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Some studios such as Gainax began to focus on TV series once more. In the last two decades a steady stream of imaginative series in every conceivable genre has continued to appear. As viewers outside Japan have become more sophisticated, they have embraced the intricate and deceptive plot twists, savage humor, and teeming cultural references that are found in the most cutting-edge anime. A short series like Fuminori Kizaki’s Afro Samurai includes the voice of actor and anime fan 56 A Promising Debut Living up to the successes of Studio Ghibli’s founders, Hiyao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, can be a bit intimidating for a first-time director.

For example, like them, Japanese animators began to use celluloid animation, or cel animation, in order to work more rapidly. In the earliest cartoons the background was redrawn for each frame—a very time-consuming process. Animators soon discovered a better approach: drawing characters on transparent celluloid and laying the drawings over a background image that does not change for seconds or minutes at a time. This practical method quickly became universal. As the technique progressed, different parts of an image were drawn or painted on different layers of celluloid.

This show is remembered for its goofy character designs, [primitive] animation and atrocious dub, as well as its memorable characters and over-the-top sensibilities,”11 remarks the website TV Tropes. Speed Racer was many Americans’ first encounter with anime, the Japanese form of animation. Anime would go on to achieve huge worldwide success with a variety of imaginative series and remains today one of Japan’s chief cultural exports. 34 Anime’s Beginnings Few examples of Japanese animation from the early twentieth century exist today.

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