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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One-Punch Man
One-Punch Man
Blue Exorcist
Blue Exorcist
Yu-Gi-Oh!
Yu-Gi-Oh!
Dragon Ball Super
Dragon Ball Super
Soul Eater
Soul Eater
Beyblade Burst
Beyblade Burst
Death Note
Death Note
Toradora!
Toradora!
Darker Than BLACK
Darker Than BLACK
Dragon Ball
Dragon Ball
Parasyte: The Maxim
Parasyte: The Maxim
GIRLS und PANZER
GIRLS und PANZER
Elfen Lied
Elfen Lied
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail
One Piece
One Piece
Saint Seiya
Saint Seiya
Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul
Bakemonogatari
Bakemonogatari
Beyblade Metal Fusion
Beyblade Metal Fusion
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Black Butler
Vampire Knight
Beck
K
Teen Titans
Diabolik Lovers
The Devil is a Part-Timer!
High School of the Dead
High School DxD
Sailor Moon
Bleach
No Game No Life
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
Sailor Moon Crystal
Junjou Romantica
The Legend of Korra
The Irregular at Magic High School
Fullmetal Alchemist
Sword Art Online II
My Little Monster
Sword Art Online
Zatch Bell!
Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions
The Legend of Zelda
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
Mononoke
Akame ga Kill
To the Ends of the Earth
Haikyu!!
Shugo Chara!
JoJos Bizarre Adventure
Hunter X Hunter
Sekirei
Zero No Tsukaima
Digimon Adventure tri.
Slam Dunk
Star Blazers
Hunter X Hunter
Transformers
Kamisama Kiss
Fruits Basket
Love Stage
Assassination Classroom
Kill la Kill
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The Asterisk War
Say I Love You
Deadman Wonderland
Noragami
Hellsing Ultimate
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Infinite Stratos
X-Men Anime Series
Sakura Trick
Digimon: Digital Monsters
Ragnarok
Death Parade
Psycho-Pass
Asura Cryin'
Negima! Magister Negi Magi
Wolf Girl & Black Prince
Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls
Ranma 1/2
Valerian and Laureline
Qwaser of Stigmata
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Beyblade: Metal Masters
Honey X Honey Drops
Maid-sama
Shiki
Uta no Prince Sama
The World Is Still Beautiful
Oreshura
Ixion Saga DT
Familiar of Zero: Knight of the Twin Moons
Your Lie in April
Nisekoi
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing