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In the News (Mon 18 Mar 19)

  Anime News Network
The inaugural New York Anime Fest, which will be held at NYC's Javits Convention Center on the weekend of December 7-9, has released its schedule of anime screenings, panels, and other events.
Anime News Network's staff will participate in several sessions, including a discussion on breaking into anime journalism and a talk on the art of writing anime reviews.
This is one of the most touching and dramatic volumes in the series, taking its characters to a new level of depth that few would have ever expected.
www.animenewsnetwork.com   (1473 words)

  Anime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anime can be used as a common noun, "Do you watch anime?" or as a suppletive adjective, "The anime Guyver is different from the movie Guyver." It may also be used as a mass noun, as in "How much anime have you collected?" and therefore is never pluralized "animes" (nouns are never pluralized in Japanese).
Anime features a wide variety of artistic styles which vary from artist to artist and is characterized by detailed backgrounds and stylized characters in a variety of different settings and storylines, aimed at a wide range of audiences.
Most TV series anime episodes will have opening credits, closing credits, and often an "eyecatch", a very short scene, often humorous or silly, that is used to signal the start or end of the commercial break (as "bumpers" in the United States are used in a similar fashion).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anime   (3839 words)

 The Anime Encyclopedia, Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy
Anime is hugely popular in the Land of the Rising Sun; indeed, it's far more prevalent in mainstream culture than cartoons are in America.
Literally thousands of anime of every genre have been created since 1917 - from film shorts to TV series to full-length features.
There are also a few generalized entries scattered throughout, like "Early Anime" and "Wartime Anime" which give some interesting background on Japanese animation.
www.scifidimensions.com /Dec01/animeencyclopedia.htm   (255 words)

 The Anime Encyclopædia - anime, animé, Japanimation
The term anime refers to a distinctive tradition of Japanese animation that is almost immediately recognizable by its superior artistic quality as well as by the somewhat mannered artistic conventions anime artists employ, such as the preference for child-like, large eyes.
Anime fans greatly prefer the subtitled versions, and for a number of reasons: Sometimes the dubbing isn't quite in synch with mouth movements, the spoken (and sung) Japanese is part of the cross-cultural experience and charm of anime, and (not in the least) many anime fans are learning a little Japanese!
To share anime with one's children is to invite them to experience some of the most beautiful artistic works you'll find anywhere, as well as lots of flat-out fun.
www.abcb.com /ency/a/anime.htm   (1256 words)

 Modern Japan - Entertainment - Anime
Perhaps the main reasons it is such a big industry in Japan are that it has always been taken seriously and it has the diversity to appeal to all age levels, as has the manga format that gave birth to it and continues to seed it with new ideas.
There are as many anime genres as there are types of live action movies, varying from science fiction to melodrama to porno.
Hit TV anime series continue to be a popular source for movies.
www.japan-zone.com /modern/anime.shtml   (732 words)

 Midnight Eye book review: The Anime Encyclopedia (authors: Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy, publisher: Stone Bridge ...
The Anime Encyclopedia, a remarkably thorough guide to Japanese animation films and TV series since 1917.
Both writers are highly respected in the field, having both edited magazines on the subject, while Clements worked as translator and subtitler on a host of anime releases.
The Anime Encyclopedia will prove to be a vital reference tool, though my only complaint is the absence of colour stills.
www.midnighteye.com /books/the-anime-encyclopedia.shtml   (257 words)

 Anime Digital - The Pirate Anime FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Normally import anime goods are often expensive for the retailer to buy in the first place, once they have added their mark up the goods are hardly going to be cheap.
Anime Cartoon International has paid close attention to small detail such as the holographic sticker similar to a licensing sticker.
This is a area of debate in anime fandom, as some fansubbers still distribute titles that have been licensed in their local language.
www.digital.anime.org.uk /piratefaq.html   (7416 words)

 Anime Central - May 16-18, 2008 - Rosemont, IL - Home
Anime Central - May 16-18, 2008 - Rosemont, IL - Home
As you may have seen, we are already querying you about a lot of things and you will see more than a few of them on the website and forums in days to come.
I don’t need to lay down the hard sell on the amazing convention goodness that is Anime Central.
www.acen.org   (436 words)

 Category:Anime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If an article exists in both this category and a relevant subcategory, or it simply does not belong, remove its category marker.
The main article for this category is Anime.
The term anime in English is generally taken to refer to Japanese animation; it is also sometimes used to refer to animation from elsewhere which has been drawn in that style.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Anime   (150 words)

 Anime Encyclopedia
Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917
The Anime Encyclopedia is the largest and most comprehensive work of its kind in any language, including Japanese.
It examines hundreds of previously unknown titles, alongside long-term favourites of Western fans, and has become a required textbook on many university courses in the study of Japan and Japanese animation.
www.muramasaindustries.com /fact/animeencyclopedia/animeencyclopedia.html   (112 words)

 MoMA.org | Exhibitions Schedule | Film and Media | 2005 | Anime!!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anime began by attracting younger viewers, but developed diversified content and spread steadily to wider audiences.
Anime characters are often entangled in extreme situations, and the stories delve into up-to-the-minute subjects like the Save the Earth movement, the overlap between humans and robots, and those staples of popular film everywhere, growing up and the mayhem that comes with transition.
The films presented here follow the development of anime chronologically: the classics of the ’50s are closer to their manga sources, while the recent productions are hybrid assemblages demonstrating everything high tech has to offer.
www.moma.org /exhibitions/film_media/2005/anime.html   (1009 words)

