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Why is it that many anime and manga depict being a virgin male as something embarrassing?
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The media depicts being a virgin as embarrassing because it reflects how teenagers feel about being a virgin. As for why authors choose to reflect this particular part of society, that would be a ...

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Why is most anime centered on fighting?
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Anime can be broken into three broad catagories - shounen, shoujo, and seinen. These translate into roughly young guys, young girls, and adults (as in not young people). Most of the "popular" shows ...

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Why are the seven deadly sins used so often in anime?
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From my English composition class - its easier to write a story around a theme. I don't think stories that use the seven deadly sins are more prevalant in Anime, its just that we are talking about ...

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How do I read manga with multiple panels?
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If the panels are arranged outside the norm, there isn't a general rule on how you should read it. You kind of have to take in all the content at once, and use the context in order to try to figure ...

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If the anime came first, what is considered "canon"?
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What is considered canon is generally decided by the author(s) or license holder. I think you need to get a better idea of the definition of canon. the original work from which the fan fiction ...

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Where can I legally download SAO light novel in English?
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A quick google search shows that Barnes and Noble and Amazon have the paperback novels for sale: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sword-art-online-1-reki-kawahara/1116946707 http://www.amazon.com/...

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Where did the term fan service came from?
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Fan service (ファンサービス fan sābisu?), fanservice, or service cut (サービスカット sābisu katto?),[1][2] is a term originating from anime and manga fandom for material in a series which is intentionally added to ...

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Do we know which side is heaven/hell?
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We know that the final result is that the husband gets sent to heaven and the wife to hell: Takashi gets reincarnated and Machiko gets sent to the void. Wikipedia The bartender also states that ...

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Who woke up Kirito in episode 9?
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That would be Sachi. She's umm.. you know. big spoiler. As you can see from this screen shot, her hair is blue.

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Is no one looking for Kaneki?
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In episode 12 of the anime, it is explained in detail. His dad died before he was old enough to form memories His mom died from "overwork" trying to support Kaneki and her younger sister His aunt (...

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What does it mean by a manga series being licensed, how does it affect online readers, and how can I continue reading it?
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An alternative to the local library would be the local corporate bookstore. I've seen kids and teenagers sit around the coffee shop if there is seating, right in front of the shelves if there is not, ...

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What is the significance of the rescue of Nagate and Shizuka by 256 Guardians?
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This is speculation. Point Number 1. Shizuka was already past the point of no return. Which literally means she went past the point where she and Nagate would have enough fuel to return to Sidonia. ...

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Explanation of Libido in anime
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In simple terms, libido is another word used to describe life force, or orgone energy. You can think of it like mana. Orgone energy is a hypothetical universal life force originally proposed in the ...

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What is the difference between Judgment and Anti-skill?
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Judgement is a term used to refer to Academy City's student-based disciplinary committee. They are composed of students of varying grade levels and power, and along with Anti-Skill, they are tasked to ...

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Which episode to start watching One Piece from to see Ace and WhiteBeard getting involved?
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You can find One Piece episodes to watch on Hulu. Crocodile is at the end of season 2, so you will want to start from season 3. Ace also shows up in season 3 from the thumbnails on Hulu. Most of the ...

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A romance anime where the girl eats a lot of food in order not to stand out
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Looks like Ao Haru Ride aka Blue Spring Ride (MyAnimeList page). Description from Wikipedia: Futaba Yoshioka wants to "reset" her life. In junior high, girls ostracized Futaba because too many ...

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Did Angel Beats copy Haruhi?
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tl;dr - They share what literary types call "themes". Angel Beats and Haruhi are both "school anime", so they will more than likely share themes. School anime is a theme, the "school club" and "...

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What is the difference between No jutsu and Ninjutsu?
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"Jutsu" means skill or spell "NinJutsu" means ninja technique "No Jutsu" means technique of so put that together: Kage Bunshin no Jutsu means technique of shadow clone, which is a ninja technique ...

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For how long were Accelerator and the Sisters doing the Level 6 experiment?
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In a nutshell, Accelerator went through almost 10K sisters indoors. As a result of this, he was able to efficiently kill many sisters. Assuming he "works" for 12 hours, killing a sister every 8 ...

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Why is (action-adventure) anime so focused on teenagers?
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Action/Adventure anime is typically catagorized under shounen - which means adolescent males. People like other people who are like themselves. In this case, adolescent males empathize and therefore ...

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Who is this girl dressed in an elaborate pink outfit?
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That would be V Lila F in Yozakura Quartet: hana no uta In a town where humans and demons co-exist, it takes more than a normal police force to maintain the peace. Enter the Hiizumi Life ...

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Which animation style is used in Kingdom?
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That looks to be cel shading which is "designed to make 3-D computer graphics appear to be flat". - Wikipedia

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Are anime more popular in terms of viewership and revenue than Western cartoons?
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Disney's Wreck-It Ralph - $471,222,889 (worldwide revenue) Ghibli's last two movies (The Secret World of Arrietty, Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) - $202,614,288 + $145,570,827 = $348,185,115 (...

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Is there any anime with an overweight female protagonist?
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While "overweight" can be subjective, Real Drive generated some buzz for chubby female characters. The character in question is Minamo Aoi. Sample of another female characters in the anime: ...

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What is the relationship between the male and female character?
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The lyrics and parts of the video indicate that the guy and girl were in a relationship, but have since separated. Specifically the first 9 translated lines of the song indicate a happy relationship ...

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What is the target of censorship in Library Wars?
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The premise of Toshokan Sensō involves the Japanese government passing the Media Betterment Act (MBA) as law in 1989 which allows the censorship of any media deemed to be potentially harmful to ...

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Is Plastic Memories adapted from a manga/light novel?
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Plastic Memories (プラスティック・メモリーズ Purasutikku Memorīzu?) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Doga Kobo and directed by Yoshiyuki Fujiwara. The story was conceived by Naotaka Hayashi, who ...

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When was Kite shown as a little girl?
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Spoilers galore: Please see this wikia entry for more information.

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Will there be a second season of RWBY?
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Quick google search reveals that RWBY Vol 2 will premeire at RTX July 4-6 this year! Thank you all for your support and contributions. source

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Where can I find the Avatar The Last Airbender: The Promise & The Search comics?
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"You can purchase the the hardcover versions here and here, respectively" - Krazer After you purchase the comics and they have been delivered to you, you can then read the comics.

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