[identity profile] amnosxmatsujun.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] amnosxsubs
First and foremost, thank you for your interest in joining this subbing community! I'm glad you paid a visit, and do hope you'll enjoy what I have to offer. :)
Second, I would like to explain in detail why I have decided to open up a community for my subs. It might be a long read, but seeing as how this will be the first and only time I talk about it in this much depth, I'd appreciate it if you could spare a few minutes of your time.
When I first joined the LJ Arashi fandom, I knew I wanted to sub but did not feel the need for a community. I thought releasing on my personal LJ was enough, and by having all my posts in one location, I would be able to keep track of my releases as well as my radio and magazine translations.
However, as it was a personal journal, I felt the need to keep my private posts locked for my f-list. In order to "protect" my subs, so to speak, I inevitably had to lock the posts, which then meant that those who were not on my f-list could not access them. Some of you may know that I do not friend back easily, and it's not because I didn't want to share (that would defeat the purpose of fansubs); it's because it was a personal LJ. Of course, I was often troubled about this because my desire to share clashed with my slow friending process. Plus, I know not everyone joins the LJ community at the same time (meaning that if you weren't active when I released, you wouldn't know of it), so that was another worry of mine.
To be frank, I did not think I would need a community just for my subs when I first began. But through the years, I realized that I had released quite a few clips. More importantly, I intend to continue subbing. The reason why I didn't start this community sooner was because I, too, have what we call "RL". I work full-time just like most everyone else, and honestly, I felt I would not have the time to maintain a community. I did not want to start something on a whim nor did I want to be irresponsible after having created a community. After weighing the pros and cons, though, I realized that now is as good a time as ever to open one. It was a long time coming, but I hope you can see why I took this long. And, for those who had been waiting for me to take this step, thank you for waiting, and welcome. :)
Now, here's how to join. I know most of you are familiar with the fandom rules, but I'm putting it here as an obligatory post and because it's kind of an unwritten rule to do so. ^^; Plus, when you comment, I will assume that you have read this post and are therefore held accountable and responsible as a member of this community.
The Rules:

Regarding subbed files:
1. DO NOT UPLOAD to online streaming sites.
2. DO NOT SELL subs for profit.
3. DO NOT REPOST links (reuploading files counts as reposting).
4. DO NOT CLAIM as your own.
5. DO NOT REPOST files elsewhere.
6. DO NOT REENCODE files (includes other formats).

Regarding translations:
1. DO NOT RETRANSLATE into other languages. By this, I mean that you cannot use the translations on my subbed files to translate again into another language.
2. DO NOT USE without permission.

Regarding the community:
Please be courteous and respectful of other members. I want this place to be a comfy, rainbowy community; I hope you all feel the same. :)

(Sorry, this is the only part that has to sound mean; I wish I didn't have to say this, but): I reserve the right to decline membership requests, and modify or terminate existing members based on current or previous offenses of the fansub rules. There are serial offenders and, though this fandom is large, it is small enough that if someone catches you breaking the rules, subbers will be notified. This is also why a lot of subbers left the fandom in the past, so please be nice!

I won't ask you to comment on every release. It's okay if you're only here to leech (though, quite honestly, it'd be nice to get to know my members since that's how a community thrives). But please, the only thing I ask is that you respect these rules. I put a lot of time, effort, and most of all, passion, into my work. I love what I do, I love Arashi, and I really hope it shows in my work. To join, please leave a comment here telling me that you've read the contents of this post. Then, and don't forget this step, click "join community". Note: I only add LJ accounts. This means that if you are using a FB account, for example, I will not add you. And, this may be more for my benefit, but if you have anything to say regarding what you want to see in, or what you want from, this community, add a blurb in your comment. Or, you know. Spam me with cracktastic, Arashi gifs. xD I welcome public displays of affection and appreciate the love. <3 I would be delighted to hear that you all enjoy watching the clips as much as I enjoy subbing them. I'm here to share, so please respect my work and follow the rules. It's as simple as that, and that's all I ask.

