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Reflections on 2016: Thank You for Everything

 

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Source: The Squid Girl author’s twitter

Let’s recap the 12 Days of Anime and the whirlwind year that was 2016.

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Reflections on 2016: Writing for Crunchyroll

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If you’d told me just a few months ago that I’d end up writing for Crunchyroll, I would have laughed in your face. Even now, I still don’t know what I did to deserve it.

This isn’t false modesty speaking. I do have concerns, not with Crunchyroll itself, but with the platform and privilege I have been given. While the editorial team proofreads my articles and offers me feedback, I don’t get fact checked. If I spread inaccurate information through my articles, it would be entirely my own fault. It would be one thing to talk out of my ass on my blog, which I frequently do, but on Crunchyroll, where tens of thousands of people read my articles, the consequences are more serious.

I’m not sure whether the other writers experience this feeling, but for me, it’s been a pressure since day one.

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Gen Urobuchi is Overrated

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Because Froggy is away in the Philippines, twelve guest writers will be blogging about anime and/or Christmas. Today’s guest writer is Monobear from Danganronpa, a sadistic bear and the principal of Hope’s Academy.

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the TV series ending of Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

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