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The Barriers between Anime and parents of the Western World
To many people who are known as Otaku or fans of Anime, they would know that Anime is a form of Japanese Animation and Anime can appeal to many different diverse audiences from young children all the way to adults. But many parents who have never been aware of Japanese animation beyond the likes of Astro Boy or Pokémon believe that Anime is just like a children's cartoon, just like the western cartoons of Disney, Warner Brothers and Hanna-Barbera from when they were younger. This essay is all about the barriers of communication between Japanese Anime and Parents of Western Culture.
In Japan Anime has been around in the early 20th Century when Japanese Graphic artists began to feel the influence of western culture in the form of the newspaper comic strip as well as the motion picture (Anime_nanet, 2008). Until the 1960's, Anime would be only shown in Japan and targete