noun. A genre of American animation resulting from "cultural cross-fertilization" of Japanese Anime in the western world. Shows frequently incorporate Anime elements (big expressive eyes, exaggerated expressions, chibi characters, ect.), but have Western themes, vocals, and origins.
adj. An American-made animated feature featuring many cartoon elements from Japanese Anime. Usually used in a negative manner.
Shows that qualify under the genre Animitation include Teen Titans, Ben 10, Hi Hi PuffyAmiYumi, Totally Spies, Code Lyoko, Winx Club, Witch, Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go!, Megas XLR, The Boondocks.