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What Is Anime and It's Benefit?

Wild is a college student who wants to write and watch anime when she have a free time and anime is one of her stress reliever.

Anime is the best escape to the reality.

Anime is the best escape to the reality.

What is anime?

Anime(animated made in Japan) is a style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children. It's also called Japanimation, it's a hand drawn and computer animation originating from Japan. The term anime is derived from the English word animation and in Japan is used to refer to all forms of animated media. Anime is also a form of art of entertainment which is suited to any age or it depends to the chosen genre.

Some anime studios

Little information about anime studios

There's a lot of animation studio, in case that you didn't know who or what animation studio produced your favorite anime film or series then you can search it but here's some anime studios.

Kyoto Animation- is a japanese animation studio and light novel publisher located in Uji, Kyoto prefecture, Japan. It was established in 1981 by former perfector Mushi Pro staff. Presided by Hideaki Hatta, the company is also affiliated with Studio Animation Do.

The company was co-founded by married couple Yoko Hatta and Hideaki Hatta in 1981.

In this animation I love to watch the most is the novel Violet Evergreen that made me cry. This novel win a grand prize in any of the three categories. Violet Evergarden is one of my favorite character in all anime that I watched. She's an emotionally detached soldier who received prosthetic arms after a combat injury. She's also a new comer to the CH Postal Company and works as an auto memory doll, a ghost writer for people who cannot write or are looking for help expressing their emotions in letters,that's what she do after the war is over and also to know what's the purpose of her life and to know and understand what is the meaning of her Major Gilbert last word "I love you." after all she's not at all but her remarkable skills at killing are most notable.This light novel series is written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase.

A-I Pictures Inc- is a Japanese animation founded by ex-sunrise producer Mikihiro Iwata, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan's anime production firm anixplex.

Here are some of the film and series I watched.

Anohana, Sword Art Online (SAO), The Seven Deadly Sins, Your Lie in April and Love is War.

I start watching anime few years ago and they change my emotion especially the Anohana and Your Lie in April that both made me cry, they're very heart-warming films that conveys some lesson everything about life.

Mad House studio- Is an animation studio and production enterprise. Madhouse has created and helped to produced many well-known shows, OVA's and films. Under this studio I watched cardcaptor Sakura when I was in grade school, The girl who leapt through time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children that they co-produced with Mamoru Hasoda's Studio Chizu.

This studio has a lots of tv series since pre-2000's until 2020's also films since 1980's.

Wit Studio- is Japanese animation studio founded on June 1,2012. This studio was founded by George Wada, a former employee of production I.G, I 2012. Their products are anime series, films, OVA/ONA's, video games and music videos.

One of their TV series is the Attack On Titan that directed by Tetsuro Arak Masashi Koizuka year 2013-2019.

Studio Ghibli-is one of the most acclaimed animation studios in the world, in the home of the most revered and beloved animated works to have ever graced the screen.The studio is best known for its animated feature films, and has also produced several short films, television commercials, and one television film.

I watched all of the feature films of Studio Ghibli and I really love it, some of my friend says that I'm acting like a kid again when they caught me watching some Studio Ghibli films but the time I spent watching is so much worth it than spending my time to talk with them about some nonsense thing.

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Ghibli films didn't choose audience because anyone can watch it and me as a teen I love to watch is since it feels like I go back to my childhood days which is very fun to remember.

Clover Works Inc- is a Japanese Animation Studio rebranded from A-I pictures Koenji Studio on April 1,2018 which has a unique brand identity, distinguishable from its main Asagaya studio (clover works).

They have already 12 TV series including "Darling in franxx"and "Fairy tail"

They also have three films that released last year (2019) and ONA's/OVA's that released last 2018-2019.

J.C Staff- Japanese animation studio founded in January 1986 by Tomoyuki Miyata who previously worked at Tatsunoko production.

The studio produced a lots of tv series since 1994, started with the metal fighter miku that starts July 8,1994 in the first run and date is September 30,1994 with the genre of comedy, science fiction and sports with 13 episodes that created by Daisaku Ogawa. They have films also since 1989-2016 and video games since 1996-2012.

Studio Deen- Japanese animation studio founded March 14, 1975, 45 years ago by sunrise, the producer Hiroshi and ex-sunrise animators.

Hiroshi Hasegawa is also the founder of Studio Deen.

TOEI Animation- Japanese animation studio primarily controlled by its namesake company. It's founded on January 23, 1948 (72 years ago) as japan animated films and as TOEI animation since 1956, 64 years ago. The founder was Kenzo Masaoka and Zenjiro Yamamoto.

