This is an anime. Can you guess which? Hint: It's popular!

Anime (亞迩痲?, sometimes romanized animu) is Japanese animation!

Many anime series are based on manga, or Japanese comic book. In modern times, they have a tendency of sucking when they aren't. This seems to be due to high popularity and simplification of anime creation, as history proves that original anime do not have to suck.

Common Themes

Complete list of all anime, ever

Excerpt from Fate/Shakugan no Mobile Suit Maiden Yumemiya Sakura no Naku Koro ni no Yuuutsu 7 A's+: The Second Raid, known in the West as Fate/The Melancholy of the Moment Burning Eyed Mobile Suit Maiden Sakura Yumemiya Cried 7 A's+: The Second Raid, a shoujo (girl's) anime. This series has drawn an average rating of 13.1 since its conception in 1990, a world record for a show aired daily. The imagery above is being used without the permission of its rightful owners, so don't tell anyone!

List of popular anime

List of unpopular anime

List of American anime

List of anime that may be too deep for beginners to Japanimation

List of anime that isn't anime

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