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Posted 7/3/13
I don't know if this is been posted before. I tried searching but couldn't find anything.

Background:
I usually find information on shows that I am interested on a few news sites such as animenewsnetwork.com. However, the new shows are in both kanji and romaji and very rarely in English (for New shows only). I usually write down the romaji title of the shows I like such as "Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai" which in english is "The World God Only Knows" .

What frustrates me the most is that when new anime shows are licensed by Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll only posts the title of the anime in English. I don't really read japanese or speak it, however, it is much easier to find news and information about an anime through its Japanese name. Over the years I have learned a few words, but not enough to translate titles from Japanese in to English. I usually skip over the shows because of its name, and watch them elsewhere.

It would be best of put some type of information that included the Japanese name (in romaji and in kanji).

This will help not only me, but other users, who go by the Japanese name of an anime and to associate it with the English names much quicker. But also help people realize that the show they are searching for using the Japanese name is available on Crunchyroll and will not be misled by its English name.



For TLDR; Please put for each show its Japanese name along with its English name. To help users who go by the Japanese name that the anime they are interested in is available on Crunchyroll.


Thank you for listening.
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Posted 7/4/13
Agreed, this seems like a good idea. Reminds me of http://www.crunchyroll.co.uk/shin-sekai-yori-from-the-new-world which has both English and Romaji in the title.
You do find that the tags for a series often have the Japanese name so it is still searchable (e.g. http://www.crunchyroll.co.uk/the-pet-girl-of-sakurasou) but having a specific section for English and Romaji (even maybe a profile choice of which version to see) would still be good.
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Posted 7/5/13
This would be great. Just put the romanji under the translation in the show page or something.
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