The Real World is the world that humans live in. Real World inhabitants watch cartoon characters that live in the Cartoon World.
When a real person watches a character, it gains popularity. When the cartoon character's popularity shrinks, they become forgotten. When a cartoon is forgotten, they are sent to the Cartoon Wasteland.
These are notable residents that live in this world associated with the company of Disney.
- Walt Disney
- Ub Iwerks
- Lillian Disney
- Roy Disney
- Roy E. Disney
- In some terms of fiction, the real world is connected to the Toon World in the Epic Mickey series. As Mickey is seen being congratulated with a reward in Yen Sid's flashback.
- According to interviews, when characters end up in the Wasteland, they realize they are cartoons made for people to watch.
- The Real World is never really mentioned in the games, but its existence can be deduced from the fact that the Cartoon World is mentioned as an individual entity while Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks and other humans also are, implying they must have been from such a world.