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RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - Vaneska - 2012-08-30

As you've described here, you scrap those Animes who are not auto. scrapt manually. If the anime and the episodes are displayed correctly, you can go to "Settings > Video > Export Video Library > Single" and export your Database. There is also the option "separate", but be careful, with this option you export all the tvshow.nfo, Artwork etc. into the Animes Folder, and you maybe overwrite other nfo's.

After the export is done, you will have a xbmc_videodb_Date Folder and within you will find a videodb.xml. Open it with a Texteditor (Notepad ++), search for your Anime and copy all the information between <tvshow><title>Anime Title</title> ...... </tvshow>. Past it into a new Textfile and name it tvshow.nfo. This you can place in your Anime Folder, so next time the AniDB Scrap. will correctly scrap it.

But this really should be the last "option". Such measures should only be needed for difficult named Animes like "Gundam 00" or Animes where you need the year in the title, like "Hunter X Hunter (1999)"

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If you want to rename titles, so they group together, you can easily change it in the tvshow.nfo.

Example, i use for all my Gundam Animes the "Mobile Suit Gundam - XX" Tag. Now there are Gundam Series who are not displayed like this, maybe they are named differently or they have no English name in the AniDB, so XBMC will display it like "Gundam Unicorn" > "Kidou Senshi Gundam Unicorn"

Code:
<tvshow>
        <title>Mobile Suit Gundam: Unicorn</title>
        <showtitle>Kidou Senshi Gundam Unicorn</showtitle>
</tvshow>

The title will be displayd in XBMC, and the showtitle will be for AniDB.

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I think grouping Animes into Sets isn't working with XBMC right now, since it counts as TV-Show.

Multi-episode files, how do you want them to work?


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-30

Hello again, i think i didnt express myself correctly, i also use the anidb scraper, to scrape my anime collection, the problem that i have is that xbmc doesnt scrape any episode info, just the title, and sometimes the rating of the episode, this situation occurs with the latest episodes of these following series( One Piece, Naruto shippuuden, HunterxHunter (2011), kuroko no basket,Sword art online) and other full series. Please keep in mind, i am very noobish to xbmc, so plz try to explain yourself as best as you can,Angel, thank u so much for your help

PS: my naming scheme: (tvshow/episode nº.mvk or avi)


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - akovia - 2012-08-30

Vaneska,
Thanks for the reply. I found the relevant info on the wiki and have been playing around. (Thanks for the hint!) I chose to do files for each anime/episode and am pleased with the results. I hand edited the titles on the anime I needed and it works perfectly. It does give the option to overwrite or not, so as long as I keep on top of it I should be fine. I don't think I need to use sets now either since I can group them together however I want with the titles.

I haven't fiddles with the multi-episode tweaking yet, but I already ran into one that has two episodes in a single file. I read somewhere how to deal with this but haven't found my way back there yet. The only other issue I'm thinking about atm, is if there is a way to order the episodes differently without having to create playlists for series. I have two series already that if you include the specials, there is a different playing order. The anime Shiki for example has 2 specials that are designated as episodes 20.5 and 21.5. I haven't even looked into playlists or playing orders yet so this problem may solve itself when I get there.

This really is a wonderful piece of software and I wish I hadn't spent so much time figuring out mythtv before I found this. The reason I found this in the first place was a search for mythtv and anidb and saw this had a plugin for anidb. So thanks to the author for converting me, and thanks for this labor of love.

Quote:Hello again, i think i didnt express myself correctly, i also use the anidb scraper, to scrape my anime collection, the problem that i have is that xbmc doesnt scrape any episode info, just the title, and sometimes the rating of the episode, this situation occurs with the latest episodes of these following series( One Piece, Naruto shippuuden, HunterxHunter (2011), kuroko no basket,Sword art online) and other full series. Please keep in mind, i am very noobish to xbmc, so plz try to explain yourself as best as you can,, thank u so much for your help

PS: my naming scheme: (tvshow/episode nº.mvk or avi)

I had the same trouble, but it was a combination of missing file extensions and not using the proper regex in the advancedsettings.xml. You should really post an example of a real filename you are using as your example above is no help to figure out the proper regex. I'm also assuming that your structure is more like..
(TV Shows/Name of Anime/name - episode# - episode.ext)
Post a real example and I'll try to help.


