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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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How to improve hit rate to suggestions on picture identification questions?

I've tried editing the question Where is this picture from? How do I use Reverse Image Search to find the source of an anime/manga image? to try and get better hits on it by editing the title. However,...
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Weekend Extra: Come watch Digimon Tri 1-4 with us!

For all of this weekend, come watch Digimon Tri and other anime with us. Series Info I'll be holding multiple streams of the series on Crunchyroll, via rabb.it sessions starting 0500 UTC, this ...
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What's up with all these Death Note Questions lately?

I don't really know if this questions fits here or should go to chat but I'm really curious about this, I ask this in the Meta. What is going on with all these Death Note questions? People come up ...
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Should separate tags be created for spin-offs?

I created a question about Fairy Tail Zero, thus tagged it appropriately and additionally tried to edit the fairy-tail-zero tag, adding some information. But as I was adding the information, all I ...
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Can we change the name of this closure reason?

I feel that the close reason for "Questions regarding future unannounced events" should apply to All future events. A typical question that is closed under this is: "Is 'My little sister can't be ...
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Should we allow a question that asks for list of references throughout a series?

An example would be this question: What are the original memes mentioned in Steins;Gate? I think it would be nice to have a collaborative effort to answer such a question. The scope is 24 episodes, ...
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Migrate [selector-infected-wixoss] to [wixoss]

In episode 12 of selector infected WIXOSS, we find out at the end of the episode that the second cour is going to be called "selector spread WIXOSS". As such, the selector-infected-wixoss tag would be ...
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Should we allow for the ability to embedded Nico Nico Douga videos?

What is Nico Nico Douga? Nico Nico Douga, a video sharing site from Japan, much like YouTube. Why embed Nico Nico Douga content? If you do directly to the video link, it requires you to log in in ...
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Change the ID request close plaque text to include a link to a meta post for self-help and tips

Right now (and this has been going on for a very long time) the text says this: Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community ...
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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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Resources to get started on the manga/anime universe v2

So we just got the question of a parent, wanting to offer manga to its child, who seemingly showed interest. It made me look through the SE to find for a guide that would help a similar person where ...
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Please reopen this question closed as POB

The question How is Armament Haki obtained or learned? is closed as primarily opinion based, because of an incorrect assumption that primarily opinion based means "we don't know the answer yet". ...
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Id requests and their generic titles

I apologise in advance for formatting and orthography errors that may appear here, as I am currently on mobile. Just right now I saw a identification-request with the awesome title of: "Looking for ...
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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 Europe tag have been used for these questions?

I noticed recently that a tag for europe exists, which seems to serve the purpose outlined here. However, currently there are only two questions in it, which look like they could be better served with ...
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Can we split this question into 2 separate questions?

The question What MMOs influence Sword Art Online and Log Horizon? asks the same question for two different series log-horizon and sword-art-online. Normally, such question should have been closed as ...
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Are these questions duplicates?

Why is Akame the center of attention? What does 'Akame ga Kill' mean and why is it called that? Actually the second one was posted because the first didn't get any attention. I think the ...
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Am I right in removing the [symbolism] tag from this question?

This is the question https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/14801/who-is-lucas-akimoto and the revision history. I'm not sure if the removal of symbolism is correct. The question is asking ...
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Tag synonym request: [mekakucity-actors] syn'd to parent tag [kagerou-project]

A user has just asked the question "What does Headphone Actor represent or mean?" and tagged it with both kagerou-project and mekakucity-actors. In light of this, I request that a moderator make ...
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What sources/references should we consider as valid/acceptable?

This came to mind after seeing this question: Why is Ulquiorra the only espada with a second release? While I have no problem with speculations as answers, since I sometimes give them, I agree with ...
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Is asking for the name or link of an anime's song on-topic?

I took a look on help center and found the following to be off-topic: Asking for the lyrics of a piece of music, from a particular series or media And I'm not sure by what accounts as general in ...
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Is this app-recommendation question on topic?

As a general rule, we as a site don't allow for anime recommendation questions, and according to our help page, we recommend avoiding questions that include "your answer is provided along with the ...
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Hyphenation change request for JoJo tag

For internal consistency's sake, jojo-no-kimyouna-bouken should be either jojono-kimyouna-bouken or jojo-no-kimyou-na-bouken. The latter is obviously preferable, since that's how we pretty much always ...
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Suggestion; Manga/Anime genre page?

It may have already been suggested or may exists if so I apologise, but if not I was thinking it might be a nice idea to have a section give a basic description of the different genres of manga/anime. ...
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What does Art style mean here?

I see most of the time comparing the art style. This anime/manga is similar to art style of that anime/manga. And there are some question where name of art style are asked like: Is there a name to ...
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Should we merge the dragon-ball and dragon-ball-gt tags?

Looking at Should we have separate tags for the Dragon Ball series?, it would seem that there was an overall consensus about the dragon-ball tag being the canonical tag for all of the dragonball ...
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Are the Dragonball tags inconsistent?

As they are now, the Dragonball tags are dragon-ball == dragonball-z dragon-ball-gt DB being a synonym for DBZ feels rather inconsistent because DB and DBZ are completely different parts of the DB ...
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Should the Fate series become one tag?

To be honest, I don't watch the whole Fate series so I don't really know how to deal with this, but watching Fate/stay night and Fate/Zero, it seems like these are two separate series set in the same ...
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Is asking for ideas on what topics to write about of an anime on or off topic?

I was interested in writing a short research paper or analysis paper on the anime Shin Sekai Yori, however, I was not sure what type of thesis or main argument/idea to pursue/think about. I had a ...
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Would it be on-topic to ask why few (if any) Japanese manga artists license their characters out to other artists?

Being a fan of both Western comics and Japanese manga, I notice that a massive difference is that Western artists like Stan Lee will create a character and then allow other people to write stories ...
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Tags for the Toaru-verse (no, the other one)

Do we want separate tags for Toaru Hikuushi e no Tsuioku (The Princess and the Pilot) and Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta (The Pilot's Love Song)? I haven't seen/read Tsuioku, but it seems like we might ...
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Notification of unsuitability of procedures

While I am aware this goes into the meta part, I have no priviledges to do so. The suitability of this type of question is up for debate. Until such issues are officially resolved, this question ...
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What happened to the Goblin-Slayer tagged questions?

A few weeks ago I saw 4 or 5 Goblin Slayer questions. Today I looked at the tag to look up something, and all I find is one. I checked another spelling and there are 0 questions ins in that tag. I ...
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Would questions on Anime Merchandise Care/Maintenance/Self-Repair be on-topic?

One thing about our fandom, as with any entertainment fandom, is that we get to collect figures, posters, wall scrolls, books, cups, plushies, pantsu1, and like any fandom it can be pretty expensive. ...

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