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Questions tagged [tags]

A keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions.

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Should anime / manga names / tags be in English (international title) or romanized Japanese?

Many people only know a franchise by its English name, but some don't even have an official English name / title. What should be our policy on that? I'd personally prefer the romanized Japanese and a ...
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How do we want to name series tags?

There seem to be some questions posted with the English name of the series, and some series which have the Japanese romanization. For consistency's sake, we should decide when to use English and when ...
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Identification Request Cleanup: Phase 3 (Final) — Delete & Lock

Phase 3: Delete and Lock Continuing with our our cleanup of "identification request", as detailed in this proposal. I would ask the CMs to do the following as the final part of our three-phase ...
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Should multiple continuities have individual tags? [duplicate]

Some anime and manga series have multiple continuities, such as Fullmetal Alchemist (the manga and Brotherhood follow the same story while the original was only partly based on the manga) and ...
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Should we have separate tags for the Dragon Ball series?

It was pointed out in comments at Rename tag "Naruto" to "Naruto-Shippuuden" that we have separate tags for dragonball-z and dragonball-gt, and we'll probably end up with a ...
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Fixing tag hyphenation issues shouldn't be so hard

We've had a lot of very minor tagging issues where a tag is improperly named by just a hyphen. Here's a partial list of them. I'm sure I've forgotten some, but these should be enough to demonstrate ...
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Proposal: bounties for tags

In the spirit of Winter 2015 series tags, I would like to promote the creation of tags for older series. As such, I think I want to start disbursing bounties to users that create tags for older series....
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A certain multivariate experiment: Testing changes to series tags based on story continuity

The meta is written in order to better explain the intent behind the changes to site tags in regards to series continuity as noted in this meta. This experiment is being done in an attempt to access ...
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When should we use the anime and manga tags?

This was touched on in another meta, but I think it deserves a more in-depth discussion. It's also something we should straightened out now, because the current usage of these tags are already getting ...
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Winter 2015 series tags

We had a pretty successful meta post last season with the intent of getting as many series tagged as possible: Creating tags for Fall 2014 series. More than half the series there ended up being tagged,...
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Creating tags for Fall 2014 series

We've recently had a slight drop in traffic, and while that in and of itself isn't too worrying for a number of reasons, it does indicate that we should probably at least look at whether there's ...
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Should we allow genre meta tags?

Should we allow genre meta tags, and if so, should they be applicable to any series within that genre so that fans of that genre can more easily find those questions in order to answer them/learn more,...
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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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Please allow the anime and manga tags

When I was asking a question about Bleach (the anime), I wanted to use/create the anime tag, as I wanted to point out that the question was about the anime and not the manga. I got the error that the ...
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Should minimalistic tags and synonyms be used for anime with different series?

For example fullmetal alchemist, code geass and numerous other animes have different series, should we minimize the tags and just use the standard one and use synonyms or should tags exist for each of ...
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How do I write a good tag wiki?

I would like to bring on a question about the quality of tag wikis. What is a tag wiki? A tag wiki should briefly tell us some basic information about the subject of the tag. First of all, just an ...
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Why do FMA and FMA brotherhood not have different tags?

I have started FMA brotherhood recently and I want to follow its question. But then A&M have only one tag for it is fullmetal-alchemist, covering FMA manga, FMA anime and FMA brotherhood. But as ...
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Low-priority tags for SEO

I've noticed that recently we've been seeing a lot of discussion related to changing the tagging structure, which is probably a good thing. However, one point that keeps getting brought up over and ...
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Summer 2015 series tags

Continuing on the tradition, let us tag as many series as possible, so that new users can find the tags easily without having to dabble with retag workaround. For people new to this, check out the ...
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Remove [identification-request] from front page when not logged in

So as i was waiting for Windows to Update i was messing around on the main page while i was logged and look what i saw i get the feeling new users see identification-request and think we still use ...
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Having “identification-request” and “retag” show up as tag suggestions by default

I was gonna create this post only for identification-request, but then noticed this other post that asks for the same for retag. As such, I'll make this about both (also because the other post is ...
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Do not copy blocks of text from Wikipedia/etc into tag wikis/excerpts

Do not copy text verbatim from Wikipedia or elsewhere into tag wikis and excerpts. Not even if you do so in a license-compliant way. Here is why: Any idiot can type the name of an anime or whatever ...
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Spring 2015 series tags

As has become something of a tradition by now, this is a meta post for listing and counting tags for the various full-length anime series which are airing in Spring 2015 season. Previous posts in ...
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Should we enforce hard guidelines for [identification-request] questions or dissallow them all together?

Lately I feel that the quality of identification-request questions has waned significantly. These most of these tip-of-my-tongue are without audio-visual artifacts, and rely solely on the asker's ...
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Should we have an anime-specific tag?

