[ALL-REQs] Categories (new genre system)

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Post by Elias » Wed May 11, 2005 9:42 pm

nwa wrote:Characters::Mystical Creatures::Tentacles
Tentacles when not attached to a body (usually demonic or some water monsters) can be treated as character? 8O They are only a part of someones body. Maybe add then also heads, tails, arms, legs, eyes ...

And maybe Mythical creatures will be more accurate description then Mystical.

Characters::A.I.

Serial Experiment Lain

Characters::A.I.::androids

Armitage III, Chobits, Mahoromatic, My Maid Mai
(the other mechas can stay in SF genre, as they are used as tools not playing characters roles)

Characters::Warriors
Characters::Magicians

some general classes for fantasy heroes

Characters::Astronauts
Characters::Scientists

And those are rather for SF

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Post by ArchiiE » Thu May 12, 2005 12:01 am

What i would like to see is a "character development" genre. Love these series and they're so hard to find! What i mean is series like Hunter X Hunter and Naruto, were the characters keep developing and learning new skills / abilities. This would be a GREAT genre. :D

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Post by kidan » Thu May 12, 2005 1:21 am

What about

Characters::Evolving
Characters::Static
Characters::Stereotype


then?

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Post by Rar » Thu May 12, 2005 1:43 am

If we're going wiki, I think that such categories would be blatantly [[POV]] - if you want stuff like HxH and the big N, click on 'Shounen' right now.
I'm not going to respond to every tree I disagree with though (androids under sf seems fair to me), as I've said about a hundred times to nwa already, we need to get the leaves right first.

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Post by Amour » Thu May 12, 2005 9:55 am

nwa wrote:Characters::Mystical Creatures::Demons
Characters::People::Mystical People::Angels
Why Demons and Angels are in different categories? One is Creature, on is People???

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Post by Amour » Thu May 12, 2005 9:58 am

Elias wrote:
nwa wrote:Characters::Mystical Creatures::Tentacles
Tentacles when not attached to a body (usually demonic or some water monsters) can be treated as character? 8O They are only a part of someones body. Maybe add then also heads, tails, arms, legs, eyes ...
Tentacles could be from “plants”. If the tentacles are from the ground, the space, another dimension... how to describe it if you don't think it is a creature? It's a kind of monster, without head, without legs, without hands, without eyes, but it's still a creature. It's just not “humanoid”.

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Post by nwa » Thu May 12, 2005 10:14 am

I can name quite a lot of animes where you can see only the tentacles and nothing else.

As for demons and angels, demons are usually shown as beasts and angels have a humanoid body. Chrno Crusade however, has demons in a humanoid form for example. So unless we create both, Creatures::Demons and People::Demons, which I am against of btw, I'm keeping it like that...
(I thought about Mystical Humanoids, but uh... went with People)

as for mystical vs mythical, for me, mythical = minotaurs, hydras, dragons and the like, I don't consider vampires or demons mythical, then again, vampires can be seen as mystical people, it's fucked up either way

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Post by Amour » Thu May 12, 2005 10:31 am

You need to put Demons and Angels together, because Demons are just a kind of fallen Angels.
If you don't want to put Demons as "People", then just put Angels as "Creatures". :)

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Post by ArchiiE » Thu May 12, 2005 10:55 am

good idea Kidan! 8)

Characters::Evolving (series such as Hunter X Hunter and Naruto) :D

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Post by ricce » Thu May 12, 2005 12:40 pm

Change dummy link for javascript:

The dummy link for the javascripts that expands the the tree is now href="#" - and in most browsers this will leed to that the page is scrolled to the top, change this link to href="javascript:;" or href="javascript:void(0);"

You may also place the javascript in the href attribute directly like href="javascript:showcat('subcats75');" - but then you must remove the onClick part - both href and onClick can caus the function to be executed twice.

An other alternative can be to add a name like:
<a href="#subcats75" name="subcats75" onClick="showcat('subcats75');">+/-</a>

In this way the page will scroll to view the newly expanded part of the tree.

An other sulution can be to add "return false;" in the end of the function like:

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function showcat(subcat)
{
	var subcatStyle = document.getElementById(subcat).style;
	if ( subcatStyle.display == "none" )
	{
	    subcatStyle.display = "block";
	}
	else
	{
	    subcatStyle.display = "none";
	}
	rutern false;
}
In that way the function tells - the browser that the link shuld not be folowed.

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Post by Andemon » Thu May 12, 2005 12:57 pm

Amour wrote:You need to put Demons and Angels together, because Demons are just a kind of fallen Angels.
Not exactly a common view in anime, or japanese mythology for that matter. Tactics, Yu Yu Hakusho, Inuyasha, et cetera -- the demon characters in those definitely aren't fallen angels. ;)

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Post by Raptor » Thu May 12, 2005 3:39 pm

demons are not fallen angels all the time but it does happen
example: bastard

And there are many anime were demons are just as humanlike as angels while there are many others were the deomns are just beasts.

so either place doesnt really matter as it wont fit perfectly.




To add:

hentai:things involved:tentacles: living
urotsukidoji, blue girl.......

hentai:things involved:tentacles:others
urutsukidoji new saga

content indicator:nudity:fogged
kimi ga nozomu ein, urostukidoji, girls bravo

hentai:sexual activity:group

hentai:sexual activity:threesome


hentai:things involved:every day life products
(vegetables, gas pump, cellulars,guns, other things you cant imagine)

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Post by Raptor » Thu May 12, 2005 3:49 pm

some ill say now might have already been added

characters:peoples:mystical peoples:elves
those who hunt elves

characters:creatures::Beasts
the horse and the pigs in words worth

characters:peoples:mystical peoples:half beast


characters:peoples:mystical peoples:half beast:catgirls

characters:peoples:mystical peoples:faeries

I think description should be added quick because some are already a bit confusing and i could help decide the categories

And language should obviously be added only by peoples who actually understand japanese because subs are subs.

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Post by Andemon » Thu May 12, 2005 5:11 pm

Raptor wrote: characters:creatures::Beasts
the horse and the pigs in words worth

characters:peoples:mystical peoples:half beast

characters:peoples:mystical peoples:half beast:catgirls
How would anime such as Meitantei Holmes or Night on the Galactic Railroad fit in those categories, though? I don't know -- something about 'half beast' doesn't seem quite right for that.

Calling them anthropomorphic animals is mainstream, so I suppose the category name should be based on that. ...but it's quite a mouthful. Should be shortened a bit. Characters::Animals::Anthropomorphic? Characters::Animals::Anthro? ...
Characters::Animals::Furries? :D ...eh, I dunno. -_-;

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Post by sjabbie » Thu May 12, 2005 5:27 pm

Genre::Action::Syndicate

Gungrave

Genre::Romance or should it be Genre::Drama::Romance

This category doesn't need examples hehe ;).

Genre::SciFi::Ships::Submarine Submarines science fiction?!

And I really do think that every sports anime should have a category of it's own.

Genre::Action::Sports::American Football
Genre::Action::Sports::Go
Genre::Action::Sports::Ping Pong

But AFAIK, for each of them there's only one anime made.

If you don't want categories with only one anime, maybe you could do it like this:

Genre::Action::Sports::Other

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