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Anime-Inspired Art by Mayi Bashou Wang
As early as in the 1920s, China saw the first experiments in the world of manga and animation thanks to the introduction of lithographic printing derived from the West. The later years of political turmoil prevented the new industry from growing...
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The Dawn of Japanese Animation
In a city awash with museums and galleries, navigating New York's rich cultural landscape can be a daunting task, even for the well-versed local. Still, sometimes the weekly choice of what to do is refreshingly simple. The Japan Society, the...
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Steamboy
Director of the anime classic Akira, Katsuhiro Ôtomo's long anticipated Steamboy has hit the theaters. Despite taking place in Victorian England, its themes touch upon the present. Incorporating CGI and cell animation, the themes of industrialization...
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Cool Japan: Otaku Strikes!
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Anime Addict
Anime News Network recently reported that Time Warner and Itochu Corp. will jointly produce new Anime to be broadcasted at the same time in the U.S. and Japan. Whether the new shows will be aired in Japanese or dubbed in English was not specified...
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eNerGy Anime and Game Festival 2004
Carol Chung, bubble tea lover / anime addict, recently attended the eNerGy Anime and Game Festival. Here's her report: When going to an anime festival, here are a few preliminary concerns… 1. coming to terms with your own inner geekdom...
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Hallowig
detailed instructions for making one yourself. via design sponge