Variety Mistakes Anime for Manga

theOtaku points out that in a recent article from Variety about new anime licenses, the writer refers to the anime as "manga" due to the fact Manga Entertainment has "manga" in its name, and owns the domain

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Or it could be, he was being super-accurate from the Japanese standpoint. Anime is regularly called "manga" by anyone aged 25 and up. So if the writer had some background in Japan, I'd say that was a possibility.

But this is Variety we're

But this is Variety we're talking about here...they're not exactly known for their deep understanding of Japanese manga and its culture...or perhaps the writer was just really a manga fan, who knows :P