14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life

14 Big Differences Between Anime And Real Life

Anime is exactly that. Animated. 

So everything in real life is exaggerated, or expressed in a way we’re not able to in the real world.

That being said, have you ever compared the differences between Anime and real life? 

It might surprise you… And you’ll be nodding your head in agreement. 😉

 

1. Anime food always looks PERFECT!

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
mmmm

But food in real life? It doesn’t always look that great.

I mean sure, it looks delicious. But not in the same way it does when you watch Anime…

 

2. Anime girls are usually slim or thin

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
truth be told

But in real life, girls come in many different shapes and sizes. And not all girls match society’s stereotype.

 

3. Anime characters never have facial spots or acne

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Mako from Kill La Kill

In real life many of us suffer from facial spots and acne. And have to buy tons of beauty products, creams and face washes to rid of it….

 

4. Wealthy Anime characters are loved and admired

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Bulma, DB Super

In real life, rich and wealthy people are despised, hated, and envied. And we generally dislike the wealthy because they have what we don’t.

In Anime, this usually isn’t the case.

 

5. Anime characters can be born with any hair color

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life

In real life we have to ruin our hair by dyeing it the color we want…

 

6. Angry Anime girls look dangerous

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Devlish Kagome

 

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Erza looks terrifying

 

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Yuno looks insane

Real life girls who are angry look half as dangerous.

 

7. Anime characters have bright, white teeth

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Look at that smile!

In real life our teeth are no way near as perfect.

 

8. The streets in Anime look clean and spotless

Clean Anime Streets

Not so much in real life though…

 

9. In Anime all the school teachers are hot and attractive

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
I mean, come on….

In real life not all teachers look like super models. Or fit the “stereotype” of what looks good.

 

10. Anime relationships look easy and effortless

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Asuna & Kirito

In real life, it takes a lot of effort to find the right girlfriend/boyfriend. And a lot of hardship comes with it.

 

11. In Anime, pregnant women look perfect after giving birth

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life

In real life it’s bloody, messy, and not as attractive.

 

12. School life in Anime looks fun (when compared)

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
School Rumble

In real life? Most kids are bored, dissatisfied, unhappy and even stressed at school. Because of the pressure to do well and get good grades.

 

13. Even when An Anime character is a terrible cook, it doesn’t look too bad…

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life

But in real life? Well, you already know what terrible food looks like…

 

14. In Anime the weather always looks attractive. Even if it’s terrible

14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life
Anime girl in the rain

When it rains in real life, it looks awful. It feels awful. And the streets look messy, soggy, and it makes you want to stay at home.

What differences between Anime and real life have you noticed? 

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I'm the Founder of Anime Motivation. An international retailer of official anime merchandise, toys and figurines. I've been a fan of anime for over 10-15+ years, with the first anime show I watched being Dragon Ball Z.

2 thoughts on “14 Interesting Differences Between Anime And Real Life

  1. Gloria Pryde says:

    Completely agree with all of these! Especially the food. I read an article that should the real food next to the animated ones. Of course, the animated ones looked better! -The Nerdy Girl News

    • Theo J Ellis says:

      You can’t beat anime food. It’s flawless 😉

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