Anime - Japanese animation. Unlike other countries cartoon designed primarily for viewing by children, most of produced anime is designed for teenage and adult audience and largely due to this has a high popularity in the world. Anime different characteristic manner of rendering characters and backgrounds.It is published in the form of television serials and films distributed on video media or intended for cinema. Plots can describe a lot of characters, a variety of different places and eras, genres and styles.
The sources for the story anime series often are manga (Japanese comics), ranobe (light novel)or computer games (usually in "visual novel" genre). In the film adaptation of the graphic style is usually preserved and other features of the original. Less frequently used other sources, for example, works of classical literature. There are also anime,having a completely original story (in this case the mere anime can serve as a source for creating a book on it and manga versions). Meaning of "anime" may vary depending on the context. In Western countries, anime is the object of study, cultural studies scholars, sociologists and anthropologists - Eri Izawa, Scott MacLeod,Susan Napier, Sharon Kinsella and others.