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Top 10 Historical Anime 2020

Where anime is usually known as a pretty over-the-topic, full of magic and mess, technological dystopias, or pirates, or interesting magical objects, it is quite good to portray historic times as true to life. This sometimes means certain eras in Japan that tell the stories of real heroes from the history of Japan.

It sometimes involves looking at period-specific clothing. So we pick 10 of the best historical anime of all time so you can enjoy it!

10. Baccano!



At the beginning of the 1930s, Flying Pussyfoot starts his legendary journey in Chicago, leaving a bloodstream throughout the country. The ambitious scientist Szilard and his unwilling assistant Ennis look in New York simultaneously for the missing bottles of the elixir of immortality. Moreover, war is worsening between mafia groups. Alchemists will learn the price of immortality onboard Advena Avis in 1711.

Rating: 8/10

On the basis of the award-winning Baccano lights! There follow several incidents which, both in time and place, appear to be unrelated, but form part of a far greater story — one of alchemy, survival, and immortality. The sweetheart of Isaac and Miria, who combine these events, link different people, all with hidden ambitions and agendas, and create lifelong bindings for everybody involved. These events combine.

9. Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin

Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin


Japan, 1955: Mario Minakami and five other teenagers who had been arrested on serious criminal charges recently arrived in Shounan Special Reform School. They all meet older Rokurouta Sakuragi, an ex-boxer with whom they form a close link. They are all assigned to the same cell Under his guidance, the criminals begin to see the hopeless situation more effectively with the promise that they are to meet on the outside once they have served their sentences.

Rating: 9/10

Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin, who is a sadistic watchdog with a ruthless resentment on Rokurouta, follow the seven cellmates as they fight against the brutal suffering and humiliation inflicted upon them, and Gisuke Sasaki, a doctor who enjoys violating children. In view of such hellish circumstances, all of the strength they need to survive has to be shared by all of the seven prisoners until their sentences have come to an end.

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8. Joker Game

Joker Game


Intelligence on the social and economic situation of other countries has become a valuable asset with World War II right on the corner. Japan has therefore created a new "D Agency" spy organization, to achieve this gun.

Rating: 8/10

Eight agents were assigned under Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki to infiltrate and observe some of the most powerful countries in terms of reports on war-related developments. These men trained their bodies in extreme conditions to carry out these dangerous tasks and studied a variety of fields, like communications and languages. But the strength of their ability to manipulate people lies in obtaining the information they need to take over their nation.

7. Gosick



Kazuya Kujou is an international student at the St. Marguerite Academy in Sauville, a luxurious boarding school. His Jet Black hair and dark brown eyes originally originated in Japan lead him to be shunned by his pairs and named after a famous city legend about a spring traveler who is dead. "Black Reaper."

Rating: 8/10

Kujou visits the extrovert library of the college in quest of ghost stories on a day like any other. However, his focus changed when he became interested in a golden hair strand on the stairs. The steps lead him to a large garden and a beautiful girl called Victorique de Blois, the complex, fantastic foresight of which allows him to predict their future.

Victorique and Kujou, bound by fate and their unique skills, have no choice but to rely on each other with more mysteries developing quickly — including the appearance of a fantasy ship and an alchemist with transmutational power.

6. Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba


Since the death of his father, the burden of supporting the family has fallen on Tanjirou Kamado's shoulders. Although the Kamado family lives impoverished on a remote mountain, they are able to enjoy a relatively peaceful and happy life. One day, Tanjirou decides to go down to the local village to make some money to sell the charcoal. On his way back, night falls, forcing Tanjirou to take shelter in the house of a strange man who warns him of the existence of flesh-eating demons that lurks in the woods at night.

Rating: 9/10

When he finally arrives home the next day, he has a horrifying sight — his entire family has been killed. Worse still, the only survivor is his sister Nezuko, who has been turned into a bloodthirsty demon. Consumed by rage and hatred, Tanjirou swears to avenge his family and stay with his only remaining sibling. Alongside the mysterious group called the Demon Slayer Corps, Tanjirou will do whatever it takes to kill the demons and protect the remnants of the humanity of his beloved sister.

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5. Mushishi



"Mushi": the foremost basic sort of life within the world. They exist without any goal or purpose other than simply "being." They are beyond the shackles of the words "good" and "evil." Mushi can exist in innumerable forms and are capable of imitating things from the natural world, such as plants, diseases, and even phenomena such as rainbows.

