[ALL-REQs] Categories (new genre system)

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[ALL-REQs] Categories (new genre system)

Post by Andemon » Wed May 11, 2005 4:38 am

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Let's make this the official thread for requests concerning additions, renames, moves and deletions of categories for now.
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Few ideas:

Genre::Fantasy::Contemporary Fantasy

For anime such as Tactics.

Definition from Wikipedia:
Contemporary fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy, also known as contemporary urban fantasy, modern-day fantasy, or indigenous fantasy. These terms are used to describe stories set in the putative real world (often referred to as consensus reality) in contemporary times, in which, it is revealed, magic and magical creatures exist, either living in the interstices of our world or leaking over from alternate worlds.

Genre::SciFi:Space Opera

For anime such as Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu.

Space opera is subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes romantic adventure, interstellar travel, and space battles where the main storyline is centred around interstellar conflict and character drama.

Genre::Scifi::Aliens

For anime such as Outlaw Star.

...perhaps even Genre::Scifi::Aliens::First Contact, though I cannot currently think of any anime that would actually have that genre -- but there must be some, right...?

First contact is a term used to describe a first meeting of two previously unknown cultures.

Setting::Place::Dystopia

Ditto for examples. I'm sure that there are some, though -- it's a common setting.

A dystopia (or alternatively cacotopia) is a fictional society, usually portrayed as existing in a future time, when the conditions of life are extremely bad due to deprivation, oppression, or terror. Science fiction, particularly post-apocalyptic science fiction and cyberpunk, often feature dystopias. Social critics, especially postmodern social critics, also use the term "dystopian" to condemn trends in post-industrial society they see as negative.

...and just because I recently watched Dead Leaves:

Genre::SciFi::Cloning
Genre::SciFi::Mutants
Setting::Place::Prison
Setting::Place::Space::Moon


Hm. That's all for now -- gotta go to work. I'll probably think up more later, though. -_-;

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Post by sjabbie » Wed May 11, 2005 8:46 am

Just a couple of ideas

genre::action::military
genre::action::military::WWII
genre::action::military::space war

genre::action::sports::american football

genre::action::sports::driving::streetrace
genre::action::sports::driving::carts
genre::action::sports::driving::formula 1
genre::action::sports::driving::offroad

genre::action::cops

genre::drama::real life

genre::drama::idol

genre::fantasy::dungeons and dragons

genre::fantasy::magic

setting::place::wasteland

setting::time::past::historical::WWII

and maybe change genre::action::sports::football -->
genre::action::sports::soccer

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Post by Amour » Wed May 11, 2005 11:00 am

Andemon wrote:Genre::SciFi::Cloning
I do not agree with this one. Cloning is not something special at all. We will have cloning in real life in the next decades. Do not create a genre for this one.
Andemon wrote:Setting::Place::Space::Moon
So let's add:
Setting::Place::Space::Mars
sjabbie wrote:genre::action::military::WWII
setting::time::past::historical::WWII
So let's add:
genre::action::military::Trojan War
genre::action::military::Crusades
genre::action::military::French Revolution
genre::action::military::American Civil War
genre::action::military::WWI
genre::action::military::Korean War
genre::action::military::Vietnam War
genre::action::military::Gulf War

...
And same for setting::time::past::historical::
sjabbie wrote:genre::action::sports::american football
Let's add:
genre::action::sports::ping-pong
genre::action::sports::bow
genre::action::sports::theatre
genre::action::sports::Fighting::Karate
sjabbie wrote:setting::place::wasteland
Let's add:
setting::place::underworld
setting::place::underwater

Setting::Place::Country::Korea
Setting::Place::Country::China
Setting::Place::Country::United-Kingdom

And:

Genre::Horror::Spirits

And:
something for jobs, for anime like Yakitate Japan.

And could you hide the hentai genres list for visitors and children?

