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Community Spotlight: Wiki Madness

Help us be the best at Bleach, One Piece, Fullmetal Alchemist, Highschool of the Damed

Greetings Anime Vice, the week was starting slowly, but the news really exploded by Thursday. The VIZ publication of Shonen Jump celebrates it's 100th issue, Highschool of the Dead anime is getting dub cast for a U.S. release, the Madhouse Studio is producing a X-Men inspired anime, and Tom Pinchuk gives us a review of the latest FUNimation release of FLCL. Tom's Watch & Learn articles have also started Darker Than Blackand Baccano animes.
 
The wiki tasks really have a lot of updating going on with the Anime Vice wiki pages. There's going to be a new push on popular series for the tasks. Manga overview pages have been a popular theme lately. Member PiFace314 have been doing a lot of well done wiki updates. There is still one outstanding manga bounty to be had in the Wiki Task Queue for Naruto.
Anime Vice Task Initiative: Image Captioning:   HERE 
Anime Vice Task Initiative: Wiki Style Guide:   HERE   
Whiskey Media Data Porn: HERE 

Task Queue Theme of the Week: Mangas -   HERE 

Wonderful Wikis 

For a long time, the Manga profile sections have been some of the most neglected on Anime Vice. With some of the new tasks that has been changing. Some pages that were once blank are now brimming with incredible detail. Here are some manga pages that have been recently updated to the wiki style guide. 
The Naruto task still needs a user to take up. See the Task Queue for information.

Reviewed Wonders

  • Check out Dream's review of Mobile Suit Gundam (anime) HERE
  • Check out Nanashi's review of FLCL (anime) HERE
  • Check out Count_Zero's review of Red Hot Chili Samuari Vol. 1 HERE
  

Blog-o-sphere

  • Super Duper Mini Review - Shiki (by:JJOR64) HERE
  • Anime Purchases for February (by: sickVisionz) HERE
  • Mass Manga Purchase Due to Closing Borders Stores (by: sotyfan16) HERE
  • Worlds Collide: One Piece and Wonder Woman!! (by: FoxxFireArt) HERE
  • Winter Season - Impressions so far - Part 2  (by: Adanadhel) HERE
  • Tour of New Re-Designed Whiskey Media Site. It's Slick and Brown! (by: zombiepie) HERE
  • A Forced Blog (by: Kelleth) HERE
  • Toynami Kakashi Action Figure Review (by: AJV)  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
ethan staff on March 7, 2011 at 1:28 p.m.
Nice!
casadeking09on March 7, 2011 at 1:55 p.m.
When is HOTD getting dubbed? I'm so excited!
PenguinDuston March 7, 2011 at 2:55 p.m.
JJOR64 has another newer review blog out now, too.   
FireFoxArt's Wonder Woman Once Piece article is really an amazing thing.  Fantastic.   
Kelleth's A Forced Blog made me do math! Ha.
FLStyleon March 7, 2011 at 3:23 p.m.
This article was not brought to my attention by the quality of the community content but by this
 

 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
No wonder the other WM sites have such a negative opinion of Anime Vice.
Yummyleeon March 7, 2011 at 3:31 p.m.
Bulging, you say?? =O
FoxxFireArt moderator on March 7, 2011 at 3:44 p.m.
@FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts??
 
@ethan:
I created several Wiki Tasks for some of the larger manga series. I'll give them a week or two. If no one takes them. I'll fill them out.
AURON570on March 7, 2011 at 3:51 p.m.
If anyone is interested, I wrote a blog about Fractale Episode 7 with screenshots.
FLStyleon March 7, 2011 at 3:52 p.m.
@FoxxFireArt said:
" @FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts?? "
Had this article been relevant in any way to that picture I would've said fair enough. I then would've said why was there a clean up of hentai if that is going to be used to represent the site. What? It's ok because it doesn't show nipples? That's crap, it's about the principal.
 
But of all things that image was used to represent this community and what they do on this site. That's not right in my opinion.
B0nd07on March 7, 2011 at 3:55 p.m.
@FoxxFireArt said:

" @FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts?? "

No, it just that the image choice for this article perpetuates one of the negative stereotypes that people have of anime fans; especially over on Giant Bomb where the once joking phrase "anime is for jerks" has become gospel.
 
Look, I like anime boobs as much as the next guy, but when you're advertising an article on your site (especially one about the community) to the rest of Whiskey Media, it would be best to avoid images of a perverse nature if possible.
Godoton March 7, 2011 at 4:19 p.m.
@FLStyle said:
" @FoxxFireArt said:
" @FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts?? "
Had this article been relevant in any way to that picture I would've said fair enough. I then would've said why was there a clean up of hentai if that is going to be used to represent the site. What? It's ok because it doesn't show nipples? That's crap, it's about the principal.  But of all things that image was used to represent this community and what they do on this site. That's not right in my opinion. "
Don't be silly, it's relevant in that there's 10 words out of 400 or so devoted to it!
 
