Zipang

TV (26 eps)
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In present day Japan, during what should have been a routine training exercise, Captain Umeza and the battleship Mirai are suddenly hit by a storm, sending them back in time to the middle of World War 2. Armed with state-of-the-art technology, the Mirai could alter the course of history; but for its crew, the situation presents a moral dilemma: do they have the right to meddle with history, even to stop the most dreadful tragedies of the war, when even the smallest acts could have unforeseen consequences?

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valondar's avatar by valondar on Mar 12, 2009
Score: 7.7/10

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What if you were transported to a less than savoury period in history? Should you leave things just the way they were and try to get home or should you try to change things for the better? Not the most original idea - but further, what if you can't get back? If that's the case you're going to make an impact no matter what you do, and even then what if the 'right way' to change history is debateable... read more

Grach's avatar by Grach on Dec 31, 2013
Score: 8/10

Apparently partly based upon the concept of the move The Final Countdown , the plot follows the crew of the J.S.D.F. Aegis missile cruiser Mirai; both of whom are sent over sixty years into the past to the day before the battle of Midway while en-route to Pearl Harbor for naval exercises.

The main idea that is floated for majority of the anime is "How much is too much?" in terms of meddling... read more

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