Anime or Cartoon? — Let the AI decide

An AI that tells apart anime from cartoon based on style.

Anime as an Art Form

Films cannot be distinguished (and shouldn’t) based on the country of origin. Why couldn’t people outside of Japan produce anime if they wanted to or why couldn’t Japanese make cartoons?

Samurai Jack (Cartoon)
Sword of the Stranger (Anime)
Afro Samurai (?)

Difficulties

An animated film has a lot of components that combined make up a whole: visual style, quality of animation, the themes (human bonds, afterlife, etc.), the music, the characters, the plot and so on…

Solution

A more inclusive definition could be whether something looks like anime or not. This is problematic, because it’s a highly subjective factor, but by introducing an independent third-party this can be solved as well.

Application Concept

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Dávid Komorowicz

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Machine Learning Engineer interested in Deep Learning and Virtual Reality. dawars.me

Kitchen Budapest Stories

Collection of articles written by members and peers of Kitchen Budapest, the Open Innovation Lab of T-Systems Hungary. Articles about technology, innovation, digital literacy, DIY, research and education.