Team Up! Metanorn’s Looking for YOU!

Applications are NOW CLOSED! We want FRESH MEAT! Different kinds too!

We need to do some quick hiring so get your writing/editing gear ON and apply ASAP!

Oh yes, it’s that time again, when Metanorn sends out a feeler to the aniblogging community for some new minions talent. I’m just glad it came after two seasons rather than one. Since last year, I’m glad to have acquired a core aniblogging team which has been dedicated in their posts and all around site activities (and you know, we have too many to count :3). However, there have been some hiatuses and also some goodbyes. Not to mention, this expansion in team is for a varied array of content for the site to up the delight of our regulars. SO! Time to get some new blood in and let the awesomeness flow!

Who are we looking for?

This time around, we want some variety:

  • Anibloggers for Episodics, Editorials, Manga reviews, Recommendations, Impressions and News update (3-5 Positions)
  • Sound and/or Video Editors for hands on audio and/or video editing (2 Positions)

Supposedly, our Application format is the shiznit, so I will not be changing much from it:

Some criterion for what we are looking for:

  • FANDOM: Avid watcher/reader of anime/manga
  • DEDICATION: Has more than an interest in writing/editing and sharing thoughts, as the bottom line will always be to enjoy the process.
  • EXPERIENCE: Some ground knowledge about aniblogging, screen-capping (this is not mandatory as I can always provide a tutorial on our format) and audio/visual editing would be a plus.

What an ideal application should include?

  • An introduction about yourself, some info about how you came to love the fandom, your interest in writing/editing, etc.
  • If you are already writing/blogging/editing (AMVs/Podcasts, etc.), provide samples with your plugs.
  • Aniblogger post example to be either episodic/editorial/review post in format. Add in screencaps/images to show relevance to the post you have written. Preferred format for this is MS Word document/ PDF/ Google docs.
  • For Audio and/or Video Editor positions: Provide links to the media you have edited or made; Podcasts, voice overs, fan-dubs, AMVs count too.
  • Answer these fandom related questions:
    • What kind of anime/manga you like?
    • What are you currently watching/reading? Which titles you followed for Winter?
    • From the Spring 2011 shows, what looks interesting to you? Also, for blogging what is your favourite genre and shows that you would like to cover?
    • If you get selected, what categories would you like to post for from the above wanted list?

Some Pro Messages from the Meta Team:

Foshizzel: New blood?! AWESOME! Yes, if you want to be a part of something fun and interesting; join Metanorn! We have quite a few new things setting up for the future. So, we would love to have you become a part of the team! Apply now and get started with all of the amazing writers here. Good luck!

Overcooled: Hello there, potential underlings! If you have even the slightest feeling that you might make it, shoot us an application. Half of the people who make it (including me) say they were surprised or not expecting anything in the end. Heck, I didn’t even know what WordPress was or how to take a screenshot when I applied. Take a chance, and we promise to treat you well~

Hato-kun: Well guys, it’s time again. Unfortunately, the great Hato shall be a little bit busy the next few months, and that seriously hinders my writing ability. So we’re on the lookout again! Could it be you? Or even you?! In any case fear not, I shall still be around to guide and teach you the ways!

Hoshi here, and it seems it’s time to gather another batch of fresh meat, err, writers! It’s starting to feel like we have generations now, like in Jpop groups. xD  Anyways, I wish you all good luck, and don’t be afraid to apply; trust me, I built up my courage and now I’m a sempai, heehee~ Hope to happily work with some of you soon!

Ness: I will write out your application for money… joking!!~ Don’t stress out when applying, just keep in mind the due date and work on your application accordingly. Follow the guidelines and answer the questions in that outline is always helpful. If you have any questions, we’re always around to answer them. As well, save your file constantly while working on it and don’t forget to always spell check.

Sassy: If you’re on the fence on this, here’s some motivation for you. We have some cool ideas for the future that you will get to be a part of if you join the team. Don’t you want to be a part of the next Met’amour??? Apply! NOW!!!

Final word from the Boss~ So, what are you waiting for?

Obligatory Shiki cuteness: C’me here, you! Have fun with us.

The Deadline is 16th April, 2011 (±12hours), as we are very international and awesome! Email your submissions to [email protected]. I would welcome guest bloggers too, so whatever floats your boat. ^^ Update: Please note that if you don’t receive my acknowledgement within three days, please email back or comment here. Thanks!

In case of any questions, comment below, email or tweet. My team and I, would look forward to your applications as we will be judging all of them and quite quickly too. So, good luck and do share this opening with your friends, who you might think would be suited for the positions mentioned above. You might get one up on my list if you have seen all the Kara no Kyoukai movies, but I can’t do that… Though, you never know.

