Well, MekTek is back up, and the diligent programmer-types have been working to address issues, and information has come out on how to download the free release of Mechwarrior4: Mercenaries. Here's some hints.
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If you want fansubs for Vandread 1st (it's anime) you can find them on divxsubtitles.net, except for episodes 7, 12, and 13 which are corrupt. Attached you will find SMI files in zip archives and as gzipped files for those episodes.