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

Yes
31.2%
15 votes
No
60.4%
29 votes
Don't know
8.3%
4 votes
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TellMyWiFiLoveHer
No, it just has to have the signature art style. Oh yeah, and a main character with hair so spiky, they probably use 15 bottles of hair gel every morning.
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yesterday
mikus_chibi_neko
anime, is japanise for animated, it could be japoanise or it could be family guy, south park, or simpsons. anime means aninimate or animated.
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on March 17
Mataways
Anime is made from Japan...
I don't get it.
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on January 08
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, 2016
Megpoid_GUMI
Is this like what happened with RWBY?
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on July 20, 2016
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, 2016
irony
Yes, anime is Japanese animation.
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on July 20, 2016
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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irony
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, 2016
Bookworm10
Whatever. You have your opinion and I have mine.
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on July 22, 2016
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on July 21, 2016
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on July 20, 2016