Our city-state has been featured in Japanese anime series Plastic Memories.
Images of the animation series were posted on reddit, in which a user compared scenes spotted on the television series to real life places in Singapore.
One might be surprised to see Singapore featured on a Japanese show, but the premise of the show may explain things a little.
Plastic Memories is a science-fiction series, set in the future, where androids that look exactly like humans begin to spread across the world. These androids have emotional, human-like qualities, according to AnimeNewsNetwork.
However, due to limitations in technology, these androids have a service life and once that life is over, the android will go through technical changes. As such, a terminating service is created to retrieve all the androids that are nearing, or have gone, past their service life.
With Singapore’s high-rise buildings, modern infrastructure, and our nation’s plan to become a Smart Nation, this depiction hits quiteRead More »from Singapore landmarks featured in Japanese anime series