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This post is a part of a series of Appendixes for an unfinished article dealing with Berserk and Jikan: 

The Anon of the Internet is not happy with 4Chan's Moot being the most infuencial person in the world. That honor belongs to Obama good or ill. I know we put him up there, but still the Anon is bastard who tries to act black but fails...

err....

Anyway, need to talk about the meme called Hope and Change. Hope and Change need to come back into this industry and yeah the changes is something I been talking about since Novid was Ronixis and before that Ronin way back when.

The US anime business needs to work together with the US Animation Industry and learn how to live together in peace or both will suffer and the former will die a even worse death.

Why do i keep saying this? Because when they did work together, you had Astro Boy, Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, Battle Of the Planets/G-Force, Tranzor Z and Pokemon all have major successes.  Much to the chagrin of the Unions (who Hate DiC, Saban and 4Kids  because of certain stances they have with the US Unions, and the Anime dubbers because they do not pay the editors of the anime or allow them to join Unions)

But when they work together they are unbeatable. Somebody who worked in both industries - Fred Ladd helped in the production of Sailor Moon and one of the principle people who brought Astro Boy and Kimba To the states. 

But of course, with working together there comes problems. Kimba was going to be a serial but ABC balked. Princess Knight was dubbed, but Taft (the owners of Hanna Barberra at the time) couldn't get the syndicators. As soon as people moved to color - anime was still in black and white and the FCC started to feel powerful and the war in Vietnam (along with the societal changes in the 1960's) forced the industry to trust one source: Taft and Hanna Barbarra. So the industry contracted, and only one or two cartoons because successful (that were not from DC nor Marvel) Fat Albert and Scooby Doo. It wasn't until 1978 that anime came back ( It started in the Christian Stations first they aired the most) with Tranzor Z and Battle of the Planets. You should know the history now...

But there is a problem. Crunchyroll. Online Video. The whole Huluwood deal. Its utter nonsense to me. It only worked during the dot com boom and the promise of Fiber Optic Cable lines all over the US. Well only Verizon got the lines and despite rumors of Cable Lines going faster than Fiber - its not possible with a derogation of quality on the other end. And then you know That Obama is keeping some of the Bush rules about the Internet - you know wiretapping and all the rest. Not a good time to be in 4Chan and all the rest... Not really a good time being a fan of the Genre. Your looked at like strange looking hick folk. Its almost sad to see that High School has become a real life Musical and your losing.

But today, I give you the change you been looking for.

Its time to change the perceptions. Its time to look more towards like Kanye West's style then the style that is making you look stupid hicks. Anime needs to be democratized to be more urban than some boonie geek game. It needs to be Amazing like the video and Hardcore like Original ECW. It needs to more Led Zep in appearance and to be able to Reconquer The Throne as the alternative. 

My problem is there isn't a US Dubber willing to use every damn trick in the book to get the best of our culture to dabble in the couture of Anime. They get the Japanese stars, sure thats fine and what not. But Naruto doesn't have the mainstream power that DBZ has and yet Hollywood or at least some of the Ten-presenters and many of  the superstars of Hollywood do and have worked in the Dubbing Industry have for the Genre. The Dubbing Industry needs to respect the past when it doesn't do it there its a massive disconnect. One of the reasons why Avatar was success in my book - they had Serena Williams guest voice act for the series. Johnny Depp has done for Spongebob. The only one close has Been Kiether Sutherland of 24 fame for Armatage Three, Sam Jackson on Afro Samurai and the only major anime movies that have these stars were the Miyasaki films.

And now the Hollywood TenPresenters (and some of the CEO's and Actors) see weakness in the dubbing business and want to start raiding product since Hollywood needs jobs fast after other states have taken business away from Hollywood and they need these movies on the cheap (outside of Leo Decapro's Production Company who has hired Gary Witta to write the Live Action series and Warner Brothers). 

Its time for a company to act, not unlike RocFella Records who changed the Rap Game to do the same with anime. A great idea is to copy the Providence RI convention. Use the Gossip Girl model of high fashion and high society. But we got to keep it to the streets. We should not be against how other folk view anime. We need them and not these Crunchyroll fools. The other issue is the DVD issue - lets be honest. The DVD's era is about to end. It time to take the next step with Blu - Ray and do things with the tech that Sony, Blu Ray Consortium and Sun MicroSystems has given us. Its time to use the Internet and the Disk as ONE entity the same Warner Brothers did with Batman Beyond and the Dark Night. The Company need to get the best series, just like Kanye West shows cool shit on his blog - design, models etc. There also needs to be anime that are close to the problems that exists and will exist in this era. Humanity is going through things that are amazing and dark and there needs to be manga and anime that captures that feeling. 

And the the two most important of these things. There needs to be TV deals. LOTS of them. They need to change the way they talk to the TV networks. They may have to talk with some of the tenpersenters. They need to see what works and what doesn't. They also need to talk to the advertisers and see what works for other niche brands because the way its working isn't working. It needs to get both stars from theaters and Hollywood to complement those VA's that have been apart of the game for a while. 

Once thats done, they will get money like never before even in bad times because historically Anime has done well in certain times (mostly economic problems.) But as long as Viz thinks its Lionsgate and doesn't work with Lionsgate - Debar Mercury the same way Tyler Perry has done with House of Payne - then anime will never get respect, those people will till be called names at Best Buy, jail time and censorship for those that are not "regular or mutual" because of the "wrong comic book" and so on and so on.

Its long since time both the Unions, the executives of both industries and the fans of both industries to stop fighting and at least complement each other. Until then you gonna have these Pirates will win and not go to jail just like the Pirate bay did.

