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  • Japanese Anime And Manga
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    Pocky, Anime, manga, kanji. Have you heard of any of these? If not... where have you been? All around us teenagers, children, and even adults are being drawn into Japanese culture through TV, books, and even food. Japanese comics, called manga, take up more and more space on American bookshelves, and they " ve infused new life into the publishing industry. Japanese animation, anime, is on more and more movies and TV screens and influencing popular toys and games. Before the 80's when people thou...
  • Japanese Animation Films
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    Mickey Mouse Ni U goku (Move over Mickey) Cartoons are what most children grow up on. Watching the wacky antics of the talking cartoon animals and comically drawn human characters can amuse a child to no end. Yet when a child grows up, cartoons are no longer a socially acceptable and other forms of entertainment have to be found. Cartoons are classified as juvenile. This is just a tiny glimpse of an American view on American cartoons. It is true that cartons are basically made for children, but ...
  • Violence In Animation
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    With the recent increase in violent crimes committed by children, adults have been looking for answers to what causes children to commit these acts. Researchers have performed formal studies, and other approaches have been taken to answer the question. Their ideas and perceptions have strayed far and wide, looking for a suitable answer; one such answer of the many they have uncovered is television, but especially television geared towards children: cartoons and animation. In recent years, animat...
  • Makes Japanese Animation A Lot
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    THESIS STATEMENT This is my thesis statement - while American animation and Japanese animation both have their virtues, the style of American animation, in general, has a significant amount of higher quality. WHERE TO BEGIN WHERE TO BE GOING To begin with, one of the major problems that has hindered American animation is budget and time constraints. On the other hand, in Japan, anime has been allowed to flourish all over. When it comes to animation, it seems that Hollywood simply does not take i...
  • Stark Contrast Between Japanese And American Animation
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    Thirty-five years ago, Japan's entertainment industry found an answer to its problems. Still developing in the aftermath of defeat in World War II, and the subsequent restructuring plan instituted by the United States, Japan was without surplus resources. There was no money for the production of films. American films soon began invading the Japanese entertainment industry. Yet the Japanese people longed for entertainment which would reflect their own culture. And so "animation... developed in Ja...
  • Popularity Of The Animated Cartoon
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    An analysis of American and Japanese Animation While American Animation is very different than Japanimation in terms of style and content they are both intertwined in that Japanimation stems from American Animation. While there were a few pre '50's attempts at animated films, the increasingly popular Japanese Animation (Anime) of today started with Walt Disney and his early animated comics. Heavily influenced by Disney's style of characters with large expressive features, Japanese animators copi...
  • Used Words For Japanese Animation
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    Anime Japanese culture is heavily influenced by their style of cartoons, anime (which is derived from a French word), which is also also known as Japanimation. Anime is simply cartoons which have Japanese origin. Popular examples of this are Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Thundercats. One of the MAJOR differences between anime and U.S. animation is the quality of storytelling and level of understanding at which the story develops. Though things are changing in the U.S....
  • Korean Animation And Japanese Anime
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    Cartoons were always enjoyment for people and there are many different types of cartoons and animations. Asian animation has developed way differently than western countries. Anime, Japanese animation, is very popular in Japan, and now it has gained a followings in America and is beginning to hit the mainstream. But the America's lack of understanding about other country led to very bad stereotypes and wrong impressions about Asian animation. Those stereotypes come when they do not know well abo...
  • Three Types Of Japanese Anime
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    Japanese anime is a visual art style that has become increasingly popular in western culture over the past five decades. The recent explosion of anime shows has caused concern by American parents over the violence and sexual content that is occasionally exhibited in episodes that are loosely edited. Mainstream anime that is heavily edited has also caused pandemonium, mainly by the anime otaku (fan base) in America who are accustomed to viewing anime in its full and unedited form. Even though it ...
  • Japanese Word For Cartoon And Animation
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    (n, sexual perversion, sexual pervert; adj, sexually perverted) In Japanese "Hentai" refers strictly to sexual perversion. However in North America this word has been adopted and is used to refer to pornographic Anime. In Japan pornographic Anime is called Porno Anime (Japanese pronounciation of "Porno") or Ero (From erotic / eros ). Some pornographic Anime is also referred to as bishoujo, based on the character design style of the female characters, however not all bishoujo is pornographic; Sai...
  • First Japanese Original Animated Video Title
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    The Anime "Porn" Market What is Anime? There is a general awareness today that the market for anime is growing in the U.S. However, there is less awareness -- or agreement -- as to exactly what "anime" is. "Anime" or "anim'e" is the Japanese word for cinematic animation, taken from the English word "animation". To the anime enthusiasts in America, "anime" means any animation produced in Japan, no matter the intended audience -- whether a TV cartoon series for young children (Samurai Pizza Cats a...

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