The word “anime” is an abbreviation for English “animation.” The term “anime” was strengthened only in the mid-1970s, and before that, this concept was denoted “manga-eyg”, which means “movie-comics”. At the box office, the first two anime films appeared thanks to structures supporting the “right” art, like the propaganda of the Japanese army.
An important role in the history of the anime, as in the manga played Tezuka Osamu. He proposed creating television series that would be more attractive to a Japanese audience. Continue reading