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Is the allowed-topics tag redundant?

Currently, we have an allowed-topics tag which is to be utilized for questions about which topics are, well, allowed: Questions about which topics are permitted / in scope on this site. However, the ...
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Are questions about art style considered on-topic?

I have a question related to art style, but I'm not sure if asking it would be considered on-topic. Most of the questions on the main tend to be related to a single anime or manga, but I'm more ...
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Why was my tag info for TQQ approved but not for Kaguya-sama?

3 approvals (The Quintessential Quintuplets, Kaguya-sama) : https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/70128 https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/70129 https://anime....
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Updating "Identification questions" close reason (done!)

It has been a while since the decision to deprecate music ID has been made, and while the steps have been finalized, there was kind of a blocker that left the progress in limbo: Edit ID-request close ...
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Why was this music question locked after I flagged it, but my flag was declined?

What is the song playing in My Hero Academia season 2 episode 25 at 10:00? I just noticed it was bumped, so I thought I'd do a good deed and report it. I said music sooooo close? As a reward for my ...
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Should we say the episode/chapter/season in the question to help avoid spoilers (and also to possibly be clearer or more helpful)?

Related: Should this question have avoided spoilers in the title or not? What should our policy be regarding spoilers? Thing 1: Spoilers I think it's not so hard to handle spoilers in answers to ...
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Is it ok to overanalyze an anime?

Note: I have nothing against any user. They are free to ask any question about any show as long as they are on-topic. Suppose X is an anime. Consider it a light hearted slice-of-life show meant for ...
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'Is Fuutarou's theme supposed to be like Survivor's Eye of the Tiger?' - Please explain the lock

Is Fuutarou's theme supposed to be like Survivor's Eye of the Tiger?
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Question about yuri and yaoi

Why is this What is the equivalent of "seme" and "uke" in yuri culture? really on-topic here and not that this should be migrated to japanese stackexchange? Just because of the ...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [mushoku-tensei]?

The tag mushoku-tensei for the series "Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation" currently has no synonyms. I suggest we add the following synonyms (refer to the current policy on tagging and ...
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Can we add the synonym [gods-blessing-on-this-wonderful] to the tag [konosuba]?

The tag konosuba for the series "KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!" currently has the synonym kono-subarashii-sekai-ni-shukufuku, from the Japanese title "Kono ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [quan-zhi-gao-shou] and [the-kings-avatar]?

Currently, the tag quan-zhi-gao-shou is the parent tag, and it has the synonym the-kings-avatar. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the English title? I ...
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Can we create the tag [mysterious-play] and make the tag [fushigi-yugi] its synonym?

If I'm not mistaken, the series "Fushigi Yûgi" was officially released in English under the title, "Mysterious Play" (source: Anime News Network). So, can we create the tag ...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [ascendance-of-a-bookworm]?

The tag ascendance-of-a-bookworm for the series "Ascendance of a Bookworm" currently has no synonyms. I suggest we add the following synonyms (refer to the current policy on tagging and ...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [genkoku]?

The tag genkoku for the series "How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom" currently has no synonyms. I suggest we add the following synonyms (refer to the current policy on tagging and ...
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Can we create the tag [haikyu] and make the tag [haikyuu] its synonym?

I know this is probably a trivial request, even to the point of redundancy, but... The current policy on tagging and synonymization says to prefer the English title over the Japanese title for any ...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [bofuri]?

The tag bofuri for the series "Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense" currently has no synonyms. I suggest we add the following synonyms (refer to the current policy ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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So it's about time we (finally) deprecated music ID-request questions

With a new year, comes a new start. Throughout the past year, we've been pondering about better distributions of our current policies and what to do with specific questions. In the back of our minds, ...
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Can we add the synonym [tate-no-yuusha-no-nariagari] to the tag [rising-of-the-shield-hero]?

The tag rising-of-the-shield-hero for the series "The Rising of the Shield Hero" currently has no synonym. So, can we add a synonym using the Japanese title "Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari&...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [kenka-banchou-otome] and [girl-beats-boys]?

Currently, the tag kenka-banchou-otome is the parent tag, and it has the synonym girl-beats-boys. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the English title? ...
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Help us answer these unanswered questions! Take #3!

The last "Help us answer unanswered question" occurred almost 7 years ago. So, I am thinking to reviving the activity as there are lot more users now and there are lot more new shows that ...
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Is identifying font used in anime or manga on-topic?

This question asks for the font used in subtitles: What's the EXACT Japanese subtitle font used in Evangelion bluray? I'm not convinced that this isn't analogous to the other kinds of ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [uchouten-kazoku] and [the-eccentric-family]?

Currently, the tag uchouten-kazoku is the parent tag, and it has the synonym the-eccentric-family. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the English title? ...
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Can we create the tag [so-im-a-spider-so-what] and make the tag [kumo-desu-ga-nani-ka] its synonym?

If I'm not mistaken, the series "Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?" has the official English title, "So I'm a Spider, So What?" Can we create the tag so-im-a-spider-so-what and make kumo-desu-...
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The Help Center needs a few minor touch ups

The help center article "What topics can I ask about here?" could use a couple of minor improvements: Help! There's currently no tag for the series I want to ask about and I don't have ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [higurashi-no-naku-koro-ni] and [higurashi-when-they-cry]?

Currently, the tag higurashi-no-naku-koro-ni is the parent tag, and it has the synonym higurashi-when-they-cry. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [kyoukai-no-kanata] and [beyond-the-boundary]?

Currently, the tag kyoukai-no-kanata is the parent tag, and it has the synonym beyond-the-boundary. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the English title?...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [mahouka-koukou-no-rettousei] and [the-irregular-at-magic-high-school]?

Currently, the tag mahouka-koukou-no-rettousei is the parent tag, and it has the synonym the-irregular-at-magic-high-school. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the ...
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Can we add the synonym [muno-na-nana] to the tag [talentless-nana]?

The tag talentless-nana for the series Talentless Nana currently has no synonym. So, can we add a synonym using the Japanese title Munō na Nana, namely muno-na-nana? I think this would be in line with ...
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Can we add the synonym [kanojo-okarishimasu] to the tag [rent-a-girlfriend]?

The tag rent-a-girlfriend for the series "Rent-A-Girlfriend" currently has no synonym. So, can we add a synonym using the Japanese title "Kanojo, Okarishimasu", namely kanojo-...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [reincarnated-as-a-slime]?

The tag reincarnated-as-a-slime for the series "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" currently has no synonyms. I suggest we add the following synonyms (refer to the current policy on ...
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Can we add synonyms to the tag [rascal-does-not-dream-of-bunny-girl]?

The tag rascal-does-not-dream-of-bunny-girl for the series "Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai" currently has no synonym. I suggest that we add the following synonyms (refer to the ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [kimi-no-na-wa] and [your-name]?

Currently, the tag kimi-no-na-wa is the parent tag, and it has the synonym your-name. Can we reverse the direction of the synonym to make the parent tag as the one with the English title? I think this ...
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Can we create the tag [kaguya-sama-love-is-war] and make the tag [kaguya-sama-wa-kokurasetai] its synonym?

If I'm not mistaken, the series "Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Ren'ai Zunōsen" has an official English title: "Kaguya-sama: Love Is War". So, can we create the tag ...
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Can we create the tag [cells-at-work] and make the tag [hataraku-saibou] its synonym?

From the 2021 Policy Review: How do we want to name series tags?: If the title has official English localized name, use that. Meaning take the official English name over the Japanese name were ...
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Can we reverse the direction of the synonym between the tags [hataraku-maou-sama] and [the-devil-is-a-part-timer]?

From the 2021 Policy Review: How do we want to name series tags?: If the title has official English localized name, use that. Meaning take the official English name over the Japanese name were ...
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Can we add [love-chunibyo-and-other-delusions] as a synonym of [chuunibyou-demo-koi-ga-shitai]?

The tag chuunibyou-demo-koi-ga-shitai currently has the synonym love-chunibyo-delusions, most probably due to the old 25 character limit on tag names. Since the limit has been upped to 35 characters, ...
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Does the community want the accepted answers to be pinned to the top?

Stack Exchange staffs recently announced that they are considering the prospect of unpinning the accepted answer from the top of answers and instead sort them by votes. I noticed some of the other ...
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Are comments of people (desperately) asking for people to consider accepting their answer to earn reputation discouraged? [duplicate]

While looking around old posts on A&M, I've encountered my fair share of comments asking for the OP of the said question to consider accepting their answer. Comments like: Hi, @(op's username) ...
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3-vote close - how's it going?

UPDATE: While the testing period has ended, this change has been well-received by the community so we have opted to not reset the votes needed to close/reopen to 5 while we look at data. Please let me ...
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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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Regarding actions on posts flagged as low quality

Just wanted to consult regarding reviewing answers flagged as low quality. More often than not, I encounter these answers on review queues for low quality posts: There are only 3 given actions for ...
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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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New users answering a string of questions within a particular time frame and vanishes. Is it good?

I am noticing an eerie pattern in the home page. Some new users(registered for couple of days, some are unregistered) answers a string of questions within a particular time frame (say 1 hour), then ...
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Does this hat belong to the protagonist of Lucy-May of the Southern Rainbow?

On the main page of the site, there's this hat on the left side: Does it belong to the protagonist of Japanese anime Lucy-May of the Southern Rainbow?
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What is the rules of this site?

What are the rules for this site since I keep getting my questions closed from the rules I want to know so I can avoid breaking these rules
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2021 Policy Review: How do we want to name series tags?

Given the recent question How should "My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero's" be tagged? I think it's good time to codify a policy in regards to series tag names. As it ...
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How should "My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero's" be tagged?

There is a question asking about this series: What kind of demon is in "My Status as an Assassin Obviously Exceeds the Hero's"? Researching for possible titles from the internet: My ...
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