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Community Spotlight 3/23/12

Don't let change get you down. We're still moving forward and looking to the future.

Well, haven't we all been having an 'eventful' week or two? You may have heard somewhere that the Whiskey Media brands have been split and sold to different parties. I'm sure everyone has a ton of questions about what this change will be meaning for the Anime Vice Community. I only wish I had some answers for you. Tom was able to finally give us some information about the future of Anime Vice and posted about it in his notice article HERE. The Mods are also going to try keep up our regular level of involvement in bringing you readers more news, reviews, and editorials.

The AV Mods have been continuing their weekly episode reviews of Sket Dance, Waiting in the Summer, and Recorder and Randsell. I will be taking up Bodacious Space Pirates in place of ZombiePie. I only ask you give me a bit of time to watch up to the latest episodes since I wasn't originally watching that series. Thanks to the Crunchyroll App on my Kindle Fire. I should be caught up in no time. Readers should also enjoy the discussion of the heartbreaking Persona 4 Ep. 22 articles that Nick and I had for the Amateur vs. Expert segment.

Wonderful Wikis

WANTED Wikis

Blog-o-sphere & Formidable Forums

  • "The Legend of Korra" Premiere Date Announced by sora_thekey HERE
  • 2012 Anime/Manga Purchase #2 by sotyfan16 HERE
  • What anime or manga series are you proud to adore? by PenguinDust HERE
  • Naruto: Shippuden Episode #253 Review by Sreenivas HERE
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Hayate the Combat Butler by sickVisionz HERE

Anime AMV Showcase

I thought with all the changes going on. I'd do something a bit different with the AMV spotlight. This week is still a musical video, but it's a speed painting video of an artist digitally drawing a and set to music. I've thought about trying this myself since getting my tablet, but I'm not sure how you video capture this sort of thing.

Remember, if you would like to submit something for the Spotlight. You can send me a PM, but please be sure to add "Spotlight" to the subject line. I can't stress how important that is because it might just be lost in my Inbox when I clear it. Even if you have worked on something yourself and are really proud of your work. Get to work, and make more content for the next Spotlight!! Jana!!

-Kristoffer Remmell ( FoxxFireArt) is a freelance graphic artist, writer, and over all mystery geek.- Follow for news updates: @AnimeVicers/ @ FoxxFireArt

sora_thekey moderator on March 23, 2012 at 4:03 p.m.
The AV Mods have been continuing their weekly episode reviews of Sket Dance, Waiting in the Summer, and Recorder and Randsell. I will be taking up Bodacious Space Pirates in place of ZombiePie. I only ask you give me a bit of time to watch up to the latest episodes since I wasn't originally watching that series. Thanks to the Crunchyroll App on my Kindle Fire. I should be caught up in no time. Readers should also enjoy the discussion of the heartbreaking Persona 4 Ep. 22 articles that Nick and I had for the Amateur vs. Expert segment.

I can't wait to read how different (or alike) your opinions to Bodacious Space Pirates are compared to ZompiePie's. Plus, I have invented a new term TGFCR (Thank Goodness For CrunchyRoll).

takashichea moderator on March 23, 2012 at 5:12 p.m.

Congrats everyone! It's great to see a lot of new wiki editors. Kudos to my teammates for their support for each other in the wiki projects and weekly reports. It's busy for everybody.

Good job y'all!
Good job y'all!

I would like to make a shout out to for doing a great job with the reviews this year and in Fall of 2011.

The community spotlight needs to have a section on Reviews. I feel it's an important contribution in our community and omitting that will alienate the reviewers.

Thank you for spotlighting my teammates' works.

FoxxFireArt moderator on March 23, 2012 at 5:59 p.m.
@takashichea
Well, people would either not submit reviews or the ones I saw were little more than a paragraph. 
@sora_thekey
I'm only a few episodes in. The pacing is strange, but it's based on a light novel series. I spent yesterday adding in all the characters I could to the wiki.  This included all the members of that Yacht Club.
ShadowKnight508 moderator on March 23, 2012 at 6:14 p.m.

Major props to all of the hardworking AnimeVice members who had their excellent work in the Wiki database or in the blogs. I know that the recent uncertainty over the potential future of AnimeVice after Whiskey Media was broken apart in the purchases by both CBSInteractive and BermanBraun (?) has some worried, but just keep up hope that perhaps our site's new owners can give AnimeVice a much-needed boost in order to help this site return to it's former glory.

sotyfan16on March 24, 2012 at 1:46 p.m.

Good job to those keeping up the hard work in these unsure times. I will continue to put content up when I can.

@FoxxFireArt: @takashichea:

Would my Dunce Cap videos count for reviews even though they are not posted in the Review section?

takashichea moderator on March 24, 2012 at 2:07 p.m.

@sotyfan16:

Yes, I believe so. Reviews are not that formal in this community. Blogs and videos should count as reviews if they rate something. It's up to FoxxFireArt since he's in charge of the community spotlights.

takashichea moderator on March 24, 2012 at 2:11 p.m.

@FoxxFireArt:

How about these reviews?

Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

Pick Anime Vice's Most Rockin' AMV! Part 4: Halloween

Vicers, let's make some noise for this month's AMV contest! Show me your Inner Monster!

ONE PIECE #665 – Watch & Learn

Who deserves a spin-off anyway?

Live-Action GHOST IN THE SHELL Starring Scarlett Johansson?

Black Widow turns her aim on dolls?

NARUTO Ch. 695 Review

Let them fight, Kishimoto.

WHEN SUPERNATURAL BATTLES BECOME COMMONPLACE #1 -- Special Review

It's all just a play, isn't it?

PSYCHO-PASS 2 #1 -- Special Review

The true thought-provoking sci-fi is back.

MYSTERIOUS JOKER #1 -- Special Review

Not since the 80's has anime been fun like this...

YOUR LIE IN APRIL -- Special Review

Cuteness doesn't cut it, this time.

Pick Anime Vice's Most Rockin' AMV! Part 4: Halloween

Vicers, let's make some noise for this month's AMV contest! Show me your Inner Monster!

Live-Action GHOST IN THE SHELL Starring Scarlett Johansson?

Black Widow turns her aim on dolls?

FATE/STAY NIGHT: UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS

In the heart, or in the brain?

ONE PIECE #665 – Watch & Learn

Who deserves a spin-off anyway?

PSYCHO-PASS 2 #1 -- Special Review

The true thought-provoking sci-fi is back.

YOUR LIE IN APRIL -- Special Review

Cuteness doesn't cut it, this time.

NARUTO Ch. 695 Review

Let them fight, Kishimoto.

WHEN SUPERNATURAL BATTLES BECOME COMMONPLACE #1 -- Special Review

It's all just a play, isn't it?

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