But yeah. One step forward, two steps back.
Gregomastaon March 7, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
@FLStyle said:
" This article was not brought to my attention by the quality of the community content but by this
 

 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
No wonder the other WM sites have such a negative opinion of Anime Vice. "
I agree.
Kelleth moderator on March 7, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
Awesome but the blogs are a bit lagging this week.
@AURON570 said:
" If anyone is interested, I wrote a blog about Fractale Episode 7 with screenshots. "
That would have made thing allot better!
@b0nd07: Now I'm just waiting for Zombiepie to comment on that lol
Lautaroon March 7, 2011 at 4:25 p.m.
@b0nd07 said:
" @FoxxFireArt said:

" @FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts?? "

No, it just that the image choice for this article perpetuates one of the negative stereotypes that people have of anime fans; especially over on Giant Bomb where the once joking phrase "anime is for jerks" has become gospel. Look, I like anime boobs as much as the next guy, but when you're advertising an article on your site (especially one about the community) to the rest of Whiskey Media, it would be best to avoid images of a perverse nature if possible. "
I don't think you can win when it comes to anime over at GB. Doesn't really matter what the article pictures are. People have entrenched themselves in the anime is for jerks crap and there is no going back.
Th3_Jameson March 7, 2011 at 4:25 p.m.
I love anime.
Voxelon March 7, 2011 at 4:29 p.m.
@FLStyle said:
" This article was not brought to my attention by the quality of the community content but by this
 

 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
 Negative Stereotyping! Fuck Yeah!
No wonder the other WM sites have such a negative opinion of Anime Vice. "
Please don't insinuate that Jeffsekai and the other ignorant people responding in that thread represent all of Whiskey Media. That's a very depressing thought.
FLStyleon March 7, 2011 at 4:33 p.m.
@lautaro said:
" @b0nd07 said:
" @FoxxFireArt said:

" @FLStyle: 
Guys at Whiskey Media hate breasts?? "

No, it just that the image choice for this article perpetuates one of the negative stereotypes that people have of anime fans; especially over on Giant Bomb where the once joking phrase "anime is for jerks" has become gospel. Look, I like anime boobs as much as the next guy, but when you're advertising an article on your site (especially one about the community) to the rest of Whiskey Media, it would be best to avoid images of a perverse nature if possible. "
I don't think you can win when it comes to anime over at GB. Doesn't really matter what the article pictures are. People have entrenched themselves in the anime is for jerks crap and there is no going back. "
At the very least the people now running this site should not be giving them more wood for the fire. Can you at least agree to that?
 
@Godot said:
" One step forward, two steps back. "
Ironically, that's how I'd describe Anime Vice as a whole since Gia and John were let go. But that's for another day (and a blog I'll type out tomorrow).
ethan staff on March 7, 2011 at 4:33 p.m.
Don't post anime is for jerks crap in this community post.  I really don't care if you don't like anime.  This post is for the community who is working on the wiki.  Thanks.
ZombiePieon March 7, 2011 at 4:34 p.m.
@Kelleth said:

" Awesome but the blogs are a bit lagging this week.
@AURON570 said:

" If anyone is interested, I wrote a blog about Fractale Episode 7 with screenshots. "

That would have made thing allot better!
@b0nd07: Now I'm just waiting for Zombiepie to comment on that lol "
 Man...FUCK ANIME! Western animation FOR LIFE! 
  
 
Anyways let it be know that on Giant Bomb we have pron for our community to enjoy just like Anime Vice. 
 
Each site has its own rules and regulations. As you'll notice Comic Vine has strict rules against swearing and we at Giant Bomb take a hard stance on You Tube videos. Personally I want to stop fan art from being added to the database on Giant Bomb but time and time again I find I'm in the minority with that opinion so I'll continue to respect the community and my fellow mods in that regard. 
 
Cross site hate is inevitable, and unfortunately unavoidable. If you feel like one site is going in the wrong direction take your concerns up with Ethan or other Staff members. Don't direct your anger or displeasure at the community in question or the site.
 
Also I want to get this off my chest because it gets brought up every now and then. Users on Giant Bomb that say "Anime is for Jerks" are not the problem. They say that as a joke, and a poor one at that, but seriously guys...grow some tough skin. They aren't insulting your family honor Just ignore it or even flag it if you want to be even more productive to the moderation process, and just be on your way.
Godoton March 7, 2011 at 4:35 p.m.
@FLStyle: I await it eagerly.
Sneakybadgeron March 7, 2011 at 4:39 p.m.
bewbs. 
 
I can understand the viewpoints of some people in the thread. But that said, High-school of the dead is pretty good. if not ludicrously full of fan service :D (I refer in part to matrix gun bullet time bewbs)

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