Feel free to post a fact about an anime or something interesting about the creator(s) of the anime.
Lets try to post only one fact per post and wait for someone to reply so everyone has the ability to share something interesting.
Yoshihiro Togashi the creator of Hunter x Hunter and Yu Yu Haku Sho is married to Naoko Takeuchi the creator of Sailor Moon.
Patrick Stewart dubbed an anime.
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That Nausicaa had been voted best female character in the Anime Grand Prix every year since 1984, the year the film was released, until Rei Ayanami from Evangelion came along?
That the AT Field in Evangelion is an actual term used in psychology, which refers to the mental barriers erected by autistic children?
That manga forms a third of the printed material in Japan?
That the theme of three sisters is used very often in anime, and that in almost all cases some of their characteristics can be traced back to the Three Fates of the Greek mythology? Most notable examples include Urd, Belldandy and Skuld from Ah My Goddess, or Atropos, Lachesis and Clotho from Five Star Stories.~~~~~Which Kratos fucking killed all three
That the story of Disney's Lion King is suspiciously similar to that of a much earlier work by Osamu Tezuka?
That black cats are considered good luck in Japan?
That the Japanese believe males get nosebleeds if they are turned on
That in Versailles no Bara, it is possible to see the Eiffel Tower even though it wasn't constructed until about a century later?
That the last names of the characters in Neon Genesis Evangelion belong to WWII warships?
That in Japan, young boys or effeminate males are usually voiced by female seiyu? The most notable example is Megumi Ogata, the famous seiyu of Shinji Ikari, Kurama and Sailor Uranus
That the tickets for the first movie of Evangelion sold out in less than five hours?
That when the manga of Please Save My Earth was published in Japan, three girls tried to commit suicide hoping to be reincarnated on the Moon?
That in Japan more than forty new anime appear on television per week?
That in Japan more paper is used for printing manga than for making toilet paper?
That there exist live movies of Maison Ikkoku, Lupin III, City Hunter (with Jackie Chan in the title role, no less), Cat's Eye and Versailles no Bara, the latter in English?
that in an episode of Naruto a bridge was named “the Great Naruto Bridge”. This bridge exists in Japan and is stretched over the strait between Naruto and Awaji island of Shikoku, is counted among the longest bridges in the world?
that Sasuke in Naruto was originally never supposed to exist. The reason why he was added was because the publisher’s daughter drew him?
that Ichigo was nicknamed “strawberry” in the manga because “ichigo” actually means “strawberry” in Japanese?
in Full Metal Panic – the Second Raid there is this part where you will see the characters of Death Note. Light, Mr. Yagami, Misa and watch out for L in bicycle! Though the scene is very brief?
on average, it only takes the Japanese twenty minutes to read three hundred pages of Manga?
The anime Death note was banned in China as it became so popular that Kids used to buy Death note Notebooks and write the names of all the people they hated and wished them to die !!
In Dragaon Ball – Z , the name of the Spirit bomb that is GENKI DAMA is actually a joke on Denki Gama which means Electric Rice Cooker in Japanese.
In Death Note manga, there is a Christmas 4 panel comic in which Ryuk asks Light for a Silver Game-boy Advance SP.
When Naruto debuted, he was 12 years old. Today he would be TWENTY – NINE
Anime began in 1917 by Japanese artists: Shimokawa Oten, Jun’ichi Kouchi, and Seitarō Kitayama.
In Japanese manga means 'whimsical pictures
Kodocha Anime, a well-known fansubber, used to have the motto, "Anime - cheaper than crack, but lots more fun". A lot of people think that this is a great way to describe what happens to anime fans, but I think they leave out one important part. It's NOT cheaper than crack! Once you really get into anime, there's enough anime merchandise that you could have the GNP of a small country at your disposal and STILL not have everything you need. That said, it's not impossible to be a thrifty anime buyer. Good deals on anime DVDs are always to be found, and sometimes you can find good deals on merchandise on eBay (unlikely) or at conventions. If you're trying to get someone addicted, take care not to mention any of this until AFTER they've started buying things on their own, and if you're thinking about watching some, just remember to keep control.
The first Anime was a two-minute clip of a samurai testing his new sword.
Cutout, an animation technique using flat characters, props and backgrounds cut from paper, card stock, fabric and photographs, was created by Noburō Ōfuji and Yasuji Murata in the 1930s.
Other pioneering animators were Kenzō Masaoka and Mitsuyo Seo,
“Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka” (The World of Power and Women) produced by Masaoka in 1933, was the first talkie anime.
“Momotaro’s Divine Sea Warriors”, features the “Peach Boy” from Japanese folklore, directed by Seo in 1945, was the first feature-length anime. It was sponsored by the Imperial Japanese Navy as propaganda.
Manga, comics and print cartoons, helped propel the growth of anime due to fact that many were later adapted into animation format.
Osamu Tezuka was particularly adept at translating Manga into Anime. He was key in inspiring others in this field and helped create the fundamental elements of today’s anime. He also developed the giant robot genre–called “Mecha” outside of Japan.
Go Nagai developed the giant robot, “Mecha” genre into Super Robot.
Yoshiyuki Tomino developed the Real Robot genre.
Famous Robot anime include; “Gundam” and “The Super Dimension Fortress Macross”. Both became instant classics in the 1980.
After this, anime experienced a boom in production and gained worldwide appeal that continues into the 21st century.
Yamamoto: mountain or present
Genryuusai: origin or willow
Soi Fong: smash or break or hornet
Ichimaru: market or town
Gin: no meaning
Aizen: indigo or dye
Sousuke: suffix meaning all or right or mediate
Kuchiki: rot or wood
Komamura: lion-dog shrine guards or town
Kyouraku: capital or music or comfort/amusement
Shunsui: spring or water
Hitsugaya: sun or turns in a series of sequence or valley
Toushirou: winter or lion or counter for son
Zaraki: grow late or night watch
Kenpachi: sword or eight
Kurotsuchi: black soil
Mayuri: no name meaning
Ukitake: float or rise to the surface or bamboo
Juushirou: literally fourteenth son
neji : screw hyuuga: towards the sun
shino : shinobi aburame: oil woman
chouji: butterfly child akimichi: autumn road
gaara: self love
sakura haruno: cherry blossom or spring field
kakashi hatake: dry field or scarecrow
hinata: sunny place
kiba: fang inu: dog zuka: a small hill
jiraiya: young thunder
kankurou: a famous kibuki player
maito gai: dynamite guy or mighty guy
temari: a traditional japanese handball game
tenten: moving around,spot
tsunade: mooring rope
itach: weasel uchiha: wa/ha character switch to make "fan"
sasuke: name of a legendary ninja
iruka: dolphin umino: ocean
naruto: steamed fishcake or maelstom uzumaki: whirlpool
kabuto: helmet yakushi: buddhist healing god
ino: boar yamanaka: among the mountains
The anime with the most episodes is Sazae-san - 6345 in total
The process of making anime is very long. Anime is watched by all ages child to adult. The first ever anime museum is in Kyoto japan. It has over 4,000 anime items. Making things move in anime is the hardest task to do. The eyes move first in the charecter to give it a more life like feeling. Many anime shows only have ten episodes.
i am not for sure how much of this is true
OPEN IF YOU DARE
I PUT UP SPOILERS WELL CAUSE ITS PRETTY DAMN LONG
the "spot the main character in the anime" picture didnt turn out so well sorry, there was supposed to be ALOT more to it than jsut yu gi oh
male/guy/man/masculine/AWESOME/EPIC/but a failure at life : (
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