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Japanese animation. Pronounced "ah-nee-meh," anime dates back to the early 1900s. A related Japanese term is "manga," which means cartoon.
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a leading publishing house, said, ''The breeding ground that formerly existed is really great for the popularization of Japanese cartoons.
But Japanese cartoons give viewers the whole gamut of emotions--tragedy, jealousy, romance, anger, grief.
With little fanfare, American and British children long ago demonstrated their potential interest in Japanese cartoons.
I first got attached to art and cartoon drawing from Japanese cartoons [anime] and also from reading Japanese comics [manga].
I also started getting closer to it once I saw other kids at my age drawing Japanese cartoons, and I felt competitive and determined to be better.
Naruto has a very cult-like fan base, and like many of the popular Japanese cartoons which have a strong web following, Naruto was recently purchased by the Cartoon Network and will air this fall during Adult Swim.
While ten years ago there were just a few anime TV shows, today every children's channel is saturated with Japanese cartoons that are rising in popularity among the young.
Byrne picked it up because of the ironic Japanese cartoons on the cover and said, `I've gotta meet these guys.
They gaze straight out at us as if pushed from behind by unseen inner multitudes, which could conceivably impart a desperate feeding; yet everything is "cute," clean, and colorful here, as in Japanese cartoons.
Chinese officials and newspaper commentators worry that some foreign comics, particularly violent, sexy Japanese cartoons, are a bad influence.
Manga magic doesn't get much better than the comedy counterfeiting caper The Castle Of Cagliostro - and we have 30 of the Japanese cartoons to give away.
July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Animation art fans will get a rare opportunity to view original production cels from classic and popular Japanese cartoons including the 1960s cartoon and "Lion King" predecessor, "Kimba, the White Lion," says Donna Ravitz, owner of Name That Toon.

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