Questions tagged [anime]

For questions about the animated media, Anime (アニメ), which generally stems from Japanese animations. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question or disambiguate works where the tag covers the anime and its form in other media.

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In Record of Lodoss War, how much time has passed from the beginning to the end of the series?

In the OVAs of the Record of Lodoss War, how much time takes place between the the first episode and the last one? The timeline on Wikipedia appears to be for the original D&D games and stories, ...
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What is the title of the anime with the "DESU" maid?

I've been watching AMVs forever and I keep seeing this little maid pop up in them that's in a green dress with blue and red eyes or something like that. She keeps yelling "DESU!" all the time. I think ...
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Does the number 1 headband give the power of a god?

In Afro Samurai, it seems everybody is fighting to get the number 1 headband. In most accounts about the number 1 headband, they say you become "like a god." But when Afro faced Justice, in the end, ...
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Dystopian film involving a child assassin and floating city

Many years ago, on SBS (a TV channel in Australia), I saw the first half of a film, an not knowing the ending is frustrating as all hell. Here's what I remember: It was an animated film, anime ...
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Looking for the title of an anime movie I saw in the 80s [duplicate]

I'm from the Netherlands and we used to have filmnet at home, a paid movie channel. They would always show anime movies in the weekends. I think this movie was on in 1985/ 1986, something like that. ...
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Kyokasuigetsu's Kanzen Saimin (Complete Hypnosis) Escape Method

During Ichimaru gin's betrayal toward Aizen in Bleach, he mentions that the only way to escape Kyokasuigetsu's power, Kanzen Saimin or Complete Hypnosis, is to touch the tip of the blade before it is ...
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Naruto: Tobi identity

Who is Tobi in Akatsuki? I read the manga and it seems he said he is Uchiha Madara, after a short months of waiting the dead Uchiha Madara showed up in Impure World Ressurection. Now I'm getting ...
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Why do manga characters love to eat a lot of food?

A common theme in Japanese cartoons (manga and anime) is having a protagonist that has a big appetite and the ability to eat a lot. We see examples of this in Dragonball and One Piece. Historically, ...
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Could a fully Saiyan female become a Super Saiyan?

Is it possible for a female to become a Super Saiyan, or is it restricted to males? Could a fully Saiyan female (e.g. if Goku was born a girl) become a Super Saiyan? I know that Pan is one quarter ...
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Is there an inconsistency in the fate of evil souls in Dragon Ball?

I have a question that I've been wanting to ask. My native language is Spanish (Latin America) so much of the Dragon Ball series lacks of consistency because of the translation. My question is about ...
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What exactly did Orochimaru do to Naruto's kyuubi seal?

In the Naruto manga, when Naruto is taking his Chuunin exam in the first half of the series, Orochimaru alters the seal on Naruto's abdomen somehow, making him a much less skilled ninja and generally ...
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What is the chronology of the Gundam series?

There are, roughly speaking, a zillion series under the umbrella of Mobile Suit Gundam. I personally loved Gundam Wing but I do know that it exists in an alternate timeline from the rest of the series....
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Anime where a teenage heiress runs off with a famous thief, probably set during Industrial Revolution

I am looking for an anime I saw some years back in which a young teenage heiress, who is being slowly murdered by her guardians, runs off with a world-famous thief. The story was probably set ...

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