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What's is Japanese Anime?

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Nowadays, there are numerous animations produced and released all over the world. The term "anime" originates from Japan and refers to animations made in Japan.


The first Japanese animation was made and released in 1917. The first anime, Astro Boy (Mighty Atom by Osamu Tezuka), was released in 1963. Over the years, the number of must-watch anime has continued to increase.


Animate is the largest retailer chain for anime merchandise, offering a wide variety of products including character goods, CDs, DVDs, and manga. Check out their main store in Ikebukuro!


Shop Name animate Ikebukuro main store
Japanese Pronunciation アニメイト
Address 1 Chome-20-7 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo 170-0013
Service available Mon-Fri 11:00am-9:00pm/Sat-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm

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