Back by popular demand and because I have enough time to do so, is AniStats, AniTAY’s home to all things numbers. Now 1200% more graphic! After missing the last three months of 2015, I am starting 2016 fresh with a new look and format. For now the three sections will be Articles, Authors and The Year. You can find my past reports here.

Let me know if there are any other statistics you would like me to track.


January:

There were a total of 154 articles posted to AniTAY in the month of January.

  • 131 AniTAY Original Posts
  • 11 Shares from Personal Kinja Pages
  • 11 Shares from TAY
  • 1 Share from a social media site, in this case Twitter.
  • The day with the most articles was the 15th with 9.
  • The day with the most AniTAY original articles was the 15th with 8.
  • The days with the fewest articles were the 2nd, 13th, 14th, 21st, 25th, 27th and 29th with 3 each.
  • The days with the fewest AniTAY original articles were the 14th, 21st and 28th with 2 each.

Other: Includes shares for social media sites, other community pages and any Kinja main pages or their immediate sub-blogs.

Music: 2 OP/ED a Day were missed in the month of January

Reviews: 5 Anime, 8 Light Novels and 14 Manga

Other: 3 Guides, 1 Podcast, 3 Reports and 1 Social Media Share

*I defined blimps as any article that contained blimp/blip in the name, did not have a title or were about internal AniTAY news.

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**Forums include the Sunday Café, Open Forum and any question focused articles such as polls.

116 Articles were included in Kotaku Round-ups that were first posted in January. The first on January 3rd and the last on February 3rd. 61 from TAY, 31 from AniTAY and 24 from other sources.

Other: Includes articles from personal sites and other community blogs.

There were a total of 1539 comments* to AniTAY posts** in the month of January, an average of 10 per article. The article with the most comments, with 72, was AniTAY Question of the Week: How’s Winter Treating You?.

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*Comments were counted at minimum 7 days after article was first posted or 3 days after it was included in the Kotaku Round-up, which ever came last.

**Includes AniTAY Originals and articles shared from personal pages, but does not include articles from TAY or other community blogs.

There were a total of 695 stars* given to AniTAY posts** in the month of January, an average of 4.5 per article. The article with the most stars, with 30, was AniTAY’s Top 10 Anime of 2015.

*Stars were counted at minimum 7 days after article was first posted or 3 days after it was included in the Kotaku Round-up, which ever came last.

**Includes AniTAY Originals and articles shared from personal pages, but does not include articles from TAY or other community blogs.

Friday had the most posts with 31 and Thursday had the fewest with 15.

Per Kinja time, which is US Eastern.

1pm had the most posts with 15. 4am and 6am had the fewest with 0.

Per Kinja time, which is US Eastern. Includes the whole hour, so 3am represents 3:00 am to 3:59 am.


February:

There were a total of 144 articles posted to AniTAY in the month of February, 10 fewer than January.

  • 121 AniTAY Original Posts, 10 fewer than January
  • 16 Shares from Personal Kinja Pages, 5 more than January
  • 7 Shares from TAY, 4 fewer than January
  • The days with the most articles were the 11th and 20th with 8 each.
  • The day with the most AniTAY original articles was the 20th with 7.
  • The days with the fewest articles were the 3rd and 23rd 2 each.
  • The day with the fewest AniTAY original articles was the 16th with 1.

Other: Includes shares for social media sites, other community pages and any Kinja main pages or their immediate sub-blogs.

Music: 7 OP/ED a Day were missed in the month of February

Reviews: 5 Anime, 2 Light Novels, 19 Manga and 2 Video Games

Other: 2 Guides, 1 Poll and 1 Report

*I defined blimps as any article that contained blimp/blip in the name, did not have a title or were about internal AniTAY news.

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**Forums include the Sunday Café, Open Forum and any question focused articles such as polls.

119 Articles were included in Kotaku Round-ups that were first posted in February, 3 more than January. The first on February 3rd and the last on March 10th. 59 from TAY, 2 fewer; 30 from AniTAY, 1 fewer and 30 from other sources, 6 more.

Other: Includes articles from personal sites and other community blogs.

