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n5p29 Jul 29 2014, 6:32am says:

(part 1/2)


Can't you read that my first long post that already buried few pages below? Maybe I should summarize it in points to make it easier to read to both of you?
1. In japan, Anime means all animation. IN JAPAN.
2. Japanese animations went global. Term "Japanimation" was used back then, now were replaced by the word Anime. Thus, OUTSIDE JAPAN, Anime refers to the japanese animation.
3. Anime (japanese animation) had notoriously similar drawing style. People started confusing anime as an art style. In result, today people thought something is anime just because it is kawaii or have gundam in it. Sorry if I ended up kinda satiric here, but my point is their definition of anime is incorrect.
4. What supposed to be uploaded here is a separate matter with this "what is anime" discussion.

So why "anime is only japanese" is not about japanese being elitist, or we're being weeaboo jerks that asskissing them thinking only japan can make tr00 anime. It's just because Anime by definition is japanese animation, consisted of two words: "japanese" and "animation". Which means it is animation that came from japan.

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n5p29 Jul 29 2014, 6:34am replied:

(part 2/2)

@Jason: I'm not sure if you're following this from the start. You seems make things more confusing. NKWehrmacht first asked if all asian (that not from japan) animation are also anime (of course they are not). I quoted to my old post from that out-of-topic image deep in this group gallery. Then TemplarFreak disagree with it and state his version of what should considered as anime, so I gave more explanation to him. Elaborate why you said "The faqs man?" to my post please? Why am I the one who's being salty?

@TemplarFreak: You've said it. You're describing what YOU THINK it SHOULD mean. In other words, your subjective view. I've given the explanation why that is incorrect. Which point makes you think those not making any sense? The "no set-in-stone" thing? Because the art styles used in anime are very diverse, so there is no set-in-stone style in anime, and you cannot say something this broad as an art style. It's like treating kindergarten kids drawing and Picasso paintings as a same style. Anime is not an art style, so does cartoon. Also, credits? What kind of credits? Sure, Avatar might be a credit to the anime culture, but that still not make Avatar an anime.


PS: I'm not a person who standby here 24/7 that can immediately reply to keep the discussion on line. Even if I left for just few hours somebody else might already make new reply and make things going haywire. I had no idea where to response first, so I just make them into a tl;dr post instead replying individually. And I'm also tired getting into this mess. ModDB comment system also makes it worse.

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SoraZ Jul 28 2014, 6:31pm replied:

Depends. Do you mean the Comic Book character or someone else? Because if so, according to Wikipedia there is in fact a manga spin-off called "Shadows of Spawn". As for Boondocks, nothing seems to indicate Japanese producers, so right now I'd say no.

Besides, let me give you an example as well: Iron Man. Obviously a comic book but there is also an anime of it produced by Madhouse.

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Jason_Zombolt Jul 28 2014, 6:57pm replied:

I'm talking about the '90s self titled Show on HBO and the Currently Running Boondocks Both made by Studio Madhouse. Though Madhouse was not credited with Boondocks.

And What about Japanese productions that were made outside of Japan? Many Shows use Korean Animators, and Several CG Animated shows use outside studios.

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SoraZ Jul 28 2014, 7:29pm replied:

Yeah, and? That's called outsourcing and is not exactly a new practice.

If you are talking about this:
It's a cartoon, thought and directed by an American. Again, outsourcing; and no it was not Madhouse who created it but one of their SK subsidiaries, which makes this an example of outsourcing outsourcing. IF it was made by Madhouse proper and they were credited with it and IF it was directed by a Japanese person, then the argument could be made.

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Jason_Zombolt Jul 28 2014, 7:35pm replied:

Yes that one.

So anything that's outsourced is DQ'd from being an anime? So your willing to Take away anime status just because other people from other countries have worked on it?

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SoraZ Jul 28 2014, 7:44pm replied:

No, I'm willing to take anime status away from cartoons because they were not created/thought up/directed by JAPANESE PEOPLE working IN JAPAN for JAPANESE FIRMS under JAPANESE LAW, unless they are created by firms by virtue of oursourcing who are working under contract with JAPANESE FIRMS who are contracted to create something. This is not the case for Boondocks because neither was Madhouse credited nor were they even contracted. They went straight for the SK subsidiary.

Or the TL;DR version, Japanese-made cartoons are called Anime.

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Jason_Zombolt Jul 28 2014, 7:53pm replied:

So what I said Was correct, Spawn and the Boondocks are anime by your definition, along with any Show made by a subsidiary of A Japanese company. Including Korean Studios like DR Movie and Moi Animation(Owned by Studio Madhouse), Who both did the animation for the Avatar series. This is how Acura, an American company still counts as foreign, due to being and using part of Honda, a Japanese Company.

Country Execution, Never that truthful huh? Especially in a Globalized world. Though I'm waiting for your Associate, n5p29, as He seemed to get even saltier than you.

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SoraZ Jul 28 2014, 11:16pm replied:

If you want salt, I can provide. And since you failed to read my post, no good sir, you are still incompetent: was Avatar created by a Japanese person? Was the cartoon directed by a Japanese person? What? Did you just say no to both? Hm, sounds like an American production to me, not a Japanese one.

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Jason_Zombolt Jul 29 2014, 12:08am replied:

I'm asking why do you think you can draw the line? If thei was ten years ago You'd be in the clear. But this is the Age of multiculturalism. Everything is being inspired or stolen from everything else. Why is there a need for a distinction. They don't even have this distinction in Japan, where ALL ANIMATION IS ANIME. So Anime being related to Japan only is a estern concept, like Canon.

Also You guys are acting like real jerks. Not even trying to make a point without Getting twelve different kinds of mad.

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