Top 10 Anime Characters Based on Real People
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Being inspired by Celebrities is one thing, but these are straight up copies! For this list we’re looking at celebrity look-alikes from shows like One Piece, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Cromartie High School, Black Clover, Kinnikuman, Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyoujin), Cowboy Bebop, Naruto Shippuden, Yuri on Ice, Cowboy Bebop, Yakitate Japan, and many more. Expect to see the likes of Yoshikage Kira (David Bowie), Freddie Mercury, and Eminem!

#10. Kid / Brad Pitt
#9. Rock Lee / Bruce Lee
#8. Whitney Haggis Matsumoto / George Clooney
#7. Victor Nikiforov / Evgeni Plushenko and John Cameron Mitchell
#6. Terryman / Terry Funk
#5. Armored Titan / Brock Lesnar
#4. Gordon Agrippa / Marylin Manson
#3, #2, #1: ???

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  1. In terms of Attack on Titan, I’d prefer Dot Pyxis being based on a real-life Japanese general. That one actually caused controversy.

  2. The author of attack on titan also said that the titan version of Eren was inspired on a famous japanese kickboxer too.

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