Do you think Anime has to be made in Japan to be concidered Anime?

Yes
30.2%
13 votes
No
62.8%
27 votes
Don't know
7%
3 votes
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Cory_the_Overlord
If its made in the US (like Avatar) it's considered "Westernized Anime"
It just needs the type of art style to be Anime
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on July 21
Lady_Artemis
Is this like what happened with RWBY?
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on July 20
Hellixn
Sure, anime can have various different styles and also emulate styles of other countries, and lines might sometimes be blurred when there are collaborations between studios from different countries. What makes them unique is the efforts of people, the people that come together to make them. Anime is what it is today thanks to the efforts made in Japan for the See More▼
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on July 20
WastingMyLifeOnline
Yes, anime is Japanese animation.
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on July 20
Bookworm10
Anime is an art style. So no matter where it originates from, it's anime just so long as it's in that style
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WastingMyLifeOnline
Something could be in the anime art style without it being anime.
In order for it to be considered a "real" anime, it should generally be made in Japan.
The word "anime" is Japanese. It translates to animation. Anime is Japanese animation, regardless of the style.
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Cory_the_Overlord
You're using that phrase incorrectly.
You're supposed to wait until somebody says "Pedophilia's okay, forget your opinion" AND THEN you say that.
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on July 22
Bookworm10
Whatever. You have your opinion and I have mine.
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