In Japan, anime is the term used to refer to all animations. And for the rest of the world, anime is the umbrella term for animation from Japan. It has a wide pool of fans, ranging from kids to adults. Anime is more than just a childhood thing.
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The number of genres, styles, and subject matters is daunting, and many newbies are at a loss for where to start. Luckily, there are tons and tons and tons of anime blogs with recommendations. For anyone who cares what I think, here are my picks for 10 anime to get an idea of some of the best the medium has to offer. Unfortunately, most anime are TV series, making it a very time-intensive medium, but you can always sample a few episodes to get a feel for it. As I mentioned in the blog post, this movie was a groundbreaking achievement for animation in
Thanks for connecting! You're almost done. Connect to your existing Cracked account if you have one or create a new Cracked username. You know we've arrived in the future when we can tell harrowing "Back in my day" stories about anime fandom. But it's true -- life wasn't easy for us anime fans 20 years ago, and it wasn't just because people heard that you liked something called Outlaw Star and instinctively wanted to cram you into a toilet.
Nearly two decades ago, the release of the movie adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's intense, apocalyptic, epic manga Akira became for many English-speaking audiences their first experience of Japanese animation, or anime. But despite Akira's impact, anime today seems absent from our TV channels, despite being a massive and diverse billion-dollar industry producing countless TV series and movies. At most, the big channels touch on the popular anime shows every few years, usually during a Japan season like the BBC's recent Hidden Japan.