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Does the light novel's demographic say male on its Wikipedia page? (heh, it's sort of like asking two questions in one)
Does the anime have a TV Tropes page?
Can the anime be found on the Memes/Anime page?
Is the anime:
edited 27th Jul '11 7:28:08 PM by djmaca
Is the hint related to the anime?
Is it Ready Steady Go? Link?
edited 27th Jul '11 7:35:02 PM by shark33
edited 27th Jul '11 7:39:09 PM by Pyrite
Is the hint related to the name of the song? to the performer of the song? to the lyrics?
Is the hint "Goodnight everybody"?
Is the hint "Goodnight Everybody"? No! I was just going to sleep, damn it!
I was just checking.
Is it seinen? shojo?
Is the anime an Slice of Life?
edited 27th Jul '11 8:05:44 PM by djmaca
shark33: Hey, I don't make everything a hint, you know. Nearly everything, so good thought anyway. (Again, no hard feelings.)
edited 27th Jul '11 9:09:58 PM by Pyrite
The anime is not from the Haruhi Suzumiya or Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha franchises or Tora Dora.
Is it a TV Series? Does the anime have at least one OVA? Does the anime have at least one Movie?
Yes, Technically no (for precise wording, see below), No.
Note to all: when I'm referring to hints about the anime, I'm talking about a uniquely-named run. (E.g. I consider Gundam SEED to be a different anime from Gundam SEED Destiny, and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha (original series) to be different from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's.) If I'm talking about the intellectual property as a whole, I'll say "franchise" or something of the sort and clarify accordingly. I'll highlight* the points where this might cause things to be ambiguous (MASSIVE HINT).
The hint: (which for the record, is the video for the Saturday Night Live skit A Night At The Roxbury. It isn't "Goodnight Everybody!".)
edited 27th Jul '11 11:11:51 PM by Pyrite
Not an OVA, but has a unique title.... SO the anime IS a SECOND SEASON?
Is the Light Novel series licensed in the US?
Is it on this page?
Does the franchise include a manga series?
edited 28th Jul '11 9:39:31 AM by PokÚnatic
The anime is a second season.
The light novel series is licensed in the US.
It is on this page.
The franchise includes a manga series.
I'll be away from the computer for a large part of tomorrow, so fire away.
edited 28th Jul '11 9:43:30 AM by Pyrite
You didn't really have to say that. Apparently the forums might be closed for all of tomorrow.
Eh, where I am it's already the 29th, and I can't do time zone conversions for nuts.
edited 28th Jul '11 10:11:22 AM by Pyrite
Is it from Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu? (wow that looks awkwardly written)
...Yeah. Thanks for putting me out of my misery. (For formality's sake, could you ask the final question more directly?)
Anyway, the answer is, Sore ga, Ai Deshou from Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu!, by Mikuni Shimokawa. I'm giving this to Pokenatic with 51 hints, not counting the bonus hint of it belonging to a larger franchise.
...Now, I expect some people to get annoyed at me for this, but I will contend that the following differences are sufficient to distinguish between FMP (and The Second Raid) and Fumoffu:
FMP in general:
...Yeah, pretty much sucked the fun out of that one. As for the hint?
Haddaway: "What is love?" Mikuni Shimokawa: "Sore ga, ai deshou?" ("Isn't that love?", depending on how you translate it.)
edited 28th Jul '11 11:28:54 AM by Pyrite
Let's see... I think it's roughly equivalent to saying "Shouldn't we love." Desu is is, shou is suggestive, and ai is a noun form. So it's "Shouldn't there be love."
Man, I wish I'd studied Japanese more thoroughly in college.
Eh, I've seen it translated as "Isn't that love?", "That's love, isn't it?" and "I guess that's love", all of which lead to the conclusion that translators are as indecisive about love as they are about the correct way to render this line.
edited 28th Jul '11 11:27:55 AM by Pyrite
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