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by Captain_EO
Fri May 15, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Discuss (or, "Show Off/Plug") Your Work Section!
Topic: A-Kon 1997 report
Replies: 12
Views: 346

Re: A-Kon 1997 report

Trekkies practically invented fandom as we know it today. Fanzines, fanfiction, large-scale science fiction conventions, etc. were all spearheaded by them. In the Next Generation era, they were also very prominent on BBSes, Usenet and the like. I'm sure Dave can go into more detail, but Star Trek is...
by Captain_EO
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: What ettiquette was there in the days of Usenet?
Replies: 9
Views: 939

Re: What ettiquette was there in the days of Usenet?

Disclaimer: My era of anime fandom is from geocities/angelfire/*insert other web host here* sites, so I never went on Usenet back in the day. However, I still think I can give some insight on how it was, until someone a tad older than me posts here and gives their two cents. My impression is that wh...
by Captain_EO
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Anime
Topic: How have the drawings changed over the years?
Replies: 12
Views: 695

Re: How have the drawings changed over the years?

The most apparent difference is anime is no longer made with hand-painted animation cels - Although, I believe modern model sheets and initial frames are still drawn traditionally on paper, the coloring process is all digital. Lighting effects can also be added digitally now. But as far as style is ...
by Captain_EO
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Anime
Topic: Favorite holiday-themed anime?
Replies: 5
Views: 566

Re: Favorite holiday-themed anime?

Gah, this is super late (I've been so busy I haven't been checking the forum as often. Sorry, folks!) but a few of my favorite anime Christmas episodes include: Ranma 1/2 "Tendo Family Christmas Scramble" Urusei Yatsura "Pitter-Patter Christmas Eve" Oh My Goddess OVA "Evergreen Holy Night" and "For...
by Captain_EO
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Real World Stuff
Topic: Makio Inoue (voice of Harlock, Goemon, etc) passes away at 81
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: Makio Inoue (voice of Harlock, Goemon, etc) passes away at 81

He was certainly a legendary voice actor... may he rest in peace.
by Captain_EO
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Real World Stuff
Topic: Yahoo groups going bye bye
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Yahoo groups going bye bye

Thanks for the update. While not entirely unexpected, it is a shame another service is closing its doors and removing years worth of data. Google Groups seems like a decent alternative (as mentioned earlier; it sprung off of Usenet archives after all) but the amount of spambot messages in some group...