Anime is a genre of television entertainment that creates animated shows or cartoons as certain oblivious people call it, however, anime is far from a cartoon. Anime in the 21st century has become an expressive way for creators and artists to showcase their talent to the world without having to pay a hefty salary to actors or actresses. Anime fanbase is not restricted to merely kids or teenagers, it includes even young adults enthusiastically glued to their screens, the chokehold anime has over our generation can be understood by the fact that fans don’t only wanna watch shows they wanna embody them in the form of their favorite anime merch
The rise of anime
Anime has been around since the late 20th century, however, over time it has only evolved to better visuals, VFX, storylines, more realistic characters and longer spread series. Today a new anime series is launched almost every week and anime fans can be found on almost every corner of the Earth. Not only this, the anime industry provides employment opportunities to numerous people hailing from different backgrounds, that bring young and fresh talent and keep the edge of anime shows alive.
While during the earlier days only a handful of selected retailers at certain places sold a particular anime show’s merchandise, or anime merch in general and that too in mainstream collectibles such as mugs or keychains. The turn of the 21st century has allowed anime and manga fans to get their hands on exclusive anime merch in a plethora of items from any gift shop near them or even online from a variety of Sellers . From wearables such as t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts to bracelets, watches, shows and even wigs and costumes like the show’s protagonist, ranging from a price range affordable by pocket money to luxury items that can cost up to certain hundred thousand. Fans are spoilt for choice when it comes to being vocal for their love of this iconic classic via physical goodies.
Anime and manga is a series concept that has viewed a consistent rise in its fanbase, with new series being produced launched almost every day, new talent and stories being developed, better quality VFX and graphics being used.However dragon ball is one of the classics that initially actually put anime on the map as an insightful form of entertainment for young adults instead of the earlier existing common notion of anime being viewed as simply being cartoon programs for kids.