Everything that comes to the picture will be changed or dumped from true stories. There are so many things like movies and anime series, you never even know that these are from true stories.

The Essence of anime is that anything can happen at any time without the expectation to twist the stories. They teach us many things so, it is always recommended to watch anime from fantasy to sci-fi and thriller to comedy.

Though they are not the basis of true events, writers of anime-inspired by the event, which results in the anime.


Grave of the Fireflies (Anime)

grave of the fireflies Anime

This is a story of two siblings during the Second World War. While the story runs in Kobe, Japan. This anime movie is inspired by a semi-autobiographical short story. The sibling’s mother is killed in World War II due to bombs.

The story revolves around how the older one looks after his younger sister and what he will do to keep her alive, But sadly she will end up her life due to malnutrition.

Here is the link to watch https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/grave_of_the_fireflies

Vinland Saga (Anime)

 Vinland Saga Anime

Seeing the poster, you can simply understand that this Vinland Saga is a historical anime taken from true stories that are purely revenge based. A story based on the myths about Vikings from the 11th century.

Thorfinn the one who wants to take revenge against his father’s killer featured with invaders of England who are also Vikings, while this anime series also shows about rising of King Cnut.

Golden Kamuy(Anime)

Golden Kamuy Anime

This is a 20th-century series about the protagonist Saichi Sugimoto who is a former soldier and later after the war. He wants to earn a lot of money to support the widowed wife of her dead friend.

He hears about the story of gold treasure by the Ainu people and sets a quest to find the treasure with new friends. The places are also real.

while the protagonist character is inspired by a real-life Russo Japanese war veteran.

Welcome to N.H.K 

Welcome to the NHK

With a dark sense of humor, this anime is a psychological drama. Because the story revolves around a young Tatsuhiro Satou who is 22 years old, who don’t have a job.

He will meet a girl, who will change his personality and make him more confident, while the author Tatsuhiko Takimoto says that the story is his personal account of being an introvert.

Tetsuko no Tabi

Tetsuko no Tabi

This anime is about a travel writer and manga artist, Hirohiko Yokomi. The story is non-fictional.

This story shows the adventure of travel from place to place in the need of inspiration.

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro movie is a partially autobiographical story, the leading characters are two sisters whose mother is suffering from a disease.

The movie setting is 1950s Japan, while the movie reflects the actual life of Hayao Miyazaki, whose mother is also suffered from illness.

He mentions that protagonists should be girls because it would be a more painful representation.



One of the true-life anime-inspired from real life. Illustrator Obata Takeshi and writer Ohba Tsugumi are the creators of this story.  Following the lives of two protagonists to become mangaka since his childhood.

Although the entire story is not completely based on their life, actually a depiction of their experience.

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