Rating: 9/10

However, this is often just a vague definition of these entities that inhabit the colorful world of Mushishi, that even calling them a sort of life would be an oversimplification. Detailed information on Mushi is scarce because the bulk of humans are unaware of its existence. So, what are the Mushi, and why are they? this is often the matter that Ginko, the "Mushishi," continually ponders. Mushishi is those that seek Mushi within the hope of understanding their place within the world hierarchy of life. Ginko is chasing rumors of events that would be linked to Mushi, all for the sake of finding a solution. After all, it could lead to the meaning of life itself.

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4. Black Butler


Young Ciel Phantomhive is known as the Queen's Guard Dog, which deals with the many troubling incidents that take place for Her Majesty in Victorian England. Ciel uses whatever means possible for doing the job with the aid of Sebastian Michaelis, his faithful butler with almost superhuman abilities. But is this black butler more than the eye meets?

Rating: 9/10

Ciel's past lies a secret tragedy, which shrouded him in perennial darkness — he formed a contract with Sebastian, a demon, during one of his dreadful moments, negotiating his soul for vengeance on the wrongdoers. Now Sebastian is not only a butler hell, but is also the perfect servant who carries out the orders of his master — he will eventually make the soul of Ciel all while waiting for the delicious meal. As the two try to crack the mystery from the chain of disasters behind Ciel, they are bound together that can't be torn apart by the heavens or hell.

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3. Samurai Champloo

Samurai Champloo


Fuu Kasumi is a young, tormented waitress who spends her days in a small tea house peacefully. That is until one of her customers accidentally pours a drink! With a bunch of samurai harassing her incessantly, Fuu desperately calls on another samurai in the shop, Mugen, who rapidly defeats them by the wild fighting technique, using movements that remind him of breakdance. Unfortunately, Mugen chooses to fight the unwilling Ronin Jin who has a more accurate and traditional swordfight, and the latter proves to be a formidable adversary. The only difficulty is that they eventually destroy the whole shop and kill the son of the local judge by chance.

Rating: 9/10

The two samurai have been captured and executed for their crime. However, Fuu, which hires the duo as her bodyguards, rescues them. While the former waitress doesn't have any room for her to return to, she wants to find a certain samurai smelling of sunflowers and lists the help of the exempt pair. Despite initial disagreement, they both agree that they will help the Girls to find this mysterious warrior. Thus, when Fuuu can keep Mugen and Jin out of killing each other, they start an adventure. They will find this mysterious Warrior.

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2. Dororo


Daigo Kagemitsu's greedy lord of samurai is dying, and he would even renounce Buddha and make an agreement with demons for power. The 12 demons who grant him the power he wants by assisting the growth of his prefecture at a price respond to his prayers. The boy does not have the limbs, nose, eyes, ears, or even the skin when Kagemitsu's first son is born.

Rating: 9/10

This boy is dispersed and forgotten in the river. But luckily he is saved by a man of medicine who supplies him with prostheses and weapons to enable him to survive. The boy lives and develops, and while he can not see, hear or feel something, the demons that took him for a sacrifice must be defeated. With the death of each person, he recovers a rightful part of himself. He has been walking alone for many years until an orphan, Dororo, enters him one day. In a daily, demon-infested world, the unlikely pair of castaways are now struggling to survive their humanity.

1. Vinland Saga

Vinland Saga


Young Thorfinn was born to hear the stories of ancient sailors who had traveled through the ocean to the legendary place of Vinland. He is called warm and fertile, a place where there's no need to fight, not at all as Iceland's born frozen village, and certainly not as mercenary as he is today. War is now his place. While his dad once said to him, "You don't have any opponents; nobody is there to hurt," Thorfinn knew as he grew that nothing was more than true.

Rating: 9/10

Every year, the war between England and the Danes worsens. Death is now commonplace, and every moment the Viking mercenaries love it. Allying themselves with both sides will lead the balance of power to a massive swing, and the Vikings will gladly make their name and take any spoil on their way. Among the mess, the man who murdered his father, Askeladd, has to take his vindicative revenge and murder. For the Vikings, apparently, the only paradise is the era of war and death that continues.

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