Definition of Japanimation in English:

Japanimation

Line breaks: Ja¦pani|ma¦tion
Pronunciation: /dʒəˌpanɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

  • another term for anime.
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    • The ‘adorable’ little pocket monsters brought anime, or so-called Japanimation, into the mainstream, and made generation of department store clerks very disgruntled.
    • Kanada's fantastic, lyrical, and decidedly unrealistic depictions of explosions and fiery demons are direct successors to the lineage of Hokusai, but also pave the way for the burgeoning market for Japanimation in the 1980s and 1990s.
    • Certainly, many ‘super trends’ in art have been rooted in pop culture, counter culture and foreign cultures, and Japanimation is no exception.

Origin

1980s: blend of Japan and animation.

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