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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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Templarfreak Jul 26 2014, 3:33am replied:

Also, saying that Anime isn't an Artstyle because there's "No set-in-stone" method of it is pretty stupid. Cartoons are exactly the same in that regard, they all have VERY different Artystyles but we still know they're all Cartoons.

Many Animes have very different Artstyles, and some not even made in Japan, but we still categorize them as Anime.

I can go very deep into this, but it would probably be wasted effort as no one in this group will probably accept this anyway.

I have one question for you, though: Do you really know Anime? Or do you just watch it?

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SoraZ Jul 26 2014, 6:38am replied:

Listen smartass, Anime is by defition Japanese cartoons and nothing else. What you think is Anime from outside Japan is called "Animesque" because it looks the way Anime typically does but is not it. Stop claiming ******** you have no idea about.

Examples include "Avatar: The last airbender" (which is American), "Wakfu" (which is French) and things like "Heidi" which happens to be a cooperation of Germany and Japan, which means it is partially anime.
A reverse-example would be "Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt" which is anime LOOKING like an American cartoon.

I am writing this because I care about others and don't want people like you be made fun of for their stupidity by other people who are a lot less tolerant than me. So lay it of and learn the correct terms and definitions.

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Templarfreak Jul 26 2014, 10:13am replied:

I refuse because the "Correct" term is self-entitled ********. "Oh no, it's MY Anime, I don't want it to be from anywhere else!" is basically the attitude here. But as I've said, it is wasted effort here because pretty much everyone here are traditionalist neophobics.

The only reason I actually care about this is because this is highly restricting content here. There's so many things that look, function, act, and progress like Anime, and are even made by Japanese people, but aren't considered Anime because their Country of origin isn't Japan. Which is ******* ********.

But anyway, this is what I'm talking about. Wasted Effort.

Also, n5, way to completely ignore my argument.

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Guest Jul 25 2014, 2:34am says:

looks like it's that season again here

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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 Jul 22 2014, 9:44pm replied:

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 Jul 23 2014, 7:30am replied:

You madam or sir are asking the obvious.

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nightovizard Jul 23 2014, 11:21am replied:

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

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n5p29 Jul 24 2014, 10:09am replied:

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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