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Posted 3/4/17
The calendar is almost only ever updated with the episodes as they air.
A few shows will go up 24 hours in advance, and even less will go up further than that.
Kinda makes having a calendar pointless if you can't look ahead and see what will be airing this week?

Is this on purpose for some reason or is it just due to poor management on the sites behalf? Is there anyway we could have a decently uploaded calendar?
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Posted 3/4/17 , edited 3/4/17
If completion to see when shows usually become available during the week is what you want, then you might click the "Free New Episodes" radiobutton. The last week of shows should all have been scheduled, and they have those in-hand, so the schedule will be filled out, except for the very beginning or ending of each season.

They don't put up new episode information (or the black reserved boxes) until they actually have the materials or information in hand though. If they were to put up projected information, and then it didn't show up due to production issues (watch /shirobako), airing delays due to disasters, sporting events pre-empting TV schedules in Japan, etc, then they would get complaints about presenting incorrect information instead. It's a no-win situation for the streaming middleman who has no real control over the supply chain from 50 or so completely independent production companies per season. Since CR doesn't produce the shows themselves like network TV does, they have to rely on what they get, when they get it. It's entirely possible that in at least some cases, individual licensing agreements with any of the producers may be in place to prevent them from releasing information too early.
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Ah fair enough. I'd never actually thought about it from that perspective before, about them not wanting to upload before they 100% had the file in hand. Makes sense now, as there just seemed to be no pattern as to when they'd update so i really had no idea what was going on.

Thanks!
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Posted 3/7/17

chegasaurus wrote:

The calendar is almost only ever updated with the episodes as they air.
A few shows will go up 24 hours in advance, and even less will go up further than that.
Kinda makes having a calendar pointless if you can't look ahead and see what will be airing this week?

Is this on purpose for some reason or is it just due to poor management on the sites behalf? Is there anyway we could have a decently uploaded calendar?


One point since a show didnt air in Japan yet it may be in the licensing itself.

Most shows wont have the title until it airs

One thing I noticed IDK why some shows will have an episode summary others ubtil a week later !Some never at all

So that is kinda weird.

But this a minor glitch ( oversigh) to other isses CR is having !
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