When Anime Meets Real-Life Locations

[Image: Bassist Tom]
[Image: Bassist Tom]
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Some anime isn’t called “slice of life” for no reason, you know.

Twitter user Bassist Tom uploaded this image of Sound! Euphonium art compared with its real-world staircase location. Cool, huh?

This past August, Twitter user Kuro Buta Piggy also uploaded images that obsessively compared still images from the anime Free! with real locations in the town of Iwami. 

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[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]
[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]
[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]
[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]

You can see more on Kuro Buta Piggy’s Tweet (below).

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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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And now a reference to the Abridged version of Free.