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The "Historical" Setting of Soul Calibur

An attempt at explaining how the reality of the 1590's led to the fantasy of Soul Calibur.

1592 in general, and early Japanese martial arts: 01:41