This Anime Image Makes No Sense

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Release the Spyce is one of the new anime broadcasting this season. This still image from the show doesn’t make sense.

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Surely, you can see why, no? There are cars stopped at a red light across from on-facing cars also stopped at the same red light. If the light changed, they would crash into each other. Chaos!

Commenters on 2ch tried to figure out the flow of traffic.

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Illustration for article titled This Anime Image Makes No Sense
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Illustration for article titled This Anime Image Makes No Sense
Image: 2ch

The anime takes place in Kawasaki, and this location is based on a real street. However, it’s a normal street that doesn’t culminate with cars colliding into each other.

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Not sure why the animators changed it!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

popsiclezeratul
popsiclezeratul

The image makes perfect sense. Those aren’t cars about to run into each other. They’re secret flying cars getting ready for take-off. Yup.