Toki no Tabibito - Time Stranger
Released in 1986. Produced by Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho and Kadokawa Shoten. Animation by Madhouse and Project Team Argos.
Agino Jiro escapes the despotic world of the twenty-fifth century by stealing a time machine. He's forced to highjack a car to use as a power source in the twentieth century, and accidently brings a group of high school students along with their teacher with him. They make brief stops during the fire bombing of Tokyo, the Meiji Revolution, and the battle of Sekigahara to escape the Time Patrol agent sent to hunt them down. Their final destination is 1582, where they become guests of Oda Nobunaga, just four days before his assassination. They then must make a hard choice about whether or not to change history.
When you think about hit anime movies from the 1980s, probably the only ones you can think of are the Studio Ghibli movies. Well, here's a pretty good anime movie from 1986! There are several unexpected twists, some cool battles, and moments of humor. It's kind of like Back to the Future. I think you'll like this movie if you're a sci-fi & history buff.
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