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The List - 7 Eras of Japanese History via Anime

Anime News Network: The history of Japanese civilization is expansive, predating the Common Era by 10,000 years (the Jomon period). There's much more ground to cover compared to what kids get in U.S. history classes in high school, which rarely cover anything before the Boston Tea Party. Anime certainly has its favorite period to work in whenever a show goes for a historical setting. The Sengoku period is filled with battles and characters that are continually genderbent or placed in video games.

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