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Post by Rar » Wed May 11, 2005 12:11 pm

I'm glad people are getting a little enthused about this at last. If you can just all remember a couple of things:
-only suggest categories that would have some relevance to the anime as a whole
-only suggest categories that are found in at least a handful of anime
Idealy, if you can provide a few examples of anime titles that you think would go in each one, this would help. So, to expand on my mecha tree:

mecha
.|- piloted robots (Gundam, ad infinitum)
.....|- transforming robots (SDF Macross, Transformers)
.....|- combining robots (Z Mind, KO Beast)
.....|- animal shaped (Boukyaku no Senritsu)
.....|- bio robots (Neo Ranga, Eva)
.|- power suits (Bubblegum Crisis)
.|- cyborgs (GitS, Gunnm) (humans with mechanical parts)
.|- androids (A.D. Police, Boku no Marie) (robots in human shape)
.|- little robots (Doraemon,
.|- aircraft (Lightning Trap, Coo)
.....|- fighter planes (Macross again, Yukikaze)
.|- cars (Riding Bean, Initial D)

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Post by sjabbie » Wed May 11, 2005 2:50 pm

Ok I'll give some examples. Amour gave some good comments on some of my categories so I'll leave almost all of them out. And for the ones I couldn't find an example, ditched them as well.

Genre::Action::Military

Zipang, Full Metal Panic, Higan, Jin-Roh

Genre::Action:: Sports::American Football

Eyeshield 21 (It's the only example I think, but it's all about american football)

Genre::Action::Sports::Driving::Streetrace

Initial D

Genre::Action::Sports::Driving::Carts

Let's and Go

Genre::Action::Sports::Driving::Formula 1

Arrow Emblem Grand Prix no Taka

Genre::Action::Cops

Appleseed, G.i.t.S, You're Under Arrest

Genre::Drama::Romance

Chobits, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien

Genre::Drama::Idol

Full Moon wo Sagashite

Genre::Fantasy::Dungeons and Dragons

Record of Lodoss War, Tales of Phantasia

Genre::Fantasy::Magic

Mahou Sensei Negima, Oh! My Goddess, Sailor Moon

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Re: New categories

Post by Andemon » Wed May 11, 2005 4:04 pm

Genre::Fantasy::Contemporary Fantasy

Tactics, Futatsu no Spica, Chiccha na Yukitsukai Sugar...

Genre::SciFi:Space Opera

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu, Gundam Seed,...

Genre::Scifi::Aliens

Outlaw Star, DearS, GANTZ...

Setting::Place::Dystopia

Eternal Family, Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa, Vandread...

Genre::Fantasy::Magical Girl

Sailor Moon, Akazukin Chacha, Card Captor Sakura, Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha, Mahou no Stage Fancy Lala...

...

I think that's enough examples. -_-;

Genre::Fantasy::Creatures::Dragons

Dragon Drive, Dragon Half, Dragon Rider,...

Genre::Fantasy::Creatures::Anthropomorphic

Juuni Kokki, Daishizen no Majyu Bagi, Puss-in-Boots, Meitantei Holmes,...

Genre::SciFi::Steampunk

Last Exile, Fushigi no Umi no Nadia, Sakura Taisen,...

Steampunk is a subgenre of speculative fiction, usually set in an anachronistic Victorian or quasi-Victorian alternate history setting. Fiction in the steampunk genre is set in the past, or a world resembling the past, in which modern technological developments occurred earlier in history, but were accomplished via the technology already present in that time period. The genre typically falls into the realm of science fiction.

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Post by exp » Wed May 11, 2005 4:08 pm

stickied this thread to keep requests in one place.

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Post by Elias » Wed May 11, 2005 4:37 pm

Genre::Action::Military::Figters

Area 88, Macross Zero

Genre::Action::Police

Miami guns, You are under arrest

Genre::Action::Police::special police squads

AD police, Bubblegum*, Angel Cop, Aplleaseed, Dominion tank police, Hyper Police

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Then i think it will be better to group all anime characters (moving already included from Hentai, SciFi, Martial arts) in one big category.

