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"Damn the illusion of movement! Damn the illusion of movement to hell!"
Don Hertzfeldt's intro for The Animation Show

Tropes which are exclusive to Animation as a medium, due to the unique freedom inherent in all Graphical Tropes combined with the ability to portray action. Thanks to the rise of CGI, animation can occur within and sometime barely distinguishable from live action, allowing a medium within a medium.

See Also: Japanese Animation Tropes and Animation Genres. Do not confuse with Graphical Tropes, its super-index.


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Alternative Title(s): Animated Tropes, Animated Trope