What's a cel?
A cel is a single frame of an animation. From a cel collector's perspective, a cel is the painting on a sheet of acetate that was used to create the animation. .
When did you start collecting
The first cel was from Yahoo Auctions in late 2000.
Where did you get your
Back in 2000, most sources were from dealers. Later I went to Japan and purchased quite a few from there. Nowadays, they're mostly from Yahoo Japan auctions, private contacts, and the occasional Mandarake.
Do you take offers or
Yes, but they never go through. I'm always flattered to receive them though.