The First (and Last) Creator Showcase – December 2017

Hello Everybody!

At the start of the month you may remember that I started up a thing called the Creator Showcase. The idea was for people to promote and share content they had created from the month prior for people who may have missed it and to reach a wider audience. Then at the start of the next month I would share some of the submissions (and yes I did read all of them). First of all, let me thank everybody who participated. Unfortunately, I just do not have the energy to properly continue the series and the engagement was not at the minimal threshold to keep it about for moving forward. With that, here is the first (and last) creator showcase from December 2017.

“Read the Manga” Endings and the Failure of Adaptations [Link]

Ya Boy Jack over at The Aniwriter submitted this piece about anime that get incomplete adaptations. It’s a sentiment I’m sure everybody can agree with as I hate the read the manga endings a lot too. Give this one a read if you haven’t had the chance yet.

Nandemonaiya and Kimi no Nawa: A perfect match (Day2) [Link]

Auri shares an incredible look at how Nandemonaiya perfectly reflects the hit film Your Name, or Kimi no Nawa. It is a really fantastic piece that obviously had a lot of love and attention poured into it. If you haven’t gotten your fill of people talking about this wonderful film, and you want something that is well thought out, then this article is a must-read.

Erased, Japanese Tv series (2017) [Link]

Everyone knows that Netflix has been getting more and more into the anime scene lately. However, late in 2017 they released a live-action television series based on the Erased anime. Raistlin shares how that anime was one of his favorites and then goes on to discuss the newer adaptation released by Netflix. Did he end up falling in love all over again? You’ll just have to read to find out!

What Demographic is That Series For, Exactly? [Link]

While I haven’t known MagicConan14, the person who runs The Animanga Spellbook, for very long, they did decide to share their thoughts on who the target audience of Houseki no Kuni was. This then expands into a general question of how shows are sometimes classified for a certain demographic while having a reputation/appearance that may suggest otherwise. It’s an interesting read that not a lot of people seem to have noticed, so go give it a look.

(OWLS POST) The Devil is a Part-Timer: Never Give Up [Link]

Featuring an article written for the OWL’S blog tour is Scott’s look at The Devil is a Part-Timer with a focus on that month’s writing prompt about “Dreamers.” If you are unfamiliar with OWL’S then this post is an excellent introduction into what that is as well as showing off the excellent work that Scott does over at his blog Mechanical Anime Reviews.

My anime music playlist… [Link]

Derek discusses the problem he had while trying to use Pandora which led to him assembling his own anime music playlist. In the article you can actually see his list too and he would love it if you shared yours! I even made a special playlist as a response for him which I’ll leave here for you to enjoy as well.

That’s it Folks!

I hope that you will take the time to read these submissions and thank you once again for those who submitted. While I would love to keep this series going, I just can’t give this one the love and attention it needs to flourish. I think this is a wonderful idea and if somebody would like to keep it alive, feel free to do so. Just shoot me a message/email about it. Still, I know that there are lots of great creators out there so don’t forget to show them some love and promote their stuff too!

27 thoughts on “The First (and Last) Creator Showcase – December 2017

  1. If that doesn’t cost you money, maybe you can do it time to time, not regulary.
    By the way it’s also an idea to have some helpers by raistlin which should make it a lot easier.
    Greetings and have a nice day 🙂

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    1. Maybe. I’m just so busy looking for work because I need money that I had to step away from this. Plus Raistlin’s idea is really good anyway and this idea needed a rework regardless. I think it is moving the right direction now.

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    1. Haha, that’s ok. I appreciate that you did and hopefully it was a pleasant surprise to see today 🙂

      Raistlin had a good idea to keep it going so perhaps it won’t be totally dead. Either way, you’re right about not knowing until you try. It think the idea is solid, I just can’t devote enough of my time to have it be what it should right now.

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  2. Thank you for sharing this! I agree with Arthifis it really was a wonderful idea. How about this? We could make this a collective thing and have it go about different blogs every month? In that way it still stays your idea (and really it should remain that too), but maybe in this way everyone can contribute and give it the attention it really deserves. Kind of like a tag thing. And if a blogger doesn’t have time he can pass it on over to another blogger.
    Just an idea, mind you, but this was such a cool feature and it’s nice to keep it alive in some way 😊😊 But as I said thank you again for sharing my post. Really appreciate it 😊

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    1. It was no trouble! Thank you for submitting something for it 🙂 I’m open to that idea, I think it is very much in the spirit of why I started it up 🙂 I just knew I wasn’t going to be able to give it the proper attention it needed right now which is why I was stepping away from it. If you are Arthifis would like to take the reigns on hosting the showcase for what would be January, then I say let’s give that a shot 🙂

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      1. I’m currently very swamped myself…my dayjob is currently so busy that I am honestly happy to survive a day 😂😂 And I am also having quite a couple of things planned for the upcoming weeks (including three upcoming collab pieces) Things will probably be a little bit less hectic in March where it would be my pleasure to host this. It’s just an awesome plan…and you deserve all the credit for it 😊😊

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        1. I can understand that. No worries, and I am very excited about what you have planned of course! 😀 If you’d like to take it on for March then that would be great. I’m not overly worried about credit (though it is nice to have) but keeping the idea alive would be nice. If somebody takes it for this month than super, otherwise we can plan to have it come back in March. I’ll be happy to assist with it then since things should (hopefully) calm down on my end.

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          1. Thanks…I have made a not in my agenda to get back to you on this in March. And of course the credit will definitely go to you. If I have some time in the weekend…I might do something else for you for this project. No promises, but I will see what I can do 😊😊

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  3. It’s a bummer that you are not able to continue with this… The idea is awesome! Maybe you could try to get someone to help you with the part of reading the posts and share the showcase idea throughout all the social media and WordPress

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    1. Reading the posts wasn’t the problem, it is more I don’t have the time to advertise it and keep it up to my own quality standards. If somebody would like to do something with the idea or solve that problem for me then if be happy to have it continue. As is though, I just have to scrap it for now.

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