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AniDB provides two easy facilities for recommending anime to users:
 
AniDB provides two easy facilities for recommending anime to users:
  
'''[[Anime Hint]]'''
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{{H4|[[Anime Hint]]}}
 
* You need to have a mylist, and have [[votes|voted]] for 30 or more anime before the last [[routine maintenance]].
 
* You need to have a mylist, and have [[votes|voted]] for 30 or more anime before the last [[routine maintenance]].
 
* Suggestions are automated, based on a range of tweakable parameters.
 
* Suggestions are automated, based on a range of tweakable parameters.
  
'''The [http://www.anime-planet.com/animerec/ Anime Recommendations Database] on [http://www.anime-planet.com/ Anime Planet]'''
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{{H4|The [http://www.anime-planet.com/animerec/ Anime Recommendations Database] on [http://www.anime-planet.com/ Anime Planet]}}
 
* These are hand-created links between similar anime, with short explanations.
 
* These are hand-created links between similar anime, with short explanations.
 
* Not all AniDB entries have a corresponding AniRec entry.
 
* Not all AniDB entries have a corresponding AniRec entry.
 
* To make recs yourself or add a new entry, see the [http://www.anime-planet.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=18 Anime Planet forum].
 
* To make recs yourself or add a new entry, see the [http://www.anime-planet.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=18 Anime Planet forum].
  
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There are are also other ways you might find something interesting:
  
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{{H4|Types of anime}}
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If you want anime with a certain style or theme, browse AniDB by [[category]].
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{{H4|General reccomendations}}
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Todo
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{{H4|Reading reviews}}
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Todo
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{{H4|Asking people}}
 
If you must ask people on a forum or IRC for recommendations, it's impossible to give useful answers without knowing what kind of thing you like. First check your [[profile]] to make sure your [[mylist]] and [[votes]] are publicly visible. Then give a link to <code><nowiki>http://anidb.info/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=mylist&uid=<your_uid_here></nowiki></code> - you can find your uid number in brackets after your nick in your [[myplace]]. This should give people a rough idea of the kind of thing you're after.
 
If you must ask people on a forum or IRC for recommendations, it's impossible to give useful answers without knowing what kind of thing you like. First check your [[profile]] to make sure your [[mylist]] and [[votes]] are publicly visible. Then give a link to <code><nowiki>http://anidb.info/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=mylist&uid=<your_uid_here></nowiki></code> - you can find your uid number in brackets after your nick in your [[myplace]]. This should give people a rough idea of the kind of thing you're after.
 
If you want anime with a certain style or theme, browse AniDB by [[category]].
 

Revision as of 16:43, 17 July 2006

What anime should I watch next?

AniDB provides two easy facilities for recommending anime to users:

Anime Hint

  • You need to have a mylist, and have voted for 30 or more anime before the last routine maintenance.
  • Suggestions are automated, based on a range of tweakable parameters.

The Anime Recommendations Database on Anime Planet

  • These are hand-created links between similar anime, with short explanations.
  • Not all AniDB entries have a corresponding AniRec entry.
  • To make recs yourself or add a new entry, see the Anime Planet forum.

There are are also other ways you might find something interesting:

Types of anime If you want anime with a certain style or theme, browse AniDB by category.

General reccomendations Todo

Reading reviews Todo

Asking people If you must ask people on a forum or IRC for recommendations, it's impossible to give useful answers without knowing what kind of thing you like. First check your profile to make sure your mylist and votes are publicly visible. Then give a link to http://anidb.info/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=mylist&uid=<your_uid_here> - you can find your uid number in brackets after your nick in your myplace. This should give people a rough idea of the kind of thing you're after.