"Historical" Anime or "Historical" Fan Fiction?

Originally published at: https://otaku.geektherapy.com/2020/05/20/historical-anime-or-historical-fan-fiction/

Talking Points: History, Who writes history?, Speculative Historical fiction, Historians and historical accounts, The inherent fiction of history, bias.

Anime Mentioned: Rurouni Kenshin, Grave of the Fireflies, The Wind Rises, Hyoge Mono, Vinland Saga, Rose of Versailles, Samurai Champloo.

Non-Anime Mentions: Bill Wurtz’s “history of japan” youtube video, “5 Most Historically Accurate Anime Of All Time (& The 5 Most Inaccurate)” – Cody McIntosh, Shakespeare, The Canterbury Tales.

Reference Links:
history of japan – Bill Wurtz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh5LY4Mz15o

5 Most Historically Accurate Anime Of All Time (& The 5 Most Inaccurate) – Cody McIntosh

https://www.cbr.com/most-leas-historically-accurate-anime-of-all-time/

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