Simple Definition of anime
: a style of animation that was created in Japan and that uses colorful images, strong characters, and stories that have a lot of action
Full Definition of anime
: a style of animation originating in Japan that is characterized by stark colorful graphics depicting vibrant characters in action-filled plots often with fantastic or futuristic themes
Origin of anime
Japanese, animation, short for animēshiyon, from English
First Known Use: 1988
ANIME Defined for Kids
Definition of anime for Students
: a style of animation that was created in Japan and that uses colorful images, strong characters, and action-filled plots
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "anime"
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