Hello there! I'm stararnold, and welcome to Starship Fandoprise! This WORLD features a mix of features/news posts based on multiple topics regarding anything of pop culture (incl. animation/cartoons/anime, comics/manga, music, books, video games, live-action TV/Film, etc.), as well as webpolls/websurveys and brief posts about what goes on in my fanboy life. Hope you enjoy your visit!

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About the WORLD's Host

Other WORLDS runned by the host (check 'em out for more content by this guy)
Leijiverse 999, DC and Marvel Assemble, Star Trek Nation

Known at DeviantART as
beavers2010

Birthday
04/10/1986

Gender
Male

Where I live
LaSalle (Montreal), Quebec, Canada

Anime Fan Since
Early 1990s when I started watching The Transformers (1984), though that was before I learned that not all cartoons are American (However, while the classic Speed Racer series was the second anime I got into, you may consider this what made me the anime fan I'm today if you don't consider the original Trasnformers to be anime)

Member of theOtaku.com since
05/30/2005

Achievements
Medal for Meals-on-wheel's service, Medal for conflict manager team, Mabel Award at High School Graduation, Honouroll at college, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting and Drawing concentration) in University

Favorite Music Genres
Rap, Rock 'N Roll, Disco

Happy Sailor Moon Day

Not much to post, but Happy International Sailor Moon Day to all you Sailor Moon fans out there. How are you celebrating today? Feel free to sound off in the comment box.

9:43 PM Canada ET

Save Anime and Manga!

Back in late April, Otaku USA and a few news sources reported about the petition seeking to push the United Nations to illegalize the worldwide distribution of anime and manga (excl. in Japan). Good news is now there is a petition to crusade against this terror. To defend your freedom to watch anime and read manga, please sign this force-of-good petition at change.org.

1:57 PM Canada ET

Anime Online Viewing Status of 6/06/2015

Today, I finished watching Fleet Girls Collection - KanColle Animation Sequence. It is one of the best family cartoon shows Japan has to offer up to date. I hope it gets an official R1 DVD release, and I look forward to seeing the the series' sequel.

In the meantime, I still have Gundam Reconguista in G to finish watching. I believe I'm still at episode 8.

10 Years of My membership

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of my joining theOtaku.com. Time sometimes feel like it sure goes fast.

5:58 PM Canada ET

News: Worldwide Distribution of anime and manga maybe in Danger

Today is a sad day for otaku communities worldwide. For according to Otaku USA's website, a jerk in Berlin launched a petition intended to persuade the United Nations into making the international distribution of all anime and manga illegal, alleging that anime and manga threaten the morality of young people. So far, only 385 people signed the petition itself, but let's hope the ban never happens for our sake and for the sake of the Japanese media. I mean, hasn't Japan suffered enough?

5:38 PM Canada ET