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Bungou to Alchemist: Shinpan no HagurumaBungou to Alchemist: Shinpan no Haguruma
TV Tokyo, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Anime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

From studio OLM, known for the Pokémon series, the original Berserk anime, and Ni no Kuni, comes a brand-new show based on the popular mobile game of the same name. Bungo and Alchemist -Gears of Judgement- is set in a fantasy world with famous and handsome historical figures from the field of literature, who must call upon their magical abilities to save books that have been tainted by evil forces.


Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai GirlsHyakka Ryouran: Samurai Girls
Chiba TV, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Anime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

The story takes place in Japan in the early 21st century, in an alternate reality where the Tokugawa Shogunate has remained in power. In this reality, student councils are tasked with oppressing schools. Yagyuu Muneakira is a high school student who rebels against his student council with the help of girls who've had the names of famous samurai heroes passed on to them.


EqualEqual
HBO Max, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Documentary | ► Trailer

The gripping and true backstories of the leaders and unsung heroes, pre-Stonewall, who changed the course of American history through their tireless activism.


The Roosevelts: An Intimate HistoryThe Roosevelts: An Intimate History
PBS, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Educational, History
Rating: 3/5

Chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.


Drunk History (AU)Drunk History (AU)
Ten, 2018 On Hiatus | Comedy, Documentary

Rhys Darby and Stephen Curry pour themselves a drink in the international hit comedy format that takes Australia's rich, and often surprising history and re-tells it through the words of our most loved comedians and entertainers.


Red SleeveRed Sleeve
MBC, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Sung Deok-Im is a court lady. She gets involved with Crown Prince Lee San and he falls in love with her. The crown prince eventually becomes King Jeongjo. He now desires Sung Deok-Im to become his concubine, but she refuses. Sung Deok-Im wants to live her life freely, something that will not be possible as a concubine. She also knows that life of a royal concubine does not generally bring about happiness. Yet, Sung Deok-Im becomes the concubine of King Jeongjo.


Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1990)Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1990)
CBS, 1990 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Bill and Ted are the lead singers of the would-be rock band "Wyld Stallyns." In the future, the music produced by the Wyld Stallyns will unify all the nations of earth, ushering in a new age of peace and groovy prosperity. To ensure Bill and Ted stay on the right path to success, the overseers of the future send an agent, Rufus, to take Bill and Ted through time and meet the most powerful figures in history. Rufus intends to use the time travel technique to help Bill and Ted improve their grades at high school, and in doing so, learn more about the world that, they in the future, will bring peace to (providing of course, they don't bring chaos to the time periods they visit, which they always do). In the eyes of others, this would seem like the ultimate education, but in Bill and Ted's eyes, it's a most excellent adventure!


Meiji Tokyo RenkaMeiji Tokyo Renka
AT-X, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Mei Ayazuki is just your ordinary, everyday high-school girl. That is until one night, when the moon is full and red, she's transported through time to the Meiji Period by Charlie, a self-proclaimed magician. She ends up in a strange, Meiji-era 'Tokyo' where the existence of ghosts is accepted. Led by Charlie, she finally arrives at the Rokumeikan. There, waiting for her to arrive, are the historical figures Ougai Mori, Shunsou Hishida, Otojirou Kawakami, Kyouka Izumi, Gorou Fujita, Yakumo Koizumi, and Tousuke Iwasaki. Whilst interacting with these men, she discovers she is a Tamayori - someone who can see ghosts - a skill that is highly valued in the Meiji Period. Due to these powers, her relationship with the men begins to change... As she gets to know these handsome men in a new era she just can't get used to, a love begins to grow within her. Will Mei be able to return to her time? What will become of her love - a love that crosses the boundaries of time and space?


PsychobitchesPsychobitches
Other, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Interview, History
Rating: 2.3/5

This is a sketch show that puts history's most famous women into the psychiatrist's chair and shines a spotlight on their psychoses and obsessions.


The Curious Life and Death Of...The Curious Life and Death Of...

Author and medical historian Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris will use science, tests, and demonstrations to shed new light on famous deaths, ranging from drug lord Pablo Escobar to magician Harry Houdini. Using her lab to perform virtual autopsies, experiment with blood samples, interview witnesses and conduct real-time demonstrations, Dr. Fitzharris will put everything about these mysterious deaths to the test. Along the way, she'll be joined by a revolving cast of experts, including Scotland Yard detectives, medical examiners, weapons gurus and more.


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