Real life looks different from anime and manga. That’s okay! But here’s what three dimensional humans might look like if they were two-dimensional drawings.
This is called “nijigenka” (二次元化) or “2D-ification” in Japanese. It’s not only popular in Japan, but pretty much anywhere people are interested in anime and manga.
Let’s have a look at some standouts and see how the drawings compare to the original photos.
This article was originally published on March 27, 2015. It has since been updated with more images.
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