In this installment of Anime vs. Real Life, check out almost 50 real-life comparison images from Doga Kobo’s superb character drama, SING "YESTERDAY" FOR ME’. From all of the show’s long and dark alleys, to all of Rikuo’s workplaces, see how the show’s locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
SING "YESTERDAY" FOR ME is an usual departure from Doga Kobo’s recent trademark colorful slice-of life formula, to a more grounded and somber character drama. And that also entails a bit of a shift in tone for the show's locations. So in this installment of Anime vs. Real Life, see how all of the show’s locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
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!
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!
Even 13 years on, Lucky Star still holds a place in the hearts of many, including Kuki City, which was featured in the TV anime from Kyoto Animation. Kuki City’s Washinomiya Shrine is the workplace for the Hiiragi sisters, Kagami and Tsukasa. For Kuki City’s 10th anniversary, a man-hole cover featuring the twins was unveiled, looking for a street to call home. Hit the jump to check it out!
Anime Tourism Association, alongside Crunchyroll Japan and MyAnimeList, are giving people from around the world the opportunity to interview Japanese anime creators at one of the biggest events on the anime industry calendar, AnimeJapan 2020. The “International Correspondent” will be given a backstage-like pass to AnimeJapan and have the opportunity of a lifetime to mingle with some of the biggest names in anime. Hit the jump to learn more!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Following the first two in Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (No.88) and Narita International Airport (No.0), the Anime Tourism Association opened its third information center (No.1) to provide information on the 88 anime pilgrimage spots to foreign tourists in Tokyo today on February 22. Check out the photos from its opening day after the jump.