Anime BBS scene

The roughly mid-90's and earlier (generally pre-Toonami, pre-anime boom) era of anime & manga fandom: early cons, clubs, tape trading, Nth Generation VHS fansubs, old magazines & fanzines, fandubs, ancient merchandise, rec.arts.anime, and more!
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Anime BBS scene

Post by TheMidnightSnack » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:56 pm

I got curious. I use some bulletin boards to this day, and I wondered if there were any Otaku BBSes outside of Japan.
Also, I know about AnimeMUCK, but I haven't seen anybody on it in a loooong time.
If anybody knows of any BBS like this, let me know. Most of this scene died after the World Wide Web, and very little was documented.
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Post by davemerrill » Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:52 pm

There were anime-themed BBS systems across America. The one in Atlanta that I was a part of was called 'SD-BBS' and was started by a friend of mine named Gary. At one point its server was in the basement of the house I was living in, and it used our second telephone line. I have a flyer for it around here somewhere. This BBS was connected to the FIDOnet network, and there was another national network that was called "Animenet." This was from the early to the mid 1990s.

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Post by zimmerit » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:57 pm

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