Cosplayer in her Japanese Anima costume at the New York ComicCon 18.
Anime refers to a specific style of cartoon produced or inspired by Japanese animation. Think of it this way: all anime shows are cartoons, but not all cartoons are anime.
Animation originating in Japan that is characterized by stark colorful graphics depicting vibrant characters in action-filled plots often with fantastic or futuristic themes.
The New York Comic Con convention, is a celebration of comic books, graphic novels, sci-fi and video games, toys, movies and television.
More than 200,000 people attended the event dressed up as their favorite superhero to celebrate comic books, sci-fi and video games.