But If Funi and Viz and all the rest will not get off there ass and start changing, then somebody will and when it does I dont want to hear people crying over Funi or Viz going through "bad times"
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Anyone remember Haim Saban, cartoon music producer who later became a multimedia mogul after success importing assorted anime and repackaging Power Rangers for international markets? Whatever fans have to say about his work, he did play a big part in popularlizing anime,  with his main production company [and TV network The Family Channel] being sold to Disney awhile back.

Apparently he's found himself in the middle of a political controversy, like a monstrous creation of Rita Repulsa, only one the Power Rangers can't finish off by episode's end

http://gawker.com/5222987/meet-israeli-influence-peddler-haim-saban


CNN has a bit more
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/21/harman.wiretap/
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Welcome Officially to the first episode of Virtuous Queen. This is actually part two of a post i made over at the site named Cartoon Electro, where I was talking about Modern Era (1998 - 2009) problems. Hayao Miyazaki, one of the greats (but not the greatest, that title belongs to the one and only Osamu Teskua) made a comment, stating that he doesnt watch many modern day animated features because its...too wild for him, too weird.

But to put in another way, Part of the reason - is the japanese animation companies going global - and that comes with massive growing pains.

Crunchyroll isnt helping matters.

In fact, it might lead into the end of the anime industry once held as the rebellion to wake up the american and european industries. 

Crunchyroll, to keep it short are nothing more then what I like to call, the Socialization of American Business, they take but do not make deals to serve themselves and their industry they feel they are the "stewards" of. They say they are legit but just like Bernie Madoff Before them, they are nothing more than a ponzi scheme and maybe the worst of them all - because it effects how one country business men talks to those who want to make something of themselves and not create something that is against what this country stands for - or diss this country or make fun of those actually trying to find work and or working to feed themselves or kids if they feel they can take it (thats another matter)

Crunchyrolls fan base (or at least the majority of it) are nothing more than those that feel that America has failed them - and for some who are not white - up and until Obama's administration being sworn in, America felt foreign, these folks get the money after work to feed themselves but not feed the need to be free and the good things America can be. They felt they have no voice. Well guess what  for both of yall in that majority of a fan base - your still dont have a Political voice, maybe not even a voice to speak...the only voice they have is the voice that would use them as joke and a curiosity  - see the Pikachu Bread girl - speak in broken Japanese and you can be a porn star too - just be a honky tonky weeboo female with no sense of self or woman hood or self respect and you too can be famous on youtube. And there boyfriend's if  they have are no better - they just want get tail and they dont care if its male. 

Crunchy Roll is not Naspter - it not even close to its metameme nor what it portend to the music industry (which is in its Post Modern Stone Age, and thats because they couldn't find a replacement for its CD format- the music world was recovering from the death's of Tupac/Biggie/Cobain and the music coming out was badly produced and over produced - see Guitar Heroes Youtube comparing both the DVD/Blu-Ray sample in the game from the CD version) 

Here is why you cannot respect Crunchyfail- and the fans that follow them. One, nobody in the anime industry worth any soul or morality stopped them. Two, Crunchy and Arlong to get along Part started this whole trend during the time of 4Kids's One Piece run. Their Board and Their connections with 4Chan and there script kiddies and Shakedown artists, that talked shit over at Live Journal; showed the American Animation fan base to look at the situation and realized they did not want any part in this, this Nonsense - they knew the rules they do need certian rules. But this Bullshit that AP and CR was playing was most foul. 

The American Animation business, to protect there bottom lines and themselves, started asking Retaliers for better space in there video shelves. This in turn finally got the motor running for the Anime Correction of 2006-2009 but what they didnt know is how pervasive Crunchroll became after the dust settled.  

What Crunchroll represents is a change, but not in the change that will bring true respect to this genre. In fact just like the Wii now with the Video Game hobby - it creates a brand new ghetto, where old memes come back and the fanbase doesn't do ANYTHING to change it outside of a few conventions north of New York. And note when I say fanbase I mean This Particular Era of the Fanbase - not the 60's one - not the 80's or 90's versions - not even the Pokemon/Dragonball Z fanbase - THIS Particular era. Its their behaviors, narcissistic overtly feminized weaklings that do fit the type of what the American Animation industry is trying to avoid for many reasons, some I strongly agree with and some i disagree slightly on their execution, of said plans.

When the fanbase is ready to make behavioral, economic and cultural attitude changes to their way of promoting there hobby, and when they are really ready to understand how to do business with the rest of the American animation community and stop supporting Crunchyfail and there cohorts at Arlong to Get Along Park - and until then - you do deserve to be mocked by the rest of the animation fanbase - your teachers do have the right to fail you when you cant even draw Jack Kirby Style - your girlfriend should worry about your anime female model collection if she isn't apart of that world and MTV has the right to laugh at you - because your acts and your behaviors and your anger are all fucking CHILDISH!  

You live in a virtual world, where those shows you watch have no power, no wonder - no joy and no feeling - it might have some idea of it but when you dont hold the item in your hand, in the form of Blu-Ray or a UMD to place in a console or Blu-Ray player in order to show you the wonder of this business -you are nothing more than consumers, acting like drug addicts waiting for the next Dere fix or Uggu wail or "dont go there" moment. You dont see the pens, the paper the effects and the magic in many great series. You have falling into the same trap that the rest of the yuppie/college life folk has fallen into - a lifeless future, where all are the same and there is no change - no wishes hopes and dreams - everything has become nothing but ones and zeros. 

That is what Crunchyroll means - its is the whimpering end of everything that real anime fans have fought for. And there maybe no one who want to stand up and show a real change and stand up for what is right. That is why the modern era reeks of death... 

It took me a while to get this done, but Its finished. But Virtuous Queen is more than just doom and gloom - this Anon of the Internet has other issues and great series you may never hear about I will showcase here. 

Until next time.

NovidAnon
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