Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Use for identifying a work of SF or Fantasy, including novels, movies, comic books, fanfic, TV series, video games, etc. Use with other tags to specify the type of media, eg. [short-stories]. Use [epi…
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For questions about J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter or the related franchise, consisting of the original book series, expanded books, feature length films, plays, Pottermore, video games and more (includ…
For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas. By default, this tag is for questions about canon works in the 'Star Wars' universe. Indicate that works in the Legends continuity…
For all questions about the Star Trek universe. Including the television series, films, characters, events, and technology in the universe. For more specific questions, use in conjunction with the re…
For questions about all Marvel Comics' and Marvel Studios' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Use with [comics] tag if limiting an…
For about a fictional work too small to be called a [novel] or [novella] - usually less than 10-20 thousand words and no chapters. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question…
For questions about any works in J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium - The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and other works set in the same universe - or about that universe as a whole. Quest…
has three different uses: for questions specifically about the movie version of a work which has been adapted for different media (use together with the work tag); for questions seeking ident…
on [story-identification] questions when the work is a book series or when the written media is unclear but use a more specific tag where appropriate e.g. [novel], [novella], [short-stori…
For questions about all DC Comics' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Only use with tag [comics] if limiting answers to comics, no…
For questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centred on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and …
For questions about a book of long narrative in literary prose, in order to distinguish it from other types of story. Do NOT use this tag for every question which happens to be about a novel. Use to e…
For questions about the trilogy of movies or books, 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'The Two Towers' and 'The Return of the King'. Always use in conjunction with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag and, for …
For questions concerning the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (TNG) TV series and its four feature films. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and any other relevant character t…
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For questions about the fantasy TV series "Game of Thrones" by HBO. For questions about the book series, which is the basis of the show, use the [a-song-of-ice-and-fire] tag instead. If your question …
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For questions about the long-running British science fiction television programme, "Doctor Who", that depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric Time Lord known as the Doctor who travels thr…
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For use when asking questions about comics or comic books when a more appropriate specific work tag doesn't exist. For example, if asking about the comics canon of Marvel use this tag, but if asking a…
For use as the generic term 'alien' which generally refers to a life-form not of Earth, but it can also be used to describe anything, including objects, from another world or system. Use [aliens-19…
For questions about the series of epic fantasy novels titled "A Song of Ice and Fire" written by George R. R. Martin. For questions about the TV series based on this series, use the [game-of-thrones] …
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For use on questions regarding travel forwards or backwards (or both!) in time. This tag should be used in conjunction with the universe it is found in. Can also be used to signify that the question c…
For questions about content on television, in order to distinguish it from other types of story. Do NOT use this tag for every question which happens to be about a TV show. Use to either identify the …
For questions looking to identify young-adult novels or asking about their presence in Science Fiction and Fantasy. If looking to identify a story, include the [story-identification] tag, if asking ab…
For questions about the animated media, Anime (アニメ), which generally stems from Japanese animations. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question or disambiguate works where t…
For questions about works in the Star Wars universe which are not canon, such as what was formerly known as the Expanded Universe. Use this tag if your question references Legends sources and/or to in…
For questions about the history of the genre: the origin and evolution of ideas in speculative fiction. Example topics include the first work of speculative fiction with a particular property, or the …
For questions referring to powers obtained by supernatural or spiritual means outside of science or technology. Can also be used to signify that the question contains magical elements when asking in r…
For use on questions about Star Trek: Deep Space 9, the 1993 Star Trek TV Series. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and other relevant tags (such as character tags).
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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015, seventh movie produced). Rey, an orphan on a remote planet, takes up the cause to find Luke Skywalker and fight against The First Order, which seeks to …
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For use on questions about Star Trek: Voyager, the 1995 Star Trek TV series. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and other relevant tags (such as character tags).
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For use on questions specifically about Voldemort, the main antagonist of the Harry Potter series. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any relevant tags. Only use the tag when sp…
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Manga refers explicitly to printed comics in a specific style originating in (but not exclusive to) Japan. Although science fiction and fantasy manga is on-topic, the Anime & Manga Stack Exchange site…
For questions looking to identify a story in the horror genre that also contains elements of science-fiction and fantasy. Always use in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag. Also use for qu…
For questions about the superhero and Justice League member from the DC comics franchise. Use with the [dc] tag and any relevant adaptation tag(s)
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For questions about the specific functions or layouts (etc.) of spaceship or spacecraft in a work. Always use this tag in conjunction with the correct tags for that work.
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For questions about the team of mutant superheros in the Marvel universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. When asking about the comics use the [comics] tag, if asking about the film s…
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An animated cartoon is a short, hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn) film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot. Th…
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