In this installment of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm on his trip to almost all of the gorgeous Laid-Back Camp locations that Yamanashi Prefecture has to offer, and check out well over a hundred anime vs. real-life comparison images. Not only are all of the anime’s locations real, also some of the show’s side-characters are as well! Find out more after the jump!
Asakusa and Kappabashi are the perfect setting for a show as bizarre and surreal as Sarazanmai. In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, learn all about the famous temple district, as well as Tokyo’s number one kitchenware street, which is infested with kappas in real life. Hit the jump for more, dish!
Time to put your anime knowledge to the test! Can you identify the anime just by looking at a close-up of an automated ticket gate? Probably not, but you might as well try! Hit the jump and give it your best shot!
Domestic Girlfriend has really upped the ante in the last couple episodes, with one raunchy development after the next. So in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, let’s take a look at where exactly all this drama unfolds, and see how the anime’s locations stack up to their real-life counterparts. Hit the jump to find out!
The moment of truth is almost here, as Haiji and his team is finally getting ready for the Hakone Ekiden, previewing the prestigious racecourse in the latest episode of Run with the Wind. So in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, take a look at the show’s real-world locations, learn all about the relay race’s diverse stages, and hear Wilhelm’s thoughts on who should be running in which section of the Hakone Ekiden. All of that, after the jump!
This week’s edition of Anime vs. Real Life takes a look at the real-life locations of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka, where terrifying giant plushies run rampant in the streets of Tokyo. Where do they attack, which locations does the show share with Eromanga Sensei, and what are magical girls doing in Tijuana, Mexico? Find out all of that after the jump!
All a high-tech fighter jet wants nowadays isn't just some regular old maintenance check and an oil change; they want to go on dates and get treated to some local ramen. See where Kei takes Gripen to fuel up in this week's edition of Anime vs. Real Life, right after the jump! Barbie 01, cleared for takeoff!
KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR shakes up its usual formula for the first time, not only granting us a look at a different side of the cunning Kaguya, but also shows us some neat anime locations. See how well the show’s locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
The undead girls of Franchouchou have been tirelessly touring Saga, trying to revitalize the tucked-away prefecture, and are in turn raising its profile among anime fans worldwide. See how ZOMBIE LAND SAGA’s anime locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, and finally learn the secret behind the girl’s mysterious zombie powers! Hit the jump to find out!
The long-awaited third season of Chihayafuru is finally going to air next April, and we’ll once again be able to follow Chihaya on her path to the Omi Jingu Shrine, the karuta world’s most prestigious venue. Learn all about the show’s most iconic real-world location, and check out more than 75 anime to real life comparisons, right after the jump!
Moving away from Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai’s touristy locations; this final installment will take a look at the show’s more mundane, humdrum real-world locations, which boast just as much accuracy and detail. Where does Mai get these delicious cream custards from? Where did Sakuta and Tomoe kick each other’s butts? Find out right after the jump!
The coverage of the real-world locations of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai continues this week, focusing on the scenic coastal area of Fujisawa. The area is home to two of the most used settings in anime ever! Want to know which ones? Find out and check out almost 50 anime to real life comparison, right after the jump!
The Hakone Ekiden is one Japan’s most prestigious sporting events, with quite a scenic race course leading from Tokyo to Hakone and back. But before our favorite track team full of broke university students gets to conquer the steep mountains of Hakone, they first have to train. In this week’s installment of Anime vs. Real Life, Wilhelm sets out to find all of the real-world locations shown in Run with the Wind so far. Hit the jump for more!
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai does such a great job portraying the picturesque island of Enoshima that I just had to head down there myself, and track down all of the anime’s locations. Check out well over 50 anime to real life comparison images in this article alone, and see how well the show’s locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
ZOMBIE LAND SAGA’s plan to revive some of the country’s most beloved idols and entertainers, to have them promote Saga Prefecture as "regional idols" is as hilarious as it is ingenious. The show does a lot to promote Saga Prefecture, and we’re here to help, by showing you all the real-world places that have been featured in the show so far. Just hit the jump for more!