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What is the difference between anime and other cartoons?

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    YSharpeposted 8 years ago

    What is the difference between anime and other cartoons?

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    MysticLingerieposted 8 years ago

    Animes usually try to have a storyline that is a few episodes long. While cartoons have a story line for each episode. Well most of them, there are some exceptions.

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    ssaiying3posted 8 years ago

    animes are actually more focused on teens 17+ and older crowds and have sometimes nudity in them, and a more complicated storyline to follow which depending on the anime could be from 25 episodes to 400+ episodes

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    theageofcakeposted 8 years ago

    Anime tends to utilize a much more minimalist style.  For example, there are less frames per second in anime than there is in standard American animation (which accounts for the much more jerky movements).  Facial features appear homogenized, such as the standard small nose and mouth and uncommonly large eyes.  Expression tends to be minimal, though there are moments - usually comical - of over the top facial contortions.  The themes explored tend to be bleak.

    Anime can appeal to adults or children alike, depending on the series or film, but I've never seen storylines in U.S. made series that are as complex or convoluted as some of the most popular in Japan.  American animation tends to be silly, absurdist, or satirical - anime has the capacity to explore much darker and dramatic territory.