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Index Anime

Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan. [1]

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A & C Black

A & C Black is a British book publishing company, owned since 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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A.D. Vision

A.D. Vision (known simply as ADV and also referred to as ADV Films) was 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 or the Academy) for the best films and achievements of the previous year.

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Adult animation

Adult animation, adult cartoon, or mature animation is any type of animation work that is mainly targeted towards adults, as opposed to children or family audiences.

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Adult Swim

Adult Swim (stylized as and often shortened to) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's cable network Cartoon Network and programmed by William Street Productions.

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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 is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.

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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 an animated segment for a live action film or television.

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Animation Kobe

The is an event established by Kobe 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) known in wasei-eigo as MAD (music anime douga) typically is a fan-made music video consisting of clips from one or more Japanese animated 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, South East Asia and Japan.

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Anime-influenced animation

Anime-influenced animation or western anime are non-Japanese works of animation that are similar to or inspired by anime.

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

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AnimeNation was an American business that included 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.

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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.

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Ōban Star-Racers

is a French-Japanese anime series created by Savin Yeatman-Eiffel of Sav! The World Productions in association with multiple international companies.

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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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Barbapapa is a 1970 children's picture book by the French-American couple Annette Tison and Talus Taylor, who lived in Paris, France.

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Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany.

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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)

is a Japanese anime studio.

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Box Office Mojo

Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.

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Captain Harlock

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 (abbreviated as CN since 2004) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.

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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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Chibi (slang)

is a Japanese slang word describing something short (a thing, an animal or a person).

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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 5 to 12 years of age".

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Chinese animation

Chinese animation or Donghua, in a narrow sense, refers to animation made in China.

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

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

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Computer animation

Computer animation is the process used for generating animated images.

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

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The 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 is an American distributor, publisher, licensing company and international online community focused on video streaming East Asian media including anime, manga, drama, music, electronic entertainment, and content.

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Cutout animation

Cutout animation is a form of stop-motion animation using flat characters, props and backgrounds cut from materials such as paper, card, stiff fabric or even photographs.

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Dragon Ball

is a Japanese media franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984.

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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 (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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DVD region code

DVD (digital versatile disc) region codes are a digital rights management technique designed to allow rights holders to control the international distribution of a DVD release, including its content, release date, and price, all according to the appropriate region.

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

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Editing of anime in distribution

The content of Japanese animation (anime) is frequently edited by distributors, both for its release in Japan or during subsequent localizations.

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Fan art

Fan art is artwork created by fans of a work of fiction (generally visual media such as comics, film, television shows, or video games) and derived from a series character or other aspect of that work.

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Fan fiction

Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) 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 material in a work of fiction or in a fictional series which is intentionally added to please the audience.

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Fandom culture in South Korea

In South Korea, fandom culture has largely formed around Korean pop idols and anime.

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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 is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Film director

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

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Forbes is an American business magazine.

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, trading as Fujifilm (stylized as FUJiFILM), or simply Fuji, is a Japanese multinational photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo.

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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 garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.

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Gawker Media

Gawker Media LLC (formerly Blogwire, Inc. and Gawker Media, Inc.) was an online media company and blog network.

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Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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Ghost in the Shell (1995 film)

Ghost in the Shell (known in Japan as) is a 1995 anime science fiction film based on the manga of the same name 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 pen name, 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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, also known as the, is a science fiction media franchise created by Sunrise that features giant robots (mecha) called mobile suits bearing the name Gundam.

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Harem (genre)

in anime and manga is an emphasis on polygamous or love triangle relationships characterized by a protagonist surrounded amorously by three or more members of either the same and/or opposing gender, sex, and/or love interests.

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Haruhi Suzumiya

is 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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Heidi, Girl of the Alps

is a 1974 Japanese anime series by Zuiyo Eizo (now Nippon Animation) based on the Swiss novel Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning by Johanna Spyri (1880).

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Outside of Japan, (lit. "pervert") is anime and manga pornography.

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Howl's Moving Castle (film)

is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film written 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, "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 or tweening is a key process in all types of animation, including computer animation.

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Instant History

Instant History, also known as (Otogi Manga Karenda.

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

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

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign 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 External Trade Organization

is an Independent Administrative Institution established by Japan Export Trade Research Organization as a nonprofit corporation in Osaka in February 1952, reorganized under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in 1958 (later the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry or METI), and became an Independent Administrative Institution in 2003 to consolidate Japan's efforts in export promotion.

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Japan Media Arts Festival

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

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Japanese Animation Creators Association

The Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving working conditions for workers in the anime industry.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Japanese rock

, sometimes abbreviated to, is rock music from Japan.

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Japanophilia refers to the appreciation and love of Japanese culture, people or history.

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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 comedy television series created by Larry Schwarz.

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

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Katsudō Shashin

, sometimes called the Matsumoto fragment, is a Japanese animated filmstrip that is the oldest known work of animation from Japan.

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Kenzō Masaoka

was an early anime creator.

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Key frame

A keyframe 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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is a Japanese publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.

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Korean animation

Korean animation, Korean anime, manga animasyonu, or aeni (애니), has gone from hand-held flip books in early times to studios that produce work for major American and Japanese animation companies.

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Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.

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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 (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.

