5 Interesting Facts about Anime

You might be a big fan of anime. Still, there are lots of things to learn about it. It has a deep history and there are some interesting facts about this popular medium that might fascinate you. Here we are going to discuss some interesting facts about anime.

About 60% of animation is anime

Do you think anime is only for the Japanese? You are wrong. About 60% of the world’s animation is anime. It is popular among the western audiences as well. It is shown as televisions show in many countries all over the world.

Code Geass and pizza

You must be wondering why the Britannians in Code Geass eat pizza so much. The reason is that this anime was funded by Pizza Hut. The Pizza Hut logo was also used. But in the English dub release, the logo was removed due to legal constraints.

7400 episodes series

The anime Sazae-san has more than 7400 episodes making it the longest running anime. The episodes in this series are very short; it runs for six minutes only. Among the 25-minute episode series, Manga Nippon Mukashibanashi is the longest one having more than 1400 episodes.

Anime character with 22 different voices

In the anime series ‘Is This a Zombie?’, the character Eucliwood Hellscythe had 22 different voices; one new voice for each episode. Though the character hardly speaks, the series has various fantasy segments where Eucliwood speaks with a different voice.

Academy award

The anime series ‘Spirited Away’, won the Academy Awards. It was produced by the famous filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. He also made Castle in the Sky and Princess Mononoke which were included in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

These facts are truly fascinating and prove the popularity of anime series and movies. Anime is now liked by people all over the world. The industry is growing with more studios coming up producing anime series and movies.

Top 5 Anime Series of all Time

The anime series has been popular in the 60s and 70s in Japan. Now it is popular throughout the world. A number of series have been a major hit. There have been various genres of anime series, like action, fantasy, science fiction, etc. Here we are going to talk about the top anime series of all time.

Attack on Titan

Though many people may think that it’s a horror series, actually it is packed with lots of actions. The appearance of the Titans and the way they kill the victims is horrifying, but as a whole the story is deep and the character development is very nice.

Dragon Ball series

This series is about the adventures of Son Goku along with his friends. The story started with the journey to the west, but later the story developed.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

It is a great fantasy anime. It paints a unique fantasy world that has some specific rules. It’s a story about two brothers. This anime has a very engaging story and great animation. It has lots of action and humor.

Shin Sekai Yori

It’s a popular supernatural anime. Great elements are set into real-world settings. You will know about a supernatural world and the interesting characters that live in it.  The themes are complex and great attention to detail is given making this series.

Steins; Gate

This series is about time travel. The viewers get to see how time travel works. The stories are gripping and it’s a great science fiction anime.

If you haven’t watched any anime series, then these are some good ones with start with. People have loved these series and they are the best anime series of all time.