Despite owing its conception to the American studio Disney anime is a full-fledged Japanese medium. As such it often mirrors the life style of the common Japanese person, and that includes his or her commercial items of choice. It's easier to show a known brand that every Japanese person can relate to than invent new names for drinks or stores in every show so brands tend to appear quite often in anime. Relatively few series will feature brands with their name unaltered but those with a keen eye can always spot the brands being referenced. Here is a list of the 10 most common Japanese brands spotted in anime.