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Anime

, also informally romanized as animé, are Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or computer animation. [1]

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A.D. Vision

A.D. Vision (simply known as ADV and also referred to as ADV Films) is an American multimedia entertainment studio that served as the largest American and British anime distributor in the late 20th to early 21st centuries.

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Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

The Academy Awards are given each year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for the best films and achievements of the previous year.

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Adult Swim

Adult Swim (stylized as or) is an American cable network that shares channel space with Cartoon Network, both of which are owned by Turner Broadcasting System, a division of Time Warner, Inc., every night from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Eastern and Pacific Time in the United States.

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American Anime Awards

The American Anime Awards were a series of awards designed to recognize excellence in the release of anime and manga in North America.

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Animation

The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these six frames.

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Animation director

An animation director is the director in charge of all aspects of the animation process during the production of an animated film or animated segment for a live-action film.

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Animation Kobe

The is an event created by Kobe city in 1996, to promote anime and other visual media.

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Anime club

An anime club is an organization that meets to discuss, show, and promote anime in a local community setting and can also focus on broadening Japanese cultural understanding.

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Anime convention

An anime convention is an event or gathering with a primary focus on anime, manga and Japanese culture.

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Anime music video

An Anime music video (AMV) typically is a fan-made music video consisting of clips from one or more animation shows or movies set to an audio track, often songs or promotional trailer audio.

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Anime News Network

Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia and Japan.

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Anime-influenced animation

Anime-influenced animation, amerime refers to non-Japanese works of animation that emulate certain aspects of the visual style of Japanese anime.

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AnimEigo

AnimEigo is an American entertainment company that licenses and distributes anime, samurai films and Japanese cinema.

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AnimeNation

AnimeNation is an American business that includes RentAnime.com, a discussion forum, anime industry news, and a column called "Ask John." It was previously a retailer of anime and manga products until 2014 and an anime licensing and distribution company under the name AN Entertainment.

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Asahi Shimbun

The is one of the five national newspapers in Japan.

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Astro Boy

Astro Boy, known in Japan by its original name, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka from 1952 to 1968.

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Astro Boy (1963 TV series)

is a Japanese television series that premiered on Fuji TV on New Year's Day and is the first popular animated Japanese television series that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiar worldwide as anime.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender (Avatar: The Legend of Aang in some regions) is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008.

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Ōban Star-Racers

is a French/Japanese anime created by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel of Sav! The World Productions.

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Ōfuji Noburō Award

The is an animation award given at the Mainichi Film Awards.

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Ōten Shimokawa

was a Japanese artist, considered to be one of the founding artists and pioneers of anime.

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Background music

Background music refers to various styles of music or soundscapes primarily intended to be passively listened to.

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Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), also called the Berlinale, is one of the most reputable media events and one of the world's "Big Three" film festivals (along with Venice and Cannes).

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Betty Boop

Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, with help from animators including Grim Natwick.

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Bones (studio)

often romanized as BONES in Japan, is a Japanese anime studio.

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Box Office Mojo

Box Office Mojo is a website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, founded in 1999.

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Captain Harlock

(also known as "Captain Herlock" for the English release of Endless Odyssey and as "Albator" in French-speaking countries) is a fictional character created by manga artist Leiji Matsumoto and the protagonist of the Space Pirate Captain Harlock manga series.

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Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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Central Park Media

Central Park Media was an American multimedia entertainment company based in New York City, New York, that was active in the distribution of East Asian cinema, television series, anime, manga and manhwa titles in North America prior to its bankruptcy in 2009.

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Character creation

Character creation (also character generation or character design) is the process of defining a game character or other character.

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Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka

is a 1933 anime short film by Kenzō Masaoka and the first Japanese anime of any type to feature voiceovers.

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Children's anime and manga

and, are Japanese terms which literally mean "manga (or "anime", respectively) directed towards children".

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Chinpokomon

"Chinpokomon" is the 11th episode of the third season of the American animated television series South Park.

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Comics

a medium used to express ideas via images, often combined with text or other visual information.

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Computer animation

Computer animation, or CGI animation, is the process used for generating animated images by using computer graphics.

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Cosplay

, a portmanteau of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.

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Counterfeit

To counterfeit means to imitate something.

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Crayon Shin-chan

, also known as Shin Chan, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshito Usui.

