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Can I ask about the anime or manga characters on a movie character’s t-shirt?

I am posting this following the advice from the FAQ meta post, "What identification requests are acceptable here? Otherwise, where else can I possibly get helped with it?" In the movie No ...
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Is this Naruto question on or off topic?

Regarding one of @Pablo's recent Naruto question: Why did Naruto decide not to use Rasenshuriken due to the harm it did to his arm, if he could create it with clones? At first glance, this seemed on-...
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Is this question about an oni with a dragon on them on or off topic?

I recently flagged this question for not being suitable for Anime and Manga Stack Exchange, however, with recent edits, this question does seem on-topic although I cannot really tell if it is. This ...
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Would questions asking for scene that can illustrate a concept on-topic?

From What topics can I ask about here? - Help Center, all identification questions or recommendation requests are off-topic. However I'm not sure if asking for a scene in a particular anime/manga is ...
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Is UnOrdinary on-topic?

I've been asked a couple times on the Maid Cafe if UnOrdinary is on-topic and thought to get more of a consensus than just making the decision myself Why it would be on-topic it has the "anime/manga ...
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On-topicness question

This is just to discuss the on-topicness of this question. What do you guys think?
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Does Vocaloid count to our Music Identification Exception?

After Identification Requests were removed we kept Music Identifications under the prevision that the asker knew the series it came from. A recent question (while an answer to this Meta wouldn't make ...
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Let's mark questions about where to read/watch X (legally) as off-topic

A related question asks if such questions are on topic. Result: All of these questioned should be marked as a duplicate of this question. Problem is, apparently we cannot mark questions on the ...
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Are identifying fan-made works on-topic if they are from a known series?

Years ago I asked this question on meta if ID requests on doujins were on-topic. The implied answer from the comment was that they were if the question was written well enough. After that, we ...
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Is the question below ontopic? [closed]

I am pretty sure this has been coming and going on the web for a while, but I could not find a list of all the girls/elements. Some are easy to know. Some not so much. The most obvious ones... H - ...
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Are we comfortable with allowing questions pertaining to the ownership of anime/manga and its related goods?

This is an interesting question, because it describes several real-world things: Owning paper manga Wanting to keep the condition of the manga as high as possible for future ownership reasons It has ...
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Can questions about fanfics or comics based on official released Anime or Manga be made in anime SE? [duplicate]

I made a similar question about this before, but since I didnt get an answer, I'll try to explain differently this one. Can questions about fanfics or comics based on official released Anime or Manga ...
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What do we do with questions presented as hypothetical but with real answers?

This question is written posed as a hypothetical that reads as opinion-based. They literally start by asking for the reader to imagine. On the other hand, it just happened that there was a canon ...
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How do we respond to "Is my theory right?" questions?

I see these pop up on occasion thus we don't really have a problem with them unlike some other kinda of questions we ended up blacklisting. these kind of questions the OP posts a (generally badly/un-...
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Should this question be left open? Or is it opinion based?

Lately I have seen this question pop-up in the close-vote queue several times. What is the power order of the Straw Hats? As people might already have noticed from the comments, I don't think it ...
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Do we think questions about where to read/watch (legal) anime or manga are acceptable?

Sometimes people post "where do I read/watch X" and it isn't phrased as looking for legal shop or streaming site links, so it could have been intended as looking for illegal sites. We seem to have ...
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Are fanfiction/fanon questions on or off topic?

Recently, this question was asked wanting evidence in regards to 2 assertions. Since the question has been deleted, below is a screenshot for those who can't view deleted questions: Looking at the ...
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Change the question to include more viewpoints from other anime and manga productions

Based on my question about censorship in Pokemon, I'm thinking in if I can post another question asking basically the same, but with another anime i.e. Yu-Gi-Oh! But, I really don't know if that ...
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Can I ask this type of questions

I have a view on a certain topic that I relate to an anime. Can I say my view and ask people to give their perceptions and points on the truth or shortcomings of my view
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Is it acceptable to ask (and answer) a question asking for a real life counterpart of a place seen in an anime?

I want to ask a question which goes like this: What are the places in Love Live that are real places in Japan? How do I go there? I already have an answer (3 places) to this question, and I am ...
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Does adding "how can I legally" dodge the legality bullet?

Prompted by TONS of questions (just browse the site, won't even link examples here) about where to find SUB or DUB of your favorite anime, where the OP does not care about HOW he will access his media,...
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Would South Korean games be on topic?

We already allow question on Japanese games so long as it's plot related. on the weekend as i was showing off to my brother my backlog of games i remembered that Magna Carta: The Phantom of Avalanche ...
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Are questions like "Which country watches the most anime allowed"

I was wondering how people feel about these questions. I'm not sure whether these would count as a questions on Anime & Manga, but what would be you advice on questions like these and would they ...
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Add "Unannounced Future Events" to off-topic list in help center

The help center's on-topic page is supposed to tell new users what they can and can't ask about, and when we close a question as off-topic it should typically be citing this page rather than any meta ...
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Should questions asking for translated anime/manga without specification be closed?

We've some questions where the OP has asked for translated anime/manga without specifying explicitly that they are looking for a legally licensed release. Some examples are Where can I find spanish ...
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How to determine the status of a list question?

In the recent bumps, I have noticed this question as an allowed question. It seems that it wasn't closed because the scope was reasonably defined. Thus I want to ask, what exactly constitutes ...
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Is this question asking for anime script writing competitions On or Off Topic?

The question in question is this one. It asks for a list (although not explicitly) of anime script writing competitions in Japan, and falls under anime-production. The question is currently [on-...
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How do we feel about questions that are basically quizzes?

Recently there have been some questions which seem to have been posted intended as quizzes for users here rather than as legitimate questions. This isn't something I can prove, but given the nature ...
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Can we ask questions about the anime series for summer 2013 already?

I looked at the poll for which upcoming series we could ask questions about. This left me with a question about Gatchaman Crowds - will it take place in the same universe as the original Gatchaman ...
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Can we ask for exhaustive transcriptions of "encrypted" text in anime?

To be more precise, there are quite a number of anime/manga that follows Cypher Language Trope. Examples of Cypher Language: Maoyuu Maou Yuusha on TVTropes Substitution chart for some anime on ...
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Do we still like questions asking for lists of anime/manga/etc.?

It seems to me that every time someone comes to our site wanting to ask for a list of anime, we get into arguments as to whether or not it's acceptable for our site. This rarely happens with any other ...
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"Why did they write it that way?" questions should be off-topic

A question I just stumbled upon, Why is the ending of Death Note in the anime so different from the manga?, is an example of the generic question type: "Why did they change X?" or "Why did they write ...
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