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-30

[quote]I had the same trouble, but it was a combination of missing file extensions and not using the proper regex in the advancedsettings.xml. You should really post an example of a real filename you are using as your example above is no help to figure out the proper regex. I'm also assuming that your structure is more like..
(TV Shows/Name of Anime/name - episode# - episode.ext)
Post a real example and I'll try to help.[quote]

I name all my series with the same formula, FEX: Naruto Shippuuden 261.mkv inside the Naruto Shippuuden folder of course.
This is the regex i use :


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<advancedsettings>
<tvshowmatching action="prepend">
<regexp>Animes[\\/].*[/\._ \-]()([0-9]+)(-[0-9]+)?</regexp>
</tvshowmatching>
</advancedsettings>


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - scudlee - 2012-08-30

@wentzelfcp, let me have a go at explaining what's happening (and how to fix it).

First, a little background, the plot summaries and episode thumbnails, as you may already know, are not taken from anidb but rather from tvdb. In order to get the right summary for the right episode, the scraper uses a manually created mapping list that maps anidb series to the corresponding tvdb seasons, and even episode to episode where necessary. You can find the file here, although you likely already have a copy in your cache.

The trouble is, as I said, this is a manually created file, created in large part solely by Bambi73 (with a respectable contribution by myself), but it hasn't been updated in five months. If you look in the file for, say, Naruto Shippuuden, you'll see:
Code:
<anime anidbid="4880" tvdbid="79824" defaulttvdbseason="1">
    <name>Naruto Shippuuden</name>
    <mapping-list>
      <mapping anidbseason="0" tvdbseason="0">;1-5;2-0;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="1">;1-1;2-2;3-3;4-4;5-5;6-6;7-7;8-8;9-9;10-10;11-11;12-12;13-13;14-14;15-15;16-16;17-17;18-18;19-19;20-20;21-21;22-22;23-23;24-24;25-25;26-26;27-27;28-28;29-29;30-30;31-31;32-32;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="2">;33-1;34-2;35-2;36-4;37-5;38-6;39-7;40-8;41-9;42-10;43-11;44-12;45-13;46-14;47-15;48-16;49-17;50-18;51-19;52-20;53-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="3">;54-1;55-2;56-3;57-4;58-5;59-6;60-7;61-8;62-9;63-10;64-11;65-12;66-13;67-14;68-15;69-16;70-17;71-18;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="4">;72-1;73-2;74-3;75-4;76-5;77-6;78-7;79-8;80-9;81-10;82-11;83-12;84-13;85-14;86-15;87-16;88-17;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="5">;89-1;90-2;91-3;92-4;93-5;94-6;95-7;96-8;97-9;98-10;99-11;100-12;101-13;102-14;103-15;104-16;105-17;106-18;107-19;108-20;109-21;110-22;111-23;112-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="6">;113-1;114-2;115-3;116-4;117-5;118-6;119-7;120-8;121-9;122-10;123-11;124-12;125-13;126-14;127-15;128-16;129-17;130-18;131-19;132-20;133-21;134-22;135-23;136-24;137-25;138-26;139-27;140-28;141-29;142-30;143-31;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="7">;144-1;145-2;146-3;147-4;148-5;149-6;150-7;151-8;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="8">;152-1;153-2;154-3;155-4;156-5;157-6;158-7;159-8;160-9;161-10;162-11;163-12;164-13;165-14;166-15;167-16;168-17;169-18;170-19;171-20;172-21;173-22;174-23;175-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="9">;176-1;177-2;178-3;179-4;180-5;181-6;182-7;183-8;184-9;185-10;186-11;187-12;188-13;189-14;190-15;191-16;192-17;193-18;194-19;195-20;196-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="10">;197-1;198-2;199-3;200-4;201-5;202-6;203-7;204-8;205-9;206-10;207-11;208-12;209-13;210-14;211-15;212-16;213-17;214-18;215-19;216-20;217-21;218-22;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="11">;219-1;220-2;221-3;222-4;223-5;224-6;225-7;226-8;227-9;228-10;229-11;230-12;231-13;232-14;233-15;234-16;235-17;236-18;237-19;238-20;239-21;240-22;241-23;242-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="12">;243-1;244-2;245-3;246-4;247-5;248-6;249-7;250-8;251-9;252-10;253-11;254-12;255-13;256-14;257-15;258-16;259-17;260-18;</mapping>
    </mapping-list>
  </anime>
The important bit being right at the bottom where episode 260 is mapped to season 12 episode 18, and then no more. Anything past that episode isn't mapped to anything. So no plot summaries for 261+.

