Are Pokemon and The Boondocks anime?
3092 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
17 / M / Florida
Offline
Posted 6/28/15
Pokemon is aired on cartoon network so im not sure if its considered a anime or cartoon. Also, The Boondocks has a japanese drawing style, but is made in America and is entirely in english with no japanese sub. What type of shows are these?
7157 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
19 / M / Canada
Offline
Posted 6/28/15 , edited 6/28/15
Yeah Pokemon is an anime. The original aired in Japan before it came to the west.

As for the Boondocks its just an american cartoon that took inspiration off of anime.
10080 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
20 / M / Seattle, WA
Offline
Posted 6/28/15
Pokemon yes. The Boondocks no
3092 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
17 / M / Florida
Offline
Posted 6/28/15

ChaoticJules wrote:

Yeah Pokemon is an anime. The original aired in Japan before it cam to the west.

As for the Boondocks its just an american cartoon that took inspiration off of anime.


Oh ok. Thanks for clarifying. I've wondered this for a long time but none of my friends knew.
7157 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
19 / M / Canada
Offline
Posted 6/28/15
Your welcome dude glad to help
20207 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
22 / M / The Heroes Associ...
Offline
Posted 6/28/15
Anything made in japan is an anime, anything outside of japan is not, its as simple as that.

Anime is legit the word used to describe japanimation/ japanese animation, it doesn't matter if it looks like anime, its not anime unless its from Japan,
mnmike 
22398 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
Offline
Posted 6/28/15

AzazelOfNexium wrote:

Anything made in japan is an anime, anything outside of japan is not, its as simple as that.

Anime is legit the word used to describe japanimation/ japanese animation, it doesn't matter if it looks like anime, its not anime unless its from Japan,


That's generally how the term is used outside of Japan.

In Japan, "anime" is sometimes used that way, but can be used to describe any animated film or show. This article has a very thorough discussion of the issue:

http://kotaku.com/what-anime-means-1689582070
Sailor Candy Moderator
215732 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
29
Offline
Posted 1/22/17
Forum Clean up. Old 2015 threads Locked.
You must be logged in to post.