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Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll (stylized as crunchyroll) is an American website and international online community focused on video streaming East Asian media including anime, manga, drama, music, electronic entertainment, and auto racing content.

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Cutout animation

Cutout animation is a technique for producing stop-animations by using flat characters, props and backgrounds cut from materials such as paper, card, stiff fabric or even photographs.

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Dragon Half

is a manga created by Ryūsuke Mita and serialized in Monthly Dragon Magazine from 1988 to 1994.

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Dubbing (filmmaking)

Dubbing, mixing, or re-recording is a post-production process used in filmmaking and video production in which additional or supplementary recordings are "mixed" with original production sound to create the finished soundtrack.

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DVD

DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.

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DVD region code

DVD region codes are a digital rights management technique designed to allow film distributors to control aspects of a release, including content, release date, and price, according to the region.

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Ecchi

is an often used slang term in the Japanese language for playfully sexual actions.

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Editing of anime in American distribution

The process of altering anime to prepare it to be distributed in the United States (and sometimes also for Canada) forms part of the process of localization, generally applied only to series intended for broadcast on American television; series released directly to DVD are not subject to such alterations.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Fan art

Fan art or fanart are artworks created by fans of a work of fiction (generally visual media such as comics, movies, television shows or video games) and derived from a character or other aspect of that work.

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Fan fiction

Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic or fic) is fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator.

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Fan service

, fanservice, or,Example: A frame (numbered "25") from the English opening sequence of New Cutie Honey, in which character Danbei Hayami fires a Rocket Punch as main character Honey Kisaragi lies topless and prone in the background, is shown and captioned "" is a term originating from anime and manga fandom for material in a series which is intentionally added to please the audience.

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Fansub

A fansub (short for fan-subtitled) is a version of a foreign film or foreign television program which has been translated by fans (as opposed to an officially licensed translation done by professionals) and subtitled into a language other than that of the original.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Fujifilm

is a Japanese multinational photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo.

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Gainax

is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Gunbuster, The Wings of Honneamise, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, FLCL, Gurren Lagann and Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, which have gone on to critical acclaim and commercial success, Evangelion has reportedly grossed over 150 billion yen, or approximately 1.2 billion USD.

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Genre

Genre (or; from French genre, "kind" or "sort", from Latin genus (stem gener-), Greek γένος, génos) is any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audial or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.

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Ghost in the Shell (film)

is a 1995 anime science fiction film based on manga of the same title by Masamune Shirow.

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Gilles Poitras

Gilles Poitras (born in Quebec) is an author of books relating to anime and manga.

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Go Nagai

, better known by the penname, is a Japanese manga artist and a prolific author of science fiction, fantasy, horror and erotica.

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Golden Bear

The Golden Bear (Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Gonzo (company)

is a Japanese anime studio established on September 11, 1992 by former Gainax staff members.

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Good Times with Weapons

"Good Times with Weapons" is episode 112 of South Park.

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Graphic novel

A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.

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Gundam

, also referred to as the is a science fiction media franchise created by Sunrise that feature giant robots (or "mecha") called "mobile suits", with titular mobile suits that carry the name "Gundam." The franchise started on April 7, 1979, as an anime TV series called Mobile Suit Gundam, which was revolutionary in that it defined the real robot genre of anime by featuring giant robots in a militaristic war setting.

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Harem (genre)

Harem, (from harem), broadly, is an ambiguously-defined subgenre of anime and manga with an emphasis on polygamous or love triangle-type relationships; characterized by a protagonist surrounded, usually amorously, by three or more members of the opposing gender, sex and/or love interests.

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Haruhi Suzumiya

is the general name for a series of light novels written by Nagaru Tanigawa and illustrated by Noizi Ito and which were adapted into other media.

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Hayao Miyazaki

is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist.

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Hentai

is a word of Japanese origin which is short for; a perverse sexual desire.

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Howl's Moving Castle (film)

is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, literally "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.

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Inbetweening

Inbetweening or tweening is the process of generating intermediate frames between two images to give the appearance that the first image evolves smoothly into the second image.

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Inuyasha

, also known as, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi.

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J-pop

J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as pops, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year

The of the Japan Academy Prize is one of the annual Awards given by the Nippon Academy-sho association (Japan Academy Prize Association).

