Anime Longevity

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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/20/12
Hello everyone, I'm pretty new here still and was wondering how long Crunchyroll tends to keep an anime around? I have a lot to watch and just want to be sure i wont run out of time on some of the older anime that i have on my list.

Thanks for your time and for any help :3
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/20/12
In the four months I've been here, I don't think they've removed a single one. If they do, I'm told they give plenty of notice.
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/20/12
The only one I know of where they have to remove episodes after awhile is Fairy Tail.
And that's becaus of the licensing agreement. But if I've understood correctly, they're trying to be allowed to upload all the episodes again and keep them up.
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/20/12
it's been 4 years I've been a member and I've seen very few removed (unfortunately, ones I really liked).
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
Cool, thanks for all the info everyone
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
I brought up a similar topic in the past, and one response mentioned that CR updates on the site news when certain shows will expire and be removed. This was because I noticed that Angelic Layer was no longer on the list. Luckily, I had already seen all of it here on CR, so it didn't affect me that much. I guess I just didn't see the notification.
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29 / M / Anime World
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
Ye, a few series has been removed from CR for licensing reasons I believe.

Steins;Gate, Deadman Wonderland, and Shangri-La are three examples that popped up in my head just now. They used to stream here on CR but were removed. They usually give like a 1-2 month announcement before it does gets removed though so to give people a chance to watch them if they haven't already done so.
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43 / M / Utah
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
The loss of Angelic Layer makes me very sad but there's so many great anime that I forgive them. Some shows have been here since the beginning.
Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
I'll be a member here for a year in december and CR had only taking off two titles that i've watch saiyuki and best student council. so i wouldn't worry about it
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Posted 10/20/12 , edited 10/21/12
the only one that they removed that i liked a lot was deadman wonderland. sad that's gone.
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Posted 10/22/12 , edited 10/22/12
I never got to see Yumeiro Patisserie when it was on CR, which is a crying shame.
Posted 10/22/12 , edited 10/22/12
deadman wonderland was the most amazing anime but they removed it. too bad funimation liscensed it before them
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