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What was the reason to change the character names in the English version of Xenoblade Chronicles compared with the Japanese version?

As can be seen from the track listing of the original soundtrack (just serving as a nice overview) a lot of names are different in the Japanese and English version. For example, Aegir/Egil, ...
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Where to start reading Berserk manga if I've seen the anime? [closed]

Title basically says all. I've seen the anime and want to start the manga (but skip over the common part). From where should I start?
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In The Stepford Wives, were the wives turned to robots?

In the newer version of the Stepford Wives (2004), it shows some of the "turned" wives doing humanly impossible things like placing a hand on a burning stove, spinning at high velocity, or despensing ...
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Sequel to Robert Reed's The Well of Stars?

I loved reading Marrow and The Well of Stars and always felt like it was a trilogy. Is there a sequel? Is one planned?
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In Dracula, what does the quote “Despair has its own calms” mean?

I've only heard of the quote and have yet to read it, but I was wondering what "Despair has its own calms" means?
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Who holds the license for Cadillacs & Dinosaurs?

Who currently owns the Cadillacs & Dinosaurs/Xenozoic Tales license? (Or, how can I find out who does?)
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Why would they get the numbers of the Eagles wrong in Space:1999?

In episode 2 of season 1, the Eagle you can see in the first five minutes is referred to as Eagle 1. Yet, in the scenes within the cockpit, you can clearly see a nice big 6. There's another episode ...
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Which of Steve Perry's novels prominently feature the “Siblings of the Shroud”?

I know there is a list on Wikipedia of the books in the "Matador series", but I'm primarily interested in the society/pseudo-religion "The Siblings of the Shroud" explored mainly in "The 97th Step". ...
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What is the best way to read House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski?

The book House of Leaves follows Zampanò; Johnny Truant; and Will Navidson and his family who all are affected by this house that is bigger on the inside than it is on the outside. Since the book ...
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Is there a specific reason why Karlsson is rather overweight?

Karlsson-on-the-Roof has these features: overly confident prank inclined button-operated propeller likes sweets rather overweight All except the last one are the features a child would want for ...
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Have any sci-novels been written based on the ideas of Marshall T Savage? [closed]

Have any sci-novels been written based on the ideas of Marshall T Savage, as detailed in his book "The Millennial Project"?