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Japan Media Arts Festival

The Japan Media Arts Festival is an annual festival held by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs since 1997.

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Japanese Animation Creators Association

The Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) is a labor union representing workers in the Japanese animation industry.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 125 million speakers, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Japanese propaganda during World War II

Japanese propaganda during World War II was designed to assist the ruling government of Japan during that time.

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Japanophile

Japanophilia is an interest in, or love of, Japan and everything Japanese; its opposite is Japanophobia.

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Jinki: Extend

is a 13-episode mecha anime series that aired on TV Asahi in 2005 as well as a currently running manga series.

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Kappa Mikey

Kappa Mikey is an American animated sitcom created by Larry Schwarz, who chose 4Kids Entertainment as the worldwide licensing, marketing and official promotional agent of the series.

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Katakana

is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin script (known as romaji).

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Katsudō Shashin

, or the Matsumoto fragment, refers to a Japanese animated film speculated to be the oldest work of animation in Japan.

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Kenzō Masaoka

was an early anime creator.

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Key frame

A key frame in animation and filmmaking is a drawing that defines the starting and ending points of any smooth transition.

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Kihachirō Kawamoto

was a Japanese puppet designer and maker, independent film director, screenwriter and animator and president of the Japan Animation Association from 1989, succeeding founder Osamu Tezuka, until his own death.

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Kodansha

, the largest Japanese publisher, produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, and Weekly Shonen Magazine, as well as more literary magazines such as Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten. The company has its headquarters in Bunkyō, Tokyo.

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Kurau Phantom Memory

is a 2004 science fiction anime series, produced by Bones and Media Factory, which was broadcast in Japan by the anime television networks Animax and TV Asahi.

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LaserDisc

LaserDisc (LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold, and marketed as MCA DiscoVision (also known as simply "DiscoVision") in North America in 1978.

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Limited animation

Limited animation is a process of making animated cartoons that does not redraw entire frames but variably reuses common parts between frames.

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Lip sync

Lip sync, lip-sync, lip-synch (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching lip movements with pre-recorded sung or spoken vocals that the listeners hear through speakers, either through PA system speakers in a "live" performance or television or cinema speakers in the case of a lip-synced TV show or film performance.

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Lists of anime

These lists of anime serve to provide an organized and methodological approach for finding relevant content about anime topics.

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Madhouse (company)

is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1972 by ex–Mushi Pro animators, including Masao Maruyama, Osamu Dezaki, Rintaro, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri.

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Magical girl

is a subgenre of Japanese fantasy anime and manga which feature girls who use magic.

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Mainichi Film Award for Best Animation Film

The is an award given to the best animated feature film at the Mainichi Film Awards.

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Mainstream

Mainstream is current thought that is widespread.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan, or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Manga iconography

Japanese manga has developed its own visual language or iconography for expressing emotion and other internal character states.

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Mass noun

In linguistics, a mass noun, uncountable noun, or non-count noun is a noun with the syntactic property that any quantity of it is treated as an undifferentiated unit, rather than as something with discrete subsets.

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Matt Thorn

Matthew "Matt" Thorn (born May 12, 1965) is a cultural anthropologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Manga Production at Kyoto Seika University's Faculty of Manga in Japan.

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Mecha

Mecha may refer to a science fiction genre that centers on robots or machines controlled by people.

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Mechademia

Mechademia: An Annual Forum for Anime, Manga, and the Fan Arts is a peer-reviewed academic journal in English about Japanese popular culture products and fan practices.

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Media franchise

A media franchise is a collection of media whereby intellectual property (IP) is licensed from an original work of media (usually a work of fiction), such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game, to other parties or partners for commercial exploitation.

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Medievalism

Medievalism is the system of belief and practice characteristic of the Middle Ages, or devotion to elements of that period, which has been expressed in areas such as architecture, literature, music, art, philosophy, scholarship, and various vehicles of popular culture.

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Mitsuteru Yokoyama

was a Japanese manga artist born in Suma-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo.

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Mitsuyo Seo

was a Japanese animator, screenwriter and director of animated films who played a central role in the development of Japanese anime.

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket

is a six episode 1989 Japanese science fiction original video animation series.

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Mole's Adventure

is the earliest surviving Japanese anime broadcast on television.

