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How come crunchyroll doesn't carry Fairy tail? Is it do to licensing or something else?
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Hello there!

Due to the license agreement that we have with Fairy Tail, we're only able to keep new episodes up for 30 days before they're removed. Unfortunately, Fairy Tail has been on hiatus. Therefore, no new episodes to show. And no old episodes.
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Posted 7/7/13
thanks i didn't know that
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Posted 8/28/13
why the hells that doesn't make any sense people can download for free so why let crunchyroll pay for streaming
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Posted 8/28/13 , edited 8/28/13

sc63584 wrote:

why the hells that doesn't make any sense people can download for free so why let crunchyroll pay for streaming


That = piracy and is illegal to download episodes to any series for free.

Netflix has this series anyways and its licensed to FUNimation which is the reason why CR is unable to keep them very long because FUNimation are greedy bastards.

How many seasons does Fairy Tail have anyways? Netflix only has Season 1 with 48 episodes or is that not correct?
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Posted 8/28/13
There are currently 175 episodes (not including specials etc.
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MegaManZXAdvent wrote:

Netflix has this series anyways and its licensed to FUNimation which is the reason why CR is unable to keep them very long because FUNimation are greedy bastards.

The 30 day per episode limitation for Fairy Tail existed from the beginning, well before Funimation licensed any episodes of the series. (Funimation announced the license at Sakura-Con 2011 in the spring of that year, but the series started in fall 2009).

CR also still makes the entire series available for those in France, Belgium, and Switzerland.

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Parsival wrote:

There are currently 175 episodes (not including specials etc.


I know how many episodes Fairy Tail has which your post does not answer my question: How many seasons does Fairy Tail have?
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Posted 8/28/13 , edited 8/28/13
4

just popped on to thetvdb.com for that tidbit

and what is considered 8 specials (includes 2 movies under that umbrella)
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Posted 8/28/13

Parsival wrote:

4

just popped on to thetvdb.com for that tidbit

and what is considered 8 specials (includes 2 movies under that umbrella)


Actually, it'd be about 14 Japanese television seasons, but I think Funimation is counting about one year as a 'season.'
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eyeofpain wrote:

Actually, it'd be about 14 Japanese television seasons, but I think Funimation is counting about one year as a 'season.'

A cour doesn't necessarily equate to a season. (Frankly, that was the reason the term "cour" began to be used). Note that CR labels Bleach as having 15 seasons, but the series ran for 7.5 years, yielding seasons that average half a year each. If you look at each season, however, you'll note they don't have an equal number of episodes.

For long running series that have no break, a "season" is really up to the discretion of the studio, provided they even care to designate seasons. I suspect it is a case of, "This is how many episodes we are committing to at this time".
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Posted 8/28/13 , edited 8/28/13
Yeah I noticed that a lot of the long running series seasons consisted of what appears to be a random number of episodes....
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Posted 8/31/13
thanks that's some help full info
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thanks that's some help full info
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doh I was that sucker that jumped on a crunchyroll membership just to watch Fairy Tail but to no avail *ponders cancellation*
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