This spawned from a discussion on the chat earlier today. There were some differences of opinion as to whether or not this is a good idea. In When should we use the anime and manga tags?, we decided ...
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A tag for differences between versions

I think we need a tag for questions about differences between anime/manga versions and even TV series/movie versions. That way it's easy to sort all of these questions without attempting to search for ...
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Should we get rid of the symbolism tag?

The symbolism tag is currently our 16th-most-used tag, and I'm not sure if it's actually doing us any good. Should we get rid of it?
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Shouldn't we have just one “retag” tag?

The manga-retag and anime-retag have been added to enable new users to request for a retag, but isn't a single retag sufficient?
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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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Rename tag “Naruto” to “Naruto-Shippuuden”

I want to ask question about Naruto (the 2005 version). And I think that if I say something like "what happened in the 10 episode?" it may cause some misunderstandings.
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Should we get the increase in the tag length limit?

Ok so if you're not aware on Literature.SE's Meta there was a question posted about the age old problem regarding the 25 character limit to tags Is there any way we can increase the maximum tag ...
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Should we include anime and manga related travel/tourism questions in our scope?

In light of this question, which asks about the availablity of a real life location that was used as a setting for an anime. I'd like to ask if we should start including travel and location specific ...
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What *exactly* does [identification-request] cover?

We have the identification-request tag, clearly for identification requests. Questions which ask for help in identifying an anime, manga, or character by description, specific elements (like a ...
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Are “anime-physics” questions a good fit for our site?

Currently, we have the anime-physics. I feel like it's a silly and wouldn't typically warrant a constructive answer. It invites too much speculation and theorycrafting. So do we really want this to ...
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Creating a tag specifically about identifying music

So we got identification-request for ID requests and music for, according to its description, anything about music. Supposedly ID requests too, but this is not exactly how tags work, right? What about ...
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Do we want a [hentai] tag?

I've been thinking for quite a while now that maybe putting up a hentai tag for eligible questions may be appropriate. For several reasons: Users who don't want to see them can ignore them These ...
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Fall 2015 series tags

It's that time of the quarter again: the fall season of anime is starting. We want to get as many tags as possible for this season's shows into the system, both so we get more interesting content on ...
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Please blacklist the “identification-request” tag and lock all question with the aforementioned tag

Request: I would like to request the CMs blacklist the "identification-request" tag, close the remaining open questions tagged with it and apply an historical lock on all questions tagged with this ...
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How should “Rosario + Vampire” be tagged?

How should we tag questions about the series Rosario + Vampire? If we try to tag it as [rosario+vampire], the editor automatically divides it into two tags, rosario and vampire. I've (temporarily, ...
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Proposal: country tags for certain classes of questions

Some time back, we got a question about which operators offer the Animax channel in India - On which DTH operator can I get Animax channel in India?. This is a topic that would benefit from the ...
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Rename tag “full-metal-alchemist” to “fullmetal-alchemist”

(Shog9 said in chat that such tag rename requests should be made in meta, so here's the first one) ...I don't know what else to say though. All official sources (both English and Japanese) show that ...
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Would tags for anime licensors/streamers be a good idea?

We currently have no tags for anime licensors or streamers (examples of which are Crunchyroll, Aniplex of America, Funimation, Madman, etc.). Would we benefit from adding them?1 I think that the ...
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Rename tag “souleater” to “soul-eater”

The title is two words so the tag should include the dash in place of where the space should be.
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Is [anime-physics] a tag we should keep?

We discussed this before at Are "anime-physics" questions a good fit for our site?. There I answered that anime-physics isn't a very good tag in my opinion. This is a followup to that with ...
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More tag hyphen shenanigans: [sekaiichi-hatsukoi] to [sekai-ichi-hatsukoi]

sekaiichi-hatsukoi to sekai-ichi-hatsukoi, please. cf.: Crunchyroll calls it "Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi" (plus a subtitle) the official websites are http://sekai-ichi.jp/ and http://sekai-ichi-movie.jp/
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Do we need Unicode Tag support?

We (the moderators) were notified that Stack Exchange have now implemented Unicode in tags. And I quote: New Unicode Tag System Full Unicode support for tags now available and can be turned ...
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How should we tag Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo?

Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo is an LN with a recent anime adaptation. The tag sakurasou-no-pet-na-kanojo is 26 characters, which just barely doesn't fit, so the user who created it here used sakurasou-...
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Consistent spacing in the Dragon Ball-related tags

We have dragonball-gt and dragon-ball, the latter of which has a space between "dragon" and "ball". As far as I know, in English, the names of these shows are "Dragon Ball GT" and "Dragon Ball", so it ...
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Hey folks - want to review some tags?

Over the course of the past few days, I've gone through each tag with five or fewer questions (with a few exceptions; see below) and: Cleaned up any existing tag wiki/excerpt content, slaying ...
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Should the “anime-identification” tag be modified so that it applies to manga as well?

There's an anime-identification tag but no corresponding one for identifying manga. It does seem, to me at least, that manga identification requests are significantly rarer than ones for anime, but I ...