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Let me illustrate what I mean with a GIF:

Naoi believes wings for the president is fitting

Usually, the scenes between the three or four consecutive shots don't differ much except the zoom-ins (or whatever shots are used).

A variation of this technique was termed the "threepeat tilt up" by a redditor, but is that the correct technical term for this kind of shots? Would the above GIF be called a "fourpeat zoom in"?

Also, was this technique borrowed from the film industry, or was it invented in anime?

  • I wonder if it's done for dramatic or comedic effect. I can't think of any anime-unique scenarios in which this is done, but it does have similarities to the zoom effects we've seen in film. – Makoto Nov 5 '16 at 18:10
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These are consecutive axial cuts.

Axial cuts are used rarely in contemporary cinema, but were fairly common in the cinema of the 1910s and 1920s.

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