Anime Underground People Caught Doing Anime Things  

Jonah Dorrance
94 votes 21 voters 17 items Embed

List Rules Vote up the pictures that best show what anime would be like in the real world.

As many staple visuals in anime are drawn from cultural concepts and events in Japan, if one looks hard enough, anime in the real world becomes visible everywhere. The classic festival episodes, sports arcs, and cherry-blossom-filled walkways really do exist. Whether they're otakus are not, people do more anime things in their lives than they realize. Some of the people caught in the act even look like real-life anime characters

So what would anime look like in the actual world? Not as costume play or live-action films, but as realistic occurrences? Compiled here are side-by-side comparisons that will give you an idea of what anime would really look like if it leapt from the screen into the physical world. Vote up the funniest photos of people doing things you see in anime.

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Running Late? Don't Forget Your Toast!


Running Late? Don't Forget... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list People Caught Doing Anime Things
Photo:  Imgur, Tokyo MX
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Anime Has Made Train Crossings One Of The Best Places For Self-Reflection


Anime Has Made Train Crossings... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list People Caught Doing Anime Things
Photo:  kkunurashima via Flickr, CoMix Wave Inc.
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Pointing Chopsticks At Someone To Make Your Point


Pointing Chopsticks At Someone... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list People Caught Doing Anime Things
Photo:  zpeckler via Flickr, TXN
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Looking Over And Realizing You're No Longer Bathing Alone


Looking Over And Realizing You... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list People Caught Doing Anime Things
Photo:  spDuchamp via Flickr, TBS