About Us

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“What’s the weird name all about?”

Vox Artes is a website dedicated to the world of Japanese animation. This site has only one aim: offer high quality content on otaku culture. We provide:

  • News: All the essential news as they come out of Akihabara! If there’s anything you need to know about, it’ll be here as fast as the internet allows it to be (which is pretty fast these days).
  • Episodic Reviews: This is one of our essential components. We review ongoing anime series – they may not all be covered, but the biggest ones will be.
  • Complete Reviews: A less prominent feature, but from time to time, we’ll be publishing reviews on all sorts of past shows. Whether they’re new looks at widely acclaimed classics or praise for rarely acknowledged gems, or maybe even more hatred on shows that deserve all the crap they got, we’ll cover them with this insightful category.
  • Features: Whether they cover general talking points in the anime fandom or go in-depth with a specific show, features are the most insightful articles this site has to offer. They can cover any kind of subject, though the subject will in general be quite specific, the goal being to dig as deep as possible. There won’t be many of these however, as their nature implies they take some time to write.

As the categories indicate, we won’t be covering just anime. We’ll be giving manga, light novels, visual novels, and even video games the love they deserve! Though our focus is on animation, there are plenty of things worthwhile other than anime, and we fully intend to satisfy those who feel the same way.

In addition to the content you can naturally expect from these categories, we’re providing regular programs. Weekly wrap-ups for ongoing shows that can’t be given full episodic reviews, and also seasonal overviews as well as year-end awards are all on the menu! And if this isn’t enough, we’ll be offering more of such things in the future – and that includes podcasts, so make sure to be on the lookout for that as well!

Finally, an important clarification regards our spoiler policy. It goes without saying that episodic reviews and analysis, which rely on the knowledge of very specific contents, will contain a number of spoilers – however, none of our complete reviews and other categories of content will contain spoilers, so you go into these with peace of mind.

 “But the name…”

Fine, we get you; it is an unusual name. Vox Artes is a Latin phrase which literally means “Voice of Arts” – pretty cool, isn’t it? (If you don’t share our opinion on this matter, then worry not; you’ll get used to it, and find that if anything, it’s quite easy to remember). The name is meant to reflect what this site is all about – we’re here to share our voice, that is to say our opinions, on what a medium we consider to have great artistic value.

“And you, who are you?”

The one talking with you over a cup of Darjeeling now? One daysofsummer, founder and admin of the website. That said, there are other writers, and they’re all duly credit for their contributions; look for their names below titles! Note that we value the individuality of our writers, and as such Vox Artes itself doesn’t stand for any particular views – it merely embraces the views of its writers.

“I want to participate too!”

And you can. (You can even start with the smallest of steps – whitelisting us on AdBlock! We promise ads are inconspicuous here). Vox Artes is not currently open to financial donations (though don’t be surprised if that changes in the future), but if there’s an opinion you want to express, your article will be reviewed, and likely published. See Contact for more information.

“Let me reuse your content!”

Sure, as long as you don’t forget to use inverted commas (“), credit the writer (don’t forget to check who is responsible for the piece you’re quoting), and link to the page the quote is from. As for pictures and videos, we generally take those from the web ourselves, so feel free to spread them around as you like. Media created by Vox Artes will be indicated as such, and for those crediting is required.

“And so… where else can I find you?”

It goes without saying that you ought to visit the forums – this is the core of the community, and where you’ll be able to become more than just a reader, but rather a full-fleshed member of the community who voices their opinion and engages in discussions about the medium they love. And if you find that you deserve to relax after all those in-depth discussions, then there’s no better place than our Discord chat, where you can lightheartedly exchange with the other members!

Oh, and don’t forget to follow our social media accounts!

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And now you’re free to go back to our homepage and navigate through all VoxArtes has to offer!

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