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There are lots of Chinese animation characters. Some of them have left deep impressions on all Chinese teenagers and kids. Here Chinawhisper picks the top 10 classic Chinese cartoon characters. Nasreddin episode animation series named The Story of Afanti was produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio from to ; it became one of the most popular animations in China. The leading role Afanti is a humorous man who has a strong hatred of evil practices, he uses his wisdom to uphold justice for the poor people and punish the greedy and stupid rich man Bayi and the king. The calabash brothers were the leading role of the popular episod animation Balabash Brothers during the s. The seven calabash brothers have superior abilities; they fight against the demons one after another in order to save their loved ones.
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The word anime is the Japanese term for animation , which means all forms of animated media. The earliest commercial Japanese animation dates to , and Japanese anime production has since continued to increase steadily. The characteristic anime art style emerged in the s with the works of Osamu Tezuka and spread internationally in the late twentieth century, developing a large domestic and international audience. Anime is distributed theatrically, by way of television broadcasts, directly to home media, and over the Internet. It is classified into numerous genres targeting diverse broad and niche audiences.
Andrew Gibson is a photographer and writer. He runs Magical Places Fine Art , an online photography magazine and another great photography resource. More about Andrew Gibson …. Earlier issues. There are many comics written with adults in mind, and this is reflected in the depth and scope of the artwork.