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Momotarō: Umi no Shinpei

is the first Japanese feature-length animated film.

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Montreal

Montreal (Montréal) is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Music of Japan

The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles both traditional and modern.

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Namakura Gatana

or is a short Japanese anime produced by Jun'ichi Kouchi in 1917.

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Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick, and originally called Pinwheel) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

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Nippon Animation

is a Japanese animation studio.

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Nippon TV

, doing business as Nippon TV, is a television network based in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan and is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company.

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Noburō Ōfuji

was a Japanese film director and animator.

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Nosebleed

Epistaxis (from ἐπιστάζω epistazo, "to bleed from the nose" from ἐπί epi, "above, over" and στάζω stazo, "to drip ") or a nosebleed is the relatively common occurrence of hemorrhage from the nose, usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils.

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Noun

A noun (from Latin nōmen, literally meaning "name") is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

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NTSC

NTSC, named after the National Television System Committee,National Television System Committee (1951–1953),, 17 v. illus., diagrs., tables.

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Oh My Goddess!

, or Ah! My Goddess! in some releases, is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kōsuke Fujishima.

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Old wives' tale

Old wives tale is an epithet used to indicate that a supposed truth is actually a superstition or something untrue, to be ridiculed.

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Orientalism

Orientalism is a term that is used by art historians, literary and cultural studies scholars for the imitation or depiction of aspects in Middle Eastern, South Asian, African and East Asian cultures (Eastern cultures).

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Original net animation

An original net animation (ONA), known in Japan as, is an anime that is directly released onto the Internet.

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Original video animation

, abbreviated as media (and sometimes as OAV, original animated video), are animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes.

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Osamu Tezuka

was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, film producer, and activist.

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Otaku

is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.

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Otogi Manga Calendar

was a black and white Japanese anime series aired from 1961 to 1964.

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Outline of science fiction

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to science fiction: Science fiction – genre of fiction dealing with the impact of imagined innovations in science or technology, often in a futuristic setting.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, is a descriptive (as opposed to prescriptive) dictionary of the English language.

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Perfect Hair Forever

Perfect Hair Forever is an American comedy animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block Adult Swim.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Pierrot (company)

is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1979 by former employees of Tatsunoko Production and Mushi Production.

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Pokémon (anime)

, abbreviated from the Japanese title of, is a long running Japanese children's cartoon television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.

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Portmanteau

A portmanteau (plural portmanteaus or portmanteaux) or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words, or their phones (sounds), and their meanings are combined into a new word.

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Princess Mononoke

is a 1997 anime epic action historical fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

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Protoculture (company)

Protoculture Inc, the publisher, used to be called IANVS Publications.

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Real Robot

is a genre of Japanese animation.

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Robot

A robot is a mechanical or virtual artificial agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine that is guided by a computer program or electronic circuitry.

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Robotech

Robotech is a science fiction franchise.

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Romanization of Japanese

The romanization of Japanese is the application of the Latin script to write the Japanese language.

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RWBY

RWBY (pronounced "Ruby") is an American anime-influenced web series created by Monty Oum for Rooster Teeth Productions.

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Science Ninja Team Gatchaman

is a five-member superhero team composed of the main characters of several anime created by Tatsuo Yoshida, originally produced in Japan by Tatsunoko Productions and later adapted into several English-language versions.

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Seitaro Kitayama

was an early Japanese animation director whose work includes the first examples of commercial production of anime.

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Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse, or coitus or copulation, is principally the insertion and thrusting of a male's penis, usually when erect, into a female's vagina for the purposes of sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

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Shōjo

is a Japanese word for "girl".

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Shōnen

, shonen, or shounen, is a kango word that literally means few years and generally refers to a typical boy from elementary school through high school age.

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Short film

A short film is any film not long enough to be considered a feature film.

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Silhouette animation

Silhouette animation is animation in which the characters are only visible as black silhouettes.

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Simulcast

Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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South Park

South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network.

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Spirited Away

is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli.

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Stop motion

Stop motion (also known as stop frame) is an animation technique that physically manipulates an object that appears to move on its own.

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Storyboard

A storyboard is a graphic organizer in the form of illustrations or images displayed in sequence for the purpose of pre-visualizing a motion picture, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequence.

