviews. See An Entire World of Anime Fans! -- THE VICE PIT article. It was an awesome project to do. I got a chance to hear folks' stories about their anime experiences in their homelands.
  • Became a mod for Anime Vice on Sept. 12, 2013.

Thank you for reading. I hope you guys and gals will help improve the community by participating in the discussions and contributing to the wiki. If you need help, I'll be there.

Past Wiki Projects (2012-2013)

1. Fairy Tail

October of 2010 to May 2011 (now) The first anime I tackled when I joined Animevice. It was interesting because I watch Fairy Tail and was looking for more info. This is why I found and Animevice. I made friends with Annabanana, Obscurefan, and Obsidian609. I'm lucky to be a part of this Animevice team. Currently doing on the weekends but most of my work is on episode summaries and captioning images. See recognition blog and my statue quo. The roles I did was image hunting (helping Annabanana, Obscurefan by finding images) and captioning images. I helped fill in some of the episodes and work on minor characters such as Vulcan. <br> OVA: Spring of 2011 (Can't remember exact date) - Anna and I finished the 1st episode. For the 2nd episode, we got references but not the plot summary. The 3rd episode needs work.

15. Beelzebub

I remember Anna working on it during Spring 2011, and it was because of her that I watched it and loved it. I was busy and couldn't help her while I was working on Shaman King (alone) and working with her on Fairy Tail. I made a bold decision to help her when she was absent for three weeks (July 17-Aug 12). Eventually, ShadowKnight508 appear and help us. Anna, ShadowKnight508, and I form a team for this franchise during Late August 2011.

16. Sket Dance

8-18-11: After Piface314 came home (since March 2011), she proposed to start a wiki project on Sket Dance with Anna and I. Both of us tried it and fell in love with the anime. Team W.I.K.I Nation is born, and Hibaru join us.

18. Guilty Crown

Fall 2011 (I check the date) - It's a big project that Kuro and I took. We deal with the anime series and characters. Kuro and I finished all plot summaries.

22. Is this a Zombie? of the Dead

May 2012 - Finished it with the help of Daniel and the others. I finished all plot summaries by June 2012.

23. Fate/Zero

June 2012 - Solo. I finished all plot summaries by July 2, 2012.

25. Humanity Has Declined

July 2, 2012: Teammates: BigHeart711 <br> I do episode wiki while BigHeart711 does weekly reports. <br> All episode plot summaries are completed as of 9-18-2012, 12:56AM.

26. Campione!

July 7, 2012: Teammates: Daniel and Sonata <br> I do episode and weekly reports; I add new pages and do characters if I can. <br> Daniel usually formats episodes. <br> Sept. 29, 2012 - Anime project done.

27. La storia della Arcana Famiglia

July 7, 2012: Teammates: BigHeart711 and Sonata <br> Sonata does special images like Transparent PNG <br> BigHeart711 add characters. <br> I do weekly reports, episode, and character wiki pages. <br> All episode plot summaries are completed as of 9-16-2012

28. Tari Tari

July 12, 2012 - Teammates: Auron570. <br> Auron570 does even episodes' plot summaries. <br> I do the odd episodes' plot summaries. <br> All episode plot summaries are completed as of 10-06-2012.

30. Sword Art Online

July 16, 2012: Even this is a solo project, I had some help from Sonata who got some nice default images and Daniel who helped me on the main anime page and format the episode pages. AnimeReviewDaily worked on Kirito and the main anime page. Buhssuht helped me on the franchise page.

Finished: December 24, 2012

31. Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero

July 16, 2012 - Teammates: Sonata and Daniel. I do plot summaries and characters. <br> Sonata uploads images to characters and sometimes, to episodes. <br> 9-29-2012: All episode summaries are added.

32. Binbogami ga!

July 19, 2012 - Teammates: Sonata and Daniel

Sonata adds little stuff to characters and images + references to episodes. <br> I do plot summaries and characters.

9-28-12: Anime project with all of its episode summaries has been completed.

36. Btooom!

10-6-12: At first, I was intimidated by the dark content of this series. After watching 1 episode, I'm addicted to it. I finished the project in December 2012.

37. Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic

10-10-12: Started the anime project.

39. Robotics;Notes

October 20, 2012: Acura Max and I work on the episodes and characters. We finished Around the week of March 29, 2013.

43. The Pet Girl of Sakurasou

1-29-13: Daniel worked on the project for a bit. He was experimenting with the anime series's wiki layout. I took over the characters. I believed I finish the episode project in March 2013.

44. The Severing Crime Edge

4-7-13: It's a solo job. I mostly work on episode summaries. I don't know if I have time to do character pages. I finish all summaries on 6-29-13.

45. Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

4-7-13: Acura Max and I take turns on the episode summaries. He and I finish all summaries on 6-30-13.

46. Hataraku Maou-sama!

4-5-13: UsaChanMan recommend the anime series to me. I fell in love with it. I started working on the episode summaries. Finished all the summaries on 6-29-13 with Daniel and Dochaus's help.

47. Valvrave the Liberator

4-13-13: Acura Max is my teammate. We finished all summaries as of July 2.

48. Oreimo 2

June 2013: Taking Daniel and his friend's words, I tried Oreimo, and somehow, I got obsessed over it. I finished all Oreimo 1's true route episode summaries in one day on 6-29-13. As of 6-29-13, all Oreimo 2 episode summaries are completed. When the Oreimo 2 OVAs came, I finished them quickly as of August 22.

Attack on Titan
Started in April 14, 2013, I'm still working on episode summaries. I did do character pages such as Mikasa and a few dead characters. I can only add bits of info. There are other editors working on other pages. Dekken and Toxin45 do some linking for characters/episodes while Olgaphone did an excellent job on Reiner's page.

I finished all episode summaries on Sept. 29, 2013
Post by Sonata (36,386 posts) See mini bio Level 20

3 years fly by fast. You have done an awesome job around this place!XD

Post by Elfenlied1012 (557 posts) See mini bio Level 15

Good work man You're awesome.

Post by Daniel_Newton (3,323 posts) See mini bio Level 20

Congrats on surviving this long and not going insane :D You're by far one of the biggest contributors to the site and you work harder than most of us combined, Anime Vice wouldn't be what it is today without you dude.

Three years, huh? I've been here since the beginning so I guess AV has been around for... wow, about five years now. If I remember correctly it launched near the end of 2008. The site has changed a lot and the wiki is so much better than it was in the beginning. I'm pretty happy with the site and where it's at right now. Tom and co. post great written content and entertaining videos (that deserve WAY more views than they get, I might add!) and we have a solid, fairly tight-knit community and everyone's friendly.

Here are some metaphorical drinks for all the years to come. Mmmmm, delicious. Cheers!

Post by sickVisionz (4,332 posts) See mini bio Level 24

Happy AVBD!!

Post by takashichea (16,596 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@Sonata: @Elfenlied1012: @sickVisionz:

Thanks! I wouldn't be here and trucking along without everyone's support.


Wish I had some alcohol tolerance. Tonight, I probably be celebrating with kids, ice cream, and Legend of Korra. Yeah, I'm stuck with babysitting.

Post by Elfenlied1012 (557 posts) See mini bio Level 15

@takashichea said:

@Sonata: @Elfenlied1012: @sickVisionz:

Thanks! I wouldn't be here and trucking along without everyone's support.


Wish I had some alcohol tolerance. Tonight, I probably be celebrating with kids, ice cream, and Legend of Korra. Yeah, I'm stuck with babysitting.

You always did strike me as the responsible type. XD

Post by cynically_happy (115 posts) See mini bio Level 12

Happy Anniversary!

Post by takashichea (16,596 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Oh sorry for the late response. Thanks, I really appreciate since you have been commenting on my teammates' work a lot.

Post by Supreme Marvel (5,297 posts) See mini bio Level 12

Good work bro!

Post by takashichea (16,596 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@Supreme Marvel:

Thanks! I couldn't have done it without your help in the cultural interviews. Speaking of shipping, I somehow had Shu and Inori together in the banner. I don't know how that happen.

Post by Supreme Marvel (5,297 posts) See mini bio Level 12


Unconscious thoughts! :P

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