When Anime Meets Real-Life Locations

[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?

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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. 

[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]
[Images: Kuro Buta Piggy]
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You can see more on Kuro Buta Piggy’s Tweet (below).

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.