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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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Who are all the characters Tomoko imagines in episode 7?

In episode 7 of Watamote, 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 ...
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Is Violet inspired by Saber?

You can easily see the resemblance here: On the left: Saber from Fate/Stay Night, on the right: Violet Evergarden And her usual blue outfit is somewhat similar to saber On top: Saber from Carnival ...
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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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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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Do publishers pick certain seasons for a show to be published?

I have been thinking about this for a while, but I haven't really been watching enough just-released anime to form a picture of what type of series are broadcast when. I'm interested to know if ...
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How did Moegi acquire the Wood release

Wood release is the kekkai genkai of the Senju clan (originally the God trees sacred ability and also the Otsutsuki clans Kekkai Genkai), however, Moegi is able to do it by combining Water and earth ...
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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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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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World Map of Naruto Universe

The World map in Naruto seems to be quite small as it is easily traversable via land and the map is relatively compact ad shown in the Anime at many instances. Was there ever shown what lies beyond ...
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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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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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Who is the old man at the end of Nijigahara Holograph?

At the end of Nijigahara Holograph (Rainbow Field Holograph), Amahiko meets an old man at the hospital who gives him the box he carried around for the whole manga containing "a spell". The old man ...
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What is Saitama reading?

In the One Punch Man manga, Saitama is often shown reading recently published and popular manga. In the anime, you can often see his bookshelf filled with manga. I suspect that the designs come from ...
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Do dolls in Rozen Maiden live like a human?

A question about how the Rozen Maiden dolls themselves function. You often see them eat and drink as well as breathe. Are these functions required for them to continue to exist? If not, all of ...
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Is Kakashi in love with Kahyo from Kakashi Hiden?

Kakashi Hiden falls under the category of c-canon because while it was written by a different writer, Kishimoto supervised and approved of the novel. Kakashi Hiden occurred before Kakashi took office ...
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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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If Mayu had no contact with the outside world, how did she contact people in the outside world?

When Mayu created the selector LRIGs, she was being raised in solitude with no access to the outside world or other humans, apart from maids who made sure her simple needs were met. They did not speak ...
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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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Is Emilia stronger than the Four Generals?

According to the Hataraku Maou-sama Wikia, Satan tried to conquer the land of Ente Isla with four of his war generals, Adramelech, Lucifer, Alsiel, and Malacoda, but was eventually forced to ...
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Why do Aria and Suzu always play the drum and whistle?

When Shino explains the school's rules, Aria and Suzu always play a drum and whistle. Why is that? Is this a reference to anything? Or is it just a Seitokai Yakuindomo thing?
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Why does Evangelion manga's plot diverge from the anime?

I have read the manga, all of it, and I have watched the first 13 episodes of NGE. And it surprised me, because the plots were different with the manga (well, just some of it). Especially the ending ...
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What is the block used to symbolize the end of a chapter called?

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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How did Skill "survive"?

On the last episode of Re:_Hamatora, Art killed his brother Skill to free him from his pain. Then, Skill dies(?) and Art is unconscious. Moral appears and checks Skill for vital signs but discovers ...
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Where can I find this song from The World is Still Beautiful?

I'm searching for song from episode 12 of the anime adaptation of The World is Still Beautiful (それでも世界は美しい). I know both title and vocalist, but can't find it anywhere. It's called "Ame Okuri no Uta" (...
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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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Why can Ryoma beat adults in the US tournaments but have trouble with high schoolers?

If Ryoma's skills allowed him to go to the US, why did he lose against high schoolers who haven't even gone to the US in New Prince of Tennis?
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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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Did Light knew L's real name?

In Death Note, Light picked up Rem's notebook after he/she died by writing L's name his/her the notebook Does it mean that Light now knew L's real name?
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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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Did Yugi duel against a prerecorded Pegasus or the real one?

In the duel between Yugi and Pegasus using the videotape, supposedly every Pegasus move was pre-recorded before the fight; during the first half of the duel, Pegasus used subliminal messaging by ...
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What are this headwing that appear after Sailor Moon/Sailor Chibi Moon transforming?

At first, neither Sailor Moon nor Sailor Chibi Moon have headwing. When Sailor Moon first uses the Holy Grail to do the Super transformation, both of them receive headwings, or whatever these ...
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How many times did Len Kagamine die?

How many times Len Kagamine die in all of his PV's? I have been searching the answer for this question for a long time.
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What manga/webtoon was the author referring to in his notes on chapter 113 of The Gamer?

In the author's notes in chapter 113 of The Gamer, he is talking about a webtoon that is apparently very similar, and I assume a lot of people have asked them if they got anything to do with it, which ...
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Why did Tobi wait until Itachi died before he revealed himself as Madara?

When it comes to manipulation, deceit, and lies, everyone pales in comparison to Obito Uchiha and Madara Uchiha who devised the whole Akatsuki plan (well, maybe, except Zetsu). Madara offered Obito ...
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Are anime movies more directly profitable for studios?

Do more of the profits from an anime movie go directly to the studio than a TV series? I was looking to know if it was more profitable to produce movies over series. I figured they wouldn't have any ...
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Where did the convention of two-sentence episode titles in Shonen series originate?

I heard a joke on a Podcast the other day that said Shonen Anime tend to have episode titles that are two sentences long. I noticed the case with both Dragon Ball Super and Fist of the North Star. ...
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Is writing a manga more similar to writing a screenplay than writing a traditional comic book or even a western graphic novel?

The more I read about manga the more I realize that its skews heavily towards the visual. I'm wondering if there's graphic novel writer who talks about the differences between writing a manga and ...
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Why do Priest and Elf-girl care about how they kill Goblins?

In modern times, we have things like international law, the geneva convention, the US constitution, and other rules/structures guarding against chemical and biological attacks, cruel and inhumane ...
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Can Rimuru's Predator power put someone in an infinite dream?

Can Rimuru somehow create an infinite dream for those he eats, for example when he used Predator on Shizu and she saw her mom?
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What measures do the police take to control villains with all sorts of quirks?

After All For One pretty much blew up an entire district in his battle against All Might, one may question the police's ability to imprison him (he is alive and in some sort of iron maiden). On that ...
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