Anime/Manga Culture
Anime and Manga are to very interesting cultures. Anime is a short word for Animation and refers to Japanese Animation. Anime and Manga both originated from Japan, Manga is the "comic book" of Japan is is read in reverse to how a regular comic book is read. Most popular Anime originates from Mangas and they both have become quite popular to American Culture.


Anime is a very popular culture in many different countries and has developed quite a vast. The earliest Anime was first released around the beginning of the 20th century when Japanese filmakers started to test out animation. many countires adopted the idea of animation which became very well-known movies today, most of which from Walt Disney. It is mostly themed for teenagers and older and is most likely never for children. Anime originates from Japan and is usually translated later with English voice actors instead of Japanese which is often referred to as "dubbed". The most popular companies to dub Anime are Aniplex and Funimation and dub alot of popular animes. Some well known actors for the companies are Wendy Powell, Chris Patton, and Vic Mignogna, some other voice actors for Japan are Minami Takayama, Yuichi Nakamura, and Romi Park. Some of the most popular anime shows are Bleach, Death Note, Naruto, Fullmetal Alchemist, and the Boondocks. Anime is mostly recognizable by the style of having Characters with big eyes and big hair, and wacky facial expressions at moments.


Manga is very similar to Anime and is how most Anime starts off. As stated before, Manga is the "comic book" of Japan is is read in a a very odd way to most people. The way to red manga is to read it as if you were reading a book through a mirror, from right to left instead of the usual left to right. Manga first started up just a century away from Anime, during the 19th century. Manga is usually in blank and white, but most colored Manga is resides mostly in Japan. Just like regular books in American, Manga too has many different genres such as action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, horror, and more. Though Manga seems quite harmless, sometimes it may have to be edited to avoid references to worldwide topics, an example of this is shown in the picture to the below.



As a result most american audiences have adpated Manga and Anime as a typical culture used everyday as an everyday lifestyle. Overall the buisinesses both quite a large amount of money, and are still prospering today.