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Late night anime

In Japan, refers to anime series broadcast on television late at night or in the early hours of the morning, usually between 10 PM and 4 AM JST.

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Limited animation

Limited animation is a process in the overall technique of traditional animation of creating animated cartoons that does not redraw entire frames but variably reuses common parts between frames.

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Lip sync

Lip sync (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching a speaking or singing person's lip movements with prerecorded sung or spoken vocals that listeners hear, either through the sound reinforcement system in a live performance or via television, computer, cinema speakers, or generally anything with audio output in other cases.

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List of highest-grossing anime films

The following are lists of highest-grossing anime films.

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List of highest-grossing films in Japan

The following is a list of the highest-grossing films in Japan.

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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 features girls with magical powers or 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 is current thought that is widespread.

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Makoto Shinkai

, born as, is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer.

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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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The term may refer to both scientific ideas and science fiction genres that center on giant robots or machines controlled by people.

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Mecha anime and manga

Mecha anime and manga, known in Japan as and, are anime and manga that feature robots (mecha) in battle.

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

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Media franchise

A media franchise, also known as multimedia franchise, is a collection of related media in which several derivative works have been produced from an original creative work, such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game.

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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 Ward of Kobe City in Hyōgo Prefecture.

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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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Momotaro: Sacred Sailors

is the first Japanese feature-length animated film.

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Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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MyAnimeList, often abbreviated as MAL, is a anime and manga social networking and social cataloging application website.

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Namakura Gatana

or is a short Japanese animated film produced by Jun'ichi Kōuchi in 1917.

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Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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Niche market

A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused.

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Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.

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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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A nosebleed, also known as epistaxis, is the common occurrence of bleeding from the nose.

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

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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 and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese 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, and film producer.

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

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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 – a 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) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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is a Japanese animation studio established on November 10, 2000 and is located in Nanto, Toyama, Japan.

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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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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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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 and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets, concurrently airing in 98 countries worldwide.

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A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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Princess Mononoke

is a 1997 Japanese animated epic historical fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network and Dentsu, and distributed by Toho.

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Propaganda in Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II

Propaganda in imperial Japan, in the period just before and during World War II, was designed to assist the ruling government of Japan during that time.

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Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Rachel Matt Thorn

Rachel "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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A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically.

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Robotech is a science fiction franchise that began with an 85-episode anime television series produced by Harmony Gold USA in association with Tatsunoko Production and first released in the United States in 1985.

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Romanization of Japanese

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

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RWBY ("ruby") is an American web series and media franchise created by Monty Oum for Rooster Teeth.

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Science Ninja Team Gatchaman

is a Japanese animated franchise about a five-member superhero team created by Tatsuo Yoshida and produced by Tatsunoko Productions.

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Seitarō 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 the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

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Shōjo manga

is manga aimed at a teenage female target-demographic readership.

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Shōnen manga

is manga aimed at a teenage male target-demographic readership.

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is an anime television series produced by Warner Entertainment Japan and studio P.A.Works, which handled the animation.

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Short film

A short film is any motion picture 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, 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 (that is, simultaneously).

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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 originally 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 and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.

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Speed Racer

Speed Racer, also known as, is a Japanese media franchise about automobile racing.

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Spirited Away

is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film and Mitsubishi and distributed by Toho.

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Stop motion

Stop motion is an animated-film making technique in which objects are physically manipulated in small increments between individually photographed frames so that they appear to exhibit independent motion when the series of frames is played back as a fast sequence.

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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".

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Sunrise (company)

is a Japanese animation studio and production company which is a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings.

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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 Anime Encyclopedia

The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917 is a 2001 encyclopedia written by Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy.

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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-adventure comedy film co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as his feature film debut.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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The Nikkei

The Nikkei,, is Nikkei, Inc.'s flagship publication and the world's largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding three million.

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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 1964.

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Toei Animation

() is a Japanese animation studio primarily owned by Toei Company.

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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, sector association or industry body, 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 in which each frame is drawn by hand on a physical medium.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at 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 maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.

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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, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Vicky the Viking

Vicky the Viking, known as in Germany and Austria and in Japan, is a German-Austrian-Japanese animated television series which tells the adventures of Vicky, a young Viking boy who uses his wits to help his Viking fellows.

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Video CD

Video CD (abbreviated as VCD, and also known as Compact Disc digital video) is a 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 performing voice-overs or providing voices to represent a character or to provide information to an audience or user.

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Voice acting in Japan

Voice acting in Japan is acting as a narrator or as an actor in radio plays or as a character actor in anime and video games.

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

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War and Peace

War and Peace (pre-reform Russian: Война и миръ; post-reform translit) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy.

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Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

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Yaoi (やおい), primarily known as in Japan, is a Japanese genre of fictional media focusing on romantic or sexual relationships between male characters, typically marketed for 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 (or; from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced) is an immense mythical tree that connects the nine worlds in Norse cosmology.

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Yoshiyuki Tomino

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

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Your Name

(stylized as Your Name.) is a 2016 Japanese animated romantic fantasy drama film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai and produced by CoMix Wave Films.

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Yuri (genre)

, also known by the wasei-eigo construction, is a Japanese jargon term for content and a genre involving lesbian relationships 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 JST (02:58:44 UTC) on Saturday, September 1, 1923.

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4chan is an English-language imageboard website.

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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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