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The staggering popularity of KyoAni’s Hibike Euphonium has made itself evident as devoted otaku once again rush to reveal the real life locations present in the anime’s latest episode, continuing to do wonders for local tourism.

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  • kamehappo commented on April 19, 2015 05:01

    I mean 90%... More

  • kamehappo commented on April 19, 2015 05:00

    And 90& of all land covered by forests... More


Hibike! Euphonium 2D vs 3D Locations

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Dedicated fans have already discovered the real life settings used as inspiration for the many backgrounds of newly debuted music anime Hibike! Euphonium, once more proving the stupendous capabilities of some otaku – as well as the amount of time on their hands.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 14, 2015 14:25

    This was my thought as well. If you live there it's easy enough to say "hey, I know where that is". Still, to get the photos match the angle basically you have to go there... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 13, 2015 12:01

    That's not animated though, it's a matte painting. Animation is the MOTION of something, what you are appreciating is a painting.... More


Gochuumon Usagi Real Life Comparison

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Tireless otaku have yet again demonstrated their obsessive talent with comparison images of noted scenes from moe coffee shop anime Gochuumon Usagi and their real world equivalents – just how much effort was required to make this discovery has thankfully not been divulged.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 13, 2015 12:43

    Oxigen-wasting parasites!... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 12, 2015 08:49

    LOLOLOLOL never even realised, Lol i'm from Budapest as well... More


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Devoted fanatics of the highly popular Kantai Collection craze have hastened to identify the real world location that the show’s naval base was modeled after, naturally providing comparison shots for viewers to scrutinize the differences and similarities.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 23, 2015 03:55

    Given her popularity, probably not. Personally though, I don't like her outfit.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 23, 2015 02:46

    also boost to tourism LOL... More


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Dedicated fans of the Idolmaster franchise have rapidly ascertained the real locations of backgrounds from Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls, truly demonstrating the extensive (if unproductive) capabilities of such obsessed individuals.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 16, 2015 22:12

    It's the middle of winter there, the trees that are in bloom in the anime shots are unsurprisingly leafless in the photos. Makes a bit of a visual difference.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 14, 2015 00:50

    I agree with Ishmon with most of the pictures shown. The pictures shown only show "references" of what looks alike. The "scene" itself from the anime does not resemble the life-photo. The angle of of... More


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Live2D have unveiled a new video showcasing the latest version of their oft used Live2D Euclid software, which allows for a much smoother transition of 2D drawn graphics into a 3D environment – most commonly utilized for visual novels, but soon to have wider gaming and anime implications it would seem.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 10, 2015 11:57

    AFAIK Nekopara uses something very similar so I'm not sure if it's Live2D Euclid. But either way it looks very good.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 5, 2015 03:56

    Old people are gonna be fucked when not enough youth to pay their welfare bills.... More


Glasslip PV Reflects Reality

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Devoted otaku have yet again set out on another anime-centric pilgimage to the latest seichi of note, this time to bear witness to and compare the similarities between the new PV of impending glass artisan anime Glasslip and its real world equivalent – with the town likely to end up as a prosperous (or merely crowded) tourist attraction.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 2, 2014 02:41

    I don't think the telephone poles are viewed as something bad. I like them a lot, they make the cities look more interesting.... More

  • HouseLife commented on June 1, 2014 23:23

    Yes I love seeing these sources, and this is using reference, not tracing too. Matching the elements of the real scenes is not a skill-less thing to do, and it's done everywhere. I... More


Kishida Mel Designs Maid Cafe: “He’ll Not Wear Them”

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In something of an unusual twist on the moe cafe boom, top moe artist and golden swordsman Kishida Mel has designed the maids for an actual maid cafe.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 16, 2014 02:58

    A quick shoop to see if it really could work. http://oi62.tinypic.com/2kezja.jpg Comparison: http://tinypic.com/r/x10mpt/8 I think there's potential here.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 26, 2014 06:40

    The art reminds me of Atelier series of maybe same artist... More


Attorney General Natalia “Delighted” By Moe Art

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Darling Putinista and Crimean attorney general Natalia Poklonskaya has expressed her delight at all the adorable moe art she has been inspiring of late, even being so bold as to ask for more – something which may not have been wise given the direction some of the art is starting to take, and with there being so much time between now and the next Comiket…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 26, 2014 12:33

    Yeah, that's a fake account.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 26, 2014 05:27

    F***, this bride is so damn cute!... More


New Crimean Attorney General Criminally Cute

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Crimea’s new Attorney General Natalia Poklonskaya may well be Russia’s cutest stooge to date, with even the BBC commenting on Japanese besottedness with the bishoujo keiji and

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  • Anonymous commented on March 29, 2014 00:33

    As the prophecy said...... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 24, 2014 08:53

    She sure is a cutie... More


2D Dating, China Style

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A fresh and rather tasteful take on the time-honoured tradition of 2D dating has emerged from China, attracting much admiring attention both there and in Japan, along with the usual horror and scorn.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 6, 2014 11:29

    otherwise they would explode LOL... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 6, 2014 11:29

    because these pictures are not made in china?... More


Chuunibyou Fans Face Reality

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Diehard fans of Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai have shown their impressive devotion to the series in the traditional manner by making a pilgrimage to the real life locations the series was based upon, providing a rather handy and intriguing comparison – whether or not this impassioned display will be welcomed by the staff of the school however is a different matter…

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  • Anonymous commented on February 19, 2014 11:33

    Her being weird makes her even more adorable :)... More

  • hiryuzeroful commented on February 19, 2014 00:22

    nostalgic place, unforgettable memories u.u lugar nostalgico, inolvidables recuerdos u.u... More


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