Those uncle and aunties and old people in singapore just don't understand us young people, japanese lovers and otaku. Anime is not childish and it's different from cartoon, anime feels really cool while cartoon feels like crap. Anime is really cool, stylish and really interesting. The japanese have a lot of interesting and creative idea for the anime. Some anime, the people have creative powers, some anime they have creative story and plot and there also have something known as arc which means a never ending story that can last over a lot of episode, some can even last a 100 episode. Sometimes the main characters have individual battles that can last a few episode. The main character is not the only whom can fight and have powers, it also includes the main charater friend allies and other charaters that have a important role. Nomally each of the main charaters will fight each individual enemy that have powers that match theirs, such as 3 swords vs 6 arm 6 swords, or maybe even tree vs fire. Besides anime that have powers they is also high school romance anime. Which nomally takes place in high school students life. Therefore there is also many different kinds of anime, Each with it's own unique style.