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How much time did it take Yuu Otosaka to fulfill his promise to Tomori?

I just finished watching Charlotte and I'm curious as to whether it is mentioned anywhere how much time it took him to fulfill his promise?
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What is the connection between The Delgados and Gunslinger Girl?

The excellent "Light Before we Land" by the Delgados is used as the theme-tune for the first season of Gunslinger Girl (ガンスリンガー・ガール / Gansuringā Gāru) Why (and how) did an obscure track by a Scottish ...
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Was Kazuki Takahashi involved in the modifications made in Yu-Gi-Oh! for reasons of censorship?

Checking some Youtube videos about censorship in Yu-Gi-Oh! (especcially this video), it seems that the motives for censorship are based mainly on: Sexual content/innuendoes Violence Religion ...
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Does Mizuho reveal his crossdressing after he graduates?

It's been a long time since I watched Otoboku, but I've always wondered if the visual novel explained what happens to Mizuho after he graduates and puts aside his façade. Mizuho is a guy ...
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Who are all the characters Tomoko imagines?

In episode 7, when Tomoko is in line to see the otome Voice Actor from the game, she gets the bonus ticket to get a custom recording. She rethinks about what line she wanted after hearing the girl in ...
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How important was the invention of blue towards anime?

In the video of Vsauce2 it is mentioned that Prussian blue ... it reinvigorated Japanese wood block painting, which went on to influence manga which led to Japanese animation The phrasing makes ...
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Can the Soul society exist without the soul king?

It was once stated in Bleach manga by Urahara that, But then afterwards, How does then the Soul society continues to survive into the future?
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Brain flour and fairies

At the end of Jintai's specials we find out that Watashi seems to have permanently lost some of her brain flour. The number on the fairy spoon was 322 at the beginning and it ended up being 280. ...
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Why do Killua's and Gon's skin tones change in episode 45 and 46 Huncyclopedia?

At the end of the 2011 Hunter × Hunter (episodes 27 through 58), there is a little short "Huncyclopedia", which is Gon and Killua talking about some character or element in the series. From episodes ...
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How closely does the La Corda d'Oro manga follow the game?

La Corda d'Oro is a shoujo series which started as a PC game (and later PS2 and PSP). Following its release in 2003, there was a manga adaptation: A month after the release of the PC version of Kin’...
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Do the other Ronin Warriors receive power upgrades?

In the series Ronin Warriors (or, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers), the main character and red Power Ranger armored team lead, Ryo, eventually gets an armor upgrade. In similar Sentai team shows like ...
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If Maika and Kaho work in the morning, when do they go to the school?

Maika and Kaho both are highschoolers, but they work in the morning. I assume so since when Maika comes to work, she says "good morning" in most of the episodes. It most likely morning than afternoon. ...
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How many times did Brock get rejected by women?

On Bulbapedia's article for EP068 "Make Room for Gloom", the Trivia section says this: Ash mentions that Brock will find plenty of more girls that will reject him. To be exact, Brock found over ...
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Was Shadorian Civilization technologically advanced?

This question pertains to One Piece. Also if that's true, then are Poneglyphs a way to find out the story about earth or moon?
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Are non-Tokyo dialects common in anime?

Spoken Japanese has a number of dialects that vary regionally throughout the country. From my (moderately limited) Japanese language experience, most of what is spoken in anime is Tokyo-ben (aka ...
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What is the process of acquiring a streaming license?

When a streaming site decides they want to stream a particular anime series or movie, what steps do they take from start to finish? Who emails whom? Does the streaming site hire additional staff ...
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Is there somewhere where the Stretch exercises are compiled?

The manga Stretch is a story about two girls living together who come to love stretching. Usually the stretches they do are introduced in a small panel with a little bit of demonstration: However, ...
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Who made Medusa's Daughter pregnant?

Well... this is awkward: First we have the literary medusa, Azami, in a nice black dress with red eyes and her partner Tsukihiko. They have a child. That child's name is Shion, and Shion, half-...
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What causes people who come in contact with the “Time Fruit” to change?

What causes only males to turn into blood-wing angels and only females into immortals? There have been occurrences of both happening to some people. Was that ever explained?
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Who are these strange people at Moriko's door supposed to be?

In episode 11 of Net-juu no Susume (the OVA), a tense moment between Moriko and Yuuta is interrupted by someone ringing the doorbell. And, uh, it turns out to be these peculiar people: They ask ...
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Why do the girls keep laughing at word like “skull” during the field trip?

In the episode 4 of the second season they keep laughing randomly when words like "skull" etc are uttered. I don't understand the rationale behind it. Note- I am watching Japanese audio, English subs....
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Where can I read Re:Zero web novel in English from the beginning (vol. 1) until now?

I found out that Re:Zero has a public web novel version that is available for free due to this question I did some searching and found the English version on Novel Update. However, I only see it ...
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Is there any meaning behind what student's name appears in the episode name and eye-catch?

In the second season of Ansatsu Kyoshitsu, every episode's name appears with a "by XXXXXXXX", where XXXXXXXX is a student's name: Then the same thing happens halfway through the episode, but instead ...
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What is the small block at the bottom of the last page of a serialized manga?

What do they call this bar? Is there official terminology for it? Sometimes they add filler text to explain the predicament the heroes are in inside of it or surrounding it. It also somewhat seems ...
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Did Kick-Heart reveal a breakdown of its expenses?

Kick-Heart is notable as the first anime to be crowdfunded via Kickstarter. The base goal of the Kickstarter was to reach $150,000, with additional stretch goals for more money. On their campaign ...
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Are Watari and Kaori a couple by the time she is hospitalized after missing the gala violin concert?

One of the reasons Kousei uses to rationalize never making a move on Kaori (and the real reason being his indecisiveness, in my opition) is that she is Watari's girl/romantic interest. Watari and ...
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How does Myouga Unzen's “Math Language” work?

Just recently I have watched both seasons of Medaka Box. I think it was in the early second season where Myouga Unzen first appeared and spoke in numbers. I don't know if it was just in my case, but ...
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What is the meaning of Eternal Feather's braid writing Jesús Navas?

In episode 08 of Soul Eater! Not: and leaves a message on the bedsheets: Jesús Navas seems to be a soccer player for Manchester City. I don't follow football myself, but he doesn't seem to be ...
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How does the dual entry EVA work?

In Evangellion 3.33, Two entry plugs are inserted into EVA 13. I thought the angle of the plugs looked like they would crash into each other within the EVA: Having taken a screenshot I estimated ...
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Who was George?

Most who watched Seitokai Yakuindomo probably remember the story of George, the heroic sailor who jumped off his ship in the middle of a storm to rescue a drowning cat. His story was heartwarming and ...
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Did Sora / Kite ever return to the world?

Toward the end of .hack//Beyond The World (like the last two minutes), it's announced that THE WORLD would come back online and Sora is asked if she was going to play again. However, at the very end ...
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Why do the stronger enemies in anime/manga tend to look more human?

So if the question sounded a bit confusing, allow me to explain. In media that feature a lot of non-human characters, such as many video games, anime, manga, or movies, the low-level enemies always ...
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Inconsistent D-mail Dates in Steins;Gate Season 1 and Steins;Gate 0

In episode 23 of the original series, Okabe receives a D-mail from 2025 which triggers him try again to save Kurisu and enter Steins Gate. In episode of 23 of Steins;Gate 0 we see the same scene: ...
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Why did Obito's left hand get detached in this scene?

Why did Obito left hand got melted and detached.. wasn't his right hand made of zetsu.. his left hand was not crushed under the rock. This is from episode 248.
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Does anime with more ecchi scene pays their seiyuu more compared to the non-ecchi anime?

Seeing Citrus anime that aired Winter 2018 season made me thinking. This anime has so many ecchi scene. Yuzu and Mei kissed and did so many perverted acts. Had this been boy-girl kissing scene it ...
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Where and when does Franky say that Sanji is one of the strongest guys on the crew?

I found this statement in the Wikia, Franky acknowledges that Sanji's strength is greater than his own, claiming that Sanji was one of "the strongest guys on the crew". but I can't find where or ...
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Why are only some of the characters “color-coded”?

Action Heroine Cheer Fruits is one of those shows where the names of the lead characters contain names of colors, and those names match up to some color theme that the character has (in this case, it'...
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What app has the most comprehensive selection of English-translated digital manga?

I've been wanting to start reading more English-translated digital manga on my Kindle Fire HD, but I like books published by many different companies, and I'd like to keep any potential digital manga ...
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What sources are Nico's cool lines taken from?

In episode 5 of Nanbaka, we learn that Nico has a list of cool lines he wants to get to say at some point in his life. Crunchyroll translates these as: This hand of mine is burning red!! Say your ...
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How are phones designed on “The Dirty Pair?”

The two heroines in TV series The Dirty Pair work for the World Welfare Works Association (WWWA / 3WA) as “trouble consultants”, for example solving problems while blowing things up.. During the ...
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Is the physiological progression (evolution?) of Kabane discussed in the manga?

In the anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Kabane are shown with physical ability ranging from a slow, zombie-like walk to a high-speed animal-like sprint. In addition, Kabane are shown with various ...
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What is the song Yuji humming everytime?

Kaido Yuji sometimes seems to hum a song (which said in the anime was a popular song before the "Blue" incident) Yuji first hummed this "song" when he was first awoken by soldiers from second earth (...
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How was Holo unfair in this argument in volume 9?

Sometimes I have difficulty understanding Holo and Lawrence's wit, such as in this conversation on pages 48-49 of volume 9 of the light novels: Holo: Aye, we're all greedy, always running about in ...
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How deep do the parallels with “The Lady who Loved Insects” run?

Episode 1 of Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru is titled 「骨愛ずる姫君」, translated by Crunchyroll as "The Princess who Loves Bones". To the Japanese reader, this is clearly derivative of 「...
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Is Yonezawa Sachiko inspired by Misawa Sachika?

In Joukamachi no Dandelion, there is a character named Yonezawa Sachiko (aka "Sacchan"). There also exists a real human being named Misawa Sachika. Observe the following: Sachiko is voiced by ...
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What anime is this talisman with a cross and three 6s from?

All I have is this talisman thing: Can anyone tell me what anime this is from?
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Who is the other asteroid head in the end credits?

In the end track of Sabagebu! there are some asteroids floating around in the shape of character's heads. The first one is Platy, the Platypus: The next one is our lead heroine Momoka: But who is ...
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Was “Baby Kangaroo's Birthday Surprise” the target of any censorship?

The film "Baby Kangaroo's Birthday Surprise" (カンガルーの誕生日 - Kangaroo no Tanjoubi) was released in February 1941, less than a year before the Second Sino-Japanese war became the Pacific War, involving ...
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What's the meaning behind the text in the intro of Sabagebu?

During the intro of Sabagebu! There are some random english sentences that scroll across the screen like: "You are a real follower of our survival gamers. Its fantastic to be atrocious. You must be ...
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Why is Karila's uniform different from the other girls'?

Most of the girls in Stella Jogakuin Koutou-ka C³-bu have pink uniforms, but Hatsuse Karila (right) has a blue uniform. Is there any reason why her uniform is a different color from everyone else's?

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