There were a total of 1405 comments* to AniTAY posts** in the month of February, an average of 9.8 per article. The article with the most comments, with 162, was The 12 Anime of Winter 2016 You Should Be Watching.

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*Comments were counted at minimum 7 days after article was first posted or 3 days after it was included in the Kotaku Round-up, which ever came last.

**Includes AniTAY Originals and articles shared from personal pages, but does not include articles from TAY or other community blogs.

There were a total of 678 stars* given to AniTAY posts** in the month of February, an average of 4.7 per article. The article with the most stars, with 43, was How Pokémon Saved My Life: Disability and Gaming.

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*Stars were counted at minimum 7 days after article was first posted or 3 days after it was included in the Kotaku Round-up, which ever came last.

**Includes AniTAY Originals and articles shared from personal pages, but does not include articles from TAY or other community blogs.

Monday had the most posts with 24 and Wednesday had the fewest with 16.

Per Kinja time, which is US Eastern.

1pm had the most posts with 22. 1am, 4am, 5am, 8pm and 10 pm had the fewest with 1.

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Per Kinja time, which is US Eastern. Includes the whole hour, so 3am represents 3:00 am to 3:59 am.

January:

37 different accounts posted to AniTAY in the month of January.

30 Authors, 6 Guests* and 1 Group, The Animasochists, posted an article to AniTAY in the month of January.

Out of 46 current AniTAY authors, 44 individuals and 2 groups, 15 did not post an article to AniTAY in the month of January.

The authors who posted the most were:

  • ShadowHaken with 26 (17 News, 9 Re-cap)
  • Matt with 15 (1 News, 1 Opinion, 12 Reviews, 1 SM Share)
  • Michael Burns - Protonstorm with 14 (3 Forum, 2 Music, 2 Opinion, 1 Podcasts, 6 Reviews)
  • MementoMorie with 10 (2 Music, 1 News, 1 Opinion, 3 Re-caps, 3 Reviews)

The authors that posted the most of each type of article:

  • Blimps - Raitzeno with 4
  • Forums - Kristof, Michael Burns - Protonstorm and Unimplied each with 3
  • Music - Stanlick with 4
  • News - ShadowHaken with 17
  • Opinion - Michael Burns - Protonstorm and Setsuled both with 2
  • Re-caps - ShadowHaken with 9
  • Reviews - Matt with 12

February:

38 different accounts posted to AniTAY in the month of February, one more than January.

31 Authors and 7 Guests* posted an article to AniTAY in the month of February, one more Guest than in January.

Out of 46 current AniTAY authors, 44 individuals and 2 groups, 15 did not post an article to AniTAY in the month of February, the same as January. Though one more individual did post, one fewer group did not.

The authors who posted the most were:

  • ShadowHaken with 27 (1 Blimp, 18 News, 8 Re-cap)
  • Matt with 15 (1 News, 14 Reviews)
  • Michael Burns - Protonstorm with 9 (2 Forum, 1 Music, 6 Reviews)

The authors that posted the most of each type of article:

  • Blimps - Thatsmapizza with 4
  • Forums - Kristof with 4
  • Music - 9 people with 2 each
  • News - ShadowHaken with 18
  • Opinion - Nomadic Dec with 3
  • Re-caps - ShadowHaken with 8
  • Reviews - Matt with 14

Authors that gained AniTAY authorship since I last posted AniStats:

  • Craxuan
  • Infra90

If you notice anyone missing or if I made a mistake, please leave a comment and I will make the correction.

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*Guest are any authors that had an article shared to AniTAY and do not have authorship.

8 Month-to-Month comparisons for your viewing pleasure:

January: 154 - February: 144

January: 48 - February: 46

January: 116 Total - 61 TAY - 31 AniTAY - 24 Other

February: 119 Total - 59 TAY - 30 AniTAY - 30 Other

January: 1539 - February: 1405

Janurary: 695 - February: 678

Most Articles: 1pm with 37

Fewest Articles: 4am with 1

Most Articles: Friday with 52

Fewest Articles: Wednesday with 32

January: 37 - February: 38


I used these spreadsheets to keep track of articles and authors: January, February. I am still refining my methodology, so feel free to ask any questions about how it all works.

*Header gif by Unimplied.


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