What Is Anime? All You Need Know

What does the anime mean?

Anime is the name used in Japan to describe all animation. The word anime is used to describe Japanese-style animations (animes) in countries outside of Japan.

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Is just for kids?

No, no, no, definitely not. There are many types of anime, some of which are kid-friendly, but certainly not all. For example, ‘Pokemon’ is suitable for children, but ‘High School DxD’ is not. Warning: Some animes, but not the majority, may contain a lot of blood, sexuality and violence.

Remember: Just because it’s animated doesn’t mean it’s for kids. Besides, there are educational animes for children, you can watch them for children under 13 years old.

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How can I watch anime?

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There are illegal watching methods of watching, you can watch it from websites that do not pay copyright money, but we do not recommend it. You can watch legally heres:

  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Crunhyroll (free)
  • Funimation (free)
  • Youtube (free)
  • Tubi (free)

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Animes are often adapted from manga. If you do not know what manga is, you can read our article.

Subacts can be about anything, it can be a hero with superpowers, or it can be set in a universe where elves live.

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How popular are anime?

Animes are extremely popular in Japan. It has just started to become popular outside of Japan, but let’s note that animes are quite common in many countries, including America, and therefore many popular platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video have invested in this type.

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Connection of Manga to Anime

What is manga? Manga is essentially to comics what animes are to animations. The word manga is Japanese and we can define it briefly as Japanese style comics (actually the Japanese use the word manga for all comics, just as they use the word anime for animation)

Relationships of manga:

Many animes are adapted from manga, this is the relationship between manga.

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