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To make peak anime easier to pick out in our database, we've made a small appearance update.
Rolling out to our apps soon! ๐Ÿ—ป






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Mar 31, 5:10 PM
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๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป

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Mar 31, 5:11 PM
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…Why? Doesn't the ranking already speak for itself? Does this mean every anime up to a certain score percentage is considered "peak"? I ask because can't anyone just go to the ranking list and check out the top rated series?

Because it's more of a meme word, I have a feeling this is going to age poorly.

EDIT: A reminder that MAL, an English site that enforces an English speaking rule, posted this late in the afternoon on March 31st for most English speaking territories. Posting April Fool's jokes on the last day of March is lame.
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Mar 31, 5:11 PM
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Indeed
Mar 31, 5:12 PM
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april fools exist you know. but the cats were better
Mar 31, 5:12 PM
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Is this your attempt to avoid to do better job when it comes to score boosting and deboosting ? Because your current system can barely do a god job when it comes to reducing the spam scores from fake accounts which have ruined many anime, manga etc.

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Mar 31, 5:13 PM
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Yeah sorry but this is an awful change.

Now instead of an easily readable numerical score, the score is now tiny and you have these horrendous looking thumbs instead. In what way is one and a quarter thumbs more intuitive than a 6.5. It looks terrible.

EDIT: Just looked at the date because someone else mentioned it. Thank fuck lol
Mar 31, 5:14 PM
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How is nobody realising this is for April Fools
Mar 31, 5:15 PM
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Mar 31, 5:16 PM
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Or in Fern's case, 100% peaks.
Mar 31, 5:16 PM

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How are people falling for this... It's April Fools Day guys...
Mar 31, 5:17 PM

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How is nobody realising this is for April Fools
@Plats Because many of the changes that mal has done to ''improve'' the site were like an April fools joke so now we can't be sure of this is a joke or not

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Mar 31, 5:19 PM

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How is nobody realising this is for April Fools
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Oh doy, I feel like an idiot. I hadn't even realized April Fool's was tomorrow, probably the same for most of the detractors here.
Mar 31, 5:20 PM

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Peak update. ๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป๐Ÿ—ป

Now it's gonna be way easier to find peak based masterpieces, frfr.
โœจSaint Seiya Club๐ŸŒ 
Mar 31, 5:22 PM

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Thank you for this very useful update. Can finally rate on a scale from Uhhh to Peak!



Mar 31, 5:22 PM
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Instead of giving us the option to rate by a Point Decimal for example that's what we are getting?, we get the ugliest and most useless change ever nothing was wrong with the number score or anything you just made it look worse with a picture of Mountain Fuji that adds nothing to it. It made it harder to see the score now and the definitions of peak uhhh and all the other definitions are fine but like was this change necessary? NO
Mar 31, 5:23 PM

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Wait we should keep it like this after April fools
Mar 31, 5:25 PM

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Guessing this an April fools joke
Should reverse all the scored on opposite day or on April fools
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Mar 31, 5:27 PM

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bring back cat
Mar 31, 5:27 PM

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So:
0% to 59.9% (0-5.99) = Uhhh


60.0% to 79.9% (6-7.99) = Okay


80.0% to 100.0% (8-10) = Peak



Mar 31, 5:29 PM

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This is the first time I actually fell for a MAL's April Fools' joke before looking at the comments, because meow meow list and making me a moderator were too obvious, I guess you guys are upping your game
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Hello can you please watch Kitaku-bu Katsudou Kiroku

Mar 31, 5:30 PM

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this gotta be an april fools joke right? If not then yall better change it to how it was or ill go berserk fr
Mar 31, 5:30 PM
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Man this new system is so based ๐Ÿ—ป fr fr no cap skibidi FTW
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Mar 31, 5:31 PM

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Plats said:
How is nobody realising this is for April Fools
Every year so many people fall for it. Every year I hope some of them are just playing along with the joke. At least this one isn't super obvious like some in the past.
Mar 31, 5:32 PM

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@TheDefCrypt Personally I am from EU so it is 1st of April for me but yeah you are right about what you said . It's weird how they did it

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Mar 31, 5:32 PM
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Absolutely peak update, I kneel!
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I was so busy with the Easter Egg Hunt that I forgot the other important thing happening around these dates...
I was bamboozled.
Mar 31, 5:38 PM

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Yess, Birthday Gift season!
(Being born on April First is v fun.)
Mar 31, 5:41 PM
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This update isn't just PEAK. This is PEAK. Hope it stays

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Mar 31, 5:46 PM
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My MAL browser add-on is also over taken by Isabelle and her color...
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Best update yet.
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Reply to Plats
How is nobody realising this is for April Fools
@Plats time zone xddd
Mar 31, 5:52 PM

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I don't like this as much as the emoji system you proposed a few years ago.
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Mar 31, 5:54 PM

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there's a fucking double thumbs up in some animes LOL
Mar 31, 5:56 PM
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Why does no one understand that this is april fools lol
Mar 31, 6:01 PM

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Ah yes,the April Fools.
Mar 31, 6:02 PM
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I hate unnecessary change. Hope this actually is an April Fools joke and that the site looks normal again on Apr 2.
Don't fix what ain't broke.
Mar 31, 6:02 PM
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Peak update
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It's amazing how many times they fool people, even posters who have been here for years lol. Love this thread every year, already have a few trying to backtrack and come up with all sorts of excuses (pathetic excuses at that) after being played XD
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Peak update

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I won't deny it I fell for it, nice one admin
Mar 31, 6:22 PM
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Bruh it's april fools, chill guys wth is wrong with y'all ๐Ÿ˜ญ
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Finally we're entering the era of peak anime ๐Ÿ—ป
Great update :)
Mar 31, 6:25 PM
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First half of the thread : people mad at the change
Second half of the thread : people realizing it's april fool's.
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Mar 31, 6:25 PM

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No mid anime?
Mar 31, 6:34 PM

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Everyone gangsta 'til it's April 2nd and this feature still remains.

(and to be honest, sites make unneeded changes like this all the time, so...)
Mar 31, 6:36 PM

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i woulda gone with more categories than just "Uh" "Okay" and "Peak".

where's "Mid"? where's "Low-key Clutch"?
Mar 31, 6:40 PM
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Is nothing sacred on this day? I hate people :D
Mar 31, 6:42 PM
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Gotta love April Fool’s Day, amirite?



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is this an out of season Aprils fools joke????
Checks the date: Oh, it should already be Aprils 1st on other countries.
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