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Community Spotlight - Chinese New Year Edition

Gong hai fat choi!

Welcome, Anime Vice Lunatics to not only the first week of February, but also to this week's Anime Vice Community Spotlight. We're a whole day into the Chinese New Year. It's the closing of the year of the Tiger into the year of the Rabbit, or as I like to call it. The Year of the Bunny Girl!!
 
News was slow again this week. Though James Cameron is still teasing the idea of making a live-action movie of Battle Angel Alita........in five or so years. Yeah, thanks a lot for the heads up, Cameron. You can read Tom Pinchuk's full article for more details HERE. I was able to get to the Anime Vice Japanese Lesson this week. The lesson I taught readers was on understanding how Japanese names are translated into English, and gave tips on how you can translate your name into Japanese. Ethan has a lot of wiki tasks all set up for Anime Vice users to earn some major wiki points. The theme of this new Task Initiative is centered around character profiles. Be sure to see his blog post on the Wiki Style Guide below. We also got some data on the kind of traffic Anime Vice had for the month of January in the monthly Data Porn Blog. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Panty & Stocking had the most edits of all the series last month.
 Happy Year of the Bunny Girl......I mean Rabbit!
Happy Year of the Bunny Girl......I mean Rabbit!
Anime Vice Task Initiative: Image Captioning:  HERE 
Anime Vice Task Initiative: Wiki Style Guide:  HERE
Data Porn: Anime Vice January- Image Caption Edition: HERE 

Anime Vice Japanese Lessons - Japanese & Foreign Names: HERE

Reviewed Wonders

  • Check out Gaff's review of Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (anime): HERE
  • Check out Katahdin's review of Mitsudomoe 2 (anime): HERE 
  • Check out FoxxFireArt's review of Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 10: HERE
  • Check out EquitasInvictus' review of Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime (light-novel): HERE
  • Check out Dream's review of Slayers TRY (anime): HERE
  • Check out Destinyheroknight's review of Negima!? (anime second-season): HERE


Blog-o-sphere

  • Long Due Christmas Blog And Other Stuff (by: Kelleth) HERE
  • Super Duper Mini Review - Birdy the Mighty Decode (by: JJOR64) HERE
  • Dunce Cap: FUNimation Likes Dangerous Ninja (by: sotyfan16) HERE
  • Weekly Figure Preview 2/3/11 (by: ShadowKnight508) HERE
  • Anime purchases for January (by: sickVisionz) HERE
  • SITTING THROUGH SAMURAIL 7 #1 (by: gla55jAw) HERE
  • Fractale and Dystopian Themes (by: EquitasInvictus) HERE
  • Star Driver Ep 17: I get it finally! (by: AURON570) HERE
  • Magna Purchases in January (by: CalAgggie) HERE
  • lol pokemon (by: FoolyCooly) HERE
  • Legit US release K-On! Trailer (by: CrazyCanuck) HERE
  • Ten Out-of-Print Anime Titles Needing More Love (by: Dream) HERE

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. 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: @ animevice / @ FoxxFireArt
ShadowKnight508 moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 10:12 a.m.
Year of the rabbit? That reminded me to look up my Chinese New Year animal sign (turns out to be the Horse). Cheers for featuring my Weekly Figure Preview, FoxxFireArt and for making another great Community Spotlight. xD
(Edit: Bunny girls for the win xD)
Daniel_Newton moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 10:50 a.m.
Pah, totally ripped off my blog from a while back! Ha. 
Didn't there used to be a list of wiki pages in the spotlight? Was that dropped or something?
damswedonon Feb. 4, 2011 at 10:52 a.m.
Rabbit?
ZombiePieon Feb. 4, 2011 at 10:57 a.m.
Foxx....everyone knows that Japanese people are racist towards any other type of Asian. I should know! I had to listen to my Japanese grandmother for over ten years.
sora_thekey moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 11:15 a.m.
Year of the Rabbit... lol! Appropriate!
Kelleth moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 11:16 a.m.
Happy Chinese newyear!! :P
 
Any way nice list the reviews came back in full.
ShadowKnight508 moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 12:39 p.m.
@damswedon said:

" Rabbit?

"
Lol Damswedon...that made my day xD
sotyfan16on Feb. 4, 2011 at 3:58 p.m.

Quite a few blogs this week and a variety of Reviews. Good job AV!

threemegabyteson Feb. 4, 2011 at 4:32 p.m.
I want the rabbit girl
metalsnakezeroon Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.
Oh bunny girls. Nice work everyone.
FoxxFireArt moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:50 p.m.
@Newten: 
You didn't have shots of Eneus like these
I haven't spotlight any wiki pages, because no one was ever submitting anything. I actually plan to spotlight some character pages next week that follow the new style guide to give people examples.
Bigheart711on Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:53 p.m.
Great job, all! Also, Happy Chinese new year! (I knew that Bunny Girls would be involved, though. ;P )
EquitasInvictuson Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:56 p.m.
Once again, great job compiling everything like that! 
 
I've been doing my best to keep up with my reviews/blogs so that I can have at least one of each by the time this rolls around every week. Juggling that, undergraduate engineering and ROTC is fun stuff! 
  
It's also great to see how everyone is keeping up with posting new things, as well. I've got a lot to check out this weekend!
Daniel_Newton moderator on Feb. 4, 2011 at 5:57 p.m.
@FoxxFireArt: True dat. 
Spotlighting character pages sounds like a good idea, hopefully there'll be some good ones by next week.
JJOR64on Feb. 4, 2011 at 9:07 p.m.
<3 Bunny Girls
AURON570on Feb. 4, 2011 at 11:32 p.m.
darrrnnn you Equitaaaaassss, you're Fractale blog overshadowed my Fractale blog... even though I did write it last friday T-T
Voxelon Feb. 5, 2011 at 7:09 a.m.
@JJOR64 said:
" <3 Bunny Girls "
Indeed, but I think catgirls will forever be superior.
PenguinDuston Feb. 5, 2011 at 8:35 a.m.
Good stuff from everyone.  I, myself have been obsessively consumed with Dragon Quest IX these last two weeks but I hope to get something up during the week.  Even if I haven't replied as much this week, I've been reading much of the works posted above.  Keep'm coming. 
 
And, yes of course catgirls would be far superior but since 2010 was the year of the tiger (closest to a cat) we'll have to wait another dozen years for it to come around.  For dog lovers and fans of dog girls (Inukami) 2018 is the next year of the dog.
Morita_Shunsukeon Feb. 5, 2011 at 11:11 a.m.

Gong hai fat choi!


 
 


What did he call me?!  :P
MisterShinon Feb. 5, 2011 at 11:40 a.m.
Year of the Rabbit, interesting.

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