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The History of Anime

Posted on: 02/05/2011

Most of the information here was not created by me, but was taken from very reliable sources.

So you’ve read my previous article and want to join the anime league?
Well, there’s two options you can choose to start out on this journey to this ever-expanding-fandom. Start either watching anime, or reading manga. (‘Anime’ is the term for Japanese animation. And ‘manga’ is Japanese comic books.) We won’t be getting into manga; but I do recommend trying it. What I’m going to start doing is reviewing classic anime. They are the best ways to start out in the anime universe.

This is part of a series that aims to educate anime fans about the history of the medium. Japan: The literal translation of Manga is “whimsical pictures” and referred to a range of picture books, sketchbooks, comics and drawings from the 18th century onwards. Manga as we know it today originated from post WWII Japan (1945 onwards) when American culture permeated throughout Japan due to the U.S. occupation of Japan. Modern manga is influenced by b … Read More

via Anime Reviewers Weekly

What is ‘Classic’ Anime?

“Classic anime is generally any anime made before 1990.-The late 1990’s brought about the new era of anime.”
(quote from http://www.anime-forums.com/showthread.php?84435-Classic-Anime-1998-down)

What some classics you should get started on?
Well, I’ll be finding reviews later.  But the oldest that has been translated is ‘Astroy Boy'(or ‘Tesuwan Atomu, lit. “Mighty Atom”). Try that out.

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2 Responses to "The History of Anime"

This is a rather cool blog, with lot’s of great information 😀 I really like the image showing how much anime has evolved. It seems that simplification is the latest trend in anime, and I must say I love it!

I subscribed, so keep the cool stuff coming!

Also, do you speak Japanese? I’m teaching myself some right now, so I’m just curious… 🙂

Thank you very much for the subscription! 😀
I liked that image too, that’s why I used it. 🙂 Isn’t simplification with American cartoons as-well? I just think anime is the ‘in-between’ and has become that way more and more over the years.
I speak a little Japanese, I’m just learning. But if you’re looking for good lessons, I use The Complete Guide to Learning Japanese. I’m starting with the basic grammar, and found that I’ve already learned some of it with other websites.

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