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Where is this picture from? How do I use Reverse Image Search to find the source of an anime/manga image?

So I see an image that I believe is from either an anime or a manga. What are some ways that I can go about finding what series it's from? Try these options: Google reverse image search (browser ...
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What databases and listing sites exist for anime, manga, etc?

What are the major online databases of anime, manga, light novels, visual novels, and other related media? What are the differences between them? To qualify as an answer, the source should list a ...
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How can I identify child-appropriate manga?

I have a 9 year old daughter that has expressed some interest in manga, but I'm having trouble locating series that are appropriate for her age. No one at our local bookstore could offer any advice. ...
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Are there any academic journals that focus on anime/manga?

Are there any places that regularly publish anime or manga related academic papers? I'd be interested in reading them and possibly submitting one myself.
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Are there any anime suggestion engines?

In the past, I've used apps that have suggested films, books, or music to me based on a set of items I've enjoyed that I provide to the app. Is there anything like that for anime? Basically I'm ...
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Why are anime girls drawn without pubic hair?

Why are there no hair drawn down there or anywhere apart from FEMALE character's heads in anime? I heard it was illegal from my friend. Were they making it up?
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Legal sites for anime in Japanese (raw - no subs or dubs)?

I was browsing on the internet looking for some legal sites that allow free or paid streaming of animes that are not subbed, are still in Japanese and are not dubbed. However, I can't seem to find any ...
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Are anime budget and worldwide gross data publicly available?

On Wikipedia there are two lists about box office bombs and highest-grossing films. On nearly every movie page on Wikipedia, there are two values: budget and box office, showing how much a film costs ...
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Looking for manga apps which filter out mature content

My son is into manga and anime. When I look for 'kid-friendly' sources for him to read and watch, I make sure that they filter out the mature stuffs. Currently, he has the Crunchy Roll app, and it ...
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Is there an official site for anime and manga ranking?

Is there any official site for anime and manga ranking? I know some site for anime and manga, and they have some kind of rating and ranking, but their rating and ranking are different. I'm wondering ...
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Apps for offline manga reading

Recently my partner has grown very fond of Anime/Manga of all sorts. She has several applications on her iPhone allowing her to view manga. I would like to know what you all believe the best method is,...
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Where can one learn about viewership ratings for anime?

In the U.S., companies like Nielsen track viewership of television programs. What is the equivalent of this for Japanese television programs (and, in particular, anime), if any?
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How do I figure out the contents of doujinshi?

I have been to Japan and saw all these doujinshi manga which all look really interesting just by their cover. But how do Japanese people actually figure out the content of these books? There is no ...
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On which DTH operator can I get Animax channel in India?

I have Tata Sky at my place right now, but there is no Animax channel in any of the packs which they are currently offering. So which DTH operators are currently telecasting Animax in India?
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