In the mid-twentieth century anime announced himself as a self-direction in animation. It was at this time, Japanese cartoons broke into the culture of the world and almost immediately captivated her with their originality. Most anime is considered an early example of a short cartoon, drawn on the tape and celluloid consisting of 50 frames. He was found in 2005 and found that it was created about a century ago in 1907. The plot is simple cartoon boy draws Chinese characters which mean "moving pictures" and then turns around to face the audience and bowed, taking off his hat. Name the author of this animation is not known.

In the early 20th century created the anime enthusiasts. They were silent short cartoons, mostly representing the adaptation of Japanese fairy tales. As time went on. Anime developed and improved. The best-known creators of Japanese animation at that time are Oten Shimokawa, Yasudzi Murata, Noboru Ofudzi – the master of shadows and animations Sanae Yamamoto.

Cartoon of the last "Mountain, where the old throwing" today is considered the oldest of those called "anime." Early masters creating their own masterpieces at home, but this is not an indication of their poor quality. Cinemas bought the work performed and multipliers shows that were popular among the population. In the prewar period animators began to get involved in modern technology creating cartoons, thereby improving the quality of their products. Already in 1943, Japanese authorities turned their attention to the anime, given the universal appeal of these cartoons. The government ordered to assemble a team of animators to create the first full-length anime with a patriotic theme. So the result was 74 minute cartoon, "The holy warriors of the sea Momotaro." It was the most part of the youthful band, which showed the struggle of the team strong, courageous, fearless animals against the evil horned aliens. Naturally, the brave warriors stood for Japanese soldiers, and the villains – the Allied forces. Most well-known anime viewer Astro Boy. This animated series, Osamu Tezuka created and released in theaters back in the 10 963 year. Next anime begins active growth, change. There are new genres, themes, animation design. In 80s and 90s anime win the whole world. The first anime to conquer Europe and America have become Akira and Ghost in the Shell. Gradually, the studio switched to computer graphics, it gave more opportunities. Anime has long ceased to be a child cartoons, and strongly occupied the niche of independent high-grade type of cartoon art. Today in the anime are actively using 3D graphics, popular music, which can not fail to attract the already interested viewer. Japanese animation is now widely known throughout the world, beloved by many and also all original. Source: