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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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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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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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Are pilots produced but not released?

I know in American television production there are pilots that are produced, presumably as a proof of concept, for shows that are never aired. Or, alternatively, as with Sherlock on BBC, the released ...
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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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Does Kaneki pop his knuckles or break them?

Initially, I used to think that he popped his knuckles, but the noise is simply too loud. Also, considering the gruesome origin of his white-haired avatar, I am inclined to think he breaks them ...
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Is Ryuk required to write Misa's name in his Death Note at the end of her life?

Death Note Rule LXIV states: gods of death are obliged to confirm the death of the first owner and write down that humans name in his/her Death Note Misa was the first human owner of the Death ...
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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 the Blu-ray episodes replace the TV episodes on the Internet once they've been released?

Because of God Eater, I got to know that the episodes in the Blu-ray often differ from the episodes recorded on TV. As the Blu-ray is being released after the series has been completed, the producers ...
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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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What's the origin of spiral glasses as a Japanese stereotype?

I've noticed - and indubitably, others have, too, as noted on this TV Tropes page - that often, whenever a "nerdy" character wears glasses in anime, they have a spiral shape on them. Examples are easy ...
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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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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 did Sakata Gintoki need to go to the future?

In Gintama the Movie: Be Forever Yorozuya (Yorozuya yo Eien Nare), why did Gin need to go to the future first? He was infected by the White Plague during the Joui war, so why did the future Gin call ...
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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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What exactly happens during a Captain's Exam?

Before the Hollowfication Incident (in the anime) we see Kisuke Urahara is called to a room to meet with Head Captain Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, with the presence of 2 other captains. After this, ...
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Where does the “You are 100 years to early” trope come from?

"Hyakunen hayai ze!" This is a common boast in shounen anime, declaring that someone is X amount of years too early to even consider facing their opponent. Is this a long-lived reference to an older ...
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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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Is Senketsu eye patterns from Kill la Kill based off something?

I was watching Blassreiter and I noticed that the back of Hermann's jacket has the same eyes as Senketsu from Kill la Kill. Are those eye patterns mean something or if they are just a playful nod ...
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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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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 Tamura the original Homura?

The Puella Magi Homura Tamura spinoff manga follows Tamura, who is actually Homura, but no one can ever remember her name and she gets called Tamura (among other things) until it sticks. During the ...
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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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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 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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What are the major differences between the anime/manga and the live action version of Perfect Girl Evolution?

I really loved the live-action version of Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi na Henge! (or, Perfect Girl Evolution! / The Wallflower) and I'm considering picking up the manga or anime because of how much I liked ...
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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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Is the art made for anime openings made first or are the created vocals done first?

Sometimes the song matches perfectly with the opening like the beginning of Little Witch Academia, so I was wondering if the art for the opening was done then the song was made to match the art, or if ...
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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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If a Pokémon trainer loses a gym badge can they get it replaced?

In Pokémon: Indigo League, if a trainer earns a gym badge but then loses it during their travels and/or gets it stolen, do they have the ability to get it replaced without having to battle the gym ...
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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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What is the official name for Liore?

I'm currently watching the FMA live action movie, which has Reole on its maps/subtitles. It seems as though this might also be true in the manga, at least according to this Wikia. However, Liore or ...
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Why didn't Danzo give Kabuto a curse mark?

Did Danzo neglect to place his curse mark on Kabuto's tongue? It seems even more important considering he was Danzo's spy and could have been captured and tortured for information. As far as I'm ...
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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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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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In the Tsubasa Cat arc, when did Hachikuji meet Shinobu?

In the Tsubasa Cat arc, I remember Hachikuji saying that she saw Shinobu at Mister Donuts and she ran away. When did Hachikuji meet Shinobu? As far as I remember, Hachikuji never met her, except in ...
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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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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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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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