Anime

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Anime is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from or associated with Japan.wikipedia
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Gainax

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The anime industry consists of over 430 production studios, including major names like Studio Ghibli, Gainax, and Toei Animation.
GAINAX Co., Ltd. is a Japanese anime studio famous for productions such as Royal Space Force, Gunbuster, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kare Kano, FLCL, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, and Gurren Lagann, which have garnered critical acclaim and been commercially successful.

Studio Ghibli

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The anime industry consists of over 430 production studios, including major names like Studio Ghibli, Gainax, and Toei Animation. In 2002, Spirited Away, a Studio Ghibli production directed by Hayao Miyazaki won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and in 2003 at the 75th Academy Awards it won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
The studio is best known for its anime feature films, and has also produced several short films, television commercials, and one television film.

Dubbing (filmmaking)

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It has also seen international success after the rise of English-dubbed programming.
In foreign distribution, dubbing is common in theatrically released films, television films, television series, cartoons, and anime.

Anime-influenced animation

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Whether these works are anime-influenced animation or proper anime is a subject for debate amongst fans.
Anime-influenced animation, or American anime, refers to non-Japanese works of animation that are similar to or inspired by anime.

Japan

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Anime is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from or associated with Japan.
Japan is renowned for its historical and extensive cinema, influential music industry, anime, video gaming, rich cuisine and its major contributions to science and modern technology.

Hayao Miyazaki

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The word anime has also been criticised, e.g. in 1987, when Hayao Miyazaki stated that he despised the truncated word anime because to him it represented the desolation of the Japanese animation industry. In 2002, Spirited Away, a Studio Ghibli production directed by Hayao Miyazaki won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and in 2003 at the 75th Academy Awards it won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio, he has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest animation filmmakers.

Original video animation

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Works released in a direct to video format are called "original video animation" (OVA) or "original animation video" (OAV); and are typically not released theatrically or televised prior to home media release.
Original video animation, abbreviated as OVA 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.

Katsudō Shashin

A claim for the earliest Japanese animation is Katsudō Shashin, an undated and private work by an unknown creator.
Katsudō Shashin, sometimes called the Matsumoto fragment, is a 1907 Japanese animated filmstrip that is the oldest known work of animation from Japan.

Original net animation

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The emergence of the Internet has led some animators to distribute works online in a format called "original net anime" (ONA).
An original net animation (ONA), known in Japan as Web Anime (Web, is an anime that is directly released onto the Internet.

Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka

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The first talkie anime was Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka, produced by Masaoka in 1933.
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.

Kenzō Masaoka

Other creators, Kenzō Masaoka and Mitsuyo Seo, nonetheless made great strides in animation technique; they benefited from the patronage of the government, which employed animators to produce educational shorts and propaganda.
Kenzō Masaoka was an early anime creator.

Mole's Adventure

On July 14, 1958, Nippon Television aired Mogura no Abanchūru ("Mole's Adventure"), both the first televised and first color anime to debut.
Mole's Adventure is the earliest surviving Japanese anime broadcast on television.

Animation

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Anime is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from or associated with Japan.
Pioneered by the artists at the American studio United Productions of America, limited animation can be used as a method of stylized artistic expression, as in Gerald McBoing-Boing (US, 1951), Yellow Submarine (UK, 1968), and certain anime produced in Japan.

Seitarō Kitayama

Animators such as Ōten Shimokawa and Seitarou Kitayama produced numerous works, with the oldest surviving film being Kouchi's Namakura Gatana, a two-minute clip of a samurai trying to test a new sword on his target only to suffer defeat.
Seitarō Kitayama was an early Japanese animation director whose work includes the first examples of commercial production of anime.

Ōten Shimokawa

Animators such as Ōten Shimokawa and Seitarou Kitayama produced numerous works, with the oldest surviving film being Kouchi's Namakura Gatana, a two-minute clip of a samurai trying to test a new sword on his target only to suffer defeat.
Ōten Shimokawa (or Hekoten Shimokawa) was a Japanese artist, considered to be one of the founding artists and pioneers of anime.

Momotaro: Sacred Sailors

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The first feature-length animated film was Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors directed by Seo in 1944 with sponsorship by the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Momotaro: Sacred Sailors is the first Japanese feature-length animated film.

Mecha anime and manga

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The giant robot genre (known as "mecha" outside Japan), for instance, took shape under Tezuka, developed into the Super Robot genre under Go Nagai and others, and was revolutionized at the end of the decade by Yoshiyuki Tomino who developed the Real Robot genre.
Mecha anime and manga, known in Japan as robot anime and robot manga, are anime and manga that feature robots (mecha) in battle.

Instant History

The first anime television series was Otogi Manga Calendar, aired from 1961 to 1964.
Instant History, also known as Otogi Manga Calendar (Otogi Manga Karenda = Otogi Manga Calendar) was a black and white Japanese anime series aired from 1961 to 1964.

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross

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Robot anime like the Gundam and The Super Dimension Fortress Macross series became instant classics in the 1980s, and the robot genre of anime is still one of the most common in Japan and worldwide today.
Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982.

Mecha

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The giant robot genre (known as "mecha" outside Japan), for instance, took shape under Tezuka, developed into the Super Robot genre under Go Nagai and others, and was revolutionized at the end of the decade by Yoshiyuki Tomino who developed the Real Robot genre.
The concept of Super Robot and Real Robot are two such examples found in Japanese anime.

Mitsuyo Seo

Other creators, Kenzō Masaoka and Mitsuyo Seo, nonetheless made great strides in animation technique; they benefited from the patronage of the government, which employed animators to produce educational shorts and propaganda.
Mitsuyo Seo was a Japanese animator, screenwriter and director of animated films who played a central role in the development of Japanese anime.

Yasuji Murata

It suffered competition from foreign producers and many animators, Noburō Ōfuji and Yasuji Murata, who still worked in cheaper cutout animation rather than cel animation.
Yasuji Murata was a pioneering animator who helped develop the art of anime in Japan.

Spirited Away

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In 2002, Spirited Away, a Studio Ghibli production directed by Hayao Miyazaki won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and in 2003 at the 75th Academy Awards it won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated coming-of-age 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.

Manga

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The 1970s saw a surge of growth in the popularity of manga, Japanese comic books and graphic novels, many of which were later animated.
If a manga series is popular enough, it may be animated after or even during its run.

Three Tales (anime)

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Three Tales, aired in 1960, was the first anime shown on television.
Three Tales (新しい動画 3つのはなし) was a black and white Japanese anime aired in 1960.