Post Reply Why does crunchyroll only listen to paying people for anime suggestions?
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I´ve got several anime to suggest for crunchyroll to add to their streaming service. However, before I decided to ask, I read the rules, and I´ve found that I can´t suggest ´´such and such anime and manga here.´´ and that I must ask for it in the Premium Crunchyroll Sub-forum under the ´´What would you like to watch?´´ topic.

After I read that, I felt rather disgusted. I´ve been wanting to watch specific anime for some time, only to find out that they´re not available on the service, and I can´t suggest anime to add because only Premium people can do it.

The fact that only Premium people can suggest what Anime can be added onto the Crunchyroll streaming service leaves me with the impression that the Crunchyroll staff only listen to the wallets of people, and that is what I find quite shameful: Locking new Anime to watch behind a sickening PAY-WALL!!
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Posted 5/4/16
well... the day you fund a business you will too listen to the ones paying your bills :p
Posted 5/4/16
It's the same reason non-paying people have to watch ads. You don't pay, you don't get privileges.
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Posted 5/4/16
That's the point.
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Posted 5/4/16
What do you want to watch so badly that it upsets you to not find it here?

If it's something currently airing, or even something recent in the past 5-7 years, it's highly unlikely that CR would be able to get it anyway, as either someone else has already gotten the license (Funi, TAN, Netflix, Viz, even Amazon this season), or in rare cases, it just wasn't available for anyone to get at all.

CR already does bid on, and try to get everything that comes out, that is actually in their mission statement somewhere, but they only get what they can. The competition gets the rest, except for a rare few shows, so if the show is already available for streaming elsewhere, there is almost no chance that CR will get it anyway.

Even though CR does say they read all of those suggestions, they are fairly powerless to do anything about acquiring most of them. But it's not for lack of already trying.

https://crunchyroll.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/206513035-Why-isn-t-specific-show-available-on-Crunchyroll-

To see if a show is available (legally) elsewhere, go to because.moe or the archive showing prior seasons on anichart.net/archive which have links to the legit streaming sites if they exist.
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Posted 5/4/16
What shows I really want to watch on Crunchyroll?

Cute Witch Sally
Akazukin Chacha
Ojamajo Doremi
Fushigiboshi no Futagohime

All of these shows are from at least 10 years ago. Cute Witch Sally is from the 60s.
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Ah, cute girls! You sir have good taste!
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