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Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, Japanese popular music and other otaku-related culture within North America and Japan, though it often features similar happenings throughout the Anglosphere and elsewhere in the world from time to time. The website also features reviews, an ombudsman section, Internet forums where readers can discuss current issues and events, and an encyclopedia. The encyclopedia contains a large number of anime with information on Japanese and English staff, Theme songs, plot summaries and user ratings. Links to the encyclopedia entries are colored from blue to black. The bluer the color of the link, the more information is available. Image File history File links Animenewsnetwork_logo. ... Image File history File links Animenewsnetwork_logo. ... The anime industry has grown significantly in the last few years, especially outside of Japan. ... News is new information or current events. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... For other uses, see Manga (disambiguation). ... J-pop is an abbreviation of Japanese pop. ... Overweight, unkempt, bespectacled and fantasizing about an anime heroine--a popular otaku stereotype. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Definitions of the Anglosphere vary: one definition (depicted, all in blue) includes two node countries – the United Kingdom and the United States – and five outliers: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa. ... Look up Ombudsman in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gaia Online, the largest English language forum-based community as of April 2005 — powered by a modified version of phpBB. An Internet forum is a facility on the World Wide Web for holding discussions, or the web application software used to provide the facility. ...

Anime News Network also has an IRC channel on the WorldIRC network, #animenewsnetwork Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of instant communication over the Internet. ...

As of 2005, the editorial staff at ANN are also involved with the anime magazine known as Anime News Network's Protoculture Addicts. The cover of Protoculture Addicts, Issue #87 (January 2006). ...

External links

  • Anime News Network website

  Results from FactBites:
Interview with Anime News Network/Protoculture Addicts.  DVD Vision Japan (3643 words)
I've been working on Anime News Network since May 2000, it was originally just a hobby that I had intended to put 10-15 hours a week into, but it grew really fast (300% in year one, 200% every year since) and it became too time consuming to do part time.
ANN's then editor in chief, Isaac Alexander, was going through a bit of a tough time and didn't have time to commit to ANN and his con (Sakura-con) and was letting the site slide.
ANN is already very respected and very well known, but I'd really like that respect to be the same kind of respect people have for the big trade magazines in other industries.
Animefringe: October 2004 - Features - Anime News Network's Protoculture Addicts (825 words)
Anime News Network (www.animenewsnetwork.com) sent out a press release shortly before the convention, letting it be known that they would be making a rather large announcement at Nan Desu Kan 8.
Anime News Network announced their acquisition of long-time indie anime and manga magazine Protoculture Addicts (http://www.protoculture-mag.com or http://www.protoculture.ca), which will begin publishing January as Anime News Network's Protoculture Addicts.
ANN's free news-feed is used by several popular industry magazines, so it is quite possible that some of the news may seem familiar.
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