#[PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING.](/r/anime/w/rules)
And please read our [FAQ](/r/anime/w/faaq) before posting a question!
**ALL Fanart must be properly flaired and posted as a text post.**
##[Watch Order for Anime!!](/r/anime/wiki/watch_order)
**Recommendation suggestions written by you** must use the [Watch This!] flair and be at least 1500 characters.
The following submission types should be posted in their weekly megathreads which you can find in the sidebar.
* **Merchandise posts**
* **Recommendation request posts**
* **Questions/suggestions about the subreddit** [Monthly Meta]
* **Everything posted here must be anime specific**
* **Flair your posts**
* **Do not post untagged spoilers**
* **Do not link to/mention torrents or unofficial streams/downloads**
* **Do not use link shortening services**
* **Do not try to sell/crowdfund things here**
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#Rules [PM the mods »](https://reddit.com/message/compose?to=/r/anime "Send a private message to the /r/anime mods.") [Full rules »](https://reddit.com/r/anime/w/rules "View the rules wiki page, which has more detailed explanations of the subreddit's policies.")
* Everything posted here must be anime specific.
* Flair your posts
* [Don't know which flair to use? Check here!](/r/anime/wiki/rules#wiki_flair_your_posts)
* Do not post untagged spoilers.
* No memes, image macros, reaction images, "fixed" posts, or rage comics.
* Do not link to/lead people towards torrents, proxies, or unofficial streams/downloads.
* [List of legal streams and downloads.](/r/anime/w/legal_streams)
* [Get a 48-hour CrunchyRoll guest pass here.](/ldpeu8)
* Do not use link shortening services.
* Do not sell things, use affiliate links, spread referral scams, or link to crowdfunding.
* Links to sales or products that you do not profit from are OK. It is not OK to try to sell your own stuff here.
* Do not post Hentai here. Lightly NSFW things are okay. Read the rules for examples.
* Post Meta concerns in the monthly meta threads.
* Merchandise should be posted in our[ Merch Monday Megathread](https://www.reddit.com/r/anime/search?q=subreddit%3Aanime+author%3AAnimeMod+title%3A%22Merch+Mondays%22&restrict_sr=on&sort=new&t=week). Collection posts and purchases, including gifted/received items, count as merchandise. You may also use this thread for Merchandise related questions.
* Do not post screenshots, jokes, single images of cosplay, wallpapers, comics, or any other low-effort content.
* Albums of 5 or more images (3 or more images for cosplay) will be exempt from this rule so long as the images are relevant to the point or idea being illustrated.
* Full song *link posts* are considered low-effort unless officially uploaded and newly released.
* All Fanart posts must flaired and posted as a text post. You may only post Fanart once every 7 days.
* The [OC Fanart] flair serves for fanart made by you. Keep in mind they have restrictions in place to avoid spam.
* The [Fanart] flair will be used for fanart that wasn't made by you or doesn't line up with [our definition of OC.](/r/anime/w/rules#wiki_oc_fanart)
* All [Watch This] posts must be text posts with a minimum of 1500 characters.
* [Watch This Archive](/r/anime/w/watchthisarchive)
* Clip submissions must contain the name of the show in the title and be flaired with a [Clip] tag.
* Clips from currently airing shows cannot be posted within a **week** after the Episode Discussion thread is posted.
* There is a limit of 2 clips per month per user.
All spoilers must be tagged. The code to make a spoiler in a comment or text post body is:
[Spoiler source](/s "Spoiler goes here")
[Spoiler source](/s "Spoiler goes here")
* The source of a spoiler (the title of the thing it's spoiling) must be clearly listed somewhere before the spoiler in your post or comment
* Do not post spoilers in the submission title.
* Links to external articles/images with spoilers should have the [Spoiler] flair as well as the name of the show.
* Spoilers can sometimes prove difficult to interpret. If possible, tell us how the comment/thread is a spoiler.
* Source material scenes/info that were left out of the anime are still spoilers. Tag them appropriately.
* If you repeatedly fail to properly use spoiler tags you **will** be banned.
#Help [/r/anime wiki »](/r/anime/w/index "The /r/anime wiki has many resources that can come in handy if you're looking for help - concerning this sub or anime itself.")
* [Frequently Asked Questions (Check this before you post a question!)](/r/anime/w/faaq)
* [The recommendation wiki](/r/anime/w/recommendations)
* [How to use our comment faces](/r/anime/w/commentfaces)
* [List of anime related subreddits](/r/anime/w/related_subreddits)
* [List of anime related websites](/r/anime/w/related_sites)
* [Current Season Anime List](/r/anime/w/current_season_anime)
* [Episodic Discussion Archive](/r/anime/w/discussion_archive)
* [Current/Upcoming/Completed Rewatches](/r/anime/w/rewatches)
* [Watch Order Wiki](/r/anime/w/watch_order)
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