Hetalia – Axis Powers
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ONE-LINER: this is how it really happened back then.
STORY: Hetalia: Axis Powers is a manga and anime series by Hidekaz Himaruya. The main historical events portrayed in this work occur between World War I and World War II. The series often uses satire and comedy to address well-known and lesser-known historical facts alike. Italy, once home of the strongest empire in the world, has changed. This is the story of Italy, now a cowardly pasta-loving fool, and his friends (other personified countries of the world) as they live through strange moments in world history.