Have you ever been in an anime club?
There are no anime clubs.
Its all /v/ clubs.
>county anime club
Yes, she could fit the entire county in there couldn't she?
Oh god her arms are more hairy than mine.
Those arms are hairier than my legs.
there was one in my school, but nobody showed up accept 3 or 4 of them. just like a normal plot:
they tried getting club applications
they got a small classroom to host in
they always hung out in there doing shenanigans
they always tried to impress and advertise, but never went too smooth
None of the schools I went to had clubs other than sewing and guitar.
Her arms are harrier than mine, holy shit.
Yeah. Wasn't too bad actually. No one was really that hardcorelegit but none were normalfag fucks. Most were cool.
>those fucking arms
>the crimson chin staring down an opponent
No, OP, I have not.
I made the horrific mistake of doing so for a few days. I regret it.
It was --good fun-----
>the Crimson Chin
Fuck you anon I can't breathe.
I sat through a few hours of an anime club meeting, and it was awful. We watched the club president's AMVs for around 45 minutes, followed by 3 episodes of deathnote off of a shitty streaming site, and finally, pokemon trivia Jeopardy.
It's obviously an hormonal disorder or sickness of some sort.
Women don't grow arm hair like that, Right ?
I wasn't going to join my university's anime club until I coincidentally made friends with a couple people that regularly attended. They invited me one day, but I had to show up late. They weren't there, and I didn't know anyone else. Still, I figured it might be enjoyable. Nope. Bunch of people sitting around, playing MMO's on their laptops or pokemon since the new one had just come out. There was the first episode of some new anime this past season, I don't remember. It was boring.
If I want to sit around and watch anime in silence, I'll do it on my own. I thought people would be talking or making fun of it like friends normally do.
Yes. Her body is probably producing too much testosterone.
I love you.
Yo thats weird, I've been doing the anime club thing since high school.
I used to be the president of the one at my campus till it became overrun with faggotry. I was able to keep the faggotry out for a while
Anyway, what is up with every anime club having at least one woman with super hairy fucking arms?
>go to college anime club
>first meeting ok, watching attack on titan, whatever, least it's not some dubbed ass TV shit
>second week our club room gets taken over for some meeting
>two idiots try to hijack another room and take a projector with them
>faculty flips the fuck out and accuses them of theft and breaking in
>the fuckwits blame it on the club telling them to do it and the club gets banned
Well that happened. Scored a girls number at least.
yes. it was more of a mental illness support group than anything and their tastes were just disgusting.
they also overlapped with bronies. i couldn't even believe it, they were every negative stereotype the internet had made them out to be.
and they just flat watched tentacle porn in a public place with each other. what the fuck
Actually, shit hold on, I lied. I was in one for a semester at my last college. Pretty chill, a couple weird looking people but it was all good conversation. We were watching Rurouni Kenshin and Angel Beats.
There was a club week thing and they were playing Street Fighter. I don't even know
>School starts an anime club
>Oh shit awesome! I don't have any friends and this could be a cool way to make some
>Go to the first meeting with the fansub VHS's of a ton of series that I grew up with that belonged to my parents who were big anime fans
>Be expecting to talk about Gintama and Haruhi which both started their adaptations recently
>Everybody only wants to talk about shit like Naruto and Inuyasha
>Try to mention some actual quality series and nobody knows what I'm talking about
>Somebody gives a speech about how Naruto is the best anime of all time
>I try to mention how it's a poorly written ripoff of Hunter x Hunter
>Nobody knows what HxH is and so they begin laughing at me
>I go home and never go back to the anime club
And no, this is not a troll post, it was just a horrible fucking day in my life.
Yes, I'm in one now and it's pretty great. Could definitely be worse, much much worse.
Maybe they were watching Street Fighter: The Animation, and pleasuring themselves with vibrating controllers
/r/ing the anime club webcomic
Blogshit aside couldn't you just ban people left and right?
