[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!

January 26th, 2012 15:08 (UTC)
[identity profile] mikivanalen.livejournal.com
I've read every single word in here, and I swear to follow them :) After all the ruckus on SOPA/PIPA/ACTA vs the netizens, I thought subbers may slow down on doing this.

Will I be seeing your translations here? I've always loved your projects, so I'm looking forward to reading them soon (because unlike you, I'm diagnosed with terminal boredom!! lol)

January 26th, 2012 17:25 (UTC)
[identity profile] moon-cleonix.livejournal.com
hi..i'm daifan of arashi so, i hope u can approve me in this comm..i had read all your rules and hontouni i will follow all of it..so, please2 approve me here..onegaishimas

January 26th, 2012 19:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] namidasora.livejournal.com
My name is Sabi(23 Years old).
I am from Austria.
I would like to join your community.
I will follow all the rule that you state in your Membership Post. I will not upload to streaming sites, reupload, sell, or hotlink any of your links/videos.

Best wishes^^

January 27th, 2012 05:00 (UTC)
[identity profile] animangerin.livejournal.com

I would like to join the community, i read the post and will follow the rules. Thanks for subbing!

January 27th, 2012 07:38 (UTC)
[identity profile] aquatica88.livejournal.com
Hello! ^__^

I'd like to join your community.

I read all your rules and I promise to follow them. I'll be a nice fangirl, ne~ ^__^

I hope you'll accept me, but I totally understand you're busy with real life, so I'll wait patiently for your approval.

January 27th, 2012 10:04 (UTC)
[identity profile] inesfp.livejournal.com
Hi ... my name is pam and i'm from portugal!!
i'm new here i made this account recently so that i could watch some more arashi and lj seems to be the best place to find subbed videos. and i'm also a recent arashi fan, first video i saw of them was the 1ep of Arashi ni Shiyagare with cream stew not too long ago and i thought ' This guys are amazing, i want to know more about them' and here i am :D i quickly fell in love with the boys

I'm going to be honest with you i really aprecciate your work, as well as others that take time and effort providing us videos of shows that are really amazing and so hard to find, subbed and unsubbed, so i will respect you and your rules. Hope you let me join so i can watch more of their work! sorry if my english is not great, my native language is portuguese :)

January 27th, 2012 11:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] carrie2485.livejournal.com
Hi i'm Carrie,i'm an italian Arashi fan!i would like to join your community,i read the post entirely and i promise to follow all the rules!Thank you,bye bye =)

January 27th, 2012 18:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] flown33n.livejournal.com
I read the whole thing and I promise to follow the rules and I WILL definitely respect your work! :)
Thank you so much for sharing your L-O-V-E!

January 28th, 2012 03:14 (UTC)
[identity profile] zalyne1509.livejournal.com
hands up!! heee..
I would like to join your community onegaishimasu :)
I promise would not to repost,upload, sell subs, re-encode, claim your subs as mine etc

yoroshiku ne :D

January 28th, 2012 04:00 (UTC)
[identity profile] clover-412.livejournal.com
I promise i will follow the rules and comment now and then :)
Thank you for subbing arashi's vids and sharing it with us :D
looking forward to joining

January 29th, 2012 00:08 (UTC)
[identity profile] yoyokimono.livejournal.com
Hi ! I hope you would accept my request to join! I read the rules and promise to abide by them and be a respectful member! And thank you for subbing Arashi vids and spreading the love and appreciation! Thank you for the hard work!

January 29th, 2012 05:14 (UTC)
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[identity profile] iffahrazif.livejournal.com
hi! please add me :D big fan of arashi n mr nade gata is my ichiban :) i promise i'll follow every rules posted coz i know the risk if i break the rules..yoroshiku ne! :D

January 30th, 2012 00:06 (UTC)
[identity profile] coffeko.livejournal.com
I would like to join the community.
I will follow your rules.

Thanks for your hard work ^^


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[identity profile] coffeko.livejournal.com - February 11th, 2012 05:32 (UTC) - Expand

HI !!!

January 30th, 2012 06:43 (UTC)
[identity profile] barobo.livejournal.com
i read your rule

and i promise i'll follow all of them

i would like to join your community

i love arashi

pls accept mee

Thank you ++

January 30th, 2012 13:54 (UTC)
[identity profile] vragile.livejournal.com

i recognize your lj username and when i saw on kazunari.dreamwidth that you opened a new community i was thrilled! ^^

i've read your post and rules regarding to this community and i promise to abide by them.

i think its awesome that youre doing a full-time job and can still pull off a growing arashian community like this :O i admire your determination!

look forward to your works! yoroshiku ^^


January 30th, 2012 16:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] mandolin-minuet.livejournal.com
hi! I've read through your post, and promise to follow the rules (no retranslation, no redistribution, dl'ing only for my own viewing). Thank you for putting in all the time and effort in making this comm, and i hope i can be part of it!

January 31st, 2012 00:07 (UTC)
[identity profile] icalia248.livejournal.com
Hello. I would like to join this community, I have read the rules and of course I promise to follow them.

January 31st, 2012 02:18 (UTC)
[identity profile] xblingblizterzx.livejournal.com
im happy that you finally opened your own community..
i already read your rules and promise to follow them..

thanks for sharing your work to us..
keep it up ne.. ^^

January 31st, 2012 23:45 (UTC)
[identity profile] yuukiparadise.livejournal.com
Hi there, I would like to join this community.
I promise not to break any rules so please kindly accept my request~~^^
Yoroshiku ♥♥♥

February 1st, 2012 14:27 (UTC)
[identity profile] napi65.livejournal.com
hi, I would like to join your community.
I promise to follow all of your rules and only use it as my personal pleasure, because I know your hardwork.
thank you :)

February 1st, 2012 23:29 (UTC)
[identity profile] nubuaza.livejournal.com
Hello~ I'm from Thailand, but currently live in NYC. I'm a long time arashi fan. Since they were Jr. (just like you!!), but I had several falling out of the fandom due to life crisis (mostly school..grad school...and job...yeah hectic!!). In the end I crawled my way back to them~

Sorry for rambling on about myself. Anyways, I've read the whole post. Love how you set the tone (from your writing) in the community and about yourself~~ (I'm a psychologist, pardon my analyses).
I promise to follow and abide to your rules and I'm sure I will enjoy your community a lot.

Thank you!!!

February 2nd, 2012 07:53 (UTC)
[identity profile] polpopel.livejournal.com
Hello ! My name is Pauline and I'm French. I would love to join your LJ ! I read your post and I promise I will follow your rules. I always say thank you when I'm downloading a file because I'm really grateful for the work the subbers are providing.
I hope you will add me !!!

February 2nd, 2012 08:00 (UTC)
[identity profile] polpopel.livejournal.com
I'm sorry I couldn't find the join button at first so I added you as a friend !

February 2nd, 2012 14:58 (UTC)
[identity profile] orangehush.livejournal.com
waaah~ commenting again
my request haven't been accepted.

hope you'll accept it. :(

February 3rd, 2012 09:38 (UTC)
[identity profile] rie-ryo.livejournal.com
Hello,, I would like to join the community :D
I've read all the what you had written and I promise to abide by the rules.
Thank you so much for your hard work!

February 3rd, 2012 16:51 (UTC)
[identity profile] redbutterfly-09.livejournal.com
Hi! I have read the contents of this post especially your rules and I'll gladly abide them all.

BTW whenever you post subbed videos on your personal journal, they are always on my priority list because they are open for a limited time only and I can't afford to lose them since I like those that you sub :D