July 12th, 2006
|11:23 pm - New anime direct download site|
I got an email today from this new anime website (how they got my email is beyond me). It's like animesuki except instead of torrents all the anime is direct download:
All you need to do is sign up for an account which is free. I think the policy is that the newest 60 downloads posted anyone can download as long as you've signed up, anything posted before the newest 60, you have to be a paid member to download, but hey, if you're like me and check for new updates every single day then that shouldn't be an issue
In other news, I'm so freaking restless these days. It's like I need to go out for a good 2 hour run to work off some energy or something. Dammit. I hate this feeling, I can't sleep well at night which results in crappy days which results in more crappy sleeps and so on and so forth. Usually when I get into these ruts I'd go for long walks everyday for like, 2 weeks and make myself have a few major crying fits over how crappy this world is and how no one seems to care to even attempt to fix it and then I'm ok, but I've done the crying and there's nowhere to walk so I'm still stuck here.
Current Mood: restless
Yah.... I don't agree with that site. >.> *is hoping A-O will ask for them to take down PoT*
eh? why?? is it cuz they ask for money? I would think that to have bandwith that can hold that large a number of direct downloads would no doubt cost a fortune...so as long as they're not asking for money for profit and just using it to keep the site up...then isn't that ok? If I was still back at university where bittorent crawled along at 1-2kb/s, then I'd surely appreciate a site like that
Frankly, yes. I am extremely against people selling fansubs and scanlations for money simply because they are meant to be free. Fansub tapes that people would sell before the BT became popular are an exception since you were paying for the tape, not the fansub.
Being a scanlator myself, I think it's also extremely rude of people to take work that a few people worked very hard on and then try and profit off of it and that's what the site is. That person didn't do the work (well, maybe at one point s/he was part of a fansub or scanlation group, but definitely not all the series there.)
Anyway, people who want to leech off those 60 episodes is fine, but if someone pays to download those PoT episodes, after it was even licensed, that just irks me...
Oh but they're definitely not the only site that allows licenced series to be distributed, even torrent sites allow it. I mean heck there's even 2 lj comms that you can go to request any anime series, licenced or not, and usually someone'll have it and be able to upload it for you.
I just think, like that fansub tape thing you were talking about, is that if they're using the money to actually run the site and not to make profit, then that should be alright (just as the fansub tapes used the money to purchase the tapes, not make profit).
I agree with you. It pissed me off to see VKLL'a Sailor Stars fansubs being big on like 21 times up to an obscure price for CD COPIES of the original or some stupid shit like that. Just buy the originals!
I dunno... it seems more to me that someone's an idiot for paying that much money for when they could've gotten it free in the first place. Sure, it's wrong to sell fansubs, but some people are greedy and rotten, so of course they're going to do it. Some people will try to take a profit on anything that they can.
ohh, that sounds interesting....
hmm animesuki i forgot about them. I used anime source. heheh *wub*
yeah, i get that sometimes. but instead I just like either sit and be moody or go for some skipping. Yes, this world is indeed crappy and corrupt. Sometimes, I find myself questioning is there a God? I know it sounds like heresy, but i can't help it.
If there was one, would people come to thier senses? Or is this human judgment? That we are doomed to commit crimes, which have been repeated throughout the past?
yeah i've generally turned to anime source too