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...Running head: ANIME Teenagers today are so obsessed to Anime because it does not only entertain and communicates with them; it also reflects their own problems and struggles in life. Jimenez, Mariannel C. School of Languages, Humanities and Social Studies Mapua Institute of Technology December 04, 2015 Anime Research Paper: Teenagers today are so obsessed to Anime because it does not only entertain and communicates with them; it also reflects their own problems and struggles in life. Anime is a big part of Japanese culture, with its popularity having also spread worldwide. It has been the most popular and victorious entertainment ever since, it is translated to different languages to be spread all over the world (Wikipedia, 2007). Teenagers today are so obsessed to anime because of the wide range of genres that enables them to choose which one they would like to watch. Teenagers enjoys’ watching anime because it gives them joy and it serves as an alternative to their problems and struggles in life. What Anime is “Japanese anime are animated productions featuring hand drawn or computer animation” (Wikipedia, 2015). The word anime can slightly vary depending on where you are. If you are in Japan, anime refers to the shortened form of romaji animashon but if you are outside Japan, anime refers to the kind of animation that is from Japan which is characterized by fantasy, vibrant characters, colorful grahics, and over acting scenes. In simpler words, anime is one of......

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