Now to fix it... The best way is to create your own personal anime-list, here's how:

1. In a new text document put an opening <anime-list> and a closing </anime-list> on separate lines. Every anime you add should be added between those two.

2. Starting with Shippuuden, copy all the above code into your file. You'll need to add a new mapping for season 13. Hopefully that should be fairly obvious how (copy-paste the season 12 mapping and then update the numbers would be how I'd do it.) Be sure to check on both anidb.net and thetvdb.com that you're pairing up the right episodes.

3. In general, search the anime-list.xml for the series you need to update, then copy it into your new file and figure out what needs updating. If the series isn't there, copy out a different series and change the ids. Ask if you're not sure.

4. Save the file as pers-anime-list.xml and place it somewhere on your harddrive, preferably without spaces in the path name.

5. In XBMC, go to your anime source folder (in file view), bring up the context menu and select "change content" then select the settings button. On the first page of settings you should see the option for a personal mapping list, select it and then for the url use the file:/// protocol to specify the location of the file. For Windows this will look something like file:///C:/path/to/pers-anime-list.xml (remember to use three slashes after file: not two)

That should do it, you will need to manually refresh any episodes or series you've already added, but if you get a little forward thinking, you should be able to preempt any future issues.

...I hope that helps.



RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-31

Ok, first of all, thank you so much for your post which was very simple e elucidative, it helped me a lot, although i still dnt know what to put when it asks the URL in step 5. This is what i have now in the newly created personal anime list file, I dnt think there is anything wrong with it, i already added the new season:
Code:
<anime-list>
<anime anidbid="4880" tvdbid="79824" defaulttvdbseason="1">
    <name>Naruto Shippuuden</name>
    <mapping-list>
      <mapping anidbseason="0" tvdbseason="0">;1-5;2-0;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="1">;1-1;2-2;3-3;4-4;5-5;6-6;7-7;8-8;9-9;10-10;11-11;12-12;13-13;14-14;15-15;16-16;17-17;18-18;19-19;20-20;21-21;22-22;23-23;24-24;25-25;26-26;27-27;28-28;29-29;30-30;31-31;32-32;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="2">;33-1;34-2;35-2;36-4;37-5;38-6;39-7;40-8;41-9;42-10;43-11;44-12;45-13;46-14;47-15;48-16;49-17;50-18;51-19;52-20;53-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="3">;54-1;55-2;56-3;57-4;58-5;59-6;60-7;61-8;62-9;63-10;64-11;65-12;66-13;67-14;68-15;69-16;70-17;71-18;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="4">;72-1;73-2;74-3;75-4;76-5;77-6;78-7;79-8;80-9;81-10;82-11;83-12;84-13;85-14;86-15;87-16;88-17;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="5">;89-1;90-2;91-3;92-4;93-5;94-6;95-7;96-8;97-9;98-10;99-11;100-12;101-13;102-14;103-15;104-16;105-17;106-18;107-19;108-20;109-21;110-22;111-23;112-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="6">;113-1;114-2;115-3;116-4;117-5;118-6;119-7;120-8;121-9;122-10;123-11;124-12;125-13;126-14;127-15;128-16;129-17;130-18;131-19;132-20;133-21;134-22;135-23;136-24;137-25;138-26;139-27;140-28;141-29;142-30;143-31;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="7">;144-1;145-2;146-3;147-4;148-5;149-6;150-7;151-8;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="8">;152-1;153-2;154-3;155-4;156-5;157-6;158-7;159-8;160-9;161-10;162-11;163-12;164-13;165-14;166-15;167-16;168-17;169-18;170-19;171-20;172-21;173-22;174-23;175-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="9">;176-1;177-2;178-3;179-4;180-5;181-6;182-7;183-8;184-9;185-10;186-11;187-12;188-13;189-14;190-15;191-16;192-17;193-18;194-19;195-20;196-