Anime Review: Bakumatsu Rock

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The Bakumatsu period in Japanese history marked the end of the Tokugawa shogunate that brought the country into the Meiji era, a time when Japan actively opened its shores to the West. But let’s face it: this is an anime review about a rock band set in a century before rock music was even a thing, and even this show based on an otome visual novel admits to being historically inaccurate! But that’s fine by me, because this show was decently funny, and I enjoyed it for what it is: a music promotion for a visual novel series, cleverly disguised as an historic parody!

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