Why is it so Hard to be a Fan at Work?

Monday, February 1, 2016

Every fan loves to express their devotion to their favourite show, film, or comic. Now more than ever, they have a plethora of ways of doing so too,…

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The Unusual Release Schedule for Sailor Moon Crystal Will Set a Precedent

Thursday, July 3, 2014

This week sees the highly anticipated Sailor Moon Crystal series begin broadcast. Besides being an entirely new version of the original manga (and not a remake of the original anime), it’s also notable for eschewing traditional licensing-based release models, but interestingly, is not embracing the ‘all you can eat’ type that has defined web-based media. Why might that actually be a good thing, and could it be a model for others to follow?

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Bronies, Fandom, Homogeneity and Sterotypes

Monday, January 13, 2014

Bronies have a big role the success of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, but what downsides have they created and can they happen to other shows?

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Week Links 42-2013

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Charles Week Links for December 8th to the 14th, 2013.

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Moving Beyond Generic Animation Merchandise

Friday, November 29, 2013

Generic animation merchandise is everywhere but is often low quality and a mismatch for the audience. How can we move beyond it and offer fans something relevant and great?

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Fans Attempt Sailor Moon Episode Remake

Thursday, November 14, 2013

A group of fans are attempting to remake an original Sailor Moon episode, but what kind of copyright questions does this throw up?

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The Great Licensed Apparel Question

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Licensed apparel has been a part of the merchandising puzzle for animated shows for years. yet the clothing actually worn by many characters is rarely seen.

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Week Links 17-2013

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Charles’ week links for April 28th to May 4th, 2013

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Shutting Down Fan Art With Copyright

Friday, March 29, 2013

Fan art and copyright have never been the best of friends but the recent shutting down of a Sailor Moon fan art book by use of copyright should raise a number of questions.

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Week Links 04-2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Charles’ week links for January 27th to February 1st 2013

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