A lot of anime are based on the characters and plots of popular manga (japanese comic) series. The drawing style of anime is in a way similar to manga, but less weight is given to the lineart and color is used throughout.
In contrast to most Western animation, anime tends to make heavy use of techniques that simplify and speed up the production process in the studios, such as still shots, scrolling backgrounds, reusing frames or animating only small parts of the image. For example, when an anime character speaks, often only his mouth will be animated, while the rest of his face and body will remain unchanged and motionless.
 Spanking in anime
 Spanking at conventions
Visitors at anime conventions often take part in a ritual spanking game with a specialized Yaoi paddle to prove that they are dedicated fans. This was first introduced in 2002 at Otakon, a convention held in Baltimore, Maryland focusing on Asian popular culture (primarily anime, manga, music, and cinema). Many amateur videos of this practice can be seen on YouTube.
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|Manga and Anime|