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How do we handle questions on real-life events or lost media related to anime and manga?

Recently, a question cropped up that involves both topics, a real-life sweepstakes event that happened in the US, with any media related to it being essentially lost media. This question will be very ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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How to increase number of viewers?

A few days ago I asked a question about Kakegurui anime episode 3. The number of viewers was about 20, so I started a bounty on it. While my question is the only question with a bounty in this website,...
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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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Could someone please delete my account? Thanks!

Could someone please delete my account? Thanks! I need help with this now, thanks
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Why is this edit request rejected?

Link to suggested edit. I described the facts available as to what the disease is and what it can do. The edit was rejected by Dimitri mx with a reason "This edit was intended to address the ...
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Can I include anti-spoiler instructions in a question?

E.g. "Why did X happen? Please don't include content past episode 150", assuming the question is answerable as such. Here's the exact question I have in mind, which contains episode 218 &...
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Is this suggested edit that adds an image of Joe Hisaishi to a post that mentions Joe Hisaishi a good edit?

Here's the (approved) suggested edit I'm referring to. https://anime.stackexchange.com/revisions/49085/2 While I personally and subjectively think it's a very pretty picture that got added, and I like ...
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Do you want a tag for each author? Or maybe each character in the story? Or each voice actor?

The idea there in Chess SE already is there's no need for a tag because there's already the name in the post. I wasn't applying the rule. I was applying the idea. This does not help to define the ...
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2022: 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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What's the problem with a new tag 'title'?

I think it could be a fun and useful tag. See That Japanese Man Yuta's video: What Japanese Anime Titles Mean See my posts / edit suggestions. https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/...
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Should this Railgun question have been closed?

The question: How much heat damage can Misaka's shocks do to a regular human at max output? I realize physics questions are not a good fit for us, but considering the user posted their own answer, ...
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What to do when a newer, blatant dup (likely copy-paste) gets an answer instead of the original? Which to use as a dup target?

I just noticed the two following question posts: Why is there a curfew for students in Academy City? (2019-08-14) In A Certain Scientific Railgun, it's mentioned several times that there is a curfew ...
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How should we treat ChatGPT (and other AI-generated) posts?

(Not very) recently, an AI chatbot ChatGPT was released to the public. It is really sophisticated that it can also answer many kinds of questions, regardless if it is factually correct or wrong. It ...
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What kind of cosplay questions are allowed?

Anime.SE has the cosplay tag. So far, it has been used for: Series identification (Are questions regarding cosplay or anime-related items still on-topic?) Conventions Why do cosplay competitions ...
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Citing YouTube videos - valid approach?

Can we use YouTube videos as references, especially Anituber videos in the answers? YouTubers can sometimes be biased or consider fandom, and I personally used YouTube videos in my answers (e.g. here),...
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Are discussions/questions about YouTubers on anime stuff considered on-topic?

Are discussions/questions about YouTubers on anime stuff, say, Chibi Reviews, considered on-topic?
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Anime.SE is turning 10 this Fall. We'd like to spotlight our community for getting us here

It's been a long road, getting from though beta to here. It's been a long time, through the good and the bad. Our time is finally here. It's been 10 years. Let's take a look back at all we've been ...
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A code geass spoiler title

There's this question with a Code Geass spoiler title. It is How can this be made less spoilerous? I think of... But for me I even find spoilerous. I prefer Why did this character forget? Again ...
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Why were the edit suggestions rejected and no other actions taken about the spoilerous title?

I refer to these 4 edit rejects that come from a Code Geass question with huge spoilers IN THE TITLE: https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/70372 https://anime.stackexchange.com/...
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Can we have a Physics tag in Anime SE? [duplicate]

In Science Fiction SE, they have a Physics tag so you can ask something related to Physics in the context of a science fiction. I imagine that if I open such a question in Anime SE without a Physics ...
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Is saying that A gives B a present a spoiler? (Kaguya-sama)

Here What is the kanji on the fan that Kaguya gives to Shirogane in season 2 episode 2? I think this is a spoiler. I think it should be What is the kanji on the gift given in season 2 episode 2? ...
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Should the Japan tag be used in this Death Note question?

In many of my questions the Japan tag was removed. Should it be removed here? Or kept? https://anime.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/70362 Is it common to tell people how you spell your name ...
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Why shouldn't this offensive line be removed?

There's this offensive line Is it because the mangakas are lazy, or is there another reason behind this? in Why is anime produced faster than manga? I proposed it be removed, but it wasn't. https://...
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Citing other forums (eg reddit, MAL, etc) in answers

In my answer here Why does the quintuplets' father hate Fuutarou?, кяαzєя♦ says Please stop linking to your own reddit post without proper disclosure. If you want to quote a certain section, ...
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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

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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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