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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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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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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. However, I only see it begin from vol. 3 (...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is Kakashi in love with Kahyo from "Kakashi Hiden"?

Kakashi Hiden falls under the category of c-canon (continuity canon) because while it was written by a different writer, Kishimoto supervised and approved the novel. Kakashi Hiden occurred before ...
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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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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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Did Light know L's real name?

In Death Note, Light picked up Rem's notebook after he/she died by writing L's name in the notebook. Does it mean that Light knew L's real name, after that?
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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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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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How did Tusk survive the bombing?

How the hell did Tusk live through that bombing in episode 21? He is the person that the bomb was closet to since it was on his person, so how is it possible that he lived?
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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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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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How were "Heat distortion" effects done in older shows?

A lot of shows from the 90s/early 2000s used a wibbling effect to mimic heat distortion. An example can be seen in several Slayers episodes: considering they are still images with a frame rate of ...
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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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What was the meaning behind Tetsuro's pendant?

In Galaxy Express 999 (the movie) was the purpose of Tetsuro's pendant ever explained? We see at the end that Maetel was holding one that embodied her dad's soul and it is what she uses to destroy ...
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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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Who or what is "El Ragna"?

The song that both Sala and Ange mysteriously know is called "Towagatari", which means something like "Eternal Story". The version that Ange sings is subtitled "Hikari no Uta" = "Song of Light"; the ...
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Are the similarities between Homura Akemi and Kiritsugu Emiya intentional?

Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Homura Akemi and Fate/Zero's Kiritsugu Emiya were both written by Gen Urobuchi, although Kiritsugu was created by Type Moon's Kinoko Nasu. There are numerous similarities ...
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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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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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Who is the red woman in .hack//SIGN's opening?

In the opening of .hack//SIGN there is a woman who looks to be wearing a red body suit and a visor, at the end she's seen floating on the opposite side of the screen to where Aura is but she is never ...
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Is "The Melancholy of Momoneko-sama" based on any legends?

The first half of episode 9 of Tamayura: Hitotose is a short fable-like story, "The Melancholy of Momoneko-sama" ("Momoneko-sama no Yūutsu, na no de"). It follows Momoneko, the strange pink cat in the ...
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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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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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How could Madara use Kamui as the Ten-Tails Jinchuriki while Obito himself couldn't?

Obito explained that while we was the Ten-Tails Jinchuriki, he could not use Kamui, his Mangekyo Sharingan's unique ability. He was later able to use it when the Ten-Tails was extracted from him, and ...
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How did Kaguya defeat Jigen/Isshiki after they came to earth?

How did Kaguya defeat Jigen/Isshiki? They say that Isshiki is one of the most powerful of his clan. How did Kaguya beat him?
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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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How did Kid even know about the detectives gathering at the mansion in episode 219?

In episode 219 of Detective Conan, "The Gathering of the Detectives! Shinichi Kudo vs. Kaitou Kid", Kid was there in the gathering. I am curious as to how Kid even knew about the detectives gathering ...
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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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