We have many animation movies which have sci fi and fantasy elements as:

  • Megamind
  • The Incredibles
  • Monsters
  • Shrek
  • Wall E, etc

Are questions from these off-topic?

  • Anime are Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or computer animation. Animation means animation movies in general. That's why i explicitly asked. Oct 23 '13 at 11:39
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    I'm aware of the distinction (although anime also refers to non-Japanese animation based upon the same style). However, anime is a subset of animation. If sci-fi/fantasy anime is on topic, then clearly animation other sci-fi/fantasy is also on topic. Note that the answer to the question I linked explicitly says Your question breaks down to "is (media) on topic"? And the answer is, "Yes, if it's Sci-fi or Fantasy."
    – Beofett
    Oct 23 '13 at 12:05

We have already had questions on all of those.. Currently, none have been closed as off-topic.


I'll post the answer that @Beofett commented on (sorry for stealing!)

  • The media used to tell the story is irrelevant to whether something is on or off topic.

  • If animation movie content is Sci Fi or Fantasy using the commongly held definitions of this site, then it's on-topic. Otherwise, no.

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    Where can I find the "commonly held definitions of this site" for "SciFi or Fantasy"? (The union, not the boundary between them.) I looked for it once but lost patience before finding it.
    – user14111
    Oct 23 '13 at 19:19


Body must be at least 30 characters, you entered 3.

  • The simple answer to this Yes/No question was No. Meaning, no they are not off topic. Oct 23 '13 at 20:36
  • Duh, brain cramp sorry. Oct 23 '13 at 21:28

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