Processing membership may take a while, but I ask that you please be patient. I run this community alone, and as I mentioned before, I work full-time. I will try to get back to you within a month span (that is, I will take one month at most). If you do not hear from me within 31 days (inclusive), I may have accidentally missed you. >_< Poke me again with a comment on this post only if you have not heard from me after two weeks. Commenting frequently to be added does not give you any higher an advantage. ^^;
Just a tiny sidenote♪ If you like my work or would like to give feedback, please do not hesitate to leave a comment in the release posts. I enjoy conversing and I appreciate your input and support. Believe it or not, I read every, single one and often comment back. Also, I'm notorious for flailing in comments, so feel free to strike up a conversation with me. I can get quite chatty. :P
Lastly, thanks again for your interest in joining my community! :Dv

Originally posted on: January 5, 2012 01:17 JST
Last edit: October 4, 2016, 05:36 JST
Latest membership processing: CLOSED (*see below)

Attention: As of October 4, 2016, membership processing is CLOSED. FYI: YES, I will still be subbing things, and YES, membership will be opened again in the near future. In the meantime, I will continue releasing subs in my comm for existing members. I will let everyone know when membership is open again, so please check back at this post for updates!

April 24th, 2016 03:38 (UTC)
[identity profile] 13-03ar.livejournal.com
Haiii,,, i would like to join your comm...
I have read the post, i promise to follow your rules... thank you so much ;)

April 24th, 2016 04:03 (UTC)
[identity profile] cantdobackflip.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm Ed
I've read all the rules and I promise I'll follow them all
Thank you for subbing arashi vids! I know it's hard when you have a full-time job and you have a fandom xD good luck! I really appreciate your work! :)

April 24th, 2016 04:17 (UTC)
[identity profile] payito-chan.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm Paola from Bolivia. I have read the rules and I promise to follow them. I won't upload, sell, repost, claim, reencode, retranslate or use your works. Thank you for the effort you put in your works, it's really appreciated. I hope you can accept me in your community. Thank you! ^^

April 24th, 2016 04:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] anyssxoxo.livejournal.com
Hello, I'm Anyss from Malaysia. I'm Jun-baited but right now my ichiban is rotated from time to time. I would really love to join the community :) I have read all the rules and I promise I will follow them. All files are for my own personal view only.

All the best with your future releases, can't wait to see them. Thank you in advance! Hope I will be accepted :)

April 24th, 2016 04:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] krzllganancial.livejournal.com
OMG YAY. <3 I'm so happy you decided to reopen membership in this comm! You were one of the first persons I followed when I recently joined the fandom, and I'm glad you're opening your doors to welcome new Arashians as well. :) I've read the rules and you can count on me to follow them religiously. Hope you accept me, and I'm looking forward to flailing with you soon! :D

April 24th, 2016 04:25 (UTC)
[identity profile] jojojyp.livejournal.com
Hey im jehan 22 years
Promise to follow all the rules i dont like to use something isnt mine

April 24th, 2016 04:32 (UTC)
[identity profile] jiyabu.livejournal.com
I would like to join your community
I have read all the rules and promise i will follow them.
Thanks for your hard work!

April 24th, 2016 04:49 (UTC)
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[identity profile] gheyl-04.livejournal.com
Hi. I'm Gail, from the Philippines but currently residing here in Cambodia for work.. It is really lonely to be alone in a country where you don't have your family and friends.. It is like a total different world. I'm really getting lonely and depressed until I came across Arashi. They became the reasons why I don't feel so lonely anymore. They really make me happy. I am really thankful also to those people like you who made it possible for me to love Arashi more. Because I cannot understand Japanese, I rely on people like you who spends countless hours to sub for videos for other people to enjoy. I am really grateful and promise not to soil your hardwork by obeying our rules as my respect to you. I promise not to reupload, stream, share any links, retranslate and sell any videos. I will keep it private. Thank you. :)

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April 24th, 2016 05:02 (UTC)
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[identity profile] princemochi.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm Mochi and I absolutely love Arashi too hehe <3
I've read all of the contents on this page. I promise to follow all of your rules :)

I hope you can accept me as a member of this community!
Thanks for your hard work~

- Mochi

April 24th, 2016 05:04 (UTC)
[identity profile] gremsk.livejournal.com
I'm Arashi's fan from Russia.
I hope you let me join to the community.
I promise to follow the rules.
I read your twitter and I really glad that you subbing this dorama!
Thank you!

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April 24th, 2016 05:10 (UTC)
[identity profile] dingax1983.livejournal.com
Thank you for doing this. I promise to follow the rules. Please let me join the community.

