[Locked] AniList Guidelines & Data Submissions

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These guidelines are at the interpretation of the mods and admins of the site. Ignoring any of these guidelines may result in content being removed locked or even your account being banned from AniList. These guidelines may be altered from time to time without an announcement. However in most circumstances any changes will be discussed with the community beforehand. If you have any queries or suggestions regarding the below create a topic with the Site Feedback tag or query one of us on Discord almost always at least one member of staff online and we will get back to you. General Site Guidelines Copyrighted content: Discussing linking or guiding others to illicit copyrighted content is prohibited. This includes streaming websites/apps torrents direct downloads etc. Mature content: Media should not contain nudity or real extreme violence. NSFW images should not contain explicit nudity of any kind bodily fluids exposed nipples bare breasts crotches buttocks etc. Ecchi pantsu lingerie underwear etc or other questionable content should be contained within spoiler tag and labeled as such outside of the tags. Content deemed NSFW may be removed by a moderator. User behaviour: Trolling harassing or abusing users will not be tolerated. Posting sectarian racist or illegal content is prohibited. Offensive user names bios avatars and banners will be changed. Accounts must not impersonate other people or users. Spoilers: All spoilers should be contained within spoiler tags unless as a comment on watched/read activities where relevant spoilers should be expected. Spam Any posts or statuses deemed as spam by a mod will be removed Dont make alternate accounts solely for posting statuses unless permission has been given by a member of staff. Do not repost activity to skew the home page feed. Advertising: Any text intended to generate traffic to external websites or another page within AniList will be removed. Exception can be granted to users who create something related to AniList. Please use the Content Creators General threadhttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/2198 if youve like to show off something youve created. Discord: Do not advertise Discord servers. You may however link your discord server in your bio or share it if it is requested directly. General: Do not abuse AniList systems or features. manually or automated via scripts Link shorteners are not allowed. Please use markdown instead. Markdown guidehttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/6125 Do not post excessively fast flashing colors or images. Sarcasm should be in italics. Forum Guidelines Language: For now all new threads and replies should be in English apart from a single general discussion thread for other languages. Titles Please dont post thread titles all in caps. Quality Titles: Thread titles should be descriptive and accurate to the threads content. Users should be able to get a general understanding of the thread by its title alone. Thread quality: Refrain from posting Where can I find/watch/read threads. Recommendation threads should be as specific as possible and replies should be relevant. Threads should have a clear purpose for existing and aim to incite meaningful discussion. Threads with little meaning should be posted as activity posts instead. Duplicates/Spam: Duplicate topics will be removed use the search function before posting. Please edit posts instead of successive posting when possible. Spoilers: All spoilers on top level activity posts or on the forums should be contained within spoiler tags. Questionnaires/Surveys: Questionnaire/Survey threads are not allowed. Please use the Content Creators General threadhttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/2198 or create an activity status post instead. Foreign Language Threads Filipinohttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/3412 Spanish/Espaol https://anilist.co/forum/thread/18466 Portuguese/Portugushttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/3383 Italian/Italianohttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/3629 Arabic/https://anilist.co/forum/thread/3807 French/Franaishttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/4138 Romanian/Romnihttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/4160 Japanese/https://anilist.co/forum/thread/3183 German/Deutschhttps://anilist.co/forum/thread/4499 Russian/https://anilist.co/forum/thread/21205 Reviews Applicable anime/manga Anime should have finished airing unless longrunning For ongoing manga light novels etc. use your own judgement on whether there is enough content to create a review. Spoilers: If your review contains spoilers either preface the review with a warning or use spoiler tags. Review length: The minimum character count is there for a reason do not pad your review to reach it. Plagiarism: Only post reviews that were written by yourself plagiarised reviews will be deleted. Basic grammar: Please try to follow basic grammar rules. Theres no need for it to be perfect but the average user shouldnt have to struggle to understand your review. Images: Images should only be used if they support the text in some way. Fanart is not to be used in reviews. Review Quality: Do not comment on fans of a work or detractors of a work in either a positive or negative fashion. Do not simply summarize the work. Do not criticize the score or popularity of the work. Discord While not all the above guidelines will be implemented in discord common sense and good etiquette should be used. The harassing or trolling of users will not be tolerated. Please do not post spoilers. Any users causing trouble can face temporary bans which can be a day to much longer with it becoming permanent if justified. Data Submissions Submission Manual: https://submissionmanual.anilist.co/ Create New Anime: https://anilist.co/edit/anime/new Create New Manga/Light Novel: https://anilist.co/edit/manga/new New Characters and Staff can only be created through the anime and manga forms Character and Staff subpages. This is the same whether you are submitting a new entry or editing an existing one. Existing anime and manga entries can be edited using the edit button at the bottom left of their page. Existing staff and character entries can be edited using the edit icon button at the top right of their page Please only contact moderators to ask for questions or advice not to ask them to add entire entries for you. You can contact a member of the team on Discordhttp://tiny.cc/x8q9iz. Alternatively you can message a data moderator from the moderator listhttps://submissionmanual.anilist.co/moderatorlist in the manual. A submissionssupport channel in the Discordhttp://tiny.cc/x8q9iz is now open.
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