Fansub Review: [Doki] Nichijou (Episode 01)

This is a review of Doki’s Nichijou release. It’s aimed at helping you to choose which fansub group’s release to watch. EDIT: I should note that I only reviewed the English of this release. Apparently the translation had some inconsistencies with another group. This will be taken care of in a new post.

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[WhyNot vs. Hatsuyuki vs. Hiryuu] Whose Freezing Should You Watch?

Please keep in mind that though I only looked at each sub for 5 minutes, there are only 50 lines of text during this time. Count up how many errors there are and divide by 50, and you’ll see the error rate for each sub. WhyNot? This comes off a comma and should therefore not … Read more

[Ayako vs. Hina vs. SS] Whose Infinite Stratos Should You Watch?

I looked at the first five minutes of each group’s subs in an effort to find the best alternative to our group. I suggest reading all the way (I managed to find a group worse than Ayako). The results are as follows: Ayako A Chinese girl fighting in a mech in Japan is not likely … Read more

So what does ANN think of fansubbers?

Recap of recent shit: Funimation gets rights to stream Fractale Nerd rage at fansubs who’d dare sub Fractale Funimation loses rights to stream Fractale because fansubbing exists Nerd rage at fansubs Funimation regains rights for Fractale Funimation sues anime fans in Texas Nerd rage at fansubs For whatever reason, I find this whole hubbub over … Read more