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    21 Photos That Prove Anime Food Looks Better Than Real Food


    1. Only anime could make something as basic as eggs look so enchanting.

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    Your Name

    2. You have never seen real food porn until you've seen some cartoon humans slice up beautiful tomatoes for their cartoon meal.

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    When Marnie Was There

    3. If the gentle glistening of this beautiful ramen doesn't make you cry a little, honestly who are you?

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    Your Name

    4. This sparkly flavor mashup looks so good, it would probably give you super powers.

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    Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma

    5. Tell me you don't want to dip your face into this sizzling pot of soup.

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    5 Centimeters Per Second

    6. This is just a drawing, but somehow it's still so powerful.

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    Tokyo Ghoul

    7. If noodles looked like this in real life, even the strongest among us would break.

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    Dream Festival!

    8. Hate seafood? Think again.

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    Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma

    9. Whew, that steam.

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    The Garden of Words



    Bonjour Sweet Love Patisserie

    11. Don't you just want to love and nurture this omurice and hold it and love it and then eat it?


    Isekai Shokudou

    12. Tell me you don't want to shove your face into this casserole.

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    Sweetness and Lightning

    13. Anime somehow renders bland and unseasonsed food as flavored and passionate.

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    The Ancient Magus' Bride

    14. Shiny meatballs IRL? A problem. Shiny meatballs in anime? P.E.R.F.E.C.T.I.O.N.


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    15. The only things wrong with this picture is that there are only two pieces of sushi.

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    Dream Festival

    16. What's the point of ordering tempura and miso soup anymore if it doesn't look like this?

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    March Comes In Like A Lion

    17. Are you supposed to lick steak grease off the pan? Maybe? No?

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    Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma

    18. That's some thicc bacon.

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    Howl's Moving Castle

    19. Please remove your hats and bow your heads in honor of these beautiful dumplings.

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    Mr. Osomatsu

    20. Tell me you don't want to smash your face into this cake.

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    Yumeiro Patissiere

    21. And finally, please enjoy this enthralling pork cutlet bowl fatale.

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    Yuri!!! On Ice