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="10">;197-1;198-2;199-3;200-4;201-5;202-6;203-7;204-8;205-9;206-10;207-11;208-12;209-13;210-14;211-15;212-16;213-17;214-18;215-19;216-20;217-21;218-22;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="11">;219-1;220-2;221-3;222-4;223-5;224-6;225-7;226-8;227-9;228-10;229-11;230-12;231-13;232-14;233-15;234-16;235-17;236-18;237-19;238-20;239-21;240-22;241-23;242-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="12">;243-1;244-2;245-3;246-4;247-5;248-6;249-7;250-8;251-9;252-10;253-11;254-12;255-13;256-14;257-15;258-16;259-17;260-18;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="13">;261-1:262-2;263-3;264-4;265-5;266-6;267-7;268-8;269-9;270-10;271-11;272-12;273-13;274-14;275-15;276-16;277-17;278-18;279-19;280-20;281-21;</mapping>
    </mapping-list>
  </anime>
</anime-list>

i still dnt understand step 5, simply because i think i put the incorrect url. so i was wondering could you be more especefic? and what do i do for the series that already have all episode info scraped? do i still have to add them to the personal list?


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - scudlee - 2012-08-31

Can I ask where you saved the file and what you put for the url? Not sure how to be more specific without that. Step 5 is the tricky one though, I think figuring out what to put as the url has prevented quite a few from having a working personal list. The file protocol should work, it's what I use myself (the url I use on this computer is file:///e:/videos/japanese tv/anime/pers-anime-list.xml ). Being on Windows, I'm not entirely sure what the url should look like on other systems, but the wikipedia article I linked to does contain some examples that should hopefully point in the right direction.

You should only need to add series that need fixing or adding to your personal anime list, the scraper will still use the original list for anything not in yours, so there's no need to add them to your list if they scraped fine. But still, copy the entire block for a series to your personal list to update it - assume that the scraper will use either your mapping or the original for a specific show, not a mixture of both. (It might do, but I don't think it does. If it did, you could then, for example, just have the season 13 mapping in your personal list for Shippuuden.)

To refresh details either select the series or individual episode (in library or file view, shouldn't matter), press 'i' to bring up the info screen and then select refresh. If you've got local .nfo files for the series (say by exporting your library to separate files), you'll be given the option to ignore them.


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-31

Quote:Can I ask where you saved the file and what you put for the url? Not sure how to be more specific without that. Step 5 is the tricky one though, I think figuring out what to put as the url has prevented quite a few from having a working personal list. The file protocol should work, it's what I use myself (the url I use on this computer is file:///e:/videos/japanese tv/anime/pers-anime-list.xml ). Being on Windows, I'm not entirely sure what the url should look like on other systems, but the wikipedia article I linked to does contain some examples that should hopefully point in the right direction.

You should only need to add series that need fixing or adding to your personal anime list, the scraper will still use the original list for anything not in yours, so there's no need to add them to your list if they scraped fine. But still, copy the entire block for a series to your personal list to update it - assume that the scraper will use either your mapping or the original for a specific show, not a mixture of both. (It might do, but I don't think it does. If it did, you could then, for example, just have the season 13 mapping in your personal list for Shippuuden.)

