Sunday, August 15, 2010

A Glance at Anime History

Anime (Japan) (animation) is one of the unique phenomena in the history of the development of world cinema. Today, anime is one of the largest entertainment industries in Japan and perhaps the only one who can compete with the animated films made in America. Anime offers a special look and feel with the level of imagination and an imagination that can not be found in the animated films made in America.

In this case, is associated with the development of anime for the development of manga (Japanese comics) that have been popular since the early 20s. Started cartoonists from Japan began in 1914, to be interested, and tried to experiment with the movie.

It was the first animated short film, it was noted that the success of Momotaro (1918). Then, the development of anime is very slow until World War II. After the war, a young and talented cartoonist, Osamu Tezuka Manga produce an impact on, Shintakarajima (1947). His work was influenced by the icons and animation from Disney's Fleicher Max 30s which had a distinctive round head and big eye. Then, it was known as the father of Tezuka manga and anime Japan.

Some years to come, has been building two of the major studios in Japan to be able to compete with the animated films made in America. They Toei Animation Production Mushi. This studio focuses on the production of two animated films for the theater and television. The animated series for the most popular television Tetsuwan Atom (Astro Boy/1963) by Tezuka, Gigantor, Tobor, Jungle Emperor, and Speed Racer.

In the 70s, started natural type fiction to clear away anime, such as Uchu Senkan Yamato, Uchu Kaizoku Harlock Captain, and Gundam MS. In the meantime, talented animation, Hayao Miyazaki, started outdrawn through Boy Conan (1978) and Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro (1979).

The 80s era of the golden era of the development of anime. The Yamato Gundam beginning. Anime also clear away the video market in the parent form of video animation (OVA). NausicaƤ of taking part in the movie the most influential in the Valley of the Wind (1986). Other films were Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986), Gary Totoro (1988), Kiki delivery service (1989), and gross violations of the Fireflies (1987), and Akira (1989).

At the same time, note the 90s era of controversial film such as Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995), which began towards the anime giant robot with a complex plot. The last popular series Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball, and Pokemon. Hayao Miyazaki anime brought in a higher level through the fiction films such as Princess Mononoke (1997), hijacked (2002), and Howl and the transfer of the castle (2004).

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