Some random facts about anime and manga I found on teh internet
1.The word "anime" (pronounced ahn-e-may) is synonymous with, and often used to describe the art of Japanese animation.
2.Anime is not synonymous with 'cartoon' despite the popular belief held by the uneducated masses. Anime is considered to be an art form by those who appreciate it, and is not specifically intended for children like American cartoons often are. A wide range of audiences are targetted with complicated, indepth, and emotional storylines.
3. In Japan, there are more than 40 new animes appear on television per week
4.In Japan more paper are used to print manga than toilet paper.
5.Anime began in 1917 by Japanese artists: Shimokawa Oten, Jun’ichi Kouchi, and Seitarō Kitayama.
6.In Japanese manga means 'whimsical pictures'
7.All manga is drawn by hand
8.TEZUKA Osamu is the most famous manga artis in Japan
I hope you enjoyed these few facts that I found.