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An All-CGI Cartoon is Exactly What It Says on the Tin — an animated TV show or movie which consists entirely of artwork drawn by computer software, and does not contain any frames drawn on physical media. Many of these shows are made using software such as Adobe Flash, ToonBoom, and OpenToonz, or other digital artwork utilities. In modern times, this has become the rule rather than the exception for works made outside of Japan or France. Whether computer-made 2D animation should fall into the category of traditional animation or be lumped in with computer generated imagery is usually up to the viewer — Wikipedia's list of computer animated films excludes features such as The Simpsons Movie and South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.


Most CGI animation tends to be Western. While there are definitely examples of Japanese and Asian forms of CGI, almost all of the major films, franchises, and series done in computer animation are from the United States, Europe, or Canada.

Compare Machinima.


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    Anime — Films 

    Anime — Series 

    Asian Animation 

    Eastern European Animation 

    South American Animation 

    Western Animation — Films 

    Western Animation — Series 

     Web Animation 


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