Animation has long been a medium that has captured the imagination. Often used for children, we are exposed to it from an early age. However it is by no means restricted to young audiences. To this day, animation has been used to tell an unlimited amount of stories, from hilarious and stupid to deeply powerful and moving to the core.

This site breaks down the four different types (or genres) of animation along with their history, subgenres, or notable films they were used for.