Japanese Anime


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What make so much better than american cartoons? Why has amercicans themselves embraced the old style of anime? We are going to pick apart and dissect manga while also taking a look at my favorite anime film Ninja Scroll.
come in all types, for all sorts of people. Unlike the U.S., which generally seems to believe that comics and cartoons are for kids, Japanese animators write for everyone from innocent young children to perverted sex-starved men (there is even a category for ex-juvenile delinquent mothers!). Even the material geared towards children tends not to be as simple-minded as the American versions (not including intelligent American comics, but more thinking of TV ...

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or simplify it as much as possible. And one minor difference between Japanese anime and general superhero comics like D.C. Comics or Marvel Comics, is that anime (commonly referred to as Manga is what comics are called in Japan. The word manga was coined by the artist Hokusai in 1815, usually translated to mean "irresponsible pictures") is usually the vision of a single writer (at most 2, generally). Unlike the general superhero type, where many writers tend to do different plots and stories, manga are more like novels, complete and detailed worlds that are the vision of a single author. The characters remain consistent, and they are allowed to grow and develop.

On a similar note, manga also tend to be drawn for a weekly or biweekly publication containing numerous other comics by other authors --- and the editors expect cliffhangers/you-really-want-to-read-the-next-issue endings each time. So the plot must develop and has to be interesting at a fairly rapid clip.
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culture is less hung up on nudity and violence, but this does not mean, however, that anime and manga have less plot; quite the opposite in fact. Anime and Manga are usually less cliche'd, and contain much more variety and life than most western animation and comics, not to mention quite a few live-action shows and movies.
Wide variety of topics and styles. There are anime and manga to fit any and every subject, ranging from the very silly to the very serious. Be it action/adventure, comedy, fantasy, horror, martial arts, science fiction, or sports all genres are represented. Also, anime and manga are usually not specifically intended for any particular age group which adds to ...

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