Zipang Anime – First Impressions and Episode 01 Review

Series Introduction

Zipang anime is a 26 episodes long series which originally aired in 2005-2006 based on the manga of the same name. The story is about the fictional Yukinami class guided missile destroyer (DDG), JDS Mirai (DDG-182),

JDS Mirai (DDG-182)

JDS Mirai (DDG-182)

the newest and most advanced destroyer in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). En route to a joint training exercise with the US Navy, the Mirai encounters a freak meteorological anomaly and time warps back to June 4, 1942, the day of the Battle of Midway.

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