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So as we all know
Aikatsu Friends Wiki, being a new wiki, DOES NOT HAVE THE FORUM FUNCTION (thanks alot, wiki central)
So its time for an announcement here:
We'll be having two new Rollback users joining the "Council of Rollbacks" (i'm sorry it just sounded fun). They have pretty much proven themselves worthy by their editing on the wiki.
Welcome everyone to another one of my HATEFUL posts because I'm going on the brink of madness!
ALL I'M TRYING TO DO is enjoy City of Lost Souls (anyone who knows what I'm reading, drop me a message) AND FINISHING UP THE BOOK, when my fellow editor popped me this beautiful sight!!
I'M SURE EVERYONE CANNOT SEE THE HEAVEN'S DAMNED RESEMBLANCE! RIGHT! IT'S JUST ME!
Have a GREAT DAY everyone!
And to those who suddenly decided that they wanna edit on their wiki instead and become mods, we're truly disappointed.
If you are clicking on this post and wondering, "who is Naoya Ando?" - this wonderful article post from SakugaBlog describes who he is. Here is a quick tl;dr though:
- Name: Naoya Ando (安藤尚也)
- Roles: Episode director, storyboarder, misc. direction (dance/concert scenes etc.), hedgehog dad
- Social media: Twitter
- Notable Works as Staff: Love Live (S1 & S2), Valvrave the Liberator, Aikatsu (S4), Pretty Paradise, Idol Time PriPara, Love Live Sunshine (S1 & S2), Aikatsu Stars (S1 & S2)
Really, do read the article though. It's a great read, especially since it goes really in-depth on some of the most important scenes (especially in Episode 96 ) in AiStars & Ando's influence in those scenes. It's unknown if he'll be sticking around for AiFure, but it is likely he will.
Hello everyone x3 it's been a while since I posted in the forums and with all the recent wiki drama and new series stuffs going on- I thought a fun topic would be in order.
So, basically have you ever been looking at the screenshots from the anime and think "her eye looks weird there" or "why is her hand so misshapen?!", well, this is a topic for those things : D For example, while doing a little coord touch-up I came across tthis image:
Now this one is pretty tame in comparison to others I've seen, but for some reason Yume's hair is kind of bugging me here. I don't know if it's the fact it looks like it extends really weirdly, or how "stiff" the opposite pigtail looks. I have no idea.
Anyway I wanna point out now that this is not a topic to insult the artists of the series, it's just for the members to have a little harmless fun by bringing up things that personally bothered them or made them think "why does __ look so weird here??"
Maybe if we get enough I can make a little gallery of them for everyone to find them easier~
So sadly and unfortunately, because our Aikatsu Friends WIki is opened this year, there is no forum function. (this was set by wiki central and we have no control over this) This means that if I have any public announcements, I have absolutely no way to publicly announce it.
How would you guys like to be informed of public announcements?
Note that discussion has no "highlight" function, so you must check it yourself.
Translated from SPICE - eplus
Interviwer・Text:Katsuji Umeda 梅田勝司
Photography: Maki Takamura 髙村直希
Translator's Note: won't be word to word because I'm not bothered, but the meaning will be there. Thank you Hielmiez for sending in the link.
Note: This interview will be posted across all three Aikatsu Wikis.
Aikatsu Budokan! 2 days, "Aikatsu! Music Festa" is the final! STAR☆ANIS & AIKATSU☆STARS Pressing Interview Before Graduation!
During February 4, the day where new information was released on the new Aikatsu! series, we have also learnt that STAR☆ANIS and AIKATSU☆STARS will be officially graduating. These two units which were formed for the songs in "Aikatsu!" and "Aikatsu Stars!" have been performing on stage for the past five years, definitely hyping up the new series. With this one last chance during February 27 and 28, will the "Aikatsu! Music Festa in Aikatsu Budokan" be the last time we will ever get to see these girls? This time, we have gathered the members of STAR☆ANIS and AIKATSU☆STARS to listen to their thoughts.
