Featured Articles

Top 15 Perfect Anime Houses: Home Sweet Homes

Home is where the heart is, but sometimes, people need more than just love. Ever fantasized about living in your anime dream house? Come check out this collection of 15 magnificent anime houses, each unique in their own way. Some are beautiful and cozy, while others have more extravagant forms!

by FreeNightFalls
Dec 28, 2015 8:21 PM | 171,232 views

Find The Anime House of Your Dreams

Unlike live action entertainment, in animation, everything is deliberate. There's not a single frame of animation that hasn't been purposely placed or drawn in a certain way to fit the tone of the anime. This also extends to the houses in anime. From Natsu's fanciful, fantasy-esque house in Fairy tale to the homely, overgrown witch's residence in Kiki's Delivery Service, all the entries on this list (even the more pedestrian ones) help shape the world of the anime they're featured in.

Moomin Family House

From Tanoshii Muumin Ikka (Delightful Moomin Family)

The anime house from Tanoshii Muumin IkkaMoomin World is the inspiration for the anime house in Tanoshii Muumin Ikka

This amazing anime house is easily recognized by the blue facade and the valley location. It is set in Moominvalley, a beautiful place surrounded by Lonely Mountains. Although there is most definitely a magical feel to it, the love of the Moomin family brings a gentle warmth, making this lovely house a lovely home. This beautiful anime house is so iconic that an actual replica for it was made in Finland and was rightfully named Moomin World.

Aburaya (Bathhouse)

From Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away)

The anime house from Sen to Chihiro no KamikakushiDogo Onsen is the inspiration for the anime house in Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi also known as Spirited Away

It is often said that the bathhouse in this film's spiritual world is inspired by the Dogo Onsen in Shikoku. How cool would it be to live in such a magnificent inn? Well, if you can forget about the fact that it is home to tons of mischievous spirits, that is. This magical anime house is perfect for those who like a little mystery in their life.

Yuuko's Shop

From xxxHOLiC

The anime house from xxxHolic

Yuuko's "store" is very unique, enchanted by a spell that only allows certain people to enter and stops some from leaving. This magical anime house is where she works her magic (literally), granting wishes to special visitors. This iconic home is also where the deep bond between her and Watanuki blossomed.

Kiki's Home

From Majo no Takkyuubin (Kiki's Delivery Service )

The anime house from Majo no Takkyuubin

Living in this heavenly cottage, surrounded by beautiful flowers and nature, would be nothing less than paradise. It's a shame that we don't see much of this anime house, as Kiki sets off on her journey at the very beginning of the film.

Hinata House

From Love Hina

The anime house from Love Hina

This is the Hinata House, also known as the Hinata Dorms. This is the anime house where most of the main events of the anime occur. Hina Urashima turned this beautiful and glamorous inn into an all-girls dormitory in which the main characters live together.

Chitanda Family House

From Hyouka

The anime house from Hyouka

This spacious Japanese-style anime house belonging to the Chitanda Family is home to little Eru Chitanda. She loves inviting friends over to hang out by the comfy porch, surrounded by the serene sounds of nature.

Rockbell Automail

From Fullmetal Alchemist

The anime house from Fullmetal Alchemist

This anime house is home to Winry Rockbell and Pinako Rockbell, residents of Risembool. Elric and Alphonse also originated from this area and often pay a visit to them to have their bodies repaired.

Amasawa's Antique Shop

From Mimi wo Sumaseba (Whisper of the Heart)

The anime house from Mimi wo Sumaseba

Seiji Amasawa, a talented boy violinist who befriends Shizuku, lives in this eye-catching abode, which also serves as his grandfather's shop. Shizuku loves stopping by this warm and cozy anime house.

Hana Family House

From Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)

The anime house from Ookami Kodomo no Ame to YukiOokami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki

The real life house from Kamiichi, Toyoma, pictured above on the right, served as the main source of inspiration for Hana, Ame, and Yuki's new anime house in the story. This wild abode is located deep in the woods and although it may appear to be incredibly "antique", to the main characters, it is the most beautiful haven imaginable, a place where they can finally enjoy their freedom in peace.

Glass Workshop

From Glasslip

The anime house from Glasslip

Touko Fukami lives above a glass workshop, which is pretty unique. The anime house may look ordinary, but it is very spacious and always filled with merriment.

Victorique's House

From Gosick

The anime house from Gosick

This small doll-like anime house is perfect for someone like Victorique, who is both eccentric and secluded. What makes this anime house even more amazing is the fact that it is surrounded by a huge maze. Imagine finding your way through it every time you come home.

Kagome's Home

From InuYasha

The anime house from Inuyasha

At first, Kagome's home seems quite ordinary. But what makes it unique is its location. This normal anime house stands next to the the Higurashi Shrine, home to Kagome's grandfather... as well as the bone-eater's well - the gateway between present day and Inuyasha's world! Yes, looks can be deceiving.

Souma Family House

From Fruits Basket

The anime house from Fruits Basket

This is the entrance to the Souma family's residence. This anime house is the place where all of the family members (other than the three banished siblings) live. The head of the Sohma clan is Akito, who likes having all of the relatives live within the Sohma compound, under his control.

Natsu's House

From Fairy Tail

The anime house from Fairy Tail

Happy and Natsu's anime house looks like a quaint cottage from some kind of fairy tale, both serene and beautiful.

Sawa’s Home

From Tari Tari

The anime house from Tari Tari

Okita Sawa’s anime house consists of Shinto elements, which is not surprising because her father is a priest, after all. It looks really beautiful and secluded from all of the hustle and bustle of the city.

Related Articles

14 Awesome Anime Castles (We Wish We Could Live In)

14 Awesome Anime Castles (We Wish We Could Live In)

Anime has castles in the sky, underground, and everywhere in between… and we wish we could live in them all. Here's our list of the most impressive anime castles ever.

by Littoface


Ten Epic Underground Cities in Anime

Ten Epic Underground Cities in Anime

Anime has some incredible cities. Some marvels are located not in front of our faces, but under our feet. These 10 underground anime cities may have their reasons for heading into the earth, but they're stilll pretty impressive to behold.

by Littoface


The Best Anime Amusement Parks, Real and Imagined

The Best Anime Amusement Parks, Real and Imagined

Amusement parks in anime are a mixed bag - they can be awesomely fun, or terrifyingly creepy. If fictional theme parks are not your thing, we've got you covered with a list of real anime amusement parks too!
Anime World Tour: 7 Anime Set in 7 Continents

Anime World Tour: 7 Anime Set in 7 Continents

Anime has invaded the world, not only in real life, but also on screen. After all, the world is anime's stage. No continent, no matter how big or small, has gone unrecognized. Pack your bags because the anime world tour of a lifetime has just begun!
Anime in Real Life: Osaka

Anime in Real Life: Osaka

This issue of AiRL takes us out of Tokyo to beautiful Osaka! So many anime are set in or have scenes in this area. Hold tight as we embark on a whirlwind tour of both the city itself and its surrounding wards!

All Tags Trending Tags

It’s time to ditch the text file.
Keep track of your anime easily by creating your own list.
Sign Up Login