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Crunchyroll community raised over $55,000 for Japan relief efforts
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Congrats. While this is a selfish statement, it would be cool if Japan thanked us by doing the following things that I know likely won't happen: allinteresting way Japan could thank CR is by offering to all members region-free (excluding censorship laws, all countries can see all shows on CR) and releasing on CR one of the most underrated anime that was ever released in America. I'm talking about every episode of the 2001 version of Cyborg 009 in both subbed and dubbed format uncut with good subtitles (the subs I saw were translated by a Chinese guy and was the worst fansubbing I have seen to date) since Sony USA never did that with the American DVD release while unfairly giving the most recent Astro Boy TV series a complete release in TV edited yet English only formatting.
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25 / M / Albuquerque, New...
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So glad I could donate, I love Japan!
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24 / Norway
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I'm impressed CRollers, didn't expect you to pitch in so willingly. Good job!
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Nice to see it going where it's needed. Good job and a very good initiative!
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good work, everyone
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26 / M / Madison, Wisconsin
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Wow I didn't think we would raise that much. That is awesome!
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41 / M / Sano-shi, Tochigi...
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OUTSTANDING !!!!
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Posted 4/5/11

deezel wrote:

Nice to see it going where it's needed. Good job and a very good initiative!


You know.. I don't mean to.. I'll say it..

Japan, a first world country doesn't really need your aid.. your monehs will end up in the back pockets of some politician. They have plenty of money to rebuild. =|

How about everyone donates to the Red Cross? Raise a fund! And go for 100,000 better yet! ;D
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23 / F / California
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nice! everyone, we all did a good job!!! let's pray for them too!!
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28 / M / Crazytowne
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Nice! It's good to see that this community can come together in times of need. Thanks to everyone that gave selflessly even though times are rough for everyone today, it seems.
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ALL of that isn't going to Japan. You bloody know it.
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36 / M / Austin
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Gextiv

Japan, a first world country doesn't really need your aid.. your monehs will end up in the back pockets of some politician. They have plenty of money to rebuild. =|


*double facepalm*


Gextiv

How about everyone donates to the Red Cross? Raise a fund! And go for 100,000 better yet! ;D




shinji
We've decided to submit 100% of the proceeds to The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) in the next few days, who is aggregating all relief donations from the anime industry, and then submitting it to the Japanese Red Cross
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Seriously, before you rant next time you might want to read the original post before you make yourself sound like a bloody buffoon.
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32 / M / Comtrya Sugoi
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$55,000 - Way to go CR Community!!! (that $5k part as the matching from CR corporate? - thank you CR).

Every bit will help those, even in a 1st world country, less fortunate and devastated by the earthquake and tsunami.
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27 / M
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I'm glad so much money was raised, but not so thrilled about it going through another organisation before reaching the Red Cross. Is there a large advantage in not donating it to the Red Cross directly?
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We have raised OVER 9000!!! US dollors
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