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  • n. Plural form of fansub.

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Examples

  • Crunchyroll, which built its audience with fansubs, is now seeing investment from Japanese companies.

    More Thoughts on Free Online Manga Distribution » Manga Worth Reading

  • The first issue of fansubs is passive: When reading and downloading online, neither readers nor fansubbers earn any money, nor are they taking any tangible credit for their work.

    Plagiarism, Scanlations, and Copies: Nick Simmons’ Incarnate Rips Off Bleach » Manga Worth Reading

  • It is in my experience that the fansubs are a better translation, that provide much more of the deep side storylines of a series, as opposed to crappy american translations which would make one think we're a bunch of retarded 5th graders.

    Techdirt

  • "It is in my experience that the fansubs are a better translation, that provide much more of the deep side storylines of a series, as opposed to crappy american translations which would make one think we're a bunch of retarded 5th graders."

    Techdirt

  • Thankfully, the folks at the Bay Area Anime club (which uses DivX files to circulate "fansubs," foriegn DVD captures with fan-generated subtitles) have produced an excellent primer on getting the format to play on Mac OS X. Link

    Boing Boing: December 29, 2002 - January 4, 2003 Archives

  • In the anime world, while there have been occasional clashes, it seems that many anime creators have learned that "fansubs," videos where fans translate the content into other languages and provide the subtitles, are a great way to learn what other markets want.

    Techdirt

  • The cited reason is plain and simple: low attendances, with the popularity of "the London Expo", "fansubs" and the accessibility of popular anime and manga in "mainstream shops" all said to be contributing factors in this lack of interest.

    AnimeBlogger.net Antenna

  • His moral judgments seem a bit extreme, but he describes the issue well: fansubbers used to aim to emulate the mainstream of modernization, as a prestige thing, but otaku culture has since gone postmodern, and fansubs are just another way of performing your otaku identity.

    NĂ©ojaponisme » Blog Archive » Haters gonna hate: Mori Ogai on translation

  • Not only do fansubs generate buzz about certain shows, but they also help the industries gauge which series should be exported to which markets.

    Bits Debate: Responding to Readers on Filtering - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I think there are some fansubs of their work floating around but I don't know if this is one of them.

    okay, under some circumstances it *is* okay to remake CASABLANCA

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