How did you feel when the announcement of graduation came?
Sena: As I've actually been spending more time with the members than with my family currently, I've been thinking about how I will spend my time after graduation.
Ruka: Though the decision was made quite awhile ago, we were told about it along with the Budokan performance, so it was quite the shock.
Waka: It was quite a strange feeling for the fact that I've been singing for "Aikatsu!" since the original series. But where there is a beginning, there is an end. Because at first we never knew when it was going to end, I feel very lucky that I was able to start this career and continue for five years.
Fūri: I was also one of the members that participated since the very beginning. To say that I was in a state of confusion would be my most honest opinion.
Remi: Because we've been doing it for such a long time, it'll definitely get lonely.
Miho: To sing the songs for "Aikatsu!" was the center of my life. It has become quite hard for me to imagine what will happen afterwards.
What did you take out from the "Aikatsu!" Stages?"
Today, we have chosen the representatives of each unit to provide us with an interview. From STAR☆ANIS, we have Waka (Ichigo Hoshimiya), Fūri (Aoi Kiriya, Seira Otoshiro, Mikuru Natsuki), Remi (Otome Arisugawa, Yurika Tōdō, Miyabi Fujiwara). From AIKATSU☆STARS!, we have Sena (Yume Nijino), Miho (Juri Kurebayashi, Nono Daichi, Yozora Kasumi, Kirara Hanazono), as well as cross-group member Ruka (Akari Ōzora, Hime Shiratori, Aria Futaba).
During our interview, while there was the discovery of the graduation, we also got a chance to see a recording of the rehearsal for the Budokan performances, leaving a very lively impression.
STAR☆ANIS and AIKATSU☆STARS! plays a major role in the anime and the Data Carddass games. As the voice actresses for the characters do not sing, the members act as different artists compared to voice actresses, combines the elements of their characters to perform their activities that include singing, dancing, events and live stages.
The main target audience for the TV Anime/Data Carddass "Aikatsu!" and "Aikatsu Stars!" are girls who are in primary school. Clothing and accessories are combined in order to deliver the world of view of the young, for girls to sing and dance on a stage, they are real idols in the eyes of the little girls. The game also has actual linkage with the anime.
Remi: At first, I actually wasn't doing too well with the dances, but as my character grew as an idol, I grew alongside her, and now I'm doing just fine.
Ruka: It is important that you never forget your smile. Because there were quite a few members in AIKATSU☆STARS! that get nervous easily, I can be always seen backstage saying "Smile! Smile!"(You can see that from the backstage recordings in the live video)
The live is divided into two types depending on target audience: the parents who bring along their children is known as "Family Time", while the one for gentlemen and ladies is known as "Night Time". During an event, we go for a more classic live style with the Family Area.
With the live for the ladies and the gentlemen, fans display their enthusiasm, and we would locate ourselves in different locations during all-member songs, unit songs and solo songs for fans to see. On the other hand, we would teach the children our choreography during Family Time, in which a role change for us occurs.
To the kids, they believe that you are the existence of the real idols that flew out of the anime. Would that be also a memorable point to note?
Waka: I am very cautious to not let their hopes down when it comes to us being from the anime. Because the children pour their lives into dancing with us during the lives, their cute little poses are just touching. I can't help but feel a warmth from them.
Miho: We'd go "Stand up and let's do it together!", except we'd tell the dads and the brothers to just sit down (laughs). I also do high-fives with the children.
And that will definitely be an unforgettable memory.
Fūri: On stage, I always think about what I want to deliver to my audience.
Remi: I suppose during Family Time, smiles just come out naturally.
Sena: Since I don't have any younger siblings, seeing the children gives me the feeling that they're my younger brother or sister. It's as if I really became an elder sister.
The feelings of the approaching Budokan 2days
On one hand, it can be finalised that the "Aikatsu! Music Festa in Aikatsu Budokan!" on February 27 and 28th will be in the mode of Gentlemen and Ladies' Time.
When did you guys know about the news of the Music Festa this year to be held in Budokan?
Remi: It was during a time where they gathered all of us for a photo shoot that we all ended up crying tears of joy.
Then that means you couldn't continue with your photos (laughs). By the way, please tell me about your first Budokan experiences.
Sena: For me, it was at Nana Mizuki's live concert.
Ruka: Ah! Me too!
Waka: For me, it was standing on stage as a backup dancer, thinking when I will be able to stand on that stage for real.
Fūri: I've only started going to live performances recently, so I've never been to Budokan. But I do always listen to the Live audio recordings of my favorite artists.
Remi: It was a school event for me (laughs).
Miho: Same here (laughs).
Now that you've mentioned it, it is indeed a venue that is often used for school events. Since the live this time will be two days, will there be any changes in the setlist?
Waka: The two days are composed of different structures and contents. With our feelings accumulated so far, the live will be including songs from the very beginning all the way up to recent ones. Among the songs, we build a setlist around the ones where we receive the most hype and response from the audience.
Miho: Of course just one day would be enjoyable, but being at both days creates a complete piece.
And so to conclude, from a fan's perspective, they'll have a better understanding if they watch on both days.
Waka: Since it's held on a weekday, I would say that it's "not" impossible (laughs). But even if you can just come for one day, we'd be glad.
To prepare for the Budokan live, please recommend some "Fankatsu!" to me
Waka: In terms of Fankatsu, well, either way just listen to all the songs from earliest to latest. If you can, you can also review the plot of all the anime episodes. It'll definitely increase your impression later on.
Fūri: Since Aikatsu! released best albums and BD-Boxes, do check those out!
Originally, the ladies and gentlemen's Night Time was basically "The fans also get hyped, so even for songs that haven't be performed in awhile will be cheered on", supported by fans who supported their "Idol Activities" with passion. Furthermore, the live this time in Budokan, STAR☆ANIS and AIKATSU☆STARS's "Aikatsu! Music Festa" will be our final performance. Fans that we've never seen before should also gather.
Lastly, please tell your fans to get them excited for Budokan in one sentence.
Sena: Everyone, do please come!
Ruka: Behind the stages during Budokan, I will be really busy changing outfits for characters. But I will sing with a smile till the very last minute.
Waka: I want this Budokan experience to be full of emotions. Maybe even an explosion of emotions.
Remi: Because I am in charge of so many characters, my style of singing changes along with that. Please listen to that carefully as well.
Fūri: For both you guys and for us, it will take some time for me to really come to my sense that this is the very last time. But anyway, let's all do our best as the Budokan awaits.
Miho: Some of you might have hesitated in purchasing the tickets, some of you might have rushed to purchase tickets in response to yesterday's announcement. But either way, let's all have fun.
-trumpets sounding- Hear ye! Hear ye! If you all remember me, I'm the former head admin Halo1081! Due to life changes I have been unable to be active on the Aikatsu wikis, as such it's time to appoint new leaders. Unlike previous leaders which only consisted of one, the new leaders are two and without a doubt some of the most incredible people you'll ever meet. I've known these two since my start on the wikis years ago let me tell you I can go on and on about how awesome they are. But no one has that time.
So! Without further ado, let's give a warm congrats and welcome to~
May the Aikatsu wikis continue to flourish under the leadership of you two your passionate Wikatsu keep shining through!
I'm sure all of you know about Aikatsu Friends, and that the teaser page/image/names has been dropped.
Despite the card and DCD system being similar to AiStars, due to the fact that it is a completely different cast and the DCD system has many alters due to the existence of "Friend-grade" cards, Aikatsu Friends will officially have its own wiki instead of continuing on the AiStars Wiki.
As of right now, the domain aikatsufriends.wikia.com have been taken. However, admins are in current negotiation to ask for ownership rights in hopes to keep the three Aikatsu wikis running under the same system and sharing similar coding and editing styles.
If the domain is not given to us, the admins will discuss once again to solve the situation as to what we are going to do with opening up a new wiki.
