A still of the cast of well-known Japanese cartoon characters [Photo/Weibo.com]
As the largest producer and exporter of animation in the world, Japan is renowned as the "Kingdom of Animation". Together with electronics and cars, the animation industry has been regarded as one of the three pillars in Japan. Nobody can deny the considerable contributions of Japanese animation to the world. And many Japanese cartoon characters are beloved by Chinese Post 80s' and 90's, who grew up with them.
Now, let's take stock of ten of the most influential Japanese animations among Chinese fans. Please note that the chart is based on online public aggregators like the scores on Douban Movie, the Chinese version of the Internet Movie Database.