Kaworu Nagisa (17thangel@tokyo-3.com)
Fri, 15 Oct 1999 12:30:07 -0400

On Fri, 15 Oct 1999 15:16:23 +1300 Tomonaga <Tomonaga@xtra.co.nz> wrote:
>Kaworu Nagisa wrote:
>> Did you know that the Japanese call western cartoons
>> "anime" too? Just a thought for all of us to reflect
>> upon....
>In Japan 'anime' is a general term referring to all forms of animation. It
>describes the media not the genre. It doesn't matter if it's for adults or
>kids, if it is animated it is 'anime'. There is no word to distinguish one
>from the other, in much the same way that 'live-action' doesn't specify if
>it's for adults or children.

 So, is it technically right for us to be using the word "anime" to refer only to "Japanese cartoons"?

Kaworu Nagisa (aka Veilchen)

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