LoveLive! Superstar!! -Episode 2

Here’s Episode 2! This was a fun episode to watch, and a painful one to sub. Big thanks to das for doing all the complex typesetting for us. You can find the episode here. Because we source our raws from Ohys, who in turn gets it straight from the NHK source, about halfway through the episode, you’ll see an automated message overlay from the NHK at the top of your screen. This was triggered by a minor earthquake that occurred while the episode was airing. Just a heads up so you aren't caught off guard.And finally, a reminder that due to the Olympics, LL! Superstar won’t be airing for the next two weeks. We’ll (hopefully) see you when the next episode is out!Credits: TL: xIceArcher, arbshortcakeTS: dasaherTiming: arbshortcake QC: ramen Encoding: Ohys-Raws, link2110 FAQWill you release standalone subtitle files so I can use them with my existing files?Get them here!Can I have your permission to use your subtitle files to re-translate into another language?Absolutely! Just make sure to give credit where appropriate.I see a bunch of weird video/subtitle issues.Try a…

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Anisong Calls 101

Calls 101: If you’ve ever attended a Japanese concert (also known as a “live), you may have seen some people shouting unique phrases and waving lightsticks. These actions derive from the combination of chanting and dancing known as “wotagei”, and has made its way to anisong lives in the form of “calls”. With calls, the fans act as one to give it their all to support their favorite performers that are on stage. HOW In some shape or form you may have already performed calls. If you’ve ever been to a normal concert, you may have seen the performer(s) hype up the crowd by having shout along with them, yelling “Oi! Oi! Oi!” or “Hey! Hey! Hey” Calls are more or less an advanced version of this, while also including arm movements and lightsticks. Your standard list of calls would consist of "Hai!" Repeated in a chant or in combo (e.g "Hai! Hai! HaiHaiHaiHai!" “Fu!”/”FuFu! “Fuwa” combo “Se-no!” Signal PPPH combo (“Oooooo HAI!”) Along with calls, lightsticks are an essential tool to fully enjoy the concert experience. These come in…

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