Please stay away from opening up any Aikatsu Friends wikias if you have the intention to. We would like to keep things in order. Things around here will go into chaos mode whenever a new wiki has to be made because BANDAI decides to make a whole new cast.
If you have any questions about future procedures and plans, or any questions about the upcoming series, I will try to reply you in the best way I can with the current information I have on hand.
Thank you and have a nice day!
Hey. I think the classes are messed up in Aikatsu Stars. I mean, Lily Shirogane was supposed to be beauty, right? Comment what you think is messed up!
Hey everyone! I'd love your opinion on this.
Which of the 4 temperments (or a combination) would you think each of the Aikatsu Stars characters are?
Also, what about MBTI? What do you guys think?
Yume - Sanguine
Koharu - Phlegmatic/Melancholic
Rola - Choleric/Melancholic
Here is a page explaining 4 temperaments, the other test is Myers Briggs MBTI
After some recent beautiful fued that went on between one approaching user, one approached user, one admin and three other users barging in, I think it's definitely the time to restate this very important rule that we all love OH SO MUCH!
BARGING INTO OTHER PEOPLE'S CONVERSATIONS.
People who migrated from Aikatsu Wiki! I'm sure you're Oh So familiar with this topic, because I know WE ALL DON'T LIKE other people barging into other people's conversations!
But as I overlook things because I rely on emails and not the recent activity page, I do not check every single conversation that goes on! Wow! Amazing! So I do not know as many cases as barging into other people's conversations before the "Aikatsu Wiki Barging Era" on this wiki! Good job everyone! But as we begin to relax, people are beginning to barge into other people's conversations! Absolutely wonderful! I myself made a mistake by being relaxed, and I totally misinterpreted a situation!
New users who were born in the country of Aikatsu Stars Wiki! Yes! Our community is soooo sensitive about people barging in into other people's conversations! So Let's all refrain from doing that! If you want to say something about someone's conversation, TALK TO ANY ROLLBACK USER OR ADMIN FIRST. They will say it for you! You know why? Because otherwise, you would be barging in!
Note that the exception of barging in into other's people conversations would be happy conversations that does not consist of arguments but fangirling! However, if the owners of the thread do not wish you to be there, they have all the rights to excuse you from this conversation because you self invited yourself! If they still continue to be in your happy conversation, users, you have all the rights to come talk to rollback users and admins about the problem going on in here!
Therefore, this will now be an official rule in the wonderful Wiki Policy that probably no one reads!
Thank you so much for wasting your time to look at this lengthy and absolutely wordy message.
Also let's quickly touch upon the "dominating hierarchy" of the episode galleries!
All of you should know that this wiki has two users regulating the episode galleries! And most of you probably think that we're taking everything in to ourselves!
It's because the admins just don't have a suitable candidate just yet to do the episode galleries, because users who have tried does not meet all basic requirements in our wiki's episode gallery uploading!
But if you want to help out with the episode galleries, as I said in the policy, you must contact me and pass the episode gallery qualification test if you want to help out! I will guide you through the process of how to screenshot for our wiki, before letting you do the real thing! Training first! Then the battlefield!
Okay, we're finally here :D are you guys excited? Well hold on cause we still need to get through one last poll.
~Losing a Point~
Wind Rider - Didn't show up. As they hadn't shown up for the past 3 rounds I am kicking them out from the Competition. I know it's the last round, but it's only fair.
I'm going to go with what I've been doing, just leave your votes in the comments. When this round is over I will be making a final topic to announce everyone's placements. In the mean time, I'm trying to figure out how I want the Prize Userboxes to be so hopefully by then I'll have them finished~
Instead of me listing who can be voted for, please just vote from this thread:
Votes are open until Saturday or Sunday, that should be enough time but I can't give an exact time because I work on Saturdays, but I'm stupid, I got sick, I probably won't go to work.
1. Staraptor - 3 votes
2. Several Users - 2 votes
3. Several Users - 1 vote
I'm sorry but there was many, this is kind of easier.
