Manga ( まんが ) - Japanese word for
Artistic storytelling style
Comics in Japan praised as art
Different styles but
common traits - large eyes, out of
proportion body, physical emotion
(drop of sweat on forehead)
Anime ( アニメーショ
an art form, specifically animation, that
includes all genres found in cinema, but it can
be mistakenly classified as a genre
Japanese-disseminated animation style often
characterized by colorful graphics,
vibrant characters and fantastic themes.
the abbreviated pronunciation of "animation"
in Japanese, where this term references all
animation, but in other languages, the term is
defined as animation
Anime arose in the early 20th century, when
Japanese filmmakers experimented with the
animation techniques also pioneered in France,
Germany, the United States and Russia.
A claim for the earliest Japanese animation is
Katsudō Shashin, an undated and private work by an
In 1917, the first professional and publicly displayed
works began to appear.
-the oldest surviving film
-a two-minute clip of a samurai trying to test a
new sword on his target only to suffer defeat
The success of The Walt Disney
Company's 1937 feature film Snow White
and the Seven Dwarfs profoundly
influenced many Japanese animators.
Divine Sea Warrior
-first feature length animated film
-directed by Seo in 1944 with
sponsorship by the
Imperial Japanese Navy.
In the 1960s, manga artists adapted and simplified
many Disney animation techniques to reduce costs
and to limit the number of frames in productions.
-the first anime television series, aired from 1961 on
aired in 1960, was the first anime shown to
The 1970s saw a surge of growth in the
popularity of manga, Japanese comic
and graphic novels, many of which
were later animated
is known as the “Father of
Manga and Anime”.
he is best known as the
creator of Astro Boy, Kimba
the White Lion, and Black
Also in the ’70s, the first Mechastyled anime became popular; Mobile
“Mecha" -giant robot genre (known
In the 1980s, anime became more
accepted in the mainstream in Japan
(although less than manga), and
experienced a boom in production.
During the ’80s, many animes became
popular. Some were Ranma ½, Urasei
Yatsura, and Dragon Ball.
In 1990’s anime gained increased
acceptance in markets.
During the ’90s, Sailor Moon,
Pokemon, and Neon Genesis
Evangelion became extremely popular,
both in Japan and the US.
Anime continue to conquer the world.
During the ’00s (of 2000), some popular
animes are Yu-Gi-Oh, Naruto, and
-In 2002, won the Golden Bear at the
Berlin International Film Festival
- In 2003, at the 75th Academy Awards
it won the Academy Award for Best
present day, some of the popular
Anime’s are One Piece, Hunter X
Hunter and Fairy Tail