We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.


A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

× 1320
a shounen manga/anime by Masashi Kishimoto about the young ninja Uzumaki Naruto who strives to become the "Hokage", the leader of his village.
× 641
a shounen manga written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda, about the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his diverse crew, the Straw Hat Pirates.
× 598
To be used for any music-related questions, including OSTs and insert songs, except opening and ending theme songs. Those questions should use the tag "theme-song". If the question is about a theme so…
× 384
Questions pertaining to the process of writing, animating, distributing, or otherwise creating anime. This tag generally should NOT be used for questions about things like characterization, thematic e…
× 335
a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters published into …
× 299
the first Dragon Ball anime produced in 18 years and is set after the defeat of Majin Boo, when the Earth has become peaceful once again.
× 251
Attack on Titan (or, "Shingeki no Kyojin") is a manga by Hajime Isayama and an anime by Production I.G and Wit Studio. It's a dystopian fantasy about people under attack by "Titans", gigantic humanoid…
× 235
A recurring element across anime, manga or works in other media. Tropes cover clichés, genre conventions and other recurring plot points, character types, narration styles, …
× 233
a manga written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima, about a teenage wizard Lucy Heartfilia, who teams up with the titular wizards' guild and Natsu Dragneel in search of the dragon Igneel.
× 216
a superhero manga series by Kōhei Horikoshi. The story is about a boy called Izuku Midoriya, who was born without Quirk (Superpower), in a world where it is a common thing to have …
× 214
for all entries in the Fullmetal Alchemist ("Hagane no Renkinjutsushi") franchise, including the manga by Hiromu Arakawa and both related anime series (Fullmetal Alchemist (2003) and Full…
× 204
a manga and anime by mangaka Tite Kubo about the adventures of Kurosaki Ichigo, a teenager who has become a Soul Reaper: a protector of humans and guide to the afterlife.
× 200
likely to require knowledge of the Japanese language to answer. Note that generic questions about the Japanese language are off-topic here. Questions with this tag must still b…
× 196
a manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, with various adaptations. The protagonist, Yagami Light, finds a notebook which can be used to kill anyone, and tries to…
× 160
a shounen manga by Yoshihiro Togashi about Gon, a hunter, which is a privileged person.
× 145
Questions about anime and manga in the broader context of Japanese culture. Includes both questions about cultural origins for anime/manga references and questions about the cultural impact of a parti…
× 141
a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 325 chapters of the original 519-chapter Dragon…
× 138
a video game with many anime and manga adaptations. Pokémon trainers capture and force animals called pokémon to do battle against those of other trainers.
× 137
Questions regarding the history of anime and not for identification requests.
× 134
a light novel and anime by Reki Kawahara and A-1 Pictures. It's a shounen fantasy about the a boy Kirito, who travels through various virtual-reality MMORPGs.
× 133
Questions pertaining to the process of illustrating, processing, publishing, editing, or otherwise creating manga. This tag generally should NOT be used for questions about things like characterizatio…
× 133
a manga series by Sui Ishida. It follows the story of Kaneki Ken, transformed into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and forced to adapt to their lifestyle in o…
× 122
an anime directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. In an alternate future, Lelouch Lamperouge obtains a power known as Geass and uses it to obliterate the Holy Britannia…
× 118
a webcomic written and designed by ONE. It follows the story of Saitama, a hero bored by being too powerful.
× 112
a 2010 anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Use it with "fma-series" tag for question related to 2010's anime series .
× 109
a 2004 visual novel by TYPE-MOON and written by Kinoko Nasu, in which modern-day mages summon heroic spirits from the past to do battle in order to win the holy grail. It has since …
× 104
For questions about anime/manga merchandise. Note that shopping discussions (e.g. "Should I buy X or Y?" or "Where is the best place to buy X?") are considered off-topic.
× 96
for questions about the "Monogatari" series of light novels by Nisio Isin, as well as the anime adaptations produced by SHAFT (including Bakemonogatari ("Ghostory"), Nisemonogatari, Nekom…
× 87
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (or Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica) is a 2011 magical girl anime by the animation studio SHAFT. It has various adaptations and side-stories as well.
× 79
a Japanese anime series based on the manga series of the same name and is a spin-off of and sequel to Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto. It is directed by Noriyuki Abe. Man…
× 74
For questions to help users find useful and valid resources that other community members may use on a variety of subjects related to the topic of the site.
× 72
Neon Genesis Evangelion (also Evangelion or EVA), is a sci-fi mecha anime by studio Gainax written and directed by Hideaki Anno. The world will end if Eva pilots can't stop the Angels from reaching Li…
× 72
For questions about anime/manga-related jargon like "moe", "visual novel", and "AMV". Avoid using this tag for questions about words that only have meaning in the context of a particular work.
× 71
A Certain Magical Index (Toaru Majutsu no Index) is a sci-fi light novel written by Kazuma Kamachi, with anime and manga adaptations. For the spinoff series Railgun, use [toaru-kagaku-no-railgun]
× 62
a shounen manga and anime about the adventures of Son Goku and his companions, who use martial arts to defend Earth against all kinds of villains: intergalactic space fighters and conqu…