Well, after a lot of work, its finally done! The site now has a completely new and more accessible look with a ton of new content.
Almost every page has seen new content of some kind in this update, but here is a breakdown for some of it:
- We now have a fanfiction section with fanfiction in it!!
- A whole heap of fanart, over 30 new illustrations!
- An immense pile of Music Videos added, pretty much almost every Alien 9 related music video or tribute video out there!
- A store section listing places where you can get the series.
- Story summary lists other recommended titles.
- More character profiles including Monami and lesser known characters.
- Info on event promotions for the anime on the Anime page.
- More details and images for the DVDs, Books and CDs in Products.
- A massive amount of new collectibles info in Products.
- More info and images in Voices as well as more links to other info pages.
- Production has been changed to Credits a long with more images and details.
- More links to reviews.
- Questions 1, 4, 12, 13, 17 updated a little.
- More quotes.
- Added a few more quizzes.
- Added new essays from Zucchini and a link to Kat's Alien 9 essay.
- A few more external links in the Links section.
- More cosplayers added.
- Animated avatars added.
- New Desktop Icons.
- New wallpapers and web graphics including stuff for your journals / blogs and a set of borg emoticons.
- New trailer added.
- More parodies added, taken from the forums.
- You can now adopt borgs.
- And much more!
Also the forum has a new layout with multiple banners and a whole heap of new features which had been requested previously including:
- Borg emoticons!
- Quick Reply (at the bottom of each thread).
- 7 New Ranks
! As well as an option for a custom rank for dedicated fans.
- Spoiler Tags. Like any other forum tag, just wrap the text within spoiler tags. e.g. [-spoiler-]This is my spoiler[-spoiler-] (but without the - dashes).
- Different changing banners for the top which also links back to the main site.
- The front page now shows the latest topics and replies on the forum.
- This just makes the forum tidier but the forums now have shorter URLs / addresses for topics etc.
- The oekaki board has been fixed and is brand spanking new with a more up to date version of the software and a shiny layout.
- The frontpage displays random activity from the oekaki board.