20 Pieces Of Awesome Anime Street Art All Over The World
It’s said that imitation is the most exalted type of flattery and maybe it’s true. Fans are the driving force behind everything that rises in popularity, but fan-dom evolves over time. Today’s fans of anime are often possible future illustrators, writers, and/or creators with more than just passion. They’re talented too. It’s because of them that anime faces have seeped into pop culture, and are now seeping into the streets.
Showing up on train tracks and buildings, anime-inspired street art is vibrant and playful. In some instances, it outshines the original anime blueprint. To say that this art form is breaking the mold would be an understatement. Most of what you’re about to see is freehanded, so there is no mold to follow, only ones to break.
Here is some of the most astounding anime fan art graffitied around the world.
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Goku On Train Tracks, USAPhoto: Mikenator / Deviantart
Humble United States illustrator mikenater posted this awe-inspiring mural of Goku that makes us want to catch a midnight train.
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The Elric Brothers In QuebecPhoto: Deviantart
This meticulously painted piece of street art featuring Fullmetal Alchemist's Elric Brothers is a popular place for posing in Quebec.
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Dragon Ball Z On Brick Wall, BelgiumPhoto: Tesda / Deviantart
Can’t you just feel the intensity off this Dragon Ball Z graffiti fan art provided by TesdA as it radiates off of this brick wall in Belgium?
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Princess Mononoke In All Her GloryPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
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The Cast Of Dragon Ball Z And Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, CaliforniaPhoto: Namco-Nintendofan-88 / Deviantart
The road to LA is looking lavish thanks to this train adorned in Dragon Ball Z, Vocaloid and Sailor Moon characters,
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Motoko Kusanagi, Urban ExplorerPhoto: flickr / CC0
Reddit user Meersbrook brought this high concept piece featuring Motoko Kusangi as a human experiment on a rail barn to life through photography.