Japanese cartoons and animations that you shouldn't watch unless you're either under the age of 10 or just have no life. Here's an idea... grow up, get a job, and stop arguing about if American or Japanese cartoons are better (I hate both).
40 year old loser: OMG!!! Kenshen just pwned cacashi wit t3h EISEN!!!! I luv anime!! -__-

normal person: ...Shut the fuck up.
by barthumeal April 22, 2006
Something that I could not live without.
fangirl 1: OMG! did you see that Anime Death Note??!?
both fangirls: *squeee*
by ickyvicky117 August 06, 2011
noun: a style of animation that originated and is still heavily centered in Japan.

The word 'anime' is based on the original japanese pronunciation of the american word 'animation.'

The stereotype of the anime style are characters with proportionally large eyes and hair styles and colors that are very colorful and exotic. The plots range from very immature (kiddy stuff), through teenage level, to mature (violence, content, thick plot). The classification of 'hentai' is given to animes of a stong sexual nature.

Although over 95% of anime has nothing perverted about it, most closed-minded idiots think anime is always a form of pronography.
Although most people stop watching 'cartoons' in their early teens, there are 'animes' for all age groups.
by john3 September 09, 2014
Most people say anime is a cartoon, although it's not. Anime is a Japenese show, which of course, is animated. Usually it's in Japenese unless it's English-dubbed. There are all types of animes: horror, romantic, funny, action, etc. The anime characters may look cartoonish but that doesn't make anime cartoons. Anybody of any age can watch anime.
Some animes are:

Soul Eater
One Piece

Sword Art Online
Mirrai Nikki

~and many more~
by Anime May 05, 2014
A Japanese Cartoon. The STEREOTYPICAL anime usually follows this formula

~Bland male protagonist that makes everyone else in the anime look amazing
~Add a bubbly cute female character that is always happy/acts like a little kid
~Add a brooding character that believes everything is stupid
~Add a villain or two to add tension
~Bland male protagonist develops a relationship with a female that has a colorful personality
~Ending, everything turns out for the best usually

Stereotypical Character
~Big hair that is wildly colorful (think neon green or plum purple)
~Eccentric outfit
~Big Ass Eyes
~Giant boobs (for the ladies)
~Four different kinds of personality's: Bubbly, Brooding, Angst-y, or Delightfully kind hearted

Honestly, if your looking anime on the internet.... I would just watch a few episodes of a couple of different animes (on netflix or hulu) to see if anime is something you would enjoy. Careful though! Because it can be addictive
anime, xxxHolic, Samurai Champloo, Naruto, Fruits Basket, and so much more!
by Whoa..whoa...just whoa November 29, 2012
'Anime' a Japanese word. Although the direct translation is derived from 'Animation' or 'Cartoon', the Japanese anime is very different to the American, European and most other countries cartoons. While cartoons from other countries are generally for ages

4-9, anime in Japan can be anything between 4-11 to 12/13-up. While some children's (4-11) anime is a lot like the cartoons in other countries, there are also very adult anime's (12/13-up), which is very different. Usually the more adult anime's has a thicker more interesting plot, violence, character death and occasionally swearing. A lot of people think that anime has a lot of sexual innuendo's and or scenes, but really there aren't that many, there is just a big fuss about it when people hear about it. It seems that Japanese children are used to violent and or sexual references on TV than children in the UK (Not meant in a racist way, I just read about it. Please leave a comment if you were offended in anyway).

People generally have mixed feelings about anime, they might watch it and enjoy it, but be afraid of their friend's finding out and thinking they were watching Spongebob Square-pants. Although anime has become about ten times more popular across the UK and America in recent years than ever before, it is still unheard of to 8 in 10 people.

Another version of anime is 'Manga' which is basically just a comic version of anime.
Naruto, Attack on Titan, Death Note, Fulmetal Alchemist and Fairy Tail are some of my favourite anime's.
by Naruto Note March 07, 2015
Pronounced gay, it is the worst form of entertainment ever, created by a bunch of Japanese faggots that eat mushrooms all day, and for those of you who like it... entertainment.

A bunch of fags watch it, all it is is a bunch of fags with fucked up hair screaming out loud with power, and follow your heart shit... It's Linkin' Park's love movie...
IM A FUCKING FAG I WATCH ANIME! Hooray! I witnessed the power of love! GASP!!!!
by Mitch Varley March 29, 2006

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