Maplemation Staff

Administrator
Karasu

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.”

Moderators
CCShinobi

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.

Pizzaman432

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.

SuperKimxD

Kim started animating in 2010 and has since grown to appreciate the usage of Sony Vegas. She prefers MMVs to fight animations and strives to create work on the level of Klaziki and Ayros. Extroverted and cheerful, she'll be happy to talk to you if you'd like. She's currently pursuing a PhD in astronomy and also loves gaming, anime, figure skating, and cats. Ask her about Europa.

Shulkle

Shulkle's journey began in early 2016, the year he started animating and actively participating in the Maplemation forum and Discord server. It has been 2 years since, and his adventure still continues with a quest to hone his skills in addition to welcoming and assisting people as much as he can. All the while writing this description as if he was a JRPG protagonist. Now it's Shulkle time!

Noziki

Noz is a non-player character who had participated within the Maple community since 2009. They used to be known on the youtube side of the community making maple animations in Sony Vegas. Now they're found in MM drawing, and occasionally animating on the side.

Warren

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.

Animation Team Leader
Kayas

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.

Sprite Team Leader
[Vacant]

This spot is currently empty. Applications are accepted at any time!

Design & Art Team Leader
Kaneko

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!

Comic Team Leader
bluezemmi

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.

Map Team Leader
Dally

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.

Game Team Leader
Pyroflo

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.

YouTube Director
Tooler

Tyler has dug his hands into a multitude of maple media sites and loves seeing them go from something insubstantial to extremely relevant. Tyler also delves in some Fireworks and minimal amounts of most other media oriented programs. While he as a diverse pool of knowledge his capability to manage systems is what he values the most.

Website Host
Tyler

Apart of the MapleStory community since it’s early days, Tyler has contributed to several fansites throughout the years as well as hosting Maplemation.

Founders
Tate

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.

Makani

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

RumSwiller isn’t much of an animator, however he did create the original “MapleStory Headbop” video. Known mostly for forum moderation/coding work.