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Anime replay

Japanese animation, "anime," is enjoying a huge renaissance in America. In the '80s, America's only exposure to the Japanese anime behemoth was occasional Saturday morning extended basic cable showings of dubbed "Starblazers" or "Robotech" episodes or giant robot cartoons such as "Grandizer" and "Gaiking." But turn on Cartoon Network today and you'll see a lineup of "Tom & Jerry" and "Ed, Edd 'n Eddy" surrounded by shows such as "Cowboy Bebop," "Inuyasha" and "Trigun." All three shows are anime, dubbed and brought over to America, where interest in the art form...

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