1. My Favorite - Cure Kohaku and Staraptor- The first one was very funny, while I liked the second one because it felt in character to me. I could see her just kind of musing about things like that.
2. Picture Perfect - AmyPop8 - It was so sweet, and I could see Lilie in that sort of thought process in this specific picture.
3. Most Creative - NightBellRose - I loved the reference
4. Jo's Favorite - BearCute
-Jo's Final Comments- Eh. Unfortunately, I must say that this round still doesn't live up to my expectations. It's not only due to the fact that I set the bar pretty high, but also because a lot of these captions are fairly repetitive and similar in concepts. Either it's about Lilie making a whole new wonderful dress, SPR, whatever you wanna call it, or its some sort of gift for someone else. Also, the majority of you included Yuzu in it, which just makes it really really cliche and repetitive. Some of your captions don't even make sense in terms of the choosing of your partner character. It would be nice to see something really outside of the box, and some caption that would really pop and make you laugh. However if I had to choose, my favorite for this round goes to BearCute. The caption was short, not-so-normal, out-of-context in a good way.
Okay, so I decided to end this event using the image that kind of inspired by AiStars captioning, which works out wonderfully because I wanted to use a performance pic but completely forgot to. So I'm killing two birds with one stone if you will.
Yep, as soon as I saw this picture- I knew it was destined for Captioning greatness! I even made my own for it, but I don't want to reveal that and end up with a bunch entries copying it XD Round ends Monday at Noon, good luck everyone!
Sorry if you guys have been waiting, things came up these past few days. But I'm aiming to get the final round started tomorrow, if not for sure friday if I'm unable to. I decided to post a reminder so that you guys don't think I forgot or worry about it, and to make sure you don't miss the round because you didn't know it was being held.
Honestly I'm kinda over this whole competition XD I'm kinda glad it's almost over. Don't worry though guys, I'm working on getting the special userboxes finished for user pages. So hopefully I can have these finalized by the time the round 10 poll is over.
And before anyone asks, yes I will list your final placings after that rounds poll.
~Losing a Point~
LauraSakuraba, Wind Rider33, Sakurabalaura123 - Didn't show up.
Okay, so I've come to the decision that I will be removing Sakurabalaura123 from the competition. You haven't got any pints and you failed to show up several times, so you're basically at +1'. Thanks for playing, feel free to add the I participated in Capicon userbox when I make it later.
We're down to 23 entrants!
Okay, so the previous round the voting process was a little different. I plan to keep it the same way because I was really concerned about cheating when we started this whole thing, and I feel like the votes are more honest this way. I hope you guys don't mind.
You have until... Monday at Noon to vote!
1. CureLightning - 7 votes
2. StrawAikatsu13 and NightBellRose - 2 votes
3. Several Users - 1 vote
As it turns out, a few people did lose a point for editing their entries. I decided to double check.
1. My Favorite - Millyna
2. Picture Perfect - FanaticAnime
3. Most Creative - Staraptor
4. Jo's Favorite - CureLightning, L44486e
I realized I didn't do Lilie yet, so here we go. This round will end on... Friday at noon.
To my surprise I had a very good birthday, after a terrible, horrible week... but even then more drama started up like 2 hours ago. I decided to ignore it and focus on this. Thank you guys for wishing me a happy birthday.
~Losing a Point~
Failed to show up: Wind Rider33, Sakurabalaura123
Now, this round I'm going to try something different; instead of a poll I want you guys to COMMENT who you're voting for. These are your choices:
L44486e, Cure Kohau, Rinasuzuki, LauraSakuraba, Yumesuzuki, CrystalSora, BlueRose1405, Otaku0910, MissRubi, Monoderpmatic, Amypop8, Tatiana Cortez, Jack Lorde, StrawAikatsu13, NightBellRose, Staraptor Kwan, FanaticAnime, Millyna, BearCute, Williukea, CureLightning
The poll will be open until Tuesday at midnight/Wednesday morning.