Yes, I know it's Monday. Why you gotta be like that, guys? But seriously, I was trying to think of a topic for Valentine's Day. There were obvious ones, like talking about various romantic topics present in anime, but I decided to be creative. Because that's what we do here on Ani-TAY. So instead, let's play nice! Basically, I'm suggesting that we all say nice things to each other, along these lines:

To Rockmandash12: Thank you for getting me into Ani-TAY! I originally was just a lurker, but then when you reviewed Mekakucity Actors, I decided to comment, slightly reluctantly because I was afraid of the classic online anime bashing arguments. You encouraged me to participate in the community, and here I am, almost a year later!

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To Dexomega: Thank you for all your hard work making Ani-TAY! Truly, this community wouldn't exist without you (at least not in this capacity). All of your work to moderate and tame this wild landscape has created an awesome community for all of us writers and readers to participate in.

To mdubs: Thank you for your awesome enthusiasm with pretty much everything. My increased amount of articles this past couple months has mostly been due to your enthusiasm rubbing off on me. I really enjoy your excellent taste in music, and appreciate your encouragement with some of my test articles (such as Ani-TAY Interview) that I may not have written otherwise.

I would do more, but I want to see everyone else's. Feel free to thank the same people I did, the more the merrier. Happy (late) Valentine's Day, everyone!

Header from My Teenage Romantic Comedy SNAFU.

A Week of Ani-TAY

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