I think we can both agree there aren’t many. You probably have more fingers on both hands than there are
Of all the
And when there are more I’ve watched, I may update this post.
So let’s get started!
Anime‘s Based On Real Life Events:
1. Kantai Collection
Kancolle, also known as Kantai Collection is a slice of life/military series. Based on the original online video
So how’s this
The weapons each character’s equipped with are the same weapons used in World war 1/world war 2.
And many other tragic wars that have happened throughout human history.
Let’s use a character called “Kongou” for example…
Kongou in the
And she’s part of the “Kongou” class of fleet girls.
In the same way, there was a battleship used in the World War named Kongou.
And it was also made in England and then shipped to Japan.
One other fact is – Kongou’s one of the fastest fleet girls within the
And the real battleship: Kongou was also designed to be fast and
I’d say Kantai Collection overall does a pretty good job of referencing historic events and weapons.
As well as basing most of its story on history and how it played out to a degree.
Here’s a side by side comparison of Kongo’s battleship in real life vs
2. The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna
So how is The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna based on history?
Let’s take a character from the
But in real life (or history) Mitsuhide was a male who had the status of a General under the real Nobunaga.
Here are a few more relevant facts about the
- Most of the main characters are female. Including Oda Nobuna’s army.
- Historically, Nobunaga is male, and most of his army were also male soldiers and strategists.
- In real life, Nobunaga succeeded in reuniting Japan. And in the
anime: Oda Nobuna does the same.
A lot of these references and relations run throughout the entire
And it’s one of few legit
If you know of any more animes based on true events, share your thoughts!