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Re: [Yuricon] OT: Anime inspires fashion

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  • Clarissa Smith
    Two people whose names I lost... ... That s certainly what it means in Japanese, but that s not what it means in English. We already have a word for that
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 31, 2004
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      Two people whose names I lost...

      > >I twitch just hearing "Aeon Flux" and "anime" in the same sentence,
      > >personally. ;p
      >
      > >I know alot of people feel that way, but "anime" really just means
      > >"animation" or, at least, it originally did, before it became the name for >a
      > >specific style in and of itself.

      That's certainly what it means in Japanese, but that's not what it means
      in English. We already have a word for that ("animation"). If we use it
      for everything remotely influenced by (Japanese) anime, it becomes
      useless.

      > That's a really good point. Particularly now, animators on both sides of
      > the Pacific seem to influence each other. I only wish we would get some
      > more yuri influence Stateside. The last American cartoon I can remember
      > with a lot of femme-slash potential was Jem. Kimber and Stormer were so
      > cute when they made that album together. (And I'm such a geek for
      > remembering it!) :P

      Amen!

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      Clarissa Cates-Smith Ryan
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