Anime Watching Club: Beginner's Challenge

150 Beginners Challenge 80 23 Luffy from One Piece Badge 40 designed by Shoxi and Xeldum Rewards: 2 Challenge Points Badge There is no time limit to complete this challenge You can use an anime you have started but havent completed yet You can use any number of anime from other challenges as long as they allow sharing You cannot rewatch an anime or use an anime you previously completed You cannot use the same anime to fulfill multiple requirements within this challenge You cannot use speed watching to complete this challenge You cannot use anime with the format Music The anime you watch must be correctly logged on AniList to countTo log watched episodes set an anime to watching and increment the episodes via the Anime In Progress panel on the AniList home pageAn activity showing the episodes as watched will appear in your feed. For movies and anime with only 1 episode the activity will show the anime as completed. Your watching activity must be visible on your profile This includes all episode progress and an activity showing each anime as completed Your activity must include the start and end dates which can be added in the AniList List Editor Your profile must be set to public so we can verify your anime list and activity 1 Watch an anime that combines your favourite and least favourite genre based on Mean ScoreUse the Stats page in your AniList profile to find your favourite and least favourite genresSort your Anime Genre stats by Mean Score If you do not rate anime you can sort by Count insteadYou must provide a screenshot that shows your genre stats page and username in case your stats changeIf you have watched or cannot find all the anime with that combination you may use your second favourite then second least favorite and so on until you find an anime you havent watchedYou are not required to watch a sequel if you have not already seen the originalIf your least favourite genre is Hentai you can use your second least favourite instead 2 Watch an anime that was recommended to you by another AniList userYou must provide a screenshot that shows the recommendationIf you are looking for a recommendation you are welcome to ask in the AWC Discord server post in the AWC Discussion thread or ask on AniList Global 3 Watch an anime with a number in the titleIncludes English and Romaji titles only 4 Watch an anime that aired this yearYou must watch a show in the year it airedFor example if you started your challenge in 2020 you could watch a 2020 anime in 2020 or a 2021 anime in 2021 and so onYou cannot split a year like watching an anime that started in 2020 in 2021 even partially 5 Watch an anime with less than 12 episodesIncludes any anime with 11 episodes or less 6 Finish watching an anime on your Dropped listState how many episodes you previously watchedIf you do not have any dropped anime use an anime from your Paused list insteadIf you do not have any paused or dropped anime use anime from your Plan to Watch listIf none of these three apply watch any anime and make a note in your challenge post 7 Watch an anime from the recently reviewed section of AniListChoose one of the four recently reviewed animeProvide a screenshot of the recently reviewed sectionIf you have already seen the first four you should wait for new reviews to appear or pick the first anime you havent seen from the AniList reviews page 8 Watch an anime with a mean score below 70Includes any anime with a mean score of 69 or lower on AniList 9 Watch an anime with a mean score above 80Includes any anime with a mean score of 81 or higher on AniList 10 Watch an anime with a one word titleIncludes English and Romaji titles only 11 Watch an anime that another Beginners Challenge participant has scored 90/100 or 9/10State the participants username and include a link to their challenge postYou should also include a screenshot of their score in case they change it later 12 Watch an anime from an AWC Staff members favouritesYou can find a list of staff on the AWC social page or in the AWC Welcome Post should also include a screenshot of their score in case they change it later 13 Watch an anime listed as a Sequel Spin Off or Alternative to an anime you have completedState the anime and its relationYou can find related shows in the Relations section of an animes AniList page 14 Watch an anime with one of your favourite voice actors or staff membersState the voice actor or staff memberThey must be listed as a favourite on your profileIf you do not have a favourite voice actor or staff member listed on your profile add one Submissions are reviewed based on what can be seen at the time of review. 15 Watch an anime by one of your favourite studios or producersState the studio or producerThey must be listed as a favourite on your profileIf you do not have a favourite studio or producer add one Submissions are reviewed based on what can be seen at the time of review. 16 Watch an anime that aired during any Winter seasonThe season can be found on an animes AniList page 17 Watch an anime that does not have any of the top 3 genres listed in your Genre OverviewYour Genre Overview can be found on your AniList profile under your bio and the Activity History section 18 Watch an anime with the source OriginalThe source can be found on an animes AniList page 19 Watch an anime with a title that begins with the last letter of your usernameIncludes English and Romaji titles onlyIf your username ends with a number use the last letter before any numbers 20 Watch an anime with format TV ShortThe format can be found on an animes AniList page How To Enter The Challenge Post a comment in this thread to enter the challenge. Use the code we have provided below The date you post the entry comment is your challenge start date You can keep track of your progress through editing your comment here or update it when you are finished Beginners Tier Challenge Code You must use the challenge code we have provided for your challenge entryYou should only change the text in red to add the information for your challengeYou can still customise and personalise your challenge entry in the ways described belowFor more information about personalising your entry please read our Challenge Code Update post All dates must use the YYYYMMDD formatThese dates must match the dates in your list editor and your profile activities All requirement numbers must use a 01 format You may use either title links or preview cards for requirementsThese should always be placed alone on the next line after the requirement textTitle links are provided by default in the code and can be included using the format: AnimeTitleanimelinkPreview cards will be automatically generated by simply including a link to the anime or manga: animelinkWhen using preview cards you must state if youve used an English Romaji or Native title for any requirements that ask for specific attributes of an anime or manga titleYou must use title links for hentai even if the rest of your challenge uses preview cards When additional information is required you must use // to separate the information as shown in the challenge codeYou should not add any extra new lines or include any more than the required informationDo not place any information inside a spoiler tag: if an image or screenshot is requested you must include it as a link You can change the status indicators to any symbols or emojis of your choiceThe status indicator must be located between the requirement number and requirement textYou must use different symbols or emojis for each status if they are too similar then your submission may be delayed or rejectedThe status indicators must be noted in the legend located in the header of your postYou may add additional statuses to the legend such as Watching or Rewatched You can change the size of text center it make it bold italicized or strikethrough itEach requirement number must be the first thing on their line so do not add any formatting options directly before them You may customise the header of the challenge code as long as it includes the same informationThe header is the section above the first in your entry comment before the actual requirementsFor example you may wish to add a challenge banner anime graphics or other visual elements You may customise the footer of the challenge code in any way you likeThe footer is an optional section below the requirements in your entry commentYou should include a to separate out your footer if one is not already present in the codeFor example the footer can be used to personalise your entry with more graphics links to your other challenges or your seasonal badge vote Submitting a Completed Challenge When you have fulfilled all of the requirements for a challenge please post a link to your updated entry comment in the Challenge Submission Thread An AWC Staff member will check your challenge to ensure that you have followed the rules and requirements correctly. If you have completed the challenge successfully you will receive a profile message from them including any rewards. If not you will receive a reply to your submission with any changes that you may need to make. Only submissions via the AniList forum will be accepted. This means submissions via Discord spreadsheets or other documents will not be reviewed. Help Recommendations Please head over to the AWC Discord if you need any help with this challenge or would like some recommendations from our lovely community members. Badge: Luffy One Piece GFX: Goku Dragon Ball Z Pikachu Pokmon Kirito Asuna Sword Art Online Usagi Tsukino Sailor Moon L. Death Note Saitama One Punch Man
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