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Major rehaul, with some language policy updates
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Titles are how you identify an anime - there are many different kinds, both official ones and common ones as well as abbreviations. No anime can have have the exact same title as another. The Official title is listed at the very top of each [[animeentries|anime entry]], and at the top of the details table next to the image, the rest of the titles are listed as well as what kind of title they are. Anyone can add a title to any anime, with the restriction that if there already is an anime with that exact same title, it won't work. Please use the [[search]] function. Only Anyone can request that a title be removed, but it will haveto be approved by a [[User:Mods|modsmod]] and the one who added the anime can remove titles from an anime. If you feel the removal of , so state a title is necessary, but good reason for why you don't have access wish it to this, please use the be removed. [[httpAniDB://anidbCreq Guideline|More Info..net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=forum&id=21 Change Requests forum].]
==Titles==
Official English title: Fullmetal Alchemist
===Official Title (OtherLanguage)===Meant for other official titlesin other languages. Can at This title should be the moment only take 1 titleit is sold/aired under in the regions where they use the specified language; if it is sold/aired under more than one name in a language, use Synonyms/Aliases for that.
===Synonym/Alias===
For anything not official, which is widely used, or if it is sold/aired under more than one name, set them as synonyms/aliases.
''Example:''
Anime title: Hagane no Renkinjutsushi
English Synonym: Full Metal Alchemist
===Shorttitle===
==Adding Titles==
In order to add a title to an anime, you need to click the "Synonym/Short Title" link at go to the bottom 'contributions' tab of an [[animeentries|anime entry]]and click the 'add/edit titles' link there. This will lead you to the "AddAnimeTitleAdd/Edit Names for ..." page, where you can see (and remove if it was you who added the animerequest removal of) all the titles and which language they are in, that are currently added to the anime, as well as a tab where a text field to and a few lists let you enter a new title, and a list where you can choose which select what kind of title it isand which language it is in.  ===Languages===If an anime is or has been sold/aired in your language with a specific title contains non-US-ASCII characters, go ahead and add that title as 'Official Title' for your language. If you see a title that is clearly wrong under these contitions, please use request removal or change the type of that title, stating your reasoning for the [http://anidbchange so a mod can approve. If an anime has never been sold or aired in your language, there is no reason it should have a title in it, so please don't add one.net/cgi-bin/utf8tohtml One thing AniDB relies on are its users from different regions, who can check and verify titles in different languages.pl UTF-8 If you would like to HTML converter] help out with this effort for languages you know, please don't hesitate to enter those characterscontact us on {{irclink|anidb}}. You can see a list of which languages already have people who can verify them on the {{AniDBLink|admin|adm|user|staff page}}.
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