To refresh details either select the series or individual episode (in library or file view, shouldn't matter), press 'i' to bring up the info screen and then select refresh. If you've got local .nfo files for the series (say by exporting your library to separate files), you'll be given the option to ignore them.

The url i used, was: (file:///D:/My Documents/XBMC/pers-anime-list.xml) which means that i stored the my personal anime list in my D: hardrive , in the my documents folder inside a XBMC folder.




RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - scudlee - 2012-08-31

Try percent-encoding the space in "My Documents" like so: file:///D:/My%20Documents/XBMC/pers-anime-list.xml. It should work, I think.

(This was why I warned against having spaces in the path.)


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-31

Quote:Try percent-encoding the space in "My Documents" like so: file:///D:/My%20Documents/XBMC/pers-anime-list.xml. It should work, I think.

(This was why I warned against having spaces in the path.)

It didnt workConfused, i refresh the info and still nothing....


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - scudlee - 2012-08-31

A slightly embarrassing confession, when I said my list was wherever I said it was (on my E: drive), that wasn't quite true. I thought it was, there's definitely a copy of the file there, I just assumed it was the one I was using in XBMC without bothering to check (it's been a long while since I've updated it, and I only use XBMC on this computer for testing anyway). When I did check, it turned out I was actually using a copy on my desktop!

The embarrassing part is that after playing around with the settings, moving the file around here and there, the truth of it is it doesn't seem to work outside the C: drive. Anywhere on the C: drive is fine (with spaces percent-encoded), anywhere else, nope. Not sure why that is, but if you can, try putting it on your C: drive.


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - wentzelfcp - 2012-08-31

scudlee thank you so much for your help, i finally managed to accomplish what i wanted, everything worked fine, except for the first two episodes of season 13, 261 and 262, which i refresh and nothing, i checked thetvdb for the info and there it was, so i still have that small problem, other than that i got info for all of the other episodes, again thanks for your helpBig Grin

Code:
<anime-list>
<anime anidbid="4880" tvdbid="79824" defaulttvdbseason="1">
    <name>Naruto Shippuuden</name>
    <mapping-list>
      <mapping anidbseason="0" tvdbseason="0">;1-5;2-0;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="1">;1-1;2-2;3-3;4-4;5-5;6-6;7-7;8-8;9-9;10-10;11-11;12-12;13-13;14-14;15-15;16-16;17-17;18-18;19-19;20-20;21-21;22-22;23-23;24-24;25-25;26-26;27-27;28-28;29-29;30-30;31-31;32-32;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="2">;33-1;34-2;35-2;36-4;37-5;38-6;39-7;40-8;41-9;42-10;43-11;44-12;45-13;46-14;47-15;48-16;49-17;50-18;51-19;52-20;53-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="3">;54-1;55-2;56-3;57-4;58-5;59-6;60-7;61-8;62-9;63-10;64-11;65-12;66-13;67-14;68-15;69-16;70-17;71-18;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="4">;72-1;73-2;74-3;75-4;76-5;77-6;78-7;79-8;80-9;81-10;82-11;83-12;84-13;85-14;86-15;87-16;88-17;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="5">;89-1;90-2;91-3;92-4;93-5;94-6;95-7;96-8;97-9;98-10;99-11;100-12;101-13;102-14;103-15;104-16;105-17;106-18;107-19;108-20;109-21;110-22;111-23;112-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="6">;113-1;114-2;115-3;116-4;117-5;118-6;119-7;120-8;121-9;122-10;123-11;124-12;125-13;126-14;127-15;128-16;129-17;130-18;131-19;132-20;133-21;134-22;135-23;136-24;137-25;138-26;139-27;140-28;141-29;142-30;143-31;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="7">;144-1;145-2;146-3;147-4;148-5;149-6;150-7;151-8;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="8">;152-1;153-2;154-3;155-4;156-5;157-6;158-7;159-8;160-9;161-10;162-11;163-12;164-13;165-14;166-15;167-16;168-17;169-18;170-19;171-20;172-21;173-22;174-23;175-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="9">;176-1;177-2;178-3;179-4;180-5;181-6;182-7;183-8;184-9;185-10;186-11;187-12;188-13;189-14;190-15;191-16;192-17;193-18;194-19;195-20;196-21;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="10">;197-1;198-2;199-3;200-4;201-5;202-6;203-7;204-8;205-9;206-10;207-11;208-12;209-13;210-14;211-15;212-16;213-17;214-18;215-19;216-20;217-21;218-22;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="11">;219-1;220-2;221-3;222-4;223-5;224-6;225-7;226-8;227-9;228-10;229-11;230-12;231-13;232-14;233-15;234-16;235-17;236-18;237-19;238-20;239-21;240-22;241-23;242-24;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="12">;243-1;244-2;245-3;246-4;247-5;248-6;249-7;250-8;251-9;252-10;253-11;254-12;255-13;256-14;257-15;258-16;259-17;260-18;</mapping>
      <mapping anidbseason="1" tvdbseason="13">;261-1;262-2;263-3;264-4;265-5;266-6;267-7;268-8;269-9;270-10;271-11;272-12;273-13;274-14;275-15;276-16;277-17;278-18;279-19;280-20;281-21;</mapping>
    </mapping-list>
  </anime>
</anime-list>



RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - aelfwyne - 2012-09-03

Wow, really, I give up ever getting even 60% of my anime scraped using this scraper. It just does not work reliably no matter WHAT you do to your filenames. And I'm not about to manually write up nfo files for every anime in my collection, that defeats the purpose.


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - Vaneska - 2012-09-03

(2012-09-03, 07:57)aelfwyne Wrote: Wow, really, I give up ever getting even 60% of my anime scraped using this scraper. It just does not work reliably no matter WHAT you do to your filenames. And I'm not about to manually write up nfo files for every anime in my collection, that defeats the purpose.

Which Animes do you have trouble getting scraped and how did you name them?

I was frustrated at first too, but as long as your anime is named like a release on AniDB incl. the correct CRC, it should show up. (using REGEX 2.4.)


RE: [WIP] AniDB.net Anime Video Scraper - capitalf - 2012-09-07

I've been having a problem getting anime series scraped in XBMC. None of my series show up in the library.. not even empty.

Debug log: http://pastebin.com/NprjX6qG

My anime episodes are automatically renamed and run through this sabnzbd post-processing script https://github.com/Benni-chan/SABnzbd--Postprocessing-for-Anidb.net/blob/master/README which I believe is the same as the anidb.net script.

My structure is as follows:

Code:
Anime / AniDB Main Name / AniDB Main Name - Ep # - Ep Title - [Group](CRC).ext

Here are example files from the original Hunter x Hunter:

Code:
/Anime/Hunter X Hunter (1999)/Hunter X Hunter (1999) - 23 - Hisoka x Crash x Gon - [A~A](8562B01E).mkv
/Anime/Hunter X Hunter (1999)/Hunter X Hunter (1999) - 26 - President x Interview x Paper Test - [A~A](B9A49EFF).mkv
/Anime/Hunter X Hunter (1999)/Hunter X Hunter (1999) - 27 - Hisoka x Kurapica x The Spiders Whisper - [A~A](9B49A0E2).mkv

My concern is this part of the debug log:

Code:
DEBUG: scraper: GetSearchResults returned <results></results>

For now (baby steps), this is my advancedsettings.xml which I've tested against regexpal.com:

Code:
<advancedsettings>
    <tvshowmatching action="prepend">
        <regexp>[\._ \-]()([0-9]+)(-[0-9]+)?</regexp>
    </tvshowmatching>
</advancedsettings>