Shaenon takes a crawl through the manga version of one of Makoto Shinkai's beloved films.
2002 Year in Review: Part IIIJan 27th 2003
2002: A Year in Review
Welcome to ANN's look back at the year 2002.
Before you start, a note about Links in these articles.
Opening Editorial - George Phillips takes a glance back at ANN's accomplishments this year.
Manga in Review - The highlights of manga in America, by Bamboo Dong.
Japan In Review - KUMI Kaoru takes a look at the top 10 anime stories from Japan.
Theatrical Anime - Spirited Away, Escaflowne, Metropolis and more, by Mike Crandol.
Anime Conventions - Mikhail Koulikov looks back at the anime convention circuit.
Fansubs - The growth of Digisubbing and its impact on the Anime Industry, by Zac Bertschy.
Anime on Campus - Mikhail Koulikov takes a look at the Academic side of Anime.
Magazines and Anthologies - Shonen Jump, Newtype, Pulp and more, by Scott Green.
The Most Powerful - A look at the most powerful figures of Anime, by the ANN staff, compiled by Isaac Alexander.
The Encyclopedia - A Programmers's Tale - Daniel DeLorme looks at the Encyclopedia's first year.
Licensing - A look at the licensing stories of 2002, by Allen Divers.
Anime Legal Battles - The year of the Lawsuit, by Jonathan Mays.
Due to the complexity of this article it is being delayed and will be posted at a later date.
Anime on TV - A look at the year that Anime exploded onto North American TV sets, by George Phillips.
Anime Industry - A look at the industry, by Isaac Alexander.
Death of Anime Websites - Dearly departed, we recall you, by George Phillips.
Other News - The top news stories (that didn't deserve their own articles), By Christopher Macdonald.
Closing Editorial - A look forward, at 2003, by Christopher Macdonald.