Sotaku is a community to discuss and share in an open environment, home to some of the best anime content anywhere online. The nature of this content might be funny, serious, offensive, or anywhere in between. While participating, it’s important to keep in mind this value above all others: show enough respect to others so that we all may continue to enjoy Sotaku.

Unwelcome content

While Sotaku generally provides a lot of leeway in what content is acceptable, here are some guidelines for content that is not.

Content is prohibited if it

  • Is illegal
  • Is pornography
  • Encourages or incites violence
  • Threatens, harasses, or bullies or encourages others to do so
  • Is personal and confidential information
  • Impersonates someone in a misleading or deceptive manner
  • Is spam

NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content

Content that contains nudity, pornography, or profanity, which a person may not want to be seen accessing in a public or formal setting such as in a workplace should be placed under the NSFW category.

Content Moderation

Individual categories on Sotaku will be moderated by Sotaku staff and community moderators. Sotaku provides tools to aid moderators on curating acceptable content around the website. Currently, there is not a way to apply for becoming a Sotaku moderator. Our staff solely picks community moderators based on reputation and positive activity within the community.