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PSA: AnimeTake is shutting down

[HorribleSubs] Aldnoah Zero - 20 [720p].mkv_snapshot_22.05_[2015.03.01_00.55.10]

For the people who don’t bother to read long walls of text, here’s a tldr; Yes, AnimeTake is shutting down with a slim chance of returning. For your future needs of anime you can use HorribleSubs.Info which is what 95% of the posts on AnimeTake contained anyways. I post DDLs there and the torrents are automated. There’s also a disqus chat there but just be warned that it’s a bit toxic over there and there aren’t really any set rules so don’t tell me I didn’t warn you. Continue reading

Thoughts on Japan’s new Anti-Piracy Act

[HorribleSubs] Non Non Biyori - 04 [720p].mkv_snapshot_19.32_[2013.10.28_22.52.31]

Recently Japan announced their new Anti-Piracy act targeted towards illegal Anime/Manga distribution sites. Since then a lot of people are worried about their go-to sites for Anime/Manga being shut down. Personally after talking to a few people who are really knowledgeable in this subject (people who run Anime/Manga sites and have experience with these sort of anti-piracy acts) I’ve came to the conclusion that this is pretty much a complete joke. Continue reading

On Fansubbing 2014

SPEED SUBBAN

While I haven’t been fansubbing for long myself, after reading koda’s post ([gg]’s leader) on the fansubbing scene, I couldn’t agree more. Based off my personal experience the past year in the “new fansubbing age”, it’s not hard to tell that fansubbing is indeed dying and that the people who still fansubbing are just like koda said: either 1. seek their 15 minutes of fame or 2. Feel superior because they “sub something to give to the leechers”. I’ll be addressing similar things in koda’s post but in my perspective as I have subbed the past year in the “new” age. This is a long post and since I don’t have good/related pictures, I’ll just fill it up with Chitoge which by the way, coughbestgirlcough. Continue reading