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What does JAPANIME stand for?

JAPANIME stands for Japanese Animation

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Moreover, the industry is losing young talent due to persistently low pay and poor working conditions, forcing Japanese animation companies to outsource much of their work.
Byline: Rob Lowman Entertainment Editor Enter the mysterious `Castle' ``Howl's Moving Castle,'' the Oscar-nominated film from Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki, is both visually beautiful and enchanting.
Choice of: Howl's Moving Castle (U): Japanese animation, Oscar-nominated this month ****' Spirited Away (PG): Oscar-winning Japanese animation from 2003 ****' Nanny McPhee (U): Emma Thompson as a snaggle-toothed nanny in charge of widower Colin Firth's seven children.
Otaku, on the other hand, denotes the urban male recluse who invests endless hours and large sums of disposable income in the private consumption of products from the Japanese animation, manga, science-fiction, and music industries.