A Decade of Bishoujo Anime Character Design

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Scrutiny of the character design used in bishoujo anime now versus that of ten years ago reveals a certain amount of evolution, or at least modest sideways motion.

A key difference is the near absence of noses on contemporary characters; CG animation also seems to have introduced some marginal improvements in shading. Apart from that, little seems to have changed?

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