Anime TV Shows


About Anime

Anime is a Japanese style of animation that is featured in many popular TV programs and films. The contemporary anime style originated in the 1960s in Japan when artists who drew manga-distinctly Japanese comics-began to translate their work into animation for TV and film. This new style became immensely popular in Japan, and by the 1980s, the popularity of anime had begun to spread to other countries. By the beginning of this century, anime was one of the most popular styles of animation worldwide.

Original anime productions were influenced by popular American animation, and early productions used traditional cel animation techniques like their American counterparts. Japanese anime artists developed their own styles, however, and began to focus more on the quality of the artwork and less on the kind of fluid movement characteristic of American animation. In the 1990s, some anime production companies began using digital techniques, drawing cels with computers rather than by hand, and a few anime films combined traditional hand-drawn animation with computer-generated imagery. Many recent anime productions are created entirely with digital processes.

Although anime styles can vary greatly, some aspects of the style, particularly in the design of characters, are so consistent from one production to the next that they've come to define anime for many viewers. Characters typically have proportionally large eyes, for example, and some characters have distorted body proportions. Anime characters also usually communicate emotions and reactions with a set of expressions and gestures that is largely consistent across productions.

The subject matter of anime programs varies greatly, too. Japanese anime productions often draw on history, folklore, mythology, literature and other traditional sources, while some of the most popular anime shows around the world fall into the fantasy, adventure and science fiction genres. Some anime is intended for young audiences, but many anime productions revolve around distinctly adult themes and are intended for mature viewers.

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Yu-Gi-Oh!
Yu-Gi-Oh!
Blue Exorcist
Blue Exorcist
Dragon Ball Super
Dragon Ball Super
Death Note
Death Note
Darker Than BLACK
Darker Than BLACK
Dragon Ball
Dragon Ball
Vampire Knight
Vampire Knight
Soul Eater
Soul Eater
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Beyblade Metal Fusion
Beyblade Metal Fusion
Beyblade: Metal Masters
Beyblade: Metal Masters
Elfen Lied
Elfen Lied
Zatch Bell!
Zatch Bell!
High School DxD
High School DxD
Beyblade Burst
Beyblade Burst
Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul
Log Horizon
Log Horizon
Saint Seiya
Saint Seiya
Teen Titans
Teen Titans
Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail
One Piece
The Legend of Korra
Diabolik Lovers
Black Butler
Sword Art Online
No Game No Life
The Devil is a Part-Timer!
Bakemonogatari
One-Punch Man
Fullmetal Alchemist
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's
Sekirei
Shaka Zulu
Sailor Moon
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
Bleach
Diabolik Lovers II: More,Blood
Snow White with the Red Hair
The Legend of Zelda
Digimon Frontier
Sailor Moon Crystal
JoJos Bizarre Adventure
Samurai Champloo
Heaven's Lost Property
Rosario Vampire
Slam Dunk
Skip Beat!
Shugo Chara!
Angel Beats!
Digimon Adventure tri.
The Irregular at Magic High School
Prison School
GIRLS und PANZER
Deadman Wonderland
Ranma 1/2
X-Men Anime Series
Toradora!
Yu Yu Hakusho
Your Lie in April
Kamigami no Asobi
Kamisama Kiss
Star Blazers
Parasyte: The Maxim
My Little Monster
Digimon Fusion
Magi
Love Stage
Overlord
My Love Story!!
Gate
Fruits Basket
Akame ga Kill
Ghost Stories
Trigun
Kill la Kill
Squid Girl
High School of the Dead
The Future Diary
Digimon: Digital Monsters
My Bride is a Mermaid
Plastic Memories
Infinite Stratos
Say I Love You
Kuroko's Basketball
Shiki
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God Eater
Kokoro Connect
The Fruit of Grisaia
Noir
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City Hunter
Demon King Daimao
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