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Studio Ghibli

is a Japanese animation film studio based in Koganei, Tokyo, Japan.

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Style (visual arts)

In the visual arts, style is a "...distinctive manner which permits the grouping of works into related categories." or "...any distinctive, and therefore recognizable, way in which an act is performed or an artifact made or ought to be performed and made." It refers to the visual appearance of a work of art that relates it to other works by the same artist or one from the same period, training, location, "school", art movement or archaeological culture: "The notion of style has long been the art historian's principal mode of classifying works of art.

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Sunrise (company)

is a Japanese animation studio and production enterprise.

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Super deformed

Super deformed or SD is a specific style of Japanese caricature where characters are drawn in an exaggerated way, typically small and chubby, with stubby limbs and oversized heads, to make them resemble small children.

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Super Robot

In manga and anime, a is a gigantic robotic, mechanized, or golem-construct, with an arsenal of fantastic super-powered weapons, extreme resistance to damage unless the plot calls for it, sometimes transformable or combined from two or more robots or vehicles usually piloted by young, daring heroes, and often with mystical or legendary origins.

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Tadahito Mochinaga

, also known as Tad Mochinaga, was a pioneer Japanese stop-motion animator.

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Tetsujin 28-go

is a 1956 manga written and illustrated by Mitsuteru Yokoyama, who also created Giant Robo.

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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (AHD) is an American dictionary of English published by Boston publisher Houghton Mifflin, the first edition of which appeared in 1969.

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The Association of Japanese Animations

is an industry group consisting of 52 affiliate animation production companies.

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The Castle of Cagliostro

is a 1979 Japanese animated action comedy film co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

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The Super Dimension Fortress Macross

is an anime television series from 1982.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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The WB

The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995 as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.

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Three Tales (anime)

was a black and white Japanese anime aired in 1960.

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TMS Entertainment

, formerly known as also known as Tokyo Movie or TMS-Kyokuchi, is a Japanese animation studio, founded in October 1946.

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Toei Animation

is a Japanese animation studio in which Toei Company, Ltd. is the biggest shareholder.

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Tokyo Anime Award

The Tokyo Anime Award started from 2002, but was named in 2005.

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Trade association

A trade association, also known as an industry trade group, business association or sector association, is an organization founded and funded by businesses that operate in a specific industry.

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Traditional animation

Traditional animation (or classical animation, cel animation or hand-drawn animation) is an animation technique where each frame is drawn by hand.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE,الامارات is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.

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Video CD

Video CD (abbreviated as VCD, and also known as Compact Disc digital video) is home home video format and the first format for distributing films on standard optical discs.

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Voice acting

Voice acting is the art of doing voice-overs or providing voices for animated characters in various works, including feature films, dubbed foreign language films, animated short films, television programs, commercials, radio or audio dramas, comedy, video games, puppet shows, amusement rides, audiobooks and documentaries.

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Voice acting in Japan

Voice acting in Japan has a far greater prominence than voice acting in most other countries.

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Voltron

Voltron: Defender of the Universe is an animated television series that features a team of space explorers that pilot a giant super Robot known as "Voltron".

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War and Peace

War and Peace (Pre-reform Russian: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in its entirety in 1869.

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Western world

The Western world, also known as the West and the Occident (from Latin: occidens "sunset, West"; as contrasted with the Orient), is a term referring to different nations depending on the context.

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Yaoi

(properly, informally), also known as Boys' Love (BL), is a Japanese genre of fictional media focusing on romantic or sexual relationships between male characters, typically aimed at a female audience and usually created by female authors.

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Yasuji Murata

was a pioneering animator who helped develop the art of anime in Japan.

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Yggdrasil

In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil (or; from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced) is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology, in connection to which the nine worlds exist.

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Yoshiyuki Tomino

is a Japanese mecha anime creator, animator, songwriter, artist, director, screenwriter and novelist.

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Yuri (genre)

, also known by the wasei-eigo construction, is a Japanese jargon term for content and a genre involving love between women in manga, anime, and related Japanese media.

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1923 Great Kantō earthquake

The struck the Kantō Plain on the Japanese main island of Honshū at 11:58:44 a.m. JST (2:58:44 UTC) on Saturday, September 1, 1923.

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75th Academy Awards

The 75th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) took place on March 23, 2003, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anime

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