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Community Spotlight 5/23/2014

We kick off the Memorial Day weekend with a spotlight on the work made by some of our most dedicated users.

Greetings, Anime Vice Community. I'd like to start off with apologizing for neglecting to write up the spotlight last week. My area had a lot of storms through much of the week that required me to keep my computer turned off through much of the day, in fear of potential blackouts. It really threw me off in trying to write up all the Shonen Trilogy reviews.

The Vice Pit returned in a big way as Tom discussed the good and bad aspects of the 2014 Spring season, and then expanded on a user question to talk about their favorite openings in anime. Surely everyone has an opinion on that one.

Over the previous week, I did manage to marathon through the entire run of ATTACK ON TITAN via Netflix streaming. That was well worth watching on the big screen. Only a few days later it was then announced that KILL LA KILL was also added to Netflix streaming.

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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!!

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

takashichea moderator is online on May 23, 2014 at 5:09 p.m.

There was some miscommunication there. I didn't know Foxx had outages, so he couldn't reply to me on Twitter or PM. I covered the community spotlight during his absence in those two weeks: Mother's Day and the last week. It's great to hear Foxx is back.

Here is an expanded version that I prepared today when I thought Foxx wasn't going to do the spotlight today.

Bold Battle

The Battle forums are a little slow this week due to the glitches, but our battle folks are hanging in there. The battle threads are one of the main attractions in the community. Sure, it can get ugly, but all competitive sports can get that way. If you're new, please check Dream's Battle Forum Rules 2.0. on how to be a good player. These are the popular threads:

CAVs

Please vote for your favorite battle user at the Vote For The Best Battle User of June 2014 thread.

Radiating RPG

For newcomers, check out Kuma's first RPG news blog, Animevice RPG Weekly News 22/02/2014 for more information. These are the hot RPG threads this week:

Fantastic Fan Fic Threads

We had 2 awesome Fan Fic threads. I forgot to highlight one thread last week.

takashichea moderator is online on May 23, 2014 at 5:15 p.m.

Linking to Tom's profile leads to a 404 error. Just letting you know.

taichokageon May 23, 2014 at 5:49 p.m.
Yeah I have the same problem. I always get 404 and have not been able to visit Tom's page for a long time. A shame because we haven't interacted as much as I might've liked.
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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!

The Worst DRAGON BALL Villain?

DRAGON BALL #21-- Retro Review

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ONE PIECE #663 -- Special Review

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Viewer mail! Would this classic have been much better as a mini-series?

Unboxing ATTACK ON TITAN - Part 2 Limited Edition Blu Ray

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With Summer 2014 season ending, here are the shows that are still trucking today.

ONE PIECE #663 -- Special Review

Do you feel as emotional as Luffy does?!?!

The Worst DRAGON BALL Villain?

DRAGON BALL #21-- Retro Review

Revisiting RANMA 1/2 After Too Long

Episode #2 -- Retro Review

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How does the OG Magical Girl's update to other reinterpretations like FUJIKO MINE and GATCHAMAN CROWDS?

NARUTO Ch. 693 Review

Apparently, no one ever taught Sasuke that it's rude threaten to kill someone after asking them for a favor.

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There's plenty to enjoy in the last spotlight of September.

AKIRA and the Best Format for Anime?

Viewer mail! Would this classic have been much better as a mini-series?

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