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Questions tagged [tags]

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

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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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Nobody likes fillers

Let's get rid of fillers tag? It's not like there are "anime filler specialists" going around answering those.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Partial names as tag synonyms

I have been adding a number of partial names as tag synonyms recently. For example: yahari-ore-no-seishun (from "yahari-ore-no-seishun-rabu-kome-wa-machigatteiru") and my-teen-rom-com-snafu (from "my-...
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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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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: Refactoring tags community wide

Now that SE has expanded the character limit for tags, we can review past tags and normalize them in some way. Currently, our how we use tags and how we keep them up to date lags behind some of the ...
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Add “movie” to tag blacklist

Since "anime" and "manga" tags are blacklisted, "movie" should be blacklisted as well since it either serves the same purpose or overlaps with the usage of "variations"
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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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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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Do we want to have automatic tag deletion?

The standard on all SE sites, unless they request otherwise, is that single-use tags are deleted after 6 months. There are some sites that have this disabled, particularly those which tend to have a ...
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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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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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Do we want existential questions and how should we tag them?

There are two recent questions (one and two) that ask for the existence of an anime (or manga) that satisfies certain conditions. They are not list questions; rather, they are clear, and probably also ...
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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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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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How should we tag 'Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.'?

The series Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko. is a light novel series which is being turned into an anime this spring. Wikipedia: The "Hentai" Prince and the Stony Cat. (変態王子と笑わない猫。 Hentai Ōji to ...
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Winter 2016 series tags

The winter 2016 anime season is under way. 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 the site and so that low-rep ...
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Do we want the [reference] tag?

The reference tag is, in my opinion, a pox upon Anime.SE. One cannot be an expert on "references". However, one can be an expert on some related topics: Some references are Japan-cultural and can ...
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Name order for tags like [hayao-miyazaki]

In tags that are the names of real Japanese people, in which order should we put the people's names? That is, should we have hayao-miyazaki (Western order) or miyazaki-hayao (Japanese order)? Note ...
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Why does the tag animation-mistakes exist?

The tag animation-mistakes exists, with 5 questions tagged. However, it doesn't really seem like it belongs here. A tag is something set by the question asker: How can you know if something is an ...
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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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Synonymized tags does not show up in the list of tags when it is partially typed

status-completed This bug applies to any page with a tag editor (ask question, edit question, edit tags, etc.). The synonym tags do not show up in the list of available tags when the name is ...
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Should we have a Boruto tag?

Today I saw this suggested edit in the queue adding the boruto tag. I get the association because of the new Boruto: Naruto Next Generation anime but i thought naruto-gaiden was for the stuff after ...
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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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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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What tags are OK besides “series-name”?

It seems like a lot of tags that are anything other than "series-name" become the subject of debate in meta. So, what other tags are actually OK? You don't really need to list every other tag that is ...
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Merging history tags

We had a discussion about this 2 years ago in Do we need multiple history tags? But I think it's time to review this, we have 2 game-history questions, 18 manga-history questions (10 of which are ...
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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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How is the “live action” tag to be used?

I just noticed that two of the four questions in live-action are about specific live-action productions: https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/33750/2604 How much of the manga does the Death Note musical ...
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The [technology] tag seems a bad idea

Tag technology is only used on 4 questions. In the few questions it is used, anime-production is a better fit. We're already having a similar discussion about anime-physics.
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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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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 “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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Rename tags with truncated names for locked posts

When the tag character limit was increased recently, I asked if we should flag questions with tags that could now be better names and was given a green light. This works well for the vast majority of ...