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Is Juliet Persia Japanese? Or at least Japanese speaking?

(Like this: Questions about nationalities and languages in Death Note) Haven't watched Boarding School Juliet. I just saw a recap (Leaders Of Rival Dorms Are In A Forbidden Relationship) of it. ...
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Saw this one anime when I was a teenager but can't seem to find it again. Please help! [migrated]

Back in my early teens I discovered this anime about a girl who could see a kingdom up in the clouds that only she could see. She would try to ignore it and definitely wouldn't talk about it to ...
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Why doesn't the cheerleading club trade uniforms?

In S02E09, specifically Chapter 82, Yu (Ishigami) is on the cheerleading team/club and has to borrow a female uniform as part of an upcoming performance by the club. Unless there are more males than ...
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What is the in-universe reason why the participants in the contest to succeed Deus Ex Machina are all Japanese (or at least part Japanese)?

Obviously, the out-universe answer is tvtropes: Invaded States of America. But in similar battle royale anime/manga like Higashi no Eden/Eden of the East and Platinum End, they actually seem to have ...
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Why in S03E02 does the narrator say that Kobachi Osaragi and Miyuki Shirogane are meeting for the 1st time when plainly they have met before?

In S03E02, the narrator says 'This is the day that their overseers 1st met.' But we plainly see that they have talked to each other S02E06: Miyuki invites (both Miko Iino) and Kobachi to the student ...
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Do VAs in visual novels usually reprise their roles in anime adaptations?

I notice in Umineko/Higurashi: Based on fandom, it seems like for umineko the only difference is Kasumi Sumadera. Seems the case for higurashi is similar: the VAs reprise their role from the VN in the ...
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Are there any differences between manga and anime copyrights?

According to the law in Japan when a mangaka dies after 50 years the copyrights are annulled and now their manga are public access, in that case what happens with the manga that were adapted to anime? ...
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Is there any significance to horse color in the Naruto world?

I'm watching the Naruto spin off titled "Rock Lee and His Ninja Pals" and during episode one, Lee says: Just think of me as your hero riding in on a black horse! Tenten then slaps him away ...
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Why is Raiha Uesugi much taller in 1 particular scene?

In S01E04, Raiha is about up to the quints' lower necks. In S02E11, Raiha's (relative) height seems to be about the same. But in S02E02, Raiha is somehow almost as tall as Itsuki, like up to Itsuki'...
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Why does the Deus in Mirai Nikki still exist?

In cycle 1, Yuno has become god and the Deus is dead, and after that, Yuno enters cycle 2. Why is Deus still alive after he is dead? The same confusion also applies to the Deus in cycle 3. Cycle 3 ...
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Where to Start my anime journey [closed]

I am interested in learning more about anime and discovering series to watch. It just seems a bit overwhelming where to start. Should I begin with something modern, or would I get more by watching ...
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Itsuki and Raiha - some meme about eating

What is going on here in this meme please? Source: Eatsuki pleading with Raiha after running away Well it says おなかが空きましたぁ i.e. Onaka ga sukimashitaa i.e. I'm hungryy (double y I guess). So Itsuki ...
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Is the dad Isanari of the Uesugi siblings, Fūtarō and Raiha, named after Izanami or Izanagi given the kids are named after Fūjin and Raijin?

The kids' names are Fūtarō (Fuutarou) and Raiha. As we see here referencing this, they are named after resp gods Fūjin and Raijin. I notice the gods have Izanami as a parent, and then Izanami ...
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How much does manga art/illustration differ from anime illustration?

I read a comment in a forum somewhere like 'I want to read the manga specifically instead of just watch the anime adaptation because I want enjoy the illustration of [insert the manga illustrator's ...
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Are there Japanese 2 player variations of Sevens/Fan Tan/Domino/Shichi Narabe (7並べ)? [closed]

And in particular, when you play with 2 players do you deal out all the cards the from the deck? Or is there some undealt part that players draw from during the game? I mean, if you deal them all then ...
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Whose hands were shown in Sword Art Online opening 1?

In the first Sword Art Online opening (LiSA - Crossing Field), there is a scene right before the chorus that shows the hands of three different (I'm assuming they're different) individuals raising ...
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Why does a crescent moon appear on Chibi-Usa's forehead?

In Episode 60 "Angel or Devil? The Mysterious Girl from the Sky" and episode 64 "In Search of the Silver Crystal: Chibi-Usa's Secret", I noticed a crescent moon appears on Chibi-...
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Why is Muzan impersonating a human?

I just watched the Demon Slayer anime and have some questions: Has Muzan ever been a human before? Why is Muzan impersonating a human? When Muzan was disguised as a child in Season 2, why weren't ...
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Why does the narrator call Kaguya by last name in S01E03?

So I pointed out previously that the narrator not only calls Kaguya by 1st name but also refers to Kaguya by 1st name in those end of battle results. I happened to notice however in S01E03 the ...
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Why does this pig in One Piece look like Hawk from Seven Deadly Sins?

I’m watching One Piece from the beginning and I’m currently in the Arlong Park arc. Near the end of episode 31, Hatchan has cooked an entire pig for Momoo and it has a strong resemblance to Hawk from ...
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When should a Demon Slayer use guns instead of their sword?

I'm well aware that Kimetsu no Yaiba takes place during the Taisho era, which is from 1912 to 1926. During this era, guns are relatively new to Japan, and from my understanding, they were considered ...
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What does "Eat this!" mean in Gurenn Lagann?

In the final battle of Gurren Lagann, during the famous "My drill is the drill that will pierce the heavens" scene, Simon upgrades his drill into an extra large drill. He raises the big ...
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Why is Itsuki blushing like Hell when talking to Fuutarou about Shimoda in S02E10?

Previously: The other 4 quints were talking about Fuutarou's birthday. Now: Fuutarou's alone studying in the library and then Itsuki the quint with most platonic relationship with Uesugi - I-I mean ...
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Where can I buy digital copies of this version of Kenzen Robo Daimidaler?

NSFW Warning: This is not hentai but there are NSFW images from an ecchi manga below that some may find offensive (non-consensual lewd scenes). You have been warned. I have the digital (Book Walker) ...
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Who is taller, Kaguya or Kei? [duplicate]

I guess Kei Shirogane is shorter than Kaguya based on the following from S01E08 But it could be that Kei is taller than Kaguya based on the following from S02E02
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Why did no Uchiha used Izanami or Izanagi during the massacre?

I feel no Uchiha showed any efforts in stopping the Uchiha massacre. Why did no Uchiha use Izanami or Izanagi on Itachi and Obito?
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1st episode: Why does Raiha call Itsuki by 1st name (presumably without knowing the existence of the other quints until S01E04)?

What I understand is that the quints are called by their 1st names, in situations where they would normally be called by their last names, for obvious reasons (that they're quints. Extend in general ...
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Kei Shirogane doesn't care in S02E10 vs steals Miyuki's phone in S03E04

Why in S02E10 does Kei not want to show any interest in Miyuki's love life despite being extremely interested and yet in S03E04 (specifically Ch106) when Chika brings up Miyuki's love life, Kei ...
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Why did Muzan kill the lower demon moons?

So after Rui's death, why did Muzan kill the lower demon moons, with the exception of Enmu? Muzan gave Enmu some more of his blood which caused him to become even more powerful. However, I can't help ...
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Why doesn't Kallen or Suzaku recognise Lelouch's voice when Lelouch speaks as Zero? Is Lelouch's Japanese perhaps that good?

Lelouch talks to Suzaku and Kallen often at school...sort of. But then Kallen and Suzaku don't seem to notice that Zero sounds a lot like Lelouch...if Zero even does. Guess: Lelouch speaks English ...
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What makes early One Piece episodes feel so rushed?

I recently took the bold step of starting One Piece from the beginning, and I just reached episode 14 where Kuro and his crew are fighting with Luffy, Zoro, Nami, and Usopp during the attack on Syrup ...
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What do witches say when they refuse a repetition request (復唱 要求)?

For example Episode 18, Eva-Beatrice refuses a repetition request by saying 'I refuse!' Sounds like 'kyohi suru wa'. In episode 9, Beatrice says 'I refuse.' Sounds like 'kyohi suru'. In episode 14, ...
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How can Inoichi talk to everyone during the ninja war

I remember Inoichi can talk to everyone using his ability. How did they do it? Does the devices involved in amplifying his ability? The bubble shaped and the helmet like device? Also he can use ...
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In the s1 finale, who is Miku talking to on the phone?

From either s1 finale or the episode just before, we see that Miku is talking on the phone with either Itsuki or Ichika. Who is it? Note: We know Itsuki impersonates Ichika but not really (at least in ...
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Where can I read plot summaries for each chapter of the Umineko manga, specifically Umineko Chiru the answer arcs? Or for the VNs?

For the Umineko anime, of course you can see the plot previews on wikipedia. The plot summaries for the anime are all in the fandom. Just click on episode title, and voila. For manga, there's a list ...
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Erika Furudo vs Beatrice (Arc6 Dawn)

In Arc6 Dawn of the Golden Witch, see here for example, Erika says in red truth I'm the visitor, the 18th human on Rokkenjima!! Then Beatrice and Battler say in red truth Battler: Even if you do ...
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Are the Uesugi siblings, Fūtarō and Raiha, named after the Japanese gods of wind and thunder, resp, Fūjin and Raijin?

Their names are Fūtarō (Fuutarou) and Raiha. The gods are Fūjin and Raijin. Is there some Japanese article that possibly talks about this?
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Kaiji in Kaguya-sama S03E04: Why is zawa (ざわ) translated as 'ecstasy'?

From S03E04, there's this 1 second Kaiji reference/similarity where Miko Iino's face goes nobuyuki Fukumoto-style and either Miko or the narrator or some sound effect whatever says 'zawa (ざわ)'. ...
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Was Miyuki Shirogane's dad simply respecting Kaguya's privacy?

In line with the chess references of this series, I find the last part of S02E10 (specifically Chapter 86) to be something like a potential checkmate/resign or at least a flag (losing on time, ...
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Attire for a Japanese wedding: Why does Raiha attend Fuutarou's wedding in school uniform? (S1 finale)

In the s1 finale, we see Raiha and the dad of Fuutarou and Raiha attending Fuutarou's wedding. Based on the clothes that Raiha and their dad wore in the earlier scene, it seems like they were already ...
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Can you please tell me all the episodes where madara uchiha appears? [closed]

All madara uchiha appearance episodes in Naruto shippuden.
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In Assassination Classroom, wouldn't killing Koro-sensei cause the earth to be destroyed?

As I understand it, the moon was destroyed when a mouse, injected with the same antibodies as Koro-sensei, was killed on the moon. I am unclear how this could possibly lead to the belief that the ...
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Why don't the reasons why Armin voiced by a male in English dub apply to the original Japanese where Armin is voiced by a female?

Armin is male. There are good reasons why females voice young male characters. This may explain why a female, Marina Inoue, voices Armin in the original Japanese, BUT then there are good reasons why a ...
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What chapter is the Ai Hayasaka and Chika Fujiwara thing?

In Volume 16, apparently something happened previously in Volume 14 or 15, but I can't seem to find it (I scanned the WHOLE Volume 15 to find this. I don't wanna bother with Volume 14. Please just ...
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Has the previous student council president really appeared in the anime?

According to the fandom, while the guy's manga debut is Chapter 121, the guy's anime debut episode is actually episode 17, which adapts Chapter 36, Chapter 63, Chapter 64 and Chapter 66...meaning the ...
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How does Ryuma end up in Thriller Bark?

In the Thriller Bark arc, Ryuma was brought back from the dead after combining his corpse with Brook's shadow. Ryuma was admired by his home nation Wano. But Wano has been isolated for ages. It couldn'...
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Why is Kaiji referred to by 1st name while Akagi is referred to by last name?

Kaiji and Akagi similarities They are both gambling manga series written by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. They were both adapted into anime series and live action series/movies. They both have a single word ...
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Given Armin is voiced by a female in original Japanese (Marina Inoue), why is Armin voiced by a male in English dub (Josh Grelle)?

Armin is male. There are good reasons why females voice young male characters. This may explain why a female, Marina Inoue, voices Armin in the original Japanese, BUT How do you explain why a male, ...
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In the Alliance manga, how does Battler untangle Eva-Beatrice's web of red truth from Banquet?

In the Alliance VN and anime, Battler argues, resp, (see here and here) However, their deaths were not proclaimed in red at the instant Doctor Nanjo died. Strictly speaking, it was in the fight ...
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How can Battler accept that the closed room definition applies without red truth?

In VN episode 3 / arc 3 Banquet of the Golden Witch or episode 14 of the anime, Battler asks Beatrice if the parlor where Shannon died satisfies Beatrice's closed room definition. Beatrice confirms ...
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