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Templarfreak
Templarfreak Jul 26 2014, 3:24am says:

Sorry, but I just completely disagree. Anime has a much more deeper meaning and explanation then it just being Japanese. And I believe anyone who believes that truly doesn't take much effort into it.

Anime is a lot more then just being from Japan or being made by a Japanese person. It's not the artystle or the genres, but it's the feel that it creates. I for one get a huge surreal and creative tone from Anime. It's a very different feeling from say, Disney Cartoons. Yet they share endless similarities and Anime is highly based off the Disney style hence why the similarities are so striking.

Anime is not Japanese Animation. But it's not an Art Style. But it is instead a Genre all on it's own. But what defines this genre? Well, to me, I feel like what can clearly define it is that Anime is simply a mix-and-match child of virtually every cartooning and animation style that has existed.

(I'm not making this comment a reply because Moddb's comment system is whacky.)

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Guest
Guest Jul 25 2014, 2:34am says:

looks like it's that season again here

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NorthKoreanWehrmacht
NorthKoreanWehrmacht Jul 21 2014, 6:33pm says: Online

Does Asian animation that isn't Japanese still count as anime?

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SoraZ
SoraZ Jul 21 2014, 11:24pm replied:

No.

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NorthKoreanWehrmacht
NorthKoreanWehrmacht Jul 22 2014, 11:35am replied: Online

Maybe the name anime has more to do with style than the origin? Why don't the Chinese and the Koreans make anime? I heard people call the North Korean animation, Squirrel and Hedgehog anime despite it not being Japanese but, they could be just joking.

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SoraZ
SoraZ Jul 22 2014, 3:57pm replied:

Because anime is by definition Japanese cartoons. It has nothing to do with style at all.

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NorthKoreanWehrmacht
NorthKoreanWehrmacht Jul 22 2014, 9:44pm replied: Online

So, if an amimation is made out side of Japan with the style of Japanese anime, then it is not anime?

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SoraZ
SoraZ Jul 23 2014, 7:30am replied:

You madam or sir are asking the obvious.

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nightovizard
nightovizard Jul 23 2014, 11:21am replied:

Wait a moment, then Afro Samurai is an anime or a cartoon?

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n5p29
n5p29 Jul 24 2014, 10:09am replied:

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n5p29 wrote:I state this once again: Anime IS japanese animation, and always refer to it.
Anime is NOT an art style as there's no set-in-stone style in anime (there is a LOT of styles in anime). Big-round annoying eyes? Even Disney have them since the old days. Mechas? A lot of old cartoons also have them.

Also there's a term "animesque" for those that have "anime style" influence. if this webcomic and Avatar is an anime, then we also could say things like Thundercats, My Little Pony, and League of Legends are also anime. but they are not!
Although it have become a full-cycle development as numbers of anime got slight western cartoon influences (such as PantyStocking), even the retro Astro Boy is very cartoon. thus, we refer anime as japanese animation instead the art style.

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