Anime genres

Genres are different categories of work.

Genre catch everyone's attention and mostly we watch through choosing genre, we check if it fits into or taste that make it unique.

What's your favorite genre?

Let's look at some anime genres, here's some examples;

•Action-This is my favorite genre when I'm watching a series.

Action genre is characterized by a lot of movements of the characters.

In this genre the protagonist are thrust into a series of events that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical threats and frantic chases. One of the anime series that I watched under action genre are The seven deadly sins,one punch man, demon Slayer and etc.

•Comedy- is a category of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. This films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. if you want to laugh then watch one punch man and other anime with the comedy genre. It's relaxing.

•Drama/Tragedy- this genre can make you emotional. This genre mostly end with a sad scene like someone died or there's a third party in a relationship.This can break your heart and learn also.

•Psychological- this genre is about spiritual, emotional and mental lives of the characters. This is exploring and explaining the mental states of the characters inner person. You can watch horror fiction or some kind of exorcism.

•History- this genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past or something like going to the past to learn and know about the history of some things. Preserving historical landmarks is also possible. This genre also answer the question of what happen before.

•Science fiction- is a genre that typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, parallel universes and extra-terrestrial life.

As long as it's based on science it's called science fiction. Example is the Dr. stone, a Japanese manga series that written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi, serialized in weekly Shonen jump since March 6, 2017. The protagonist is the story is Semku Ishigami that forms a new scientific Civilization.

•Supernatural/magic- is a genre of speculative fiction that exploits or is centered on supernatural themes. This genre is a great work of imagination that far from the reality or real world.

•Romance- a genre of a feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love, a genre which is the primary focus is about the relationship and romantic love between two people.

•Mystery- is a genre of fiction that involves mysterious crime and cases to be solved like the anime series entitled Invaded ID in which the protagonist name is the brilliant detective Sakaido or Akihiko Narihisago as his real name.

Benefits of watching anime

I believe that there are benefits when you're watching anime or even its anime or not,you can learn from everything but since we're talking about anime so you'll definitely learn something when you watch it. I know because I watch anime and I learn something too.

•You learn about life

In every series or film life is involved because life is the reason why we exist. If you watch Studio Ghibli films you'll learn like in the film Spirited Away, there's an arrogant and sullen young girl Chihiro. she complains about almost everything around but there's a mission for her and that challenge and transform her into a brave, strong, and confident girl who knows her way to life. This film leave a lesson at the end like overcome your fear,show gratitude and be thankful to those people who help you,have faith and work hard to get what you deserve because a precious gift you receive without hard work might be an illusion or fake.

•You'll learn about Japanese culture

Films & tv series are mostly the product of reality and as we notice the culture of Japanese are shown in some films like about their sports, clothing, Religion, music, cuisine, and cultural landscapes. Culture can't be forgotten and in some scene in the series and films are the proof about that.

•You'll learn about Japanese foods

There's an anime series about food, Yes! Foods is everyday, characters have to it since food is a way to live and to gain strength like it's on the reality. There's a lots of food that presents in the films and series like rice balls.

•You'll learn about process, teamwork, hard work and patience

Process like how you can upgrade yourself, if you watch One Punch Man you can see that Saitama work hard to have his strength, there's also Haikyuu where everyone in the team do their best to improve, shows that teamwork is important, the hardware that it's the only way to improve and patience that can help you to get what you deserve.

Though it's just a film or series it shows that life isn't about you born the best but the purpose of life is bring out what's the best in you through following the process.

•You'll learn that beauty and good words can deceive

In some scene the villain might deceive someone through changing the story and to make it reliable they say it like they're honest with their sincere face but in the end they just say that to fall you in their trap and to use you. We should realize that we must not believe in some words easily.

•You'll learn Japanese language

If you're watching Sub and they use Japanese language,you can learn through reading the sub and listening to the original audio which is spoken by a Japanese voice actor.

•You'll learn about communication and have fun

Because of communication there's understandings but if without it leads to a problem. if there's a good communication there's a possibility that you can have fun and that's because you socialize and have fun also if watching anime makes you happy,it can be your stress reliever and it's your time to relax and escape from the reality for a while.

•Your creativity grows

Through watching anime you'll end up liking the characters of the story and because of that you may possibly create a character in your mind and help you to create it in a paper. Yes! you learn how to do a good art or maybe you can create a story because you're inspired by the film or series you watched.

Learn something everyday and show what's the best you can do.

Learn something everyday and show what's the best you can do.

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