19 Real People That Inspired Anime Characters

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Vote up the most striking resemblances.

Have you ever found yourself watching an anime and then seeing a character you recognize from somewhere? You rack your brain trying to think of where you have seen them before, sometimes brushing it off as just yet another anime character that looks similar to a character in another anime. Then, it happens! You remember! That person looks like Al Capone! Or Tim Curry, or maybe a famous wrestler or martial artist. 

Anime is notorious for basing their characters off of real people, whether it is just their appearance or their character as a whole. Check out this list of 19 real people who were the inspiration for anime characters. Which ones do you recognize?