Zipang

TV (26 eps)
3.705 out of 5 from 728 votes
Rank #1,332

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

kirankumarkondru's avatar by kirankumarkondru on May 20, 2010
Score: 7.5/10

This anime is a must for military buffs. And especially those who love ships and advanced technologies that are used in modern warfare.The story too is good and immersing. You never what you would encounter next. The dilemma of the crew is realistic.There is one catch through that I observed. WARNING: SPOILER ALERT. The decisions that are made by the senior officers onboard even the captain are unrealistic and... read more

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