Happy applying, Ja ne~

Note: Submissions are now closed. Thank you for applying. We will get back with results soon.


The Boss lady of Metanorn, who makes it all happen. An animanga enthusiast, who watches/reads almost anything that strikes her fancy. Just beware of her Death Perception and always keep her happy. Regularly found at @KyokaiTM & #[email protected].
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114 Responses to “Team Up! Metanorn’s Looking for YOU!”

  1. Bass says:

    Wow a sound and video editor?

    What you guys have in development, a new film? XD

  2. Yi says:

    New writers coming? That’s awesome! ^ ^

  3. MikADo says:

    Its that season again… season for NEW BLOOD

  4. Foshizzel says:

    YAY! New people sounds like fun go go go!!

  5. Ruby says:

    I would apply if it wasn’t for the fact that I fail as a blogger + not sure if I can make the commitment or not >< you guys are probably gonna get lots of applicants, can't wait to see who the newbies are :3 it's so exciting! ^.^

    • Kyokai says:

      We love you, Ruby~ <3 And we are definitely looking forward to the new blood!

  6. Eri says:

    TROLOLOLOLOL!!! Metanorn team is getting so big, it feels like it’s leaking all over the place X_x

  7. TRazor says:

    I’m looking forward to the new editorial writer. It’s fun to read opinion, especially biased and hateful ones.

    I really think that there are enough episodics out there. But meh…

    • Kyokai says:

      I definitely would like to see more Editorials on Metanorn. Branching out is good and variety is something what I’m going for right now. ^^

  8. Overcooled says:

    Aaaaaand now’s the time all the lurkers unlurk. Come out of hiding, I KNOW YOU’RE OUT THERE.

  9. Carla says:

    Looking for New blood, Uh?
    Well, I would love to be part of you guys, but i’m not sure about my english (._.)

    Good Luck ヾ(・ω-。)~

  10. Namika says:

    Kyokai!!! You’re not being fair here!! 😀 Huge updates like this, one after another!! :S You make me want to apply and fail all over again!!! XD

    • Ness says:

      And I’m sure that there’s more stuff to come XD

      Maybe 2nd time will be better? I suggest if you’re unsure of your app, that you have someone you know proofread it or so.

    • Kyokai says:

      Hahahaa! I’ve been telling you to expect moar stuff and yes, I think our slogan should be: “Expect the Unexpected~”

  11. Darn it, I would so apply if I didn’t already have Daifuuku! on my hands. Managing a cafe is serious business.

    I shall look forward to BBQing getting to know the fresh metameat when the time comes ^^

    • Kyokai says:

      Oh I know what you are talking about. All that cake and personal skills need a lot of time. :3

      I want these two weeks to pass already! >.>

  12. Anya says:

    I think I’ll take a chance and apply =O

  13. anaaga says:


  14. Elyon says:

    Oooooh this is very tempting. I might just apply. :O

  15. Amutofan123 says:

    😀 NEW PEOPLE!!! Oh, I would love to, but I think that I would rather have my own blog first. Anyway, I can’t wait to see the new people! I love new people! xD

    • Kyokai says:

      More the people, MOAR the fun! Even I am looking forward to reading new apps and see how is the new installment would fair. :3

  16. baka_girl says:

    Wow, looking for new slave?
    Hope you guys get another awesome writers 😀

  17. Junko says:

    Oh gosh I wish ;__; my laptop is way too crappy to be able to do this D:

  18. a_l_2606 says:

    Geez, would really like to put a hand into this bandwagon.

    But there isn’t a single show that catch my eyes in this season. Summer, maybe? =_=

    • Overcooled says:

      You could always write editorials or something for the Winter season if you really find everything unwatchable (which is surprising given how many shows there are). Then switch to episodics when something catches your eye. If you wait until summer we won’t be hiring anymore!

      • a_l_2606 says:

        Really thanks for the offer, but maybe next time then. Next time. Until then, I’ll stay as a nice lurking kiddo. XD
        (Boy I would really like ss2 of Working!! to air soon…)

  19. Dan-go says:

    i wish i wish i wish i could but i simply dont have the time, year 12 i have my studies 🙁 🙁 best of luck though, next year i promise!

    • Kyokai says:

      You say it every time you studious kozo. =P

    • Overcooled says:

      Year 12? Wait until uni. Pshh.

      • MikADo says:

        that made me scared… there is moarrr study?

      • Dan-go says:

        sfdsadfasdlfjasldfjlk you’re not serious are you??!??! anyway i’m taking a gap year before i go into uni, so i’ll be here for atleast a year

  20. Will you accept a Kyuubey in your team? Allow me to ‘handle’ everything so the team doesn’t work so hard Kyo ~

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