Institute absolute secret club mentality xenophobia?
>that feel when /fit/aku
I never knew the horrors
Thankfully there isn't one that existed during my school years.
>they just flat watched tentacle porn in a public place with each other
those fuckin arms man
Sounds like an anime plot for every school life anime ever.
>ex girlfriend starts anime club in high school
>wants it to be a place for mature discussion of mature anime
>it fills up with squeeing yaoi fangirls
>she bails in disgust at what she created
And that's why I'm never going to an anime club
No, they were literally playing Street Fighter. There was some tryhard trying to explain the mechanics poorly.
>not street fighter the movie the game real battle on film
Kind of, I didn't show up often. I don't remember ever watching anime, it was more like a group of outcasts
>Not just playing Street Fighter the Movie the Game instead
I go to my anime club to sell USBs of series to people. I love stupid people that can't download shit themselves.
normalfag here. Nope, never been to one. I found their discussions rather... rabid.
I used to watch anime when I was a kid, and I still do sometimes, but I feel awkward around the resident anime club members.
Then I joined the IT/Gamedev club instead.
I went once.
Me: So are you guys going to watch this week's latest anime today?
Some guy literally went "green text" >watching anime
While trying to imitate the face. Another guy went "top lel" and everyone was giggling. They proceed to talk about the latest steam sale and why The Last of Us was the best game released in 2013.
I was in an anime/gaming club at college that was kinda shit for the most part because we hardly watched anime. The problem was that our weeaboo president was so afraid of legal problems from not getting screening rights that we never showed anything. It wasn't until my senior year that we started actually watching anime, and that's only because another guy and I decided to actually ask around and get rights to things.
I'm just imagining a bunch of cute but weird pre-teen girls fangirling over shit and a lonely fat autistic guy raging and crying in the corner.
How did they even make it to university.
is that a her?
Sounds like you were just posting on /v/ and that was all in your head.
Oh god that's fucking genius.
If she was smart she'd use that to her advantage and become a workout beast with Zyzz-grade aesthetics.
I did during high school. At the time it was fun, we played video games, watched anime, traded manga and attended conventions together. And we had a room after school where we just ate pizza and watched anime. My university has one but it's riddled with casuals.
>cute but weird pre teen girls
I think you have been watching too much anime.
Do you know what anime fangirls look like?
Well of course since you saw OP's pic.
compared to the people who go to anime clubs, even /a/ is relatively normal.
Yeah, for two days and never returned!
>Typical hambeast that thinks she's the most Uguu person in the room.
>Neckbeard complaining because nobody wants to watch what he wants too.
>Cool silent black guy sitting in the back corner of the room. Never made contact with the others (why is he here, why am I?).
>/v/-tier group playing vidya in a corner.
The president of the club was a cunt. Pure dictatorship; no democracy, everyone was forced to watch the shitty shows the president had picked. Everything was streamed from some shithole site. 5min breaks between shows for dancing and talking.
I NOPE'd the fuck out of their so hard!
No you don't understand, they really don't talk about anime.
Yup attended one at my university for a few years. Showed up once a week on thursdays to marathon an anime i'd otherwise never watch. Out of the 8 or so members only one narutard autist.
Was expecting much worse from the stories i'd heard.
Yes, next semester we're watching TTGL, Princess Jellyfish, and Binbougami ga!
I feel sorry for you man. Anime club kiddies always have the worst taste.
I am truly fucking horrified, I don't want to believe those repugnant beasts are teenagers.
I think we have a different definition of cute.
And I've never been fat.
I used to be an incredibly lanky kid, but now I'm a /fit//a/non now.
And no, not autistic. Borderline Personality DIsorder though.
This was mine in highschool.
In high school, I joined only because my best friend was a member and he talked me into going. I stopped going once he graduated.
