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    Tuesday May 14, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Laid-Back Camping in Yamanashi

    Check out over 100 real-life comparison images from Laid-Back Camp

    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!

  • Tuesday May 7, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Sarazanmai

    Check out the real-world locations of Sarazanmai

    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!

  • Thursday April 18, 2019
  • QUIZ: The Hardest Anime Quiz You’ll Ever Take

    Can you identify the anime?

    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!

  • Tuesday March 12, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Domestic Girlfriend

    Check out the real-wold locations of Domestic Girlfriend!

    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!

  • Tuesday February 19, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Run with the Wind – Predicting the Team’s Starting Order

    Check out the latest real-world locations of Run with the Wind

    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!

  • Friday February 15, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

    Check out the real-world locations of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

    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!

  • Tuesday February 5, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Girly Air Force

    Check out the real-world locations of Girly Air Force!

    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! 

  • Wednesday January 30, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR

    Check out the real-world locations of KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR

    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!

  • Wednesday December 19, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: ZOMBIE LAND SAGA’s Zombie Secret Revealed!

    Check out more real-world locations from ZOMBIE LAND SAGA

    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!

  • Thursday December 13, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Chihayafuru

    Check out the real-world locations of Chihayafuru

    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!

  • Wednesday December 5, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai [Part 3]

    Check out more of the real-world locations of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

    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!

  • Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai [Part 2]

    Check out the real-world locations of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

    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!

  • Thursday November 22, 2018
  • Anime vs. Real Life: Run with the Wind

    Check out the real-world locations of Run with the Wind

    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!