Here you can find answers to questions about how the board works. Use the links or search box below to find your way around.
'Signatures' contain information that you want to include at the bottom of all your forum posts. This might include pictures, links to your site(s), quotes, etc. Signatures only display in the forum. They do not display under comments, reviews, playlists, wish lists, or favorites.
All signatures must follow the signature rules within the Forum Rules. User signatures are subject to moderation.
To share fan art or fan videos in the forum, please only link or embed. If you would like to upload fan art, please upload it to another website like Photobucket or deviantART, and then link or embed it in the Fan Art forum. You may not upload videos or images (other than your avatar) anywhere on FUNimation.com.
To add your own fan fiction, you may either link to where the fic is hosted or post the entire story in the fan fiction forum. To share someone else's fic, please only post a link.
Make sure you are logged in. Go to the post that you would like to report. Then click on the “Report” icon. It looks like a triangle with an exclamation mark in it. Type in your reason for reporting the post. Please only use the report feature to report posts that break the forum rules, such as spam. The offending post will be reviewed and dealt with accordingly.
What is a Group?
A Group is a group of people usually with a particular interest or something else in common. It provides a way of communicating between members as well as sharing photos or other images.
You can get to the list through 'Group Memberships' section on your public profile (?).
The Groups list page displays all groups that have been created. You can list the groups by the number of members, messages or pictures, the group name, when the group was created or by the date of the most recent message posted. You can use the controls provided to search for a group.
How do I join a group?
To join a group, click the group title then click 'Join Group'. When you have joined a group, its name will be shown in your public profile. You must be a logged-in, registered member to join groups.
Can I create my own Group?
As a registered member, you can create your own Group (providing the administrator allows this). Go to the groups page and click 'Create A New Group'. Complete the title and description for your group then select the type. There are three types of groups:
Why should I follow forums and threads?
Following is a way of keeping track of different threads or forums. You can choose how you are notified about updates - for example by having them listed in your Favorites in your profile and receiving email updates for each one.
How do I follow a thread or forum?
To follow a forum, click the 'Forum Tools' link above the list of threads then select 'Follow Forum'. You will then have the option to choose the following mode for this forum. If the forum that you are following has any child forums (forums within a forum), then you will also follow these automatically.
To follow a thread, click the 'Thread Tools' link at the top of the list of posts then click 'Follow Thread'. You can then choose the following mode that you wish to use for that thread.
What following modes are available?
There are a number of different forum following modes available.
Following threads have the same options as following forums with the following additional option: