Anthem of the Heart 2D vs 3D Real Life Locations



Recently debuted anime film “Anthem of the Heart” has inspired otaku fans to scour Japan for the geographical area that the movie was based around, procuring phenomenal results as indicated by their near exact comparison photos – doubtless all about to become the cause of a minor regional tourist.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 30, 2015 03:02

    The artwork in this movie is amazing. In some of the pictures I actually had to think for 2 seconds before I identified which one was real.... More

  • itachixmaster commented on September 30, 2015 02:47

    i want to see this movie soo much :<... More



Dedicated otaku have managed to find the real life locations for peaceful countryside anime Non Non Biyori Repeat, showing that the lush greenery present in the anime was just as verdant in real life – with the impending mass tourism hopefully to prove less of a nuisance to citizens than usual due to the vastness of the area.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 30, 2015 05:02

    It's called wabi-sabi, mang. If you think you understand it from a wikipedia article, hold your tongue and think about it first. It brings a whole new level of interpretation to this series, and regardless... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 20, 2015 06:35

    That is by definition racist. I prefer culturalism. Anyho, Japan is itself a product of mixing. The trick is not to do it too fast, in fact very slowly is preferable, and to keep undesirable groups of people... More


Final Fantasy VII‘s horde of dedicated fans have been clamoring over the latest trailer for “FFVII: Re-Imagined”, a fan game that brings the familiar title to the world of 2D side-scrolling and that will certainly give players a different take on the epic RPG.

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  • Daniel Park commented on August 18, 2015 22:17

    Needs Moar 8-bit... More

  • Siveria commented on August 17, 2015 11:10

    My problem with the FF series is this: if you analyze FF4's story, and then apply it to every other FF game, you will notice they bascally use the exact same plot twists always at... More

Love Live! Movie Features Central Park



Dedicated otaku have once again demonstrated their talent for locating the real world equivalents of their favorite anime, as they divulge the basis of the recently debuted Love Live! movie trailer, none other than Manhattan’s famous Central Park.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 2, 2015 15:41

    Ah whore.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 2, 2015 15:31

    Actually what they call it more close to Nyu Yooku... More



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



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



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



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



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



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



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”



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. Comparison: 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

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