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Questions tagged [tourism]

For questions on finding, visiting, and/or travelling to real-world locations that have a relevance to anime & manga.

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Does Cocona's school correspond to any real-life building?

In several episodes, we see a shot of the main building of Cocona's school. Does this building correspond to anything that exists in real life? So far, my searches for flip flappers real life have ...
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Is Tanaka's high school more fancy than most in Japan?

The main setting of Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless appears to me to be extraordinarily fancy, at least by my American experience of going to high school in Wisconsin. Outside: Do those poles along ...
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To which Singaporean building does the one in this still correspond?

In the Yuri!!! on Ice end credits, we see a string of photos on social media featuring different characters. In one of them, Jean-Jacques Leroy is with some women in front of a Western-style building. ...
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Where does the manga Otoyomegatari take place?

I know it's located near the Middle East, but I'd like a more precise idea of the locations involved in Otoyomegatari.
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Where is this statue on horseback from?

In ep. 1 of Joker Game, we see this shot of a statue (that resembles a person on horseback) before a large Western-style building. Does this correspond to a real-life location? The first episode ...
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Is the setting of D.N.Angel based on a real world location, and if so, which one?

Some anime and movies feature and are shown with real world locations. For example, this post gives some of the real world locations involved in anime such as 5 Centimeters Per Second (Shinjuku and ...
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Is the Merlion in Faye's childhood video a real location?

In this MAL discussion about episode 24 of Cowboy Bebop, the user merle_noir posts that they have been to the Merlion seen in Faye's video: Faye must be Singaporean... Wouldn't think the Merlion ...
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Are any animation studios open to the public for tours?

There are lots of anime fans all over the world, and Japan does promote the industry to boost tourism. However, I am unaware of any animation studios that allow visitors. I'm sure a lot of visitors ...
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The real world location of Akiba Dome

Where is the Akiba Dome that is mentioned in Love Live! School Idol the Movie? At first since it says Akiba, I thought it would be in Akiba, Japan. But then, considering Ootonokizaka High's location (...
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Which mountain did they try to climb over?

During the anime/manga, Kasuga & Sawa attempt to climb over the nearby mountain and reach the other side. The work is set in a small town in Kiryū, Gunma so I was looking at the area on Google ...
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What are the real world locations for the Districts mentioned in From the New World?

Given that in the series, Tokyo is visited, I assumed that the districts mentioned have real world locations. According to the Wikia Page, Although Kamisu 66 is the only district that appears in ...
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Is there a particular café that does anime coffee art?

I've seen a lot of coffee art of anime characters on social media, and I'd love to get my own anime-coffee - or even find out the location so I can see more of their art. Is there somewhere specific ...
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Is Toyosato Elementary School open to visitors?

K-On! was based on a real-world elementary school in Toyosato. According to this article on Wikipedia, the elementary school moved to a new building in 2004. Is the old elementary school open year-...
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Is the location of “A Bridge to the Starry Skies - Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi” a real place?

One of the strong points of A Bridge to the Starry Skies - Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi is the location. The countryside town, with all that pure air, water and greenery really sets the mood and works as ...
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What is the most likely real world location for the Mihama Academy if it really existed?

I am sure that the VN and anime used some real-world references to illustrate the location. The school is located by the seaside in Mishima Cape, probably in Shizuoka prefecture. There is indeed a ...
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Is Non Non Biyori's location based on a real one?

I have seen the photos at the end of the Non Non Biyori episodes and they seem to resemble places from within the anime. I wonder if all those photographed places belong to roughly the same location. ...
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Is Yamsk 11 based on a real life location?

The Full Metal Panic series is known to reference various real life location. For an example the fictional Jindai (陣代) High School is based on the real life Jindai (神代) High School in Choufu, Tokyo. ...