Aspects of Fansubbing – Editing can be pretty difficult

To make up for how long the last post ended up being, I’ve decided to make a slightly shorter post re-hashing an article I wrote on my Tumblr a while back. I’ve gained further knowledge about the topic since I’m actively involved within a fansub group, and I can now further apply that knowledge to the topic I’ll be writing about.

To start off, I’m not an editor for a fansub group, so I can’t say that I know everything about editing or even that I’m doing it right, but I do know how editing is theoretically supposed to work. For example, taking subtitles from an actual simulcasted release of CrunchyRoll (CR) or Funimation and making a few line changes does not make you a fansubber in my eyes (although that’s a great way to start into the editing portion of fansubbing). While this isn’t what the post will be about, it does factor into the problem that I will describe below with a single picture.

Also, spoilers of Golden Time ahead.

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Log Time Podcast #2 | DanMachi Overview — Trapped in a Dungeon with Spooky Protagonists

Log Time is the podcast of The Backloggers where we talk about anime, manga, light novels, and constantly find ourselves inappropriately making jokes about terrorism.

In this episode, Owningmatt and Mythos talk about Dungeon, fantasy as a genre, how classic chivalry relates to modern fantasy stories, and reminiscence on the awesome anime of 2013.

Intro and Outro song: “Platform” by Or4nges