Anime, Manga, and the Japan-Only Debate

If you are a fan of manga and anime, where do you stand on the Japan-only debate? The debate is almost as old as the genre we now consider modern anime. It continues to rage today because neither form of art is so easily defined. Neither manga nor anime can be as tightly constrained as some fans would like. You can buy anime T-shirts and hoodies adorned with original artwork from Umai. However, Umai is not a Japanese company. It is an American company owned by Americans. Does that make…

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