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User avatar #19775 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
Okay, let's start a new thread where I prove you wrong. Ignoring the "Omg lulz shitstorm".

Here's the definition of anime according to the dictionary.

a Japanese style of motion-picture animation

Here's a copy-paste of the usage:
Word usage
In Japan, the term anime does not specify an animation's nation of origin or style; instead, it serves as a blanket term to refer to all forms of animation from around the world.[17][18] English-language dictionaries define anime as "a Japanese style of motion-picture animation" or as "a style of animation developed in Japan".[19][20]

Here's some more information: Anime (アニメ?, [anime] ( listen); i/ˈænɨmeɪ/ or /ˈɑːnɨmeɪ/) is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation." In Western countries, anime refers to a style of animation originating in Japan, characterized by colorful graphics and often featuring themes intended for an adult audience.[1] The intended meaning of the word 'anime' sometimes varies, depending on the context, and does not necessarily define all examples of animation produced in Japan.[2]

While I agree that it's subjective, you still want to prove to me that it's not an anime unless it's from japan. Here's where I proved you wrong.

inb4 tl;dr.
User avatar #19840 to #19775 - collarbones (06/23/2012) [-]
I come out of the thread, back to the main board for the first time and see this, lets see:
"While I agree that it's subjective, you still want to prove to me that it's not an anime unless it's from japan. Here's where I proved you wrong."
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http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=animelist&adb.search=legend+of+korra&d o.search=search
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http://www.animenfo.com/search.php?query=legend+of+korra&queryin=anime_titles&ac tion=Go&option=keywords
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Please, please, please; release the adopted definition does not equal the technical definition.
Look around you, here we are clearly using the adopted definition.
Yes you can quote dictionaries, yes you can quote out of context wikipedia, but at the end of that day it is all irrelevant.
User avatar #19858 to #19848 - collarbones (06/23/2012) [-]
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Is Sponge Bob and anime now as well?
User avatar #19861 to #19858 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
According to your logic, yes. By searching anime sites then yes, yes it is.
User avatar #19865 to #19861 - collarbones (06/23/2012) [-]
Not when coupled with every other comment I've made it doesn't, you love taking stuff out of context don't you?
See: "The rest of this point is in the other thread, lets keep it there."
User avatar #19868 to #19865 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
No, no I don't. What exactly is your point here? We're both agreeing that it's a subjective matter and that LoK shouldn't be on anime/manga board.
User avatar #19843 to #19840 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
I don't see how it's irrelevant in any way.

Searching that doesn't prove your point in any way. Seriously? All I stated was that people didn't know the definition of anime and that it was subjective.
User avatar #19856 to #19843 - collarbones (06/23/2012) [-]
It's irrelevant because the official definition does not matter in the face of the adopted definition.
Look around you, do you see Adventure time? Do you see Sponge Bob? Do you see absolutely anything like that?
The rest of this point is in the other thread, lets keep it there.
User avatar #19863 to #19856 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
Because spongebob is FAR from the same as LoK. It's highly japanimation inspired unlike the ones you mentioned.
#19809 to #19775 - mattythebeaver ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
I'll still call every cartoon from Japan anime and cartoons from everywhere else cartoons.
It's just easier
#19810 to #19809 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
Me too as I do agree. Everyone seems to miss the fucking point.
User avatar #19790 to #19775 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
In general, the term now only appears in nostalgic contexts.[22] Since "anime" does not identify the country of origin in Japanese usage, "Japanimation" is used to distinguish Japanese work from that of the rest of the world.[22]
User avatar #19784 to #19775 - ImmaAnteater ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
I just think it should be limited to Japanese animation for this boards purpose. I mean we don't really use the definition from Japan. And if we did allow stuff from outside Japan then we'd get swarmed with all sorts of crap. This board could just become LoK, Adventure Time, or even Spongebob (Which don't really seem to meet what I'm assuming is the intended purpose for the board.) Also then you'd have to discuss the specific defenition of Manga as well to determine what's ok in that regard. (But this is just opinion based.)
User avatar #19792 to #19784 - tylosaurus ONLINE (06/23/2012) [-]
Not my point, I'm not saying anything like that. I don't want those on the board either. It's just the definition you guys are getting wrong and you should be ashamed for being stubborn mean people saying that it's in no way an animation.
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