It is! I hate all the people who are like "Anime isn't art! Get some talent!" They can all die.
Just because it's not realistic doesn't mean it's not art. I mean, that's like saying Picasso or Van Gogh isn't art, you bastards.
So here's to all the anime artists out there!
Edit: I'm disabling comments. Not because I've been flamed but actually because I'm tired of reading the same comment over and over.