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Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate exist in the same ("Science Adventure") universe, but on different world lines. Chaos;Head happens in Shibuya and the events happen one year before Steins;Gate Steins;Gate happens in Akihabara Robotic;Notes happens in Tanegashima Island and the events happen nine years after Steins;Gate The events of Chaos;Head are consistent ...


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SQL is mentioned, as the question suggests. They even used company and trademarked names: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, SQLite, Access, ANSI Of particular interest is the fact that Oracle, the company that owns Java, is present. It's rare to find original trademarks in anime. A book for "Goodle Endroid", a clear reference to Google Android,...


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According to an interview with the scenario writer, Naotaka Hayashi, featured in Dengeki Games Magazine about the heroines of anime/game that weren’t explained in the main story: Why did Kurisu want her own fork? Ever since Kurisu came back to Japan she couldn’t get enough of instant ramen. At first she tried using chopsticks to eat her ramen but never ...


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According to the Tv Tropes page, the explanation for the "fork" and "spoon" is an inside joke from 2chan for "lover" and "friend": Apparently "my fork" and "my spoon" was at some point 2chan slang for "lover" and "friend", respectively. No wonder Kurisu was so pissed with herself. But no source was provided. Though the Steins Gate wiki has a different ...


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Here. This one's from Nichijou. And yes, it's the real thing as is featured in the credit: (0:59 in the ending 2)


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Disclaimer Needless to say, this answer contains spoilers. Therefore, I have chosen not to spoiler it. No, Okabe could not have saved Mayuri, as he found out by himself the hard way. Mayuri was meant to die in the alpha world line; her death is what is called a "convergence point". No matter how Okabe manipulates the alpha world line, creating a ...


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Around 9 minutes into episode 24 (try watching from 08:30), Okabe from the future (episode 24 Okabe) bumped into Kurisu on the stairs in the radio hall building. He was going to say he would save her, but got interrupted by an announcement over the PA system and ran off. In episode 1, Kurisu dragged Okabe (episode 1 Okabe) from the lecture, asking what he ...


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Aside from what's mentioned in Wally's answer, following programming and computer-related items appear: IBN 5100, a clear expy of IBM 5100 that was featured in the original John Titor forum posts: @chanel textboard, very likely a reference to real-life 2channel:


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As mentioned by one of the official translators that has worked on most of the Sci-fi Adventure series:Source Steins;Gate Zero will not be a direct sequel, no. Remember when Okabe stabbed Kurisu and lost his resolve? Only to be revitalized once he received the Operation Skuld D-Mail from his future self? The Okabe in Epigraph and Zero is the Okabe that ...


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Being Icelandic and speaking the language (which is the closest language to Old Norse), I noticed that Norse mythology is prevalent throughout this series. For example, immediately on episode 18 during Operation Valkyria, Okabe is on the date with Ruka at the cafe "Völuspá Café". The sign can be seen when they enter the cafe and again when they exit on ...


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As Eric notes in the comments, 0.571024 (the number down the side of the "i") is the divergence number of the worldline Okabe is in at the very beginning of the show. The numbers hidden in the letters (0 in i / 4 in n / 8 in s / 5 in G / 9 in t / 6 in e) form "048596". I bet there's a "1" hidden somewhere I'm not seeing (maybe in the first "t"?), since 1....


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The best answer that I could make out myself for the use of the semi-colon in the names: The semicolon in the names are used as a form of "pertaining to," however "not in possession of." Meaning--for example--"Steins" is related to "Gate" however, "Steins" is not in possession of "Gate." (This ...


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The mistake you're making is that the phone attached to the microwave is irrelevant—any phone is okay. The phone that matters is the phone that the microwave phone sends the message to. The message is sent to Faris's father, Yukitaka Akiha. The reason could be classed as spoilers, so make sure you watch the show first.


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The Steins;Gate World Line is not in the Beta Attractor Field. While the final result of the Beta Attractor Field (World Lines 1% to 1.99%) convergence is WW3 which is fought over Makise Kurisu's time travel thesis, Steins;Gate (1.048596%) is the only exception because the thesis is destroyed (and thus time travel doesn't exist in that World Line). At the ...


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It is logically accurate. The necessary conditions for a D-Mail to work are listed on the Wikia as: D-Mails are sent through the Phone Microwave and can only be sent from devices connected to the Phone Microwave, such as a phone or a pager. D-Mails can only be sent to someone with a phone (or a pager), so although they could hypothetically be sent back ...


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This answer will not provide you with any deeper meaning on what it would mean to own your personal spoon and/or fork, but it will tell you how Makise got her spoon and why she wanted a matching fork. In Steins;Gate: Aishin Meizu no Babel (The story from Makise Kurisu's POV) you can see how Makise gets her personal spoon for her tenth birthday from her ...


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If I get your question correctly, then the answer is NO. Those do not contradict each other because I hope that answers your question.


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Now that the movie is out, we can definitively say exactly when it takes place in the series. According to Wikipedia: The film takes place in August 2011, one year after the events of the anime series. Having seen the film myself, I can confirm this. The events in the film occur in August 2011, a year after the ending of the anime where Okabe is ...


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I'm not sure about Steins;Gate, however, from the screenshot above, Wish refers to an animation company. In the screenshot above, the company is credited for Finish Animation (仕上 shiage), and the people on the list are [伊藤 良樹]{Itou Yoshiki}, [加藤 里恵]{Katou Rie}, [熊田 真子]{Kumada Masako}, [加藤 明美]{Katou Akemi}, [斎藤 知津江]{Saitou Chizue}, [江草 大樹]{Egusa Daiki}, [角野 ...


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I would love to just write this off as "the writers wanted a good goodbye scene" since quantum teleportation in the temporal dimension(time travel) is really not my forte when it comes to quantum mechanics. However, by the nature of this site, I will try to answer your question. This is going to be long, bear with me. I have included several questions you ...


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Pardon me for this somehow lengthy response. The episodes 1 and 7 of Steins;Gate tell a lot. In the first half of episode 1, Okabe received a video mail from the future. It was received on 28 Jul 2010. The main content of the mail, with the attached video file, in episode 1: The video included in the mail, still locked, not playable (static), in episode ...


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Some of the phrases are explained at the Steins;Gate wiki's Real-Life References and Glossary. Regarding the phrase「エル・プサイ・コングルゥ」(El Psy Congroo), according to Anime News Network, FutureGadgetLab is the anime's official Twitter account. According to a tweet by FutureGadgetLab, Okabe Rintarou (lab member #1) explains it as 「お前の胸の中にあるもの。それが答えだ。...


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When asked by Feyris what Okarin's plan that day, he replied with "gōkon". Is a group date [...] a date with many people? If "a date" implies "those who are already in relationships", then possibly this is the source of the misunderstanding. According to Wikipedia, Group dating is a modern pattern for dating where a group of single men and a group of ...


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Since episode 23β is a prequel, Suzuha knows nothing of the plan. So either she simply doesn't know to bring it up, or she doesn't even know that Nakabachi's paper is the cause of World War 3. Suzuha's quest to go back in time and make Okabe save Kurisu is almost identical to Okabe's trip to save Kurisu. The events likely plays out as follows. Disclaimer, ...


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I think like Monogatari series, this is also a bit opinion-based question. However, going with release order is fine. I would not recommend the chronological order for the first-timers. You will miss the references and 100% spoiled if you look at things like episode discussions. By nature, Steins;Gate 0 tries to explain a plot point you already know. You ...


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Ok, there will be spoilers for Steins Gate 0 so be sure to watch that before reading this post or just read the overall part. In Beta timeline Kurisu is dead. The Beta timeline is the timeline we start to watch. Okabe goes to the Alpha timeline where Kurisu still lives. The Alpha timeline is where Mayuri destined to die. This is also the timeline we see the ...


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(Answer edited to fit what was discussed in the comments as well) TL;DR: Whether or not the message Okabe sent is a D-Mail isn't something he has control over, at least not at the beginning of the series. The conditions just happened to be right when he sent the message that ended up becoming the first D-Mail. First condition/coincidence: We are told ...


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if you read them in order of publication date, you should be fine. All of the manga to date (excluding the multi-artist anthologies), listed in order of publication date: 『STEINS; GATE』11/2010~9/2013 (the main storyline) 『STEINS;GATE 亡環のリベリオン』(Rebellion of the Missing Ring) 2/2010~9/2011 (side story, focused on Suzuha in the 0.000000, 0.337187, and 0....


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Her message was sent back in time to her father's phone. The message she sent changed the fact that he had gotten on the plane and died. Without her father in the picture, she sparked the existence of the moe culture in the city. But with her father in the equation, she had never sparked the moe‑ization of the city.


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