Fairy Tale episode list?
Xuphia 
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I love Fairy Tale, and I love Crunchyroll. But it seems like I can't watch all the Fairy Tale episodes on Crunchyroll. Is there a reason for this? Or is it because of my region?
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Posted 1/22/13
there is a reason it isn't your region

Xuphia 
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Posted 1/22/13
Do you know the reason or do you also not know?
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it is the licensing of FT cr only is able to keep episodes for so long
Xuphia 
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That's annoying. Will there ever be all FT episodes on Crunchyroll?
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ask shinji the robot

I don't know any of the behind the scenes with this site...

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Posted 1/22/13
Funimation has licensed the series so you may be able to view it on their site. I recall they uploaded a specific amount of episodes onto YouTube but don't know if they have removed it since.
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Xuphia wrote:

Do you know the reason or do you also not know?

Dating back to when Fairy Tail was originally acquired as a simulcast, the contract stipulated two unique conditions:

1. The episodes are only available for 30 days (this is what you are referring to).
2. The episodes are only available to premium members

While there are some episodes of shows that are available only to premium members, FT is the only simulcast that has this limitation for all regions.

I don't know of a single other anime, however, that has ever had the 30 day limitation Fairy Tail does. In fact, with one exception*, I don't know of any simulcast that hasn't at least been available for the duration of the broadcast plus at least a 30 day period thereafter.

I doubt CR would agree to such terms today to acquire a simulcast, but Fairy Tail was acquired only 10 months after CR went fully legit, and they needed all the simulcasts they could get. (Fall 2009 was only 16 simulcasts total, including continuing ones).


*That one exception? I'll spoiler it for those that want to see if they can remember it first.
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Posted 1/22/13
i forgot you can always ask the old guy ^^ above

i think he is shinji in disguise
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Posted 1/24/13
Thanks TheAncientOne. It's a real shame but you can't expect everything.
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