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    Tuesday March 24, 2020
  • Anime vs. Real Life: The Case Files of Jeweler Richard's Dazzling Ginza Locations

    Check out the real-world locations of The Case Files of Jeweler Richard

    Let’s leave the jewelry appraisal to professionals like Richard Ranasinghe de Vulpian, and let us instead appraise the real-life locations of The Case Files of Jeweler Richard in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life. How do the anime locations stack up to their real-world counterparts? Find out after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 10, 2020
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Discovering an Asteroid in Love in Kawagoe [Part 2]

    Check out even more real-world locations from Asteroid in Love

    Wilhelm recently traveled to Kawagoe to check out some of the more tucked away locations of this season’s charming slice-of-life anime, Asteroid in Love. And while he didn’t manage to excavate any special rocks, he did get to try the same cake as the girls in the anime. Hit the jump to see all of the anime vs. real-life comparison images!

  • Tuesday February 4, 2020
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Discovering an Asteroid in Love in Kawagoe

    Check out the real-world locations of Asteroid in Love

    While the members of the earth sciences club set out to discover an asteroid, Wilhelm sets out to find all the real-world locations the show Asteroid in Love has to offer. In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, see how see how Asteroid in Love’s anime locations stack up to their real-life counterparts, right after the jump!

  • Tuesday December 24, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: A Museum Further than the Universe

    Check out more real-world locations from A Place Further Than the Universe

    A Place Further Than the Universe was undoubtedly one of the best anime of recent years, and had some of the most interesting real-life locations in anime ever. In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm on his trip to the Polar Science Museum in Tokyo, which was where Kimari and Shirase prepared for their big journey to Antarctica. See all comparison images right after the jump!

  • Tuesday December 10, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: The Most Strange Location from a Silent Voice

    Check out the real-world locations of A Silent Voice!

    In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm along on his trip to the stunning real-life locations of one of the biggest anime movies in recent years, the beautiful A Silent Voice. Serene bridges, gourd-draped train stations, and bizarre art installations, see some of the most unusual anime locations to date, right after the jump!

  • Tuesday December 3, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: A Fateful Saekano Encounter!

    Check out these real-world locations of Saekano!

    Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine finally wraps up the story of the highly popular romance anime, but it looks like it’ll still be a little while until the movie heads overseas. So in order to shorten the wait just a little bit, take a look at some of the anime series’ best real-world locations in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life. Hit the jump for more than 70 real-life comparison images!

  • Friday November 22, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Does After School Dice Club’s Saikoro Club Actually Exist?

    Check out these real-world locations of After School Dice Club!

    Not only all of the board games featured in After School Dice Club are real, the show’s surprisingly good-looking locations are as well. So let’s roll the dice and see where we’ll end up in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life! Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday October 29, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: The Perfect Tokyo Day Trip with An Encouragement of the Climb

    Check out the real-world locations of Encouragement of Climb!

    Should you ever find yourself in Tokyo with a day to spare, consider heading out to Mt. Takao, one of the most iconic mountains to ever get featured in Encouragement of Climb. Get stunning views of picturesque mountain temples, boost your luck at several neat power spots, and retrace all of Aoi’s and Hinata’s steps. Does that sound interesting? Then hit the jump to find out more!

  • Tuesday October 15, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: More Chihayafuru in Tokyo!

    Check out even more real-world locations of Chihayafuru!

    The sound of hands slapping the cold tatami mat floor, and cards wildly flinging through the air is getting louder and louder by the day. After six long years, Chihayafuru is finally getting its third season next week! So to get in the spirit of karuta again, let’s take a look at some more Tokyo based real-world locations from Chihayafuru. How do the show’s locations stack up to their real-life counterparts? Find out after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 24, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Chihayafuru in Tokyo!

    Check out these real-world locations of Chihayafuru!

    The long-awaited third season of Chihayafuru is almost here, and soon we’ll be once again able to follow Chihaya on her path to becoming the queen of karuta. But in order to achieve that goal, she still has a lot of training ahead of her. So in this week’s installment of Anime vs. Real Life, let’s take a look at the real-life place where Chihaya is going to hone her karuta skills. Find out after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 17, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: More Locations for given's Jam Sessions

    Here's more real-world locations where the boys of given jam out

    Time to wind down a bit before the grand finale of given by taking a look at some new real-life locations from the show. Check out all of Mafuyu’s favorite date spots in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, and see how given’s anime locations stack up to their real-life counterparts! Hit the jump for more!

  • Tuesday September 10, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: The Beautiful Setting of Sound of the Sky

    Check out the real-world locations of Sound of the Sky!

    Anime vs. Real Life ventures outside of Japan for the first time in a very long time, as this special installment focuses on the unique setting of Sound of the Sky. The anime’s iconic mountaintop town of Seize, with its seemingly floating houses that spectacularly jut out over deep gorges, actually exists in real life! Where? Find out after the jump!

  • Tuesday August 27, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Where the GRANBELM Tournament Takes Place

    Check out these real-world locations of GRANBELM!

    The few remaining mages from all over the world gather around Japan’s Lake Biwa to take part in the hard-fought GRANBELM tournament, just to have a shot at becoming the next princeps mage. So in this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, take a look at the real-world setting of GRANBELM, and see just where all the contestants prepare for their next big fight. Hit the jump for more!

  • Tuesday August 20, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Where the Boys of given Jam out in Real Life

    Check out these real-world locations of given!

    In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, see how given’s anime locations stack up to their real-life counterparts! From the studio where the band rehearses, to all the cool little musical supply shops, it’s not only the guitars in given that are real, the show’s locations all exist as well! Hit the jump for more!