April 24th, 2016 05:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] newarashian.livejournal.com
Hello!I am Hannah from the Philippines!

I want to join this community :D

I have read the rules and i promise to follow them. I will also try my best to be not a leech ehehehhe

Thank you very much for subbing arashi vids because i can't understand japanese an i am very thankful that someone is willing to sub them.

Please let me join :D

April 24th, 2016 05:44 (UTC)
[identity profile] amnos-991103.livejournal.com
Hi! i'm Hidayah from Malaysia :)
i promise to follow all the rules and hope you will accept me

April 24th, 2016 05:44 (UTC)
[identity profile] lunaluca.livejournal.com
HI! I'm Sachin from the Philippines. I've been following you for a while now in twitter and I am really thankful for all the translations you provide there (con reports for example). But I never knew you had a subbing community! Now that's even better! :D

I have read the rules and I will definitely follow each of them. I hope to be part of your community. Thank you so much!

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joining community

April 24th, 2016 05:48 (UTC)
[identity profile] japayupki.livejournal.com
hello, thanks for opening membership again. I haven't been active on LJ since Twitter (@uchiwafanimnida) but with two Arashi members in this spring's drama season, I'm saying hello to it again. I hope you don't mind adding me. Thanks a lot!

April 24th, 2016 06:03 (UTC)
[identity profile] koko66.livejournal.com
Hi. My name is Kim (from Australia) and I'd love to join your community pretty please.
I have read the contents of your membership post and am happy to follow your rules.
Thanks in advance :)

joining y

April 24th, 2016 06:11 (UTC)
[identity profile] michelleosus.livejournal.com
How exciting - it pays to never give up. I often recheck communities which have been closed just in the hope that I may gather more information or it may lead me somewhere. I am so thankful that you are opening membership and subbing 99.9. I am new to Arashi fandom (15 months) and am grateful for all the wonderful work you do for those of us who don't know how to yet. (I am learning Japanese but am a very slow learner!!!) I promise to protect your community and keep all projects to myself. Thanking you in anticipation and promising to be patient.

April 24th, 2016 06:12 (UTC)
[identity profile] aussiestorm.livejournal.com
Hi, I'm Tracey from Australia! So glad you have reopened membership! I promise to follow all your rules, as I have no idea how to do any of that other stuff anyway. Computer illiterate!

Thank you for the opportunity to join your community!

April 24th, 2016 06:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] idek-username.livejournal.com
Hii^^ I'm Rina!! I love arashi I just found your page and I think it is amazing you are subbing all by yourself, it must be so much work but thank you for the subs^^.
I have read the membership post and I promise to follow all the rules^^ I hope you can accept me into your community Thank you!

April 24th, 2016 06:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] elevenone.livejournal.com
Hi~ First of all,thank you for subbing again amnosxmatsujun~ =) I've read all the rules above and will promise to follow it =) Can't wait to see your next release and may you have a blast subbing Jun's new drama! Hope I can join this comm,thanks~


April 24th, 2016 06:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] agustin1982.livejournal.com
Hello :D
My name is gustin from Indonesia and I want to join your community :)
I will follow all your rules to not upload, sell, claim, repost file/link and reencode file in this community :) I will keep it for myself :)
I hope you can allow me to be the member in this community :D
Thank you~~~

April 24th, 2016 06:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] yumi-usagi.livejournal.com
I have read the rules and promise to follow them.
Please let me join the community.
Thank you so much for your hard work!

April 24th, 2016 06:29 (UTC)
[identity profile] steffiindrajana.livejournal.com
hi my name steffi from Indonesia. I want to become a member in this community and thank you for subbing despite the hectic day in your office

Thank you!

April 24th, 2016 06:33 (UTC)
[identity profile] amiamiyama.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm in!

I'm Ami, from Singapore :) I promise not to break your rules no matter what and thank you for your hard work as of now and thank you for the hard work that you'll undertake in the future!

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April 24th, 2016 07:36 (UTC)
[identity profile] antimiya88.livejournal.com
Hello! I'm Andy and I'm from Greece! Arashian since January 2013! My ichi-ban is Aiba! ^^
I read the membership post and I promise I will respect your rules! I won't use your subbed videos in any way (upload, repost, share, reencode or retranslate)!
Thanks for your hard work and your effort for sharing them with us!!!
I really hope I can join your community!
Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu!