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Why does the layout and design of the home page looks a bit dull compared to other Stack Exchange websites?

This may seem as a pointless question to many, but I'm new here and just wanted to know a bit more about the Stack Exchange websites. While visiting various other Stack Exchange websites, I noticed ...
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Should music requests stay on topic?

I've noticed that, at least in the past few weeks if not longer, we've had a fairly large number of music ID requests, especially compared to the number of non-music ID request questions. I'm having a ...
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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 tag should be used for this question on Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju?

So we have this question "What is Kikuhiko's sexual orientation?". when it was posted it used retag because the series tag didn't exist. after confirming that the series was Descending ...
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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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The right answer to a topic is in a post that was deleted

this question was about why Trunks didnt have the same power as Gohan when they are both saiyan-human hybrids. This was true in Dragon Ball Z, but now in Dragon Ball Super they made Trunks to be the ...
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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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Review Queue UI concern

When reviewing things in the queue (late answers, low quality, etc). Clicking an answer brings me to a screen that shows the the answer but the question shown under it but grayed out. My question ...
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Should The First Kingdom be considered manga?

I just posted the following image to the auto-revived question, What defines the art style of Japanese manga?: I said that, except for his nationality, Jack Katz might as well be considered a mangaka....
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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Is this a forum for authors/creators?

I want to ask questions on how to start a collaboration in comics creation, is this forum appropriate for this question?
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Proposal: retag all extant [identification-request] questions to use the tag of the series that was identified

A couple months ago, it was brought up that we should really figure out what to do about the outstanding [identification-request] questions. The immediate impetus for this was probably the realization ...
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Should the tag [re-zero] be given a synonym [rezero]?

I often do searches by tag name, manually surrounding the search term by square brackets. A search for [re:zero] finds no hits, though. In fact, the colon is auto-removed and the search is actually ...
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Should the tag for Poco's Udon World be changed to correct its spelling?

I believe the tag for the series Poco's Udon World is misspelled. It spells the character's name as "Poko" [pokos-udon-world]. The tag is currently associated with two questions, and there is no tag ...
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Should this edit have been made considering there are people trying to remove it?

over the past couple of days there have been a couple of edits by anonymous users on this answer on which character has died the most in the Dragonball Series. the edits attempt to remove the part ...
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What is the origin of hats?

This is my first post here on meta so please bare with me if it is off-topic. What is the purpose of and origin of hats? I just noticed these in the top menu bar when I logged in today on all the ...
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Can fan made anime based animations be asked in this community?

Anime has a lot of different meanings, that's why I'm asking. A few meanings I've come across through many years. Animation produced in Japan (many of the currently series known as "anime" are ...
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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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Can I ask about other things related to anime & manga? [duplicate]

Like in the title said can I ask question other than anime and manga. Like can I ask about Manhwa, Manhua, or Chinese or Korean novels.
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Scope discussion: Splitting anime-style game questions from anime/manga

While we don't get many of them we do have a couple of popular questions and tags where there is a bit of overlap between the game continuity and related anime and manga spin-offs. One popular and ...
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Policy Proposal: On Spoilers, the Site, Chat, and Users

It may have been on the minds of some users how inconsistent we are with spoilers on the site compared to our other fellow Stack Exchange site. While not a pressing matter, it is a bit of a problem ...
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Confusing text on review buttons

I've just had a confusing few moments in the review view where the "allowing" buttons read Edit and Reopen and Reopen. The confusion came from seeing the edit difference below and thinking that this ...
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How to handle questions that are very probable off topic / unanswerable?

I've seen a few questions so far that are very probably off topic (at least in wording and maybe even in what the OP wants to know). An example here is: "How much do VNs cost in production and how ...
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Should edits to un-salvageable off-topic questions be accepted?

so looking at the suggested edit review i came across this one. the question is an id request and in this case the OP made the question while unregistered and then created a new account when they went ...
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What should be done about an answer that is plagiarizing another's post?

So in this answer if you compare it to the answer on quora it linked to in the comments it's identical minus proper formatting such as the quotes and links from where the quotes come from. Today it ...
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How did this edit not address the “critical” issues of the post?

I suggested this edit and it was rejected/edited, with the following message attached: This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what should have ...
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Should we delete the remaining ID questions to possibly reduce the number of still incoming ID posts?

Apparently we still rank pretty high on "identify anime" search engine query, and it's supposedly because we still have around 400 of them, which makes them the 3rd most popular tag, and that means it ...
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Can't edit tag to contain hyphens [duplicate]

A question got posted with a tag without any hyphens between words and it turns out one can't just edit it: Since when? And please somebody fix that tag.
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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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What do we do about vague music ID requests?

so with this question What is the song near the end of Episode 24? (Akame ga Kill) how it describes when the song occurs is kinda vague. we don't know when someone considers an anime episode having ...
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AHO Channel Extra: Digimon Tri Chapter 3 is Now Streaming!

Come watch anime with us on the weekends! For this weekend and next, we're streaming the third chapter of Digimon Tri thru Crunchyroll. All users, new and old, are welcome to participate via rabb.it. ...
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Finding illegal links in questions and answers

Sometimes we miss them, sometimes they get edited in later. Here's a query to find all instances of the words mangafox, kissanime and mangareader: https://data.stackexchange.com/anime/query/541047 ...
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Dealing with questions that get Community-bumped a lot

Since May 2016, data about when Community bumps a question to the front page has been available in the Data Explorer. This gives us a way to automatically identify questions that get kicked to the ...
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“Home sites” of 2016 election voters

In the same vein as "Home site" of 2015 election voters, here are the "home sites" of the voters in our 2016 election: Count SiteName ----- -------------------------- 61 ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Anime & Manga's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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September 2016 bounties for tags: literally almost anything

The rules If you create a tag for any series, franchise, person, or organization, I will award you a 50-reputation bounty, provided that: The question that creates the tag is posted during the month ...
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Policy Discussion: When do hypothetical questions become opinion-based?

Currently we have an unclear policy with regards to the limits of hypothetical questions, and with their increasing frequency on the site we should revisit this and solidify our rules. Our policy is ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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My question got closed unfairly

the following question: DBGT: Does Goku die of old age when he turns SSJ4 in the future? got closed for (in my opinion) very wrong reasons. It got closed for being "primarily opinion based". In the ...
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Policy Suggestion: Applying series continuity and franchise tags globally on this site

As an long overdue conclusion to our experiment with series and franchise tags, I would like to suggest a new blanket policy on how use franchise tags and apply series continuity with series tags. ...
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Let's take a look back at our site policies (2016 Edition)

Last year we asked you what were the pain points of the site for you. Now that a year has passed (almost to the day), We'd like to know what has changed in this list. Are there any new problems? Are ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

As an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic of moderation, we will once again be holding a Q&A with the candidates in connection with the ...
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Somebody's adding series tags, possibly incorrectly

I'd like to draw attention of suggested edit reviewers to a certain user who is currently adding Dragon Ball series tag to a bunch of already DB-tagged questions: https://anime.stackexchange.com/...
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Should we have a MAL tag?

I feel that many users of this site also use My Anime List (MAL) to track and organize their anime. Thus, would it not make sense for us to have a MAL tag for questions?
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Creating a list of recommendation resources

We have this post here on meta where we put our own recommendations for all to see. It's a nice small list but it's not really much for an avid viewer. When we get questions like this, they're usually ...
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Best first anime for anime newbie? [duplicate]

I have a friend who I feel would love anime if he would give it a chance. He lets some of the common misconceptions and stereotypes of anime keep him from watching some fantastic works of ...
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Why are “identification-request” questions not allowed on this site?

What is the purpose of this website? I can't exactly think of a specific purpose. Are we trying to spread the anime and manga industry or something or just answering question related to it? As Shown ...
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Should we close questions that ask us to summarize something the OP hasn't watched?

Recent examples are https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/34353/rezero-kara-hajimeru-isekai-seikatsu, In the Erased manga do Satoru and Airi get together?, and Does Ash walk away from the starting ...
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Do music and scene identification questions count as id requests?

I was pretty sure identifying some element of a known series (a piece of music, an episode, a scene, a reference) was still on-topic and should be tagged with the series. But questions like this keep ...

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