In a new sign of the ubiquity of anime-style images in American life (and perhaps a sign of the impending apocalypse, according to some anime fans), Britney Spears is portrayed as an animated hero in a futuristic setting in the video for her next single, Break the Ice.  The video was created in South Korea (home to production houses that do work on many anime), according to Spears' label, in "Japanese anime style."