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What anime is this black sword from?

That should be Uchiha Sasuke's Sword of Kusanagi, from the Naruto series: However, I'm not sure whether or not the Uchiha crest is ever shown to be on the hilt of the sword in the series.
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Preventing manga books from having yellow pages

Although I have no manga, I do have a large comic book collection. I protect them with "comic book bags" (or sleeves) and anti-acidic cardboard. They are stored in special boxes designed for comic ...
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Which anime do these figures of girls wearing idol-like uniform belong to?

These are characters from the gacha mobile rhythm game THE iDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, a rhythm game spin-off of THE iDOLM@STER franchise. Unlike its counterpart THE iDOLM@STER: Million Live!, it ...
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Can somebody please tell me who this figure is and where it is from?

That would be Leila Malcal from Code Geass: Akito of the Exiled Aside from her attire which as you can see above matches what give it away is her hairstyle which has two egg shaped buns that are ...
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What anime/manga is this girl wearing a red beret from?

The female character in the above picture is Tomomi Aizawa from Pia Carrot e Youkoso!! 3.               The visual novel does not ...
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Who are these characters?

Those are Asahina Mikuru from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: and Mari Makinami Illustrious from Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance:
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What anime is this keyholder coming from?

The text on the back supposed to be referring to the Durarara!! (デュラララ!!) series. However, the title logo was crafted poorly; it's missing the dakuten on デ, looking more like テ, and the second ラ ...
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Whose mask is this?

Nerdspan says: This month’s phone charm accessorizes well with the shirt and the watch, as like both of those wearable items, the color scheme is also white, red, and black. On the reverse side of ...
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Who is this figure of an orange-haired schoolgirl?

Anime: Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma Character: Erina Nakiri Here is the anime scene which resembles the figure in the photo.
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What anime are these keychains from?

The blue one is Aki Hasumi from the otoge visual novel for PS Vita called Root∞REXX. Link to item The red one is Kiriya Etou from the Kiniro no Corda anime and manga series. Link to item
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What anime is this blond hair girl wearing pink hair ribbons from?

That would be Beatrice from the Re:Zero series
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How can I get The Irregular at Magic High School's English-translated novel?

Yen Press has the license for the light novels. As of this moment, there are exactly zero volumes translated, but volume 1 is scheduled for April, and volume 2 is scheduled for August. I advise you to ...
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Who are these two girl figures?

As @Alchemist already pointed out the first figurine is Erika Sendou from the anime series Fortune Arterial. The second figurine is a swimsuit version of the character Al Azif from the anime/game ...
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Can I play a PAL copy of Code geass on my US player?

With PC's, if my memory serves me correctly when it comes to DVD Playback they are pre-set with the local DVD region. this can be changed but only 5 times which isn't ideal. I don't play movies on my ...
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Where is this Schoolgirl Plushie from?

Pretty sure it's from My Teen Romantic Comedy Snafu, Yukinoshita Yukino Plush Doll https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10431204 The clothes pretty much the same with her school uniform. She looks like this
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What does the NEC in anime soundtrack CD catalog numbers refer to?

The Standard Product Number is defined in the Record Industrial Standard (RIS) and assigned by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ). The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) is ...
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Is there another anime series aside Gundam which created real scale giant robots?

You could count Tetsujin 28-go, or Gigantor as it was known in the west. This one was erected in Wakamatsu Park, Kobe, after the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. The idea was to rejuvenate the area ...
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Where can I find Saikawa Sensei's shirts for sale?

I was able to find the パン shirt available on Crunchyroll's store as a Crunchyroll exclusive product. They do not have the other shirts available on their store though.
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Who is this character?

As noted in the comments by Senshin, this is a figure of Death Note's Near.
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Is there another anime series aside Gundam which created real scale giant robots?

The Scopedog from AT Votoms stands about 14 feet tall, so several people have made 1:1 scale models over the years.
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Is it worth it to support "old"/"out of season" anime?

As long as it is officially sold your purchase will "count". Maybe you are also interested in knowing that second seasons for older anime do happen. Mushishi got one a decade after the first ...
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Was the Chocobi (チョコビ) snack from Shin Chan fictional or did it exist before Shin Chan?

According to various Japanese sources (Japanese Wikipedia, NicoNicoPedia, pixiv dic, Geocities JP), the Chocobi snack was originally came from Crayon Shin-chan. However, according to the interview ...
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Is "Monthly Comic Alive" manga magazine available in English?

You can buy the Japanese version of Monthly Comic Alive from JList (e.g. here is the April 2015 issue) or Tokyo Otaku Mode (e.g. here is the December 2015 issue). JList used to also sell subscriptions ...
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Identifying a sword from an anime, possibly from One Piece or Bleach

I found a site that appears to be selling this exact sword...and I hate to disappoint you, but they themselves make no reference to any anime. It is merely a fantasy sword.
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Can I purchase manga online from the Kindle store?

You can buy manga On Amazon http://www.amazon.in/Comics-Mangas-Books/b?ie=UTF8&node=1318104031 Also, Paperback Volumes are also available online and in select bookstores. Especially in Metros. I ...
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What anime is this black sword from?

It's safe to assume that this product is what you've purchased. JNat was correct.
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Can I play a PAL copy of Code geass on my US player?

In brief: (a) There was a US release from Bandai several years ago but that's long since out of print and hard to come by (I'm seeing $300 for complete sets). (b) Funimation rescued the license, ...
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Preventing manga books from having yellow pages

Yellow pages is a symptom of sun damage, more or less what happens when you leave something exposed to the sun for prolonged periods of time. A good example of this is if you ever go to a comic shop ...
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Does Rei's favourite drink exist in real life?

While the in-work name is fictional, it is based off of real products: jelly drinks. More or less, all jelly-type drinks are in a semi-hard bag with a mouth to drink from on the top. And most of these ...
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Who was the first anime character to be on a body pillow?

What is considered Japan's first body pillow (dakimakura) was created in 1996 by a company called Lofty. Although the definition of what a dakimakura is may vary depending on the person. The precursor ...
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