Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky In Real Life

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

There's a notion that anime (and manga) characters look good in their respective formats because they are so stylised. In real life, this notion goes, they'd look strange. That's not always true.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

As previously, a set of highly realistic Attack on Titan statues are on display at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. Two of the figures — Armin and Mikasa — appear to be the same or similar to last year's.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life
Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

Like last year, I found the Armin one especially unsettling.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

Damn.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

This year, however, there are two new ones: Eren and Levi. The interesting thing about Eren is that he shows off more flesh.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life
Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life
Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life
Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

A closer look.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

Incredible.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

And now for Eren's foot.

His skin looks so real, so human that you'd think you were looking at a real person.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

Then you see his manga and anime-style face and realise, no, this is not an actual human being.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

Then, there's Levi, whom they really nail. This statue does an amazing job of capturing Levi's aura. It's so good that this statue, unlike the others, doesn't give you a weird or unnatural feeling.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

His proportions seem to be a tad more realistic.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

And while his eyes are huge, they're not as big as Mikasa's or Armin's or even Eren's.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

But perhaps Levi looks less unsetting due to his expression of disdain for even daring to think something like that.

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life
Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

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    Entirely incorrect. They all look disfigured.

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