 Anime Encyclopedia
Anime History Pilot Film First TV Series Second TV Series Third TV Series Films TV Specials OVAs Lupin VIII The Lupin III Encyclopedia is © 2000 - 2005 by Luis A. Cruz.
Anime: A Guide to Japanese Animation (1958-1988) (Book) (320 pgs) Anime: A Guide to Japanese Animation (1958-1988) (Book) (320 pgs) Of Japanese Animation (320 pgs) (Book) Anime Encyclopedia: A...
Anime: Tutti gli articoli su Anime su Encyclopedia.it
www.fleaencyclopedia.com /animeencyclopedia   (820 words)

anime and manga in the English speaking world that it was perhaps time that a resource be created to help librarians understand these forms of entertainment and to aid in the selection of items for their collections.
The evaluation of anime titles for a library collection should be done with all the care that goes into evaluating movies or novels, even more so since it is often hard to get good reviews of anime to aid the selection process.
Anime series are almost always a serialization of a single story, videos should be obtained in sequence as missing an episode is like missing a chapter in a book.
www.koyagi.com /Libguide.html   (3155 words)

 Anime.com November 2007: Paprika, Godannar, Nadia and Pumpkin Sissors
Quickly becoming the most powerful force in anime today since the retirement of Miyazaki, Satoshi Kon has essentially created a whole new genre of anime — the psychological thriller.
Charged with the command of the Imperial Army's Intelligence Section 3, code-named "Pumpkin Scissors", Alice is a hot-headed idealist who is totally devoted to her job - exposing the corrupt power-mad nobility who prey on the weak (which manages to put her at odds with her own family).
It is a true classic of anime; you'd be hard-pressed to find a fanboy who has not heard of this series.
www.anime.com   (850 words)

 AnimeNfo.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you do a search on 'what is anime' or 'anime introduction' using a web search engine, you'll find tons of links and descriptions.
Anime is the most common word used by fans to refer to Japanese Animation.
While in most cases this is true, however, not all anime is based on manga.
www.animenfo.com /anime101.php   (167 words)

 What is Anime?
Anime is very hard to describe in only a few words.
The word anime is a transliteration of the English word animation.
Anime and manga are significantly different from their counterparts in America.
www.anime-addict.net /what.is.anime.html   (812 words)

 Japanese Animation
Much like any other entertainment medium, anime can range from the very silly to the very serious, and is not necessarily intended for children or any specific age group.
Over the past thirty years, many anime titles have made their way to the U.S. Recently, there has been a tremendous upsurge in the U.S. Anime market, with several commercial companies releasing English-language anime into the theatrical market and for home release on videocassette and laserdisc.
Dubbed anime is anime that has had the original Japanese soundtrack replaced by a new track with English-speaking actors.
alumni.imsa.edu /~leda/anime   (587 words)

 Anime   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I sent the copy to a friend for him to watch it and his first reaction was that it was a rather strange anime.
This is their way of bringing anime to the masses who can't afford the high prices of domestically produced anime.
In addition to fansub anime, there is fansub Japanese TV drama, most of which are just not available in the U.S., except as fansubs.
home.earthlink.net /~alpinequeen/id11.html   (1290 words)

 Otaku News : The New Anime Encyclopedia
Anime News Network has announced that Stone Bridge Press will be releasing The Anime Encyclopedia 2 later this year.
And given all the anime that has been released in the last five years, from Miyazaki’s latest film Howl’s Moving Castle to TV series such as Blood+ and Negima, it’s sure to be a lot.
Written by Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy and released in 2001, the first Anime Encyclopedia is a 545 page tome featuring information on every anime film, television series and OAV series ever released, including titles that have never been licensed and released in America.
www.otakunews.com /article.php?story=763   (243 words)

 Anime Expo [AX] 2007 | Long Beach Convention Center | June 29 - July 2
Anaheim, California (October 24, 2007) ‹‹ The overseeing body of Anime Expo® (the nation¹s largest anime/manga convention), the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), announces five (5) new additions to the Board of Directors.
This year, Anime Selects is looking to follow 10 devoted Otaku who would love to share their story of how and why they attend AX.
Anime Expo ® is a registered trademark of the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
www.anime-expo.org   (1468 words)

 Yale Anime Society
On Saturdays, we show three-episode intros to different anime, or sometimes we watch a movie, beginning at 7:00 pm.
We would like to thank all the pre-frosh that made the Yale Bulldog Days/New Anime Night Showing the outstanding success that it was.
We hope everybody had a good time and that the pre-frosh come to Yale and join the Anime Society, the coolest group on campus.
www.yale.edu /anime   (397 words)

 Rei's Anime and Manga Page
A glimpse beneath the stereotypes laid upon the Japanese by the rest of the world; answers to arguments that the Japanese are anti-individualism, etc. Presented at the 1997 Japanese Pop Culture Conference at the University of Victoria (in Canada).
Okada spoke at MIT on 1 October 2003 on everything from anime history to Japanese culture, and offered advice to those who wish to make their own animation as well.
Giuseppe Albanese's Anime Checklist database of (apparently) all Japanese anime.
www.mit.edu:8001 /people/rei/Anime.html   (1687 words)

 anime - a definition from Whatis.com
Anime is the prevalent style in Japanese comic books or manga.
Typical anime themes or genres include Ninja and other martial arts; the supernatural or horror story; the romance; and science fiction including robots and space ships.
Doujinshi is the term for "autonomous comics," or comics written and distributed by independent and often amateur devotees of anime.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci211567,00.html   (217 words)

 The Anime Fanlistings Network | Uniting Fans
The Anime Fanlistings Network links fanlistings for many anime and manga subjects (Japanese animation and comics), hosted on many different domains and created by many different webmasters.
Having all of these fanlistings categorized in one place makes it easy for you to find fanlistings for subjects you love too, so you can join and meet others who share your interests.
The most recent 20 updates to the site can be viewed in the updates blog and older updates can be found in the updates archive.
www.animefanlistings.org   (232 words)

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