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15th Jan '16 2:44:01 PM Anddrix
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* Zeniba's golden seal in ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' turns out to be a major plot point, and in one DVD special the English staff talk about the addition of the word "golden" to keep the mostly young audience from mistaking it for the other type of seal that barks and dives underwater, [[ViewersAreMorons viewers being morons]] and all that.

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* Zeniba's golden seal in ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' turns out to be a major plot point, and in one DVD special the English staff talk about the addition of the word "golden" to keep the mostly young audience from mistaking it for the other type of seal that barks and dives underwater, [[ViewersAreMorons viewers being morons]] morons and all that.
21st Nov '15 9:06:58 PM Cally
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In Chinese law, and Japanese, one needs a stamp to 'sign' documents in one's name - 'signatures' as Europeans know them are an impossibility as written Chinese doesn't have an alphabet. Also called a 'chop', one's stamp must to be registered with the authorities before it is officially recognised. These stamps, referred to (by the Nipponese) in various contexts as ''hanko'', ''inkan'', ''mitome-in'', or ''jitsu-in'', are usually used with red ink to mark a document.

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In Chinese law, and Japanese, one needs a stamp to 'sign' documents in one's name - 'signatures' as Europeans know them are an impossibility as written Chinese doesn't have an alphabet. Also called a 'chop', one's stamp must to be registered with the authorities before it is officially recognised. recognized. These stamps, referred to (by the Nipponese) in various contexts Japanese) as ''hanko'', or ''inkan'', ''mitome-in'', or ''jitsu-in'', are usually used with red ink to mark a document.
14th Nov '15 5:32:12 PM OddHack
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* An example of the western version appears in Creator/DanBrown's novel ''Literature/DeceptionPoint''. [[StrawmanPolitical Evil Conservative]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Senator Sedgewick Sexton]] places self adhesive wax seals on manilla envelopes [[spoiler: which contain "evidence" that the president was behind a vast conspiracy to...[[ItMakesSenseInContext make it look like aliens exist]]]] to [[strike: make himself even more insufferable]] impress the journalists he plans to hand them out to.

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* An example of the western version appears in Creator/DanBrown's novel ''Literature/DeceptionPoint''. [[StrawmanPolitical Evil Conservative]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Senator Sedgewick Sexton]] places self adhesive wax seals on manilla manila envelopes [[spoiler: which contain "evidence" that the president was behind a vast conspiracy to...[[ItMakesSenseInContext make it look like aliens exist]]]] to [[strike: make himself even more insufferable]] impress the journalists he plans to hand them out to.




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* Another Ancient Rome example, from Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's ''Blood Games'': Petronius asks that his seal ring be destroyed (with him watching) before he commits suicide, fearing that Nero would use it to forge evidence and invalidate his will.
14th Sep '15 6:04:37 AM StFan
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* In one episode of Anime/SeikimatsuOccultGakuin, Maya refuses to approve Fumiaki's proposal to allow Mikaze's shop to sell bread at the school. In fact, she throws her official seal at his head hard enough to leave a mark and enough ink for him to transfer to the paper.

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* In one episode of Anime/SeikimatsuOccultGakuin, ''Anime/OccultAcademy'', Maya refuses to approve Fumiaki's proposal to allow Mikaze's shop to sell bread at the school. In fact, she throws her official seal at his head hard enough to leave a mark and enough ink for him to transfer to the paper.
3rd Jul '15 9:01:20 PM zarpaulus
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* In ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'', the signet ring of House Atreides is mentioned.

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* In ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'', the signet ring of House Atreides is mentioned.brought up in multiple places. It is one of the things that Yueh makes sure heir Paul Atreides has with him when he's sent into hiding.




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* The custom is maintained in Western nations by the seals associated with most public offices, and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notary_public notaries public]] in several jurisdictions have stamps and seals with their name and date of affirmation.
11th Jun '15 10:20:32 PM jormis29
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* Despite driving like a maniac for her driving tests, Natsumi in ''YoureUnderArrest'' gets a driving licence anyway, since the examiner passed out during the test, conveniently letting the stamp fall on the requisite box on the form.
* Zeniba's golden seal in ''SpiritedAway'' turns out to be a major plot point, and in one DVD special the English staff talk about the addition of the word "golden" to keep the mostly young audience from mistaking it for the other type of seal that barks and dives underwater, [[ViewersAreMorons viewers being morons]] and all that.

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* Despite driving like a maniac for her driving tests, Natsumi in ''YoureUnderArrest'' ''Manga/YoureUnderArrest'' gets a driving licence anyway, since the examiner passed out during the test, conveniently letting the stamp fall on the requisite box on the form.
* Zeniba's golden seal in ''SpiritedAway'' ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' turns out to be a major plot point, and in one DVD special the English staff talk about the addition of the word "golden" to keep the mostly young audience from mistaking it for the other type of seal that barks and dives underwater, [[ViewersAreMorons viewers being morons]] and all that.



