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anime

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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About VIZ Media, LLC Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan.
Anime Attacks takes place on Saturday 24 October, 10am-6pm, at Gateshead Central Library and Leisure Centre.
What truly differentiates anime from Western cartoons is the drama, he adds.
I have been an anime fan since kindergarten and I love all things about Japan," said Yasmeen.
While the better known Comic-Con, which will take place in San Diego later this summer, has morphed over the years into a more mainstream gathering of pop-culture promoters, Anime Expo has grown by catering almost exclusively to a niche audience of nerdy fans of esoteric Japanese animation and comic books.
Especially noteworthy is the growing popularity in so-called ''character songs,'' in which the voice talents sing as anime characters, says Hiroko Katsuragi, editor at entertainment business magazine ''Oricon Biz.
While during the previous years Cinema "Riga" was demonstrating anime films for the entire day, this time the usual program is significantly shortened, leaving on the screen only three movies, and evidently giving the upper hand to quality rather than to quantity.
Immediately prior to the opening of AX 2012, SPJA will host an industry-only conference for the organizers of local anime conventions from across the country.
We're pleased to partner with VIZ Media to bring the beloved SAILOR MOON anime series back to North America," says Masayuki Endo, General Manager, Toei Animation, Inc.
The DVD includes a history of the anime genre, making-of features and Japanese audio commentaries with English subtitles.