I would like to request the board /l/ (L).
Email: NeneSeals@protonmail (I know they are compromised now. VTubers aren't a political topic so I'm not concerned)
Board URL: /l/
Title: Virtual Livers/Virtual Youtubers
Topic: Fun things are fun. Take care of your Oshi.
No. The board will be safe for work, but there are some slutchuubas and if anons really want to discuss them I'm not going to direct discussion.
>Recreation of another board?
There has never been a functional VTuber board on the webring. /chuuba/ exists on fatchan, but it was created by an opportunist six months ago who has been squatting on the board without doing anything with it, basically waiting for a controversy to happen to absorb users that bleed off of Smug/PLW. I was the anon offering to help him yesterday, but after sleeping on it and reviewing the meta thread, I do not believe in the long-term viability of that board with him in charge since he will cause a controversy.
There has been interest shown in the creation of a VTuber board from my interactions in the Smug /support/ thread and the PLW VTuber thread over the last three months. I plan to recruit internally inside the webring since I would like to establish a similarly sized userbase to the one I've been nourishing on /k/ the last year through organic means after the glownigger fucked everything up. I don't want to claim credit for preventing that board from migrating to zzzchan, however for several months there were only two or three other anons who were pushing to keep /k/ here. I plan to mostly draw users from the Japanese-centric webring boards (namely Smug and PLW) since the board topic should not cause anime boards to bleed users unless they shoot themselves in the foot.
VTubers do not directly overlap with anime or Japanology style boards, but those boards tend to have dedicated Virtual Youtuber general threads so I can not in good faith say there is zero overlap.
At the end of the day, VTubers are being increasingly encroached on PLW by shitposters who want then gone, and increasingly villified on Smug by purists who want /a/ to be an anime-only board. I am still and have always been of the opinion that VTubers are /jp/ and belong on anime boards, but that mindset is not going to continue to work with the current mentality of Smug and PLW users. I want to establish a comfortable home with a positive outlook on VTubers rather than the FUD and drama currently surrounding them, even if that means a "slow board." That is also why I want to be as honest as possible about my dealings up until now in regards to fatchan's /chuuba/ yesterday. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, I am open to working them out or compromising as necessary.