* A package being delivered, and the subsequent search for the seal, takes the place of the opening sequence in the first episode of ''Anime/SevenOfSeven.'' It also allows us to see the deliveryman get totally freaked out, and prove that voice actors can count to seven and deliver {{Title Drop}}s at the same time.
* In one episode of Anime/SeikimatsuOccultGakuin, Maya refuses to approve Fumiaki's proposal to allow Mikaze's shop to sell bread at the school. In fact, she throws her official seal at his head hard enough to leave a mark and enough ink for him to transfer to the paper.

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* In the movie "A Taxing Woman" tax evaders use all sorts tricks to hide the extra personal seals associated with their hidden bank accounts.

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* An example of the western version appears in DanBrown's novel ''Literature/DeceptionPoint''. [[StrawmanPolitical Evil Conservative]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Senator Sedgewick Sexton]] places self adhesive wax seals on manilla envelopes [[spoiler: which contain "evidence" that the president was behind a vast conspiracy to...[[ItMakesSenseInContext make it look like aliens exist]]]] to [[strike: make himself even more insufferable]] impress the journalists he plans to hand them out to.
* A package being delivered, and the subsequent search for the seal, takes the place of the opening sequence in the first episode of ''SevenOfSeven.'' It also allows us to see the deliveryman get totally freaked out, and prove that voice actors can count to seven and deliver {{Title Drop}}s at the same time.

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* An example of the western version appears in DanBrown's Creator/DanBrown's novel ''Literature/DeceptionPoint''. [[StrawmanPolitical Evil Conservative]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Senator Sedgewick Sexton]] places self adhesive wax seals on manilla envelopes [[spoiler: which contain "evidence" that the president was behind a vast conspiracy to...[[ItMakesSenseInContext make it look like aliens exist]]]] to [[strike: make himself even more insufferable]] impress the journalists he plans to hand them out to.
* A package being delivered, and the subsequent search for the seal, takes the place of the opening sequence in the first episode of ''SevenOfSeven.'' It also allows us to see the deliveryman get totally freaked out, and prove that voice actors can count to seven and deliver {{Title Drop}}s at the same time.
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* In the movie "A Taxing Woman" tax evaders use all sorts tricks to hide the extra personal seals associated with their hidden bank accounts.
* {{IClaudius}} brings us this in Ancient Rome. Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso has been receiving letters from Livia, with her late husband Augustus' Imperial Seal on them. She still has free use of that seal, and notes with annoyance that Tiberius (with good reason) never shares his seal with her.
* The significance of the physical object is hard to overstate. In real life, local managers have [[http://www.chinalawblog.com/2011/06/vie.html stolen entire companies]] by making off with the chop.
* In one episode of Anime/SeikimatsuOccultGakuin, Maya refuses to approve Fumiaki's proposal to allow Mikaze's shop to sell bread at the school. In fact, she throws her official seal at his head hard enough to leave a mark and enough ink for him to transfer to the paper.

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* In the movie "A Taxing Woman" tax evaders use all sorts tricks to hide the extra personal seals associated with their hidden bank accounts.
* {{IClaudius}}
''Literature/IClaudius'' brings us this in Ancient Rome. Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso has been receiving letters from Livia, with her late husband Augustus' Imperial Seal on them. She still has free use of that seal, and notes with annoyance that Tiberius (with good reason) never shares his seal with her.
* The significance of the physical object is hard to overstate. In real life, local managers have [[http://www.chinalawblog.com/2011/06/vie.html stolen entire companies]] by making off with the chop.
* In one episode of Anime/SeikimatsuOccultGakuin, Maya refuses to approve Fumiaki's proposal to allow Mikaze's shop to sell bread at the school. In fact, she throws her official seal at his head hard enough to leave a mark and enough ink for him to transfer to the paper.
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* The significance of the physical object is hard to overstate. In real life, local managers have [[http://www.chinalawblog.com/2011/06/vie.html stolen entire companies]] by making off with the chop.

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8th Jun '15 4:02:28 PM StFan
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* ''{{Hand Maid May}}:'' Kazuya Saotome receives a package from the Cyberdyne Company, he needs to go look for his seal. When he turns around, however, the delivery person is nowhere to be found.

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* ''{{Hand Maid May}}:'' ''Anime/HandMaidMay'': Kazuya Saotome receives a package from the Cyberdyne Company, he needs to go look for his seal. When he turns around, however, the delivery person is nowhere to be found.
25th Feb '15 6:51:44 PM JasonJD48
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* In ''{{Dune}}'', the signet ring of House Atreides is mentioned.

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* In ''{{Dune}}'', ''Franchise/{{Dune}}'', the signet ring of House Atreides is mentioned.
24th Apr '14 7:10:27 PM Odon
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* ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper''. The prince hides the Great Seal of England before "temporarily" SwappingRoles with a StreetUrchin.

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* ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper''. The prince hides the Great Seal of England before "temporarily" SwappingRoles swapping clothes with a StreetUrchin.
24th Apr '14 7:10:05 PM Odon
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* ''Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper''. The prince hides the Great Seal of England before "temporarily" SwappingRoles with a StreetUrchin.
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