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Quickie: FUNi Loves Pantsu, YouTube Hates 'Em

YouTube is a stick-in-the-mud, and I want to see pictures of FUNimation staff wearing panties on their heads in retaliation.

A post on the FUNimation blog notes that YouTube has pulled an episode (#9) of the moe romance series Shuffle! due to a scene in which a character's panties are shown. Awwww. And this is the same series FUNimation released in a box set that came with a pair of panties, too! (Pictured, left, with photography credits going to Mistakes of Youth.)


But don't worry, you can still watch it-- at FUNi's own video on demand site, conveniently enough. Here is the dubbed version, and here's the sub!

DJTyranton March 11, 2009 at 11:36 a.m.
Great move by Funi in their reaction to it :)
Devillyon March 11, 2009 at 11:41 a.m.
Just another penny in the IhateYoutube jar xP

N15PCAon March 11, 2009 at 1:37 p.m.
I'm surprise that this dosen't happen more offen in anime with it on thses type of web site.  I went and bought the hole show Speed Grapher on XBLA marketplace and things they show on that show would ever have got on their if it was a live action show.  Don't get me wrong I like the fact it's on their mind you.
Nebson March 11, 2009 at 1:37 p.m.
Which is odd considering FUNimation is an approved YouTube video partner.  Bandai can have full blown nudtiy on their Code Geass YouTube episodes, & yet Funi can't show a simple pair of panties?
HeeroYuyon March 11, 2009 at 2:24 p.m.
Way to go Wildarmsheero!

I never saw that picture in his blog, lol!
giaon March 11, 2009 at 3:44 p.m.
Nebs: I'm guessing it has to do with different staffers who overview it-- and whether any viewers submit complaints.
HeeroYuyon March 11, 2009 at 4:47 p.m.
What kind of moron would complain about Shuffle having fanservice yet wouldn't about Code Geass.... that just seems so....messed up.
kawaiicassx3on July 1, 2009 at 6:53 p.m.
Clearly the idiot complainer isn't getting much action, hehe. Don't see what's wrong with panties? We all, I hope, wear them. =)
And I agree with HeeroYuy. Youtube allowed one of the girls to completely expose her breasts. (Code Geass, Epi 19)

Dig Deeper into Shuffle!

Typical Harem anime based on a visual novel. Tsuchimi Rin lives with Fuyou Kaede due to an accident which made Rin losing both his parents and Kaede losing her mother.

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