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List of the best World War II anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Take a trip back to when the world was at war, and get a new perspective on what happened from a different point of view. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about World War II in one way or another. List features Zipang, First Squad - The Moment Of Truth and more anime. What is the greatest World War II anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Kirk Tuttle added Girls Und Panzer


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Zipang


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Grave of the Fireflies is a 1988 Japanese animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli. It is based on the 1967 semi-autobiographical novel Grave of the Fireflies by Akiyuki Nosaka. It is commonly considered an anti-war film, but this interpretation has ...more

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First Squad - The Moment Of Truth


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