Admittedly I was a huge casual back then so I have no right to shit on their taste. First shows we watched were Bleach and Fruits Basket (this was back in 2005). The leaders downloaded stuff to show or let others bring in DVDs. Other stuff we watched was DNAngel, War of the 12 kingdoms, Record of Lodoss War, and Lucky Star.
That black dude on the left, holy shit.
Did you live in the ghetto or something? I feel so bad for you.
Black guys are always the best anime fans. Always.
Do you guys ever wish you were like this?
I mean, yeah, they're retarded but.. they're happy, right? Ignorance is bliss as they say. Just imagine it. So innocent you think Naruto and shonen are the best things ever so you have new episodes of stuff you love every week, you have tons of friends in the club and do fun things with them.. unlike now how we're all bitter and jaded.
the anime club at my school was so fucking worthless. It was renamed the "Anime/Card club" because all it is is plebs pretending they played pokemon, watched dragon ball z, and play magic because it's "#NERD XD"
can you spot the serial killer /a/?
Went to a small school in a very small town.
No anime club, but a book club called Worms Anonymous (I still shudder at that) started up when i was in 10th grade. Decided to join because I'd read pretty much our entire library.
Read The Hole and LOTR as a group, some of them start discussing Toonami one day, then suddenly we abandon books for no reason and start watching anime.
I quit the club once I discovered I could download anime on Kazaa, because all they talked about was DBZ, Inuyasha, and Gundam Wing, over and over and over. They disbanded my senior year. Heard they were told to go back to being a book club and didn't.
>>Go to the first meeting with the fansub VHS's of a ton of series that I grew up with that belonged to my parents who were big anime fans
I always feel so bad for the kids who have massively nerdy parents, right out the gate they are guaranteed to have shit social skills and weird interests that make them an easy target for other schoolmates.
Cal Animage Epsilon, University of California Irvine, back in the early 90s. I think we only had one or two women show up regularly but there were usually twenty+ guys - most of them students. Mostly Asian members but the student body at that school (and the area in general) is something like 60-70% White (not Hispanic)/Asian/Pacific Islander.
At the time I was still in high school and nobody was processing video in any digital format in any meaningful way, so it was the only way to get easy access to fansubs. We essentially just sat around and watched VHS dubs (copies) that the club had acquired.
I haven't been back in almost 20 years now, but every once in a while I wonder what its like now. I actually ran into a girl at Comiket last year who was an active member and based on what she was saying it seems to be more event/activity driven now that everybody can get their episodes with the click of a button on their own.
I guess back in the day it was more of a club to get together and view stuff as a group, and exchange content since the internet as we know it was still in its infancy. The older guys there were honestly very similar to the types you see in Otaku no Video. Now viewing stuff together and exchanging content is completely secondary to cosplay/masquerade events, theater performances, and con attendance.
I'll admit, I go to mine regularly, but it's pretty damn tame and fun compared to the other horror stories I've read here. We only watch shows that aired last season and we won't watch popular "mainstream" shows that tons of people already watch in that season (SnK, KLK, etc.). No totalitarian horror story bullshit either, we vote equally on the list we want to watch for the season. Most of the shows I've already seen, but there's a few I missed or didn't bother to pick up so I show up for those.
There's plenty of casual lowlevels there, but they aren't rage-induced faggots who think they know everything and spout memes. They are polite and seem genuinely interested in expanding their catalog. There's plenty of laughs here and there with the typical anime cliches and people are (somewhat) hygienic. I guess I'm just lucky.
If I had to name a downside though, it's the one faggot in the back who has the most obnoxious laugh I've heard, but his jokes tend to be funny, so his laugh is drowned out by other people's anyway.
I go to one all the time
and sit in the back of the room watching e-sports ignoring everything going on around me.
Yes back in Uni, saw a trap and never went back there again
>Be expecting to talk about Gintama and Haruhi which both started their adaptations recently
I feel really old now because I was 23 when Haruhi came out.
>DNAngel, War of the 12 kingdoms, Record of Lodoss War, and Lucky Star.
That's really unusual taste for an anime club
>Aladdin in the lower left
Did you live in Agrabah or some shit?
I started the club at Barrington high school in IL, my senior year. A friend had been trying to start one for years.
1,000 internets if you can dig up who that makes me.
I went to an anime club once, it used to be terrible with a fujo president but then she left and it got a lot better. We even watched current shit every week. Good current shit too, like Senyuu and Gargantia. Overall a pleasant experience.
I took a small university course about anime which was basically a club. I'm pretty sure the lecturers go on /a/, and we mentioned the board a couple number of times in lecture. It was pretty cool, we watched Daily Lives of Highschool Boys, Jojo, Psycho-Pass, among other anime. We also talked about visual novels like G Senjo no Mao and Katawa Shoujo. The material itself was surprisingly respectable, and since it was lecture based, the autism of the students wasn't blatant. 8/10, would do again.
Never been a member, but back in high school I rocked up to a few anime club screenings. It was an all-boys' selective high school, so there were no landwhales or obnoxious weeaboo faggots, just a bunch of introverted guys watching anime.
This was before I was really into animer, so I just went for a bunch of FMA brotherhood screenings (they showed the episodes the same week they aired), but I remember seeing posters around the school advertising SZS screenings and other more niche shit.
>That lonely asian.
Something tells me all the weebs hit on her at least once while in that club.
>Barrington high school in IL
I was like that, but then I got to high school and started enjoying broader genre of anime that none of my other friends would touch.
That was... strangely deep. Thank you /a/non.
The first time I went some guy asked me if I enjoyed Kill La Kill episode one.
I said I didn't like it and it was trying too hard in the animation style. Gamigori body proportions were messed the fuck up in episode one.
I bet the guy came on /a/ and complained endlessly about how his college anime club were so pleb in not enjoying Kill La Kill.
Fuck anime clubs
I want to make my own anime super store
I joined an anime club at my community college while still in high school and i thought it was pretty cool, but everyone turned out to be a piece of shit asshole, one of them raped a few chicks and others were nearly as bad. fuck anime clubs.
My uini has one, i peaked on their website once and saw their shittaste, their facebook group is also cancer.
I've never been to one because i like watching anime like an asocial weirdo, alone, preferably at night, in a room lit only by the monitor and my shame.
I've seen the local University's club featured on /a/ a few times though.
Nope. Visited one once, but I had seen WAY more anime and read way more manga than anyone in it, yet somehow was still the most socially sound person there. Never going back.
I started an anime club in middle school. We actually watched Haruhi every single week and I routinely brought in movies like Perfect Blue and Ghost In The Shell for us to watch. It eventually got shut down when some kids told the parents I was showing "cartoon porn" in class which isn't true, but meh. Got me kicked out of my middle school and sent to a school for edgy shit kids and I was there until I graduated High School.
>nice looking guys
>that qt girl on the left
>expecting anything else
Community college is just for people too dumb or poor to go to a real college.
surprisingly not that bad
>friends know i watch anime (but they dont know about my moe)
>they ask me for something that is good
>think of senyuu
>remember the demon king's robes falling off
>remember how they always use it as a flashback
I get the feeling some of these stories are about the same clubs. As in, two anons going to the same uni.
The guy behind the cat is perfect.
But what's with hunch back next to him?
that fucking hairy arm....jesus fuck
These people don't look happy at all. I feel like they all just go to the club and don't really do anything together outside of it.
I love getting my shit kicked in for my pleb taste every single day with the occasional pat on the back for showing some class.
Wouldn't change either way since I was apparently a sociopath even back in kindergarten, don't remember this though.
Sage for blogshit.
My highschool didn't have clubs, we could barely afford more then 6 sport teams a year. I don't know if I would have joined a anime club, but the school library did have a large collection of manga and alot of my friends didn't have pleb tastes.
Why do I feel like I've met each of these people somewhere before.
Is the world just full of sameface?
>decide to go to an anime club during my last year of highschool for shits and gigs
>usual caliber of people you would find there, morbidly obese 'glompers', narutards wearing headbands, ect.
>the president pulls out his laptop hooks it up to the TV
>pulls out funimation DVDs
>watch several episodes of Naruto and Dragonball Z on Windows Media Player
>last episode ends
>I finally speak up
>"Are we going to watch anything from this season? Do you want to watch Angel Beats or Working! or something?"
>no one even knows what those shows are
>they ask me what a 'season' is
>ask them who their favorite sub group is
>"You mean like subtitles? I can't stand those, we only watch english voices.
>realize this guy doesn't even have MPC or VLC installed on his laptop
>quietly slip out, never to return
What the fuck.
There's one at one of my local libraries, but all I've seen in it are kids. Another is at an anime shop about 15 miles from me, but I figured out the women that run the store are fujoshis. And their figs are overpriced as all fuck.
And your parents let you watch stuff like Perfect Blue and GitS in middle school...?
It's gotta be a man right? I'm not sure this world is safe to live on if that's a woman.
I enjoy nerdy shit but if my parents liked anything like that I would kill myself, I know some people that have parents like that and I just cringe at the thought of it.
>that qt grill
>Surrounded by men who can't even cut their hair
I think i can smell the picture.
I too suffered the "nerdy parent" curse. I was spoon-fed anime and other hobbies from an early age. Shit was tough in middle and high school, but I found some true bros in the end.
The real benefit of the "curse" is that I have something interesting to talk to my parent about over the phone, or watch with them on holidays.
>dated a cosplayer for two years
>over a year after we broke up, "hey anon, my anime club is having a party. wanna come and meet my friends and get drunk?"
>meh, sounds terrible
>"oh come on, it'll be great"
>go to party, meet some pretty decent people and get nice and drunk, shoot off fireworks, etc
>end up banging my ex in the basement
>her cosplayer friend gives me head afterword
I think anime clubs are pretty great
I dunno, if i could remain Ignorant it would be bliss.
But the more you learn and the more you see you begin to regret that time you spent being happy.
Were they autist tier?
Who else wants to play?
I'll start: the guy all the way in the back who looks like Todd Howard.
I did join one in my last two years of highschool, and was actually pretty good. We watched a range of stuff, generally one currently airing series and one old series, alternating between them so we could have two sessions a week without catching up to the currently airing one.
There were over a hundred members, and we got the school's media room with the large screen. Where I live anime is relatively well known, which is why I really don't understand the whole "hide your powerlevel" thing.
>ITT: Things that never happened
I tried going to the one at DePaul University, but it was full of fags. They spent around an hour playing some retarded card game before they even started their entry-level anime, and when they did it was dubbed. I still see flyers for the club on the bulletin boards and what they are showing is almost always complete trash like the devil may cry anime.
Wish I could find a bro /a/non to watch Chinese cartoons with.
First of all that is not even a person. It is neither man nor woman. This being has transcended beyond gender.
Also, i saw a mustache on a hambeast before.
Nothing is worse than going on your dad's ipad in highschool and finding shitty anime porn apps.
Except for going on your mom's browser history and finding shitty fujo japanese fanfiction.
I showed senyuu to my friends, it was great.
I also showed them Dead Leaves.
Forgive me for being ignorant, but how did anime fansubs really work back then in the VHS scene? I always here stories about them but it sounds like it'd be very difficult to get ahold of stuff for find info on series in a pre-modern-Internet age.
Ever wonder what it would be like to get around 30 /a/nons in one room for a club? What would that be like?
I imagine dead silence and people playing on their phones while casting glances at everyone around them when they think no one is watching.
And then maybe one guy says something half-jokingly that involves something about /a/, like a meme, and two other people give short, forced laughs to shut him up.
I tried to show some friends dubbed ghibli once thinking that it was entry tier enough that they might like it but they just thought it was wierd.