This multi-billion-dollar industry has certainly influenced modern cartoons in different countries as well as attracting many fans to Japan. It caused people from all over the world to decide to learn Japanese, leading to the creation of the JLPT.
Anime, which originally came from the English word “animation”, has contributed so much that people all around the world who love any genre of it feel the overpowering need to go and visit the country of its origin, and sometimes even learn Japanese. How has anime had an impact on society?
Also, how has anime culture evolved over time?
Due to this, anime culture further evolved when anime conventions started taking place. Anime conventions are large gatherings that may take place over a period of days, in order for fans of anime and manga to show their passion and dedication.
Not a lot of TV shows or movies will change your life. Few works of art will transform you or alter your view of the world or give you a new perspective on who you are and what you believe in. And anime is no different.
While I was researching we ran into the query “How did anime get to the US?”.
An answer is that in order to understand anime and its invasion into the US, a look into its history would be most appropriate. The best place to start is around World War II, since that was the time when the anime and manga (Japanese comics) industry evolved significantly. During World War II the entire Japanese nation was mobilized.
Why is anime so popular?
“Real” friendship is rare in the real world. And anime highlights that fact in emotional ways. Friendship is underrated in the real world, but anime shows you why it deserves to be valued and treasured. Having true friends you can actually count on and trust… This is difficult. And anime expresses that beautifully.
I could argue that the Japanese are masters of design and have learned that images convey meaning faster than text. I could take an art-historical perspective and say that it goes back to ukyo-e wood block prints that became popular in the 16th century. I could go logical and.