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Steins;Gate is a 2009 visual novel developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus, the second in the Science Adventure series. See also [chaos-head] and [robotics-notes].

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Near the end of the Steins;Gate opening theme, why are only Okabe, Suzuha, and Luka looking to the right?

When I watched Steins;Gate for the first time, this part of the opening drew my attention: The placement and the facing directions of the characters here seemed too deliberate to be arbitrary, so I ...
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Which album has Steins; Gate OST 'Farewell' episode 21 version

I love Steins; Gate OST 'Farewell' very much. I listen to the music again and again. But I notice that There is another version of 'Farewell'. (It's not Suzuha.) The music was used in episode 21, ...
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Is Makise Kurisu's thesis referred from a real thesis in real life?

In Steins;Gate, Kurisu Makise wrote a thesis about memory uploading. The circuit seems real enough to me that made me wonder if it's referred from a real thesis in real life. I would like to think ...
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Why didn't Suzuha mention the destruction of Nakabachi's paper in Episode 23 (β)?

In the original Steins;Gate episode 23 (after the events of Steins;Gate 0), it is understandable that Suzuha didn't mention the destruction of Nakabachi's paper because she already knows that Okabe ...
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How was Future Okabe sure that Kurisu's death wasn't a convergence point that would inevitably happen?

We saw in the VN that when Okabe tried to completely isolate Mayuri from danger, she would simply die of a heart attack. So why was future Okabe so sure that it was possible to save Kurisu? Her death ...
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Does “group date” mean something else other than “a date with many people”?

In the first episode of Steins;Gate 0, Okarin says something about going on group dates, with Feyris and Rukako yelling at him for doing that. Is a group date any different from what I think it is, ...
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What are the scientific inspirations for Steins;Gate?

You know how they mention the LHC and about how it could create mini black holes and stuff like the world-line ideas Also how the 36-bytes limit works for a D-mail and the theories behind the time-...
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Does the phone attached on the microwave need network to send D-mails in the past in Steins Gate?

During the whole series and visual novel I don't think it is ever mentionned if you need network on this phone to send a message or not. In the story the phone attached to the microwave is used as a ...
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Does Mr. Braun still have his secret occupation in the beta world line (1%)?

We know that FB is Mr. Braun. Now Okabe is in the Beta worldline, and M4, a.k.a. Moeka, is working part-time for Mr. Braun, a.k.a. FB which is very suspicious... Technically, they are still operating ...
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What caused Ruka to change?

What caused In episode 8, they jokingly try to alter with a D-Mail, but what they do is scientifically crude and unlikely to do anything. Then, they send another D-Mail which and it is after this ...
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Questions about the time-travel scene in the Steins;Gate movie

So I watched the Steins;Gate movie and got a bit confused in the end. Who is that Kurisu wearing the clothes of a 13-year-old girl sitting next to 13-year-old Okabe in the past? When she traveled ...
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Why is Suzuha pre-destined to die in 2000?

Suzuha inevitably dies in 2000 after traveling back to 1975 to obtain the IBN. It doesn't create any paradoxes, so there is no reason why she can't live to 2010 as long as Suzuha doesn't interact ...
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Complete Steins;Gate soundtrack list

Where can I find a complete list of Steins;Gate soundtracks? I want the complete list of every soundtrack that they made including the unreleased ones. Links would be good.
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Why does Suzuha disappear when travelling back to the “present”?

In the episode before the last one, why does Suzuha disappear when travelling back to the "present"? From what I've read, going back in a time machine always changes the world line, and in the world ...
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What are the programming and computer references in Steins;Gate?

I want to know the programming and computer references present in Steins;Gate. For example, I noticed the SQL database is referenced.
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References to other Anime, TV shows, movies and fictional works on Steins;Gate [closed]

I noticed references to TV shows like Dr.Who in the Dub. Also to other references to other anime like The mail which leapt through time. I'd like to know all known references to other works of ...
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How could Feyris send her message in the past if she was miles away from the phone microwave?

I watched the episode 9 of the Steins;Gate series and have been wondering how Feyris sent her message in the past from her apartment if the phone microwave was miles away in the laboratory. Until now, ...
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What is the relation between Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0?

Is Steins;Gate 0 a sequel to Steins;Gate? If not, what is common between the two and where do they deviate?              vs &...
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Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate, Robotics;Notes: where is all the extra information? [closed]

To make it short: I watched all three anime adaptations, but after browsing the questions here for 5 minutes I feel like I don't know anything about them... Where is all this extra information hidden?...
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“Wish” in the credits of Code Geass and Steins;Gate?

I've recently started watching anime. I've watched Code Geass R1 and R2 and now I've just started Steins;Gate. I was surprised to see that in both series' ending credits the word "Wish" appears ...
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How does the Steins;Gate phone microwave work? [closed]

The operation of the phone microwave in Steins;Gate is confusing me. I finished episode 9, and I don't fully understand how it works; except that it allows texts to be sent in the past, 1 second on ...
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Could Okabe have saved Mayuri in the alpha world line?

