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The centuries pass, but the katana (Samurai sword) abides. This cell depicts a character from the Japanese anime series
The centuries pass, but the katana (Samurai sword) abides. This cell depicts a character from the Japanese anime series "Samurai Troopers."
Image courtesy Pacific Asia Museum

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Jackson Musker takes us to a groundbreaking exhibit that uses depictions of the samurai to make the case that Japanese animation and comic books are real art.