Anime Expression TL

Timeline created by F.J
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    First Generation

    The first generation of animators in the late 1910s included Ōten Shimokawa, Jun'ichi Kōuchi and Seitaro Kitayama, referred to as the "fathers" of anime. The earliest animation that is known to have been created in Japan was released in 1917. This early cartoon featured a samurai testing a sword and being defeated. Japanese animation pioneers included Seitarō Kitayama, Jun'ichi Kouchi, and Shimokawa Oten
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    Cultural nationalism

    Japanese government enforces
    cultural nationalism, leading to a
    strict censorship and control of
    published media. Many animators
    were urged to produce animations
    which enforced the Japanese spirit
    and national affiliation.
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    First talkie anime

    The first talkie anime was Chikara to Onna no Yo no Naka, produced by Masaoka in 1933,
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    Influence to anime

    The success of The Walt Disney Company's 1937 feature film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs profoundly influenced many Japanese animators.
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    The First Anime Films: Momotarō no Umiwashi

    Mitsuyo Seo's directed Momotaro's Sea Eagles animation with help from the Imperial Japanese Navy.
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    Real animated film

    Shochiku makes Japan's first real feature length animated film, Seo's Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors
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    Walt Disney’s Influence on Osamu Tezuka

    Manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka adapted and simplified many Disney animation techniques to reduce costs and to limit the number of frames in productions and to ensure that his mangas and anime films sacrificed none of their emotional intensity., Tezuka became the first anime artist to tell stories in a manner that was cinematic in scope. His work and that of other pioneers in the field inspired characteristics and genres that remain fundamental elements of anime today.
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    Astro Boy

    Astro Boy premieres on New Year's Day and is the first popular animated Japanese television series that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiar worldwide as anime.
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    Start of Anime Conventions

    Anime conventions, like Anime Expo and Otakon began in early 1990’s.. Where fans dress up as their favourite characters, and even go the extra mile and create their own costumes by hand. Fans also could meet some artists, and voice actors.
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    Anime genres

    Dragonball Z airs in Japan and begins the martial arts superhero genre, Sailor Moon airs and begins the magical girl genre and Brave Exkaiser airs on Nagoya TV and begins the revival of the Super Robot genre for the 90s, etc.