After Okabe goes back to the 'beta world line' (Steins Gate) he learns that Could Okabe have done the same with Mayuri in the alpha world line? I noticed her watch stops and then breaks every time ...
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What was Kurisu going to say to Okabe in the first episode?

I finished the anime and I still wonder what Kurisu said to Okabe in the first episode. She pulls Okabe out of the conferance and says "Back there, you were going to tell me something, weren't you?" ...
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In Episode 9 of Steins;Gate, why did Feris's message affect the past?

Whose phone was connected to the microwave? Who did her message reach to change it, and if she kept it a secret, how did they know whose phone to use on the microwave? Am I forgetting/missing ...
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Divergence numbers in logo: Steins;Gate easter egg?

So I recently remembered the Steins;Gate anime and upon searching the logo in google, there appear to be what I think are divergence numbers behind the letters. You can plainly see a complete string ...
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What are the original memes mentioned in Steins;Gate?

As I understand it, the memes used in the fansubbed version of Steins;Gate were adapted for English audience. The Japanese audience would not know the "Yo Dawg" meme, for instance, since it is an ...
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Steins;Gate, Chaos;Head and Robotics;Notes naming convention with semicolon?

The anime Steins;Gate, Chaos;Head and Robotics;Notes all share the use of the semi-colon as part of their names. What is the reason for using the semi-colon within the titles of these anime?
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What's the proper reading order for the manga in the Steins;Gate series?

I ended up reading Steins;Gate, but after I had finished it, I wasn't sure which one I should read next. When searching for Steins;Gate cartoons, I found all these different parts and I started ...
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What is the joke behind “fork” and “spoon” keywords?

Christina decides a keyword which will make her believe Hououin Kyouma's story in the next time-line. That password is: 私が今一番欲しい物はMy-Forkであり。 My-Spoonはもうもってるし。 The thing I most want at the ...
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In Steins;Gate, aren't the time machine crash and screaming mutually exclusive?

Despite this, the first episode shows both of them happening same day. Aren't these two events contradicting each other?
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Why doesn't Moeka believe the D-mail Okabe sent from her phone?

My question is, why would Moeka believe the first message, but not the second (sent by Okabe)? Both the messages were sent from the same phone, so why believe one but not the other?
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Why is Steins Gate in the Beta Attractor Field?

I am confused about the Steins Gate world line.
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What is happening at the start of episode 12 of Steins;Gate?

At the start of episode 12 of Steins;Gate, Okarin and Mayuri have time traveled 70 million years into the past. They are in an arid desert environment which appears to be the inside of an hourglass. ...
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How are Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate, and Robotics;Notes connected?

These series all seem to be connected, but asides from sharing the same production company and having the semi-colon separate their titles I can't see any relation between them. The plots seem to be ...
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Have there been any anime with actual product placement?

In Steins;Gate, Dr. Pepper is mentioned several times as the "An Intellectual Drink, For The Chosen Ones". I've seen a lot of other shows that have stores or products with similar names to the real-...
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What are the meaning behind the operation names in Steins;Gate?

In Steins;Gate , Okarin gives some of his projects operation names, such as "Operation Urd". He mentions that the names he has given them don't really mean anything, but looking at what the names are ...
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At what point in the timeline does the Steins;Gate movie take place?

The new Steins;Gate movie, Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryōiki no Déjà vu, is set to come out in Japan on April 20th this year. Wikipedia says it is "based on the video game and anime series", but does not say ...
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What board game is being played in the early episodes of Steins;Gate?

In episodes 4 and 5 of Steins;Gate, some of the characters are seen playing a board game, one of which is at a large tournament-style event. It's played on a board composed of blue and yellow squares, ...
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Do the events in the last episode violate John Titor's explaination of the Grandfather Paradox?

According to "John Titor" in Episode 2, even if you go back in time and kill your own grandfather, you would continue to exist, because the you that killed your grandfather comes from a world line ...
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Are there only 100 possible futures?

I'm just listing things Suzuha explained in episode 14: putting all these together we might assume there are only 100 possible distinct worlds, aka. only 100 possible futures. Is this assumption ...
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How did they start sending messages to other's phone?

When the anime starts and until episode 8, they attached a cell-phone to the phone-microwave and sent a message to that specific phone to trigger sending D-Mails. But in episode 8 and then in ...
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How are the Divergence Number and world line related?

In Steins;Gate there is much ado about the Divergence Number of the current world line. But if I am remembering correctly, the meter Kyouma made/carries/is given shows the difference between the ...
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What time travel category applies on Steins;Gate? [closed]

I'm kind of a fan of time travel stories, so I got a little disappointed with Steins;Gate. According to Wikipedia, Time travel themes in science fiction and the media can generally be grouped into ...