10 months ago:
I really need to write the artificial for my blog clearing up misconceptions concerning anime.
But we, unfortunately, live in a world where animation is seen as inferior. Even the Oscars give animation its own category since "As if an animation could possibly get Best Picture."
But I would argue that animation is artistically superior to live-action. Now only can animation do everything live-action can do, it can eve do things that live-action simply cannot do (think of all the expressions of emotion an anime face can have). And not only that, but the animation is an art form in itself (the painting kind of art form).
So animation is not only a more open form of writing artistic expression, but it is also a visual type of artistic expression.