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works that deserve attention to the similarities with the "GATE" series.

GI Samurai (Sengoku Jieitai) 1979
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083050/
A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTb0XGhuXmU

Final Countdown (1980)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080736/
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii.......
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj7_fxZWDsc

Zipang (2004)
https://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=anime&aid=2535
The Japanese AEGIS Destroyer "Mirai" of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force is on its way to Pearl Harbor for training missions when it's suddenly engulfed in a strange electrical storm. When they clear a fog bank they almost run into an enormous battleship, which turns out to be the "Yamato", Japan's largest battleship in World War 2.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Buq1E0jebco

Outbreak Company (2013)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outbreak_Company
Shin'ichi Kanō is a young secluded otaku who is offered a job thanks to his vast knowledge of anime, manga and video games. However, just after meeting his new employer, he is kidnapped, awakening in an alternate world with a fantasy setup. Shin'ichi is then informed that he was in fact selected by the Japanese government to help improve his country's relations with this new world by establishing a company to spread the unique products of the Japanese culture to this new, unexplored market.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVJFXUmS1OE
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We had the outbreak phenomenon.

The others are with a look.
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there's StarGATE unless you're keeping it strictly japanese.
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Steins;Gate.

Oh-Wait, we're not just naming shows with the word "Gate" in it? Never-Mind!
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Space Battleship Yamato 2199
This gets my military Navy fix


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Most people watch it for Rory anyways
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PizzaMargherita wrote:

works that deserve attention to the similarities with the "GATE" series.

GI Samurai (Sengoku Jieitai) 1979
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083050/
A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTb0XGhuXmU

Isn't this movie also known as "Time Slip"? I know Sony Chiba was in it.


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There is also a Zipang movie released in 1990, but that one is a goofy samurai spoof picture, no relation.
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Pokémon 4Ever
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior
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PizzaMargherita wrote:

works that deserve attention to the similarities with the "GATE" series.

GI Samurai (Sengoku Jieitai) 1979
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083050/
A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTb0XGhuXmU



I saw this a long time ago. It has the typical japanese tragic ending. Unfortunately for my young teenager heart, the military equipment was grossly underutilized.


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