Anime Go! A History of Pokemon, Ghibli, and Childhood Nostalgia


Your favourite animation characters return to Sotheby’s this holiday season as Contemporary Showcase: Anime Go celebrates the most lovable of storytelling media. A global cultural phenomenon that speaks an international visual language, Anime extends its influence to fields ranging from fashion and film, to literature and contemporary art. In advance of Sotheby’s online auction, we look back into the 20th century at Japan's animation industry through each decade of its evolution.

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