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What Western cartoons can learn from Japanese anime
After flipping through television channels I once dedicated myself to as a kid, I noticed that a lot of the current Western animations do not use the medium to the extent seen in Japanese anime. Of course there are exceptions, but the majority I’ve seen are episodic, simplified, and primarily targeted towards children. If current Western cartoons can learn something from Japanese anime, what would it be?