Japanese Animation/Anime vs. American Animation, which do you like more and why?

Question is simple: What do you prefer, Anime or Cartoons (Or American Animation in general), and why? If you can, please try to include a comparison like commenting on animation, storylines, art style or whatever you think necessary that one form of animation offers and the other doesn't. Notice that the... show more Question is simple: What do you prefer, Anime or Cartoons (Or American Animation in general), and why?
If you can, please try to include a comparison like commenting on animation, storylines, art style or whatever you think necessary that one form of animation offers and the other doesn't.
Notice that the question includes ALL forms of both Japanese Animation and American Animation, both 2D and 3D.
Also, bear in mind that American animation doesn't stop at Powerpuff Girls, but also includes Samurai Jack, Batman TAS, and epics from Disney such as The Lion King.
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