How do anime shows have the animated text during the openings?

I've always wondered how, when watching an anime show, they make the lyrics during the opening glow (or some other effect) right with the singer's words. Now, I don't know if they do this manually word by word or if they have some program to help them. I can make it with iMovie, but it takes a pretty long time, and I'm on beat with the singer 96% of the time. So, me? (:

Asked By: Missi - 4/4/2010
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oh that's not the show itself per se, its the people who fansub the anime. It's called karaoke effects and people use aegisubs or some program like that to make the effects. Fansubs are the only groups who do that and they don't even get paid for it. While the companies that license the anime and sell the dvds do a... More
Answered By: sdfd - 4/6/2010
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It's called "karaoke" style, and you have to do it manually, word by word. That's why fansubbed shows with karaoke take longer to release. Once you get good at it you can get to 100% and do it faster. Also, a better editing program and experience will make it faster, but it's still a time consuming process.
Answered By: Meh - 4/4/2010
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