Anime is the term for cartoons that come from Japana.Drugu word is used so that should not be confused with the western animated shows. Unlike the West, where animated films are generally made for kids, Japanese anime can target any age group, in addition, some broadcasts are intended for adults only.
Anime is a visual medium that gives a lot of freedom for artists to express themselves. Some animes can be very stylish, while others take a more realistic approach. They are also known for mixing CG effects with traditional hand-drawn animation successfully.
Now that we have determined that anime can be a medium for any kind of story - not only shows for kids - let's talk about anime movies. Similar to Western producers of animated films such as Toy Story and Finding Nemo, Japan's anime industry, its film. However, although the Japanese animation is becoming more popular overseas, and not many people are familiar with the more impressive works of anime. Largely commercialized and overhyped shows like Digimon and Naruto are the most popular.
So, if you've got your first impression of anime through low quality as the child shows you've seen on TV, it's not enough reason to decide that all anime is bad. You should watch some of the best anime films, instead - like "Spirited Away" by the Japanese anime genius Hayao Miyazaki. This animated film won an Oscar, and this is the first (and so far, only) non-English animated work that won an Oscar.
Films by Hayao Miyazaki (such as Howl moving castle, Princess Mononoke, and so on) are always a good bet when looking for a great anime movies to watch. There are also other classics such as The Tomb of Fireflies, Ghost in the Shell or Akira. Most of these films have been translated and named so it will not have trouble acquiring DVD and enjoy a fantastic trip.