Karasu joined Maplemation in 2011 for the “Maple,” and has since then congregated with individuals who joined for the “mation.” For the longest time, nobody knew he was a moderator because people rarely find this staff page. Now it is too late. He is the current owner of the “Maple” and the “mation.”
Neil, otherwise known as “Pizzaman,” is an animator that started back in 2012 after finding various MBRs on YouTube and grew to enjoy the community and its people. He now moderates the forums with extra cheese and a Pepsi on the side.
CC began making videos in 2007 and has since found a passion for film making and Maple animating. He now majors in film production, directing various projects while continuing to be an active member of Maplemation. His strengths/hobbies mostly lie in film editing, voice acting, cinematography, and screenwriting.
Warren bounced around from community to community animating sprites, sticks or whatever else came to him until he landed in Maplemation in 2011 and decided to stay. He's met several people in this community that have inspired him to better himself as a person and an animator and he hopes he can bring that same inspiration to other people. He wants to become a professional cartoonist and make his own show someday. He has a soft spot for Tokusatsu and Spider-Man. He also hates men of pizza.
Heki originally joined the Maple animation community back in the times of BSBG forums. Originally known as Hekisaishi, he used to make gif animations in FW. But he found his passion in spriting and has since stopped animating to fully pursue spriting.
Rhys was introduced to Maplemation around 2018, being told that this would be the community that she can feel she belongs in. With questions and curiosities, she slowly became a member of the Map Team and has goals of mastering the other elements of Maplemation. She hopes to do the same, making members, new or old, feel like they have a home. To describe her, she's the less scary version of Taki.
Kayas joined Maple animating a little later into the game than most others on the site. What attracted him wasn't the source material of the game but the content created from it. Kayas then joined Maplemation and aimed for the Animation Team Leader spot to contribute to the output of content that inspired him to join.
Karasu joined Maplemation in 2011 for the--Who even is this guy? Wait a minute...
Kaneko joined Maplemation around 2016 and grew up under the wings of Horizon. She eventually became active in art media. Thanks to everyone that's supporting her, she made it into the art team, and became the art team leader. She wanted to help everyone who's interested in art field to improve! She would always be happy to help you out. Don't worry, she doesn't bite, unless she's hungry!
Bluezemmi is a sprite comic artist who started creating comics in the Maplestory community around 2015. His reason being a member of the Comic Team is to revive and spread the joy of sprite comics like in the good old days. He also is a member of the Dark force.
A member since 2010, Dally strives to better himself in both design and relations with fellow members. Although sometimes doubts his own abilities, he believes in learning from his mistakes and hopes become a respected member of both skill and character.
Pyroflo joined Maplemation in 2017 to learn more about animation. Prior to that he was mainly focused on working on games, but wanted to try his hands on other media as well so he found his way into the faction of Horizon. He started out using members of the faction in small games, but soon expanded it on the whole community. The rest of his free time goes down the drain for studying law.
Apart of the MapleStory community since it’s early days, Tyler has contributed to several fansites throughout the years as well as hosting Maplemation.
The founder of Maplemation. One of the “first gen” YouTube Maple animators, he’s generated quite the fan base. Originally from the Bannedstory Backgrounds forums, he decided to duo with Makani and they made Maplemation.
Co-founder of Maplemation. Another older animator, coming from Maplesim forums. Having teamed up with Tate to create Maplemation, he took care of just about all of the forum work, where as Tate moderated and kept it going. Also known as the “Wind Walker” through animations.
RumSwiller isn’t much of an animator, however he did create the original “MapleStory Headbop” video. Known mostly for forum moderation/coding work.