Frequently Asked Questions
Site related topics
- Which Formatting Elements can you use within the pages of this site?
Learn how to include paragraphs, lists, headlines of various levels, images, YouTube videos, and various text formatting elements.
- Which "Namespaces" does this site support?
Learn how to easily set links to anime series & episodes, categories, reviewers, forum posts, Wikipedia pages, and even include the same text element at several positions of this site.
- What do the various "Keywords" mean?
Most of the keywords are defined here (hopefully all of them but we can't be sure...).
- How do I add a "Category" keyword?
And how will it be assigned to one of the sections of the "By Category" page?
- What are the rules for names in the "Notables" section?
This explains how to enter new notables to the database.
- What are "Franchise" pages?
This explains when and how to create a Wiki entry containing references to several content-related anime and add these to each anime's page in order to reduce the link maintenance.
Anime related terms
- What is "Cosplay"? (See Wikipedia:↗Cosplay)
- What does "domesticate" mean in regards to anime?
All about the joys of anime domestication here.
- Where did the term "Fan Service" come from?
meaning and origination.
- What are honorifics?
All you ever wanted to know about Japanese honorifics.
- What is "SD"?
A definition and visual example here.
Technical issues related to anime releases
- What is a "Fansub"?
Everything you want to know about fansubs and then some.
- What is "Hardsubs" resp. "Softsubs"?
How do these anime get their subtitles, and how is this related to their file formats?
- What are "Easter Eggs"? Some sort of hidden bonus displays on DVD menus? (See Wikipedia:↗Easter egg (media))
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