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"Anime in Real Life" is a Smosh video, released on June 14, 2021.

Video Description

From Dragon Ball Z to Death Note, here’s what your favorite anime would be like in real life!

This video was shot with a very limited crew. All cast & crew followed all CDC and California COVID-19 precautions and filming guidelines.


Death Note

Eric (Shayne Topp) curses at Light Yagami (Damien Haas), causing the latter to try to write the former's name in his Death Note. However, it's revealed that he wrote the name of Erci (Noah Grossman), who dies from a heart attack.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Dio Brando (Shayne) and Joseph Joestar (Damien) flex, catching the eyes of two spectators (Courtney Miller and Ian Hecox). They're confused yet exclaim of how cool the Stand users are. The spectators imitate them, and catch the eyes of the Stand users. They fight by flexing.

Fire Force

Arthur Boyle (Courtney) exclaims that the Fire Force fights fire with fire. A Police Force member (Ian) says a similar thing, replacing fire with crime. Arthur is confused and leaves.

Dragon Ball Z

Krillin (Ian) advices Goku (Shayne), who now has all Dragon Balls, to wish for whatever he wants. He wishes for a boner, which was initially wasn't seen by Krillin.

One Punch Man

Saitama (Ian) is interviewed by a fan (Kimmy Jimenez) about his strength. Saitama states his humanly impossible workout, though says that it's actually a really accessible workout. The fan cringes and leaves without asking a signature.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Four people (Jacklyn Uweh, Damien, Kimmy, and Courtney) bend water, air, fire, and earth using normal objects. Craig the earthbender (Courtney) accidentally hits the firebender (Damien), causing the latter to exclaim that earth is the strongest element and leave.

Attack on Titan

Armin Arlelt (Shayne) hopes that a titan won't eat him as it sucks. After screaming "ooh," he eats an apple and continues screaming "ooh."

Hunter x Hunter

Mito Freecss (Jackie) is proud of her (foster) son Gon Freecss (Noah) for getting a Hunter License. When Gon decided that he'll gonna become a Beast Hunter, Mito slowly becomes distraught as she wanted Gon to be a House Hunter.

Cowboy Bebop

Faye Valentine (Kimmy) meets Spike Spiegel (Noah). Spike introduces himself but due to talking too long, Faye left.

My Hero Academia

All Might (Damien) announces to Izuku Midoriya (Shayne) that he's worthy of his strength. He gives Midoriya the power of "white pre-"

Fullmetal Alchemist

A mother (Jackie) goes to Edward Elric (Shayne) for a cure for her daughter's sickness. Edward plays metal music, confusing the mother. Edward doesn't take insurance.




  • Director: Damien Haas
  • &Written By: Sydney Heller, Olivia DeLaurentis and Damien Haas
  • Editor: Mike Small
  • Executive Producer: Ryan Finnerty
  • Head Writer: Monica Vasandani
  • Production Manager: Alicia Gaynor
  • Production Coordinator: Jacqi Jones
  • Production Assistant: Heidi Ha
  • DP: Brennan Iketani
  • Camera Operator: Billy Yates
  • Gaffer / AC: Dustin Bloodgood
  • Sound Mixer: Greg Jones
  • Art Director: Cassie Vance
  • Art Coordinator: Yasmeen Mughal
  • Art Assistant: Alex Aguilar
  • Art Assistant: Oliver Wehlander
  • Wardrobe: Lena Frostestad
  • Assistant Editor/DIT: Matt Duran
  • GFX: Brittany Metz, Winton Foulds
  • Content Manager: Kiana Parker
  • Stage Manager: David Hill
  • Executive Assistant: Sammie Miller