Wikidata:Property proposal/MangaSeek person ID

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MangaSeek person ID[edit]

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Person

Descriptiondatabase of manga creators (in Japanese)
RepresentsMangaSeek (Q64713304)
Data typeExternal identifier
Domainhuman (Q5)
Allowed values\d+
Example 1R-Koga (Q11256504)1
Example 2Osamu Tezuka (Q193300)1109
Example 3Rumiko Takahashi (Q219948)977
Example 4Kussmint (Q11265371)9065
Sourcehttps://mangaseek.net/
Mix'n'match2633
Planned useReplacing corresponding reference URL (P854) where currently used on Wikidata items
Expected completenessalways incomplete (Q21873886)
Formatter URLhttps://mangaseek.net/person/$1.html

Motivation[edit]

This database has been incredibly helpful to me as I've worked to make as many Wikidata items as possible for mangaka (Q191633) useful and intelligible to Westerners, even without running it through Google Translate, and I don't even speak Japanese. For example, this is the first resource I consult when trying to determine a creator's gender (information not always provided on Japanese Wikipedia pages, at least not in a way translatable by Google Translate), denoted by corresponding pink and blue icons. It also includes Romanization of names, birth/death dates, pseudonyms, and creator social media and web links, all clearly discernable even with virtually no knowledge of Japanese. Also, I've noticed a slight imbalance in Wikidata properties relating to anime/manga towards Western (especially English) language sources, and this would help address that imbalance. LadiesMakingComics (talk) 15:44, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Discussion[edit]

  • Symbol support vote.svg Support Cwf97 (talk) 16:51, 19 June 2019 (EST)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support --Trade (talk) 21:38, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support David (talk) 06:33, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

@ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, LadiesMakingComics, Trade, Cwf97: ✓ Done: MangaSeek person ID (P6921). − Pintoch (talk) 22:45, 28 June 2019 (UTC)