|01-12-2012, 01:01 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Seattle, Washington
Please hold off on submitting chars for brand new series right away, more info within
We know you're excited about getting characters added to the database for brand new series, as are we :) What you don't know is that every season, the moderators decide ahead of time which moderators will be handling all newly airing anime, to make sure that characters are added quickly.
We've noticed that a lot of gung-ho users submit characters *immediately* after the first episode (or subsequent episodes) releases. While we always appreciate character submissions, all this does is make the moderators work twice as hard. Since we're already planning on quickly adding all of the characters (within a day or two of new episodes releasing), this just means that moderators will now have to moderate your submission while adding the information they would have on their own.
To help make sure that the moderators can get even more characters added (including other series unrelated to this season), we have a request - for anything that's currently airing, please wait a few days after an episode is released. If we still haven't added the character, go ahead and submit it (it might be a series that for whatever reason wasn't picked up by the mods). Otherwise, I think you'll find that the characters will go up quickly, including with images.
You may also see characters quickly getting added in the first episode, but with no image - this is usually also on purpose. Moderators like to sometimes watch a few episodes to find a perfect shot - don't worry, we'll find a great one!
The advantage of holding off on adding newly-airing series' chars, is that with all the extra time the moderators save, they can work on adding brand new characters to other anime/manga in need.
Thanks a lot for your support of the character database! ^_^