Characters::Mystical::Angels

Angel Sanctuary, Angel Links, Angelium, Happy world, Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan

Characters::People::Hunters

Vampire Hunter D, Witch Hunter Robin

Characters::People::Hunters::Bounty hunters

Cowboy Bebop, Iria, GunSmith Cats

Characters::People::Assassins

Noir, Phantom the Animation

Characters::People::Pirates

Kenrah Butoh Sai, Sol bianca

Characters::People::Maids

Hand Maid Mai, Mahoromatic, Hanaukyo Maid Tai: La Verite and lots of hentais

Characters::People::Nurses

Amasing Nurse Nanako (and even more of hentais)

Characters::People::Teachers

GTO, Very Private Lesson, Onegai Teacher

Characters::People::Waitresses

Pia Carrots (all of them)

Characters::Mystical creatures::Gods and goddesses

AA Megami sama, Angelium

Characters::animals::cats

Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko, Neko no Ongaeshi
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Post by rowaasr13 » Wed May 11, 2005 4:53 pm

Genre::Fantasy::Creatures::(Everyone's Favorite) Shinigami
Bleach, Full Moon wo Sagashite and many more.

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Post by Amour » Wed May 11, 2005 5:45 pm

rowaasr13 wrote:Genre::Fantasy::Creatures::(Everyone's Favorite) Shinigami
ha! I wrote "spirit" because I couldn't remember the Japanese word. Does "shinigami" include ghosts, hollows, poltergeists, specters, gidims, ...?

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Post by Andemon » Wed May 11, 2005 6:11 pm

Nope --

Description from Wikipedia:
"A shinigami (usually translated as "god of death") is an entity in Japanese folklore that is responsible for seeing to it that a person dies at his appointed time and subsequently guiding his spirit to be judged in the afterlife. In this respect, shinigami are similar to the Western concept of the Grim Reaper, and they are often pictured as wielding scythes. However, whereas the Reaper is thought of as a singular being, there are many shinigami."

...and btw, I'm all for creating Characters:: main category, as Elias suggested. That seems far more organized than what I proposed. (Characters::Mystical Creatures::Dragons seems better than Genre::Fantasy::Creatures::Dragons...)

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Post by Rar » Wed May 11, 2005 6:26 pm

Shinigami! Image

I wouldn't call 'em creatures, but I don't think the exact tree paths are too important at this stage.

My pet one:

Setting::blah::Mirror World

Escaflowne, Juuni Kokuki, El Hazard, Capricorn, etc ad infinitum.

Anything that involves transportation from earth, to another vaugely parrallel setting where there's some getting back or crossover issues involved.

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Post by nwa » Wed May 11, 2005 6:52 pm

this is getting ridicuous... soon, it'll take an hour to add attach categories to an anime :D

this would be the most detailed genre/category system ever created, though

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Post by Amour » Wed May 11, 2005 7:49 pm

nwa wrote:this would be the most detailed genre/category system ever created, though
You've never heard of Wikipedia?
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?tit ... 0&offset=0

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Post by nwa » Wed May 11, 2005 8:04 pm

I have 'heard' about wikipedia and I was speaking about categories/genres for movies or anime to be precise, not categories for the whole world :P

anyway, added the following categories so far:

Characters
Characters::Mystical Creatures
Characters::Mystical Creatures::Demons
Characters::Mystical Creatures::Spirits
Characters::Mystical Creatures::Tentacles
Characters::Mystical Creatures::Vampires
Characters::People
Characters::People::Assassins
Characters::People::Cops
Characters::People::Futanari (hentai)
Characters::People::Maids
Characters::People::Mystical People
Characters::People::Mystical People::Angels
Characters::People::Mystical People::Shinigami
Characters::People::Ninjas
Characters::People::Nurses
Characters::People::Pirates
Characters::People::Reporters
Characters::People::Samurai
Characters::People::Students
Characters::People::Teachers

Genre::Action::Military
Genre::Action::Swordplay

Genre::Fantasy::Magic

Genre::SciFi::Space Opera
Genre::SciFi::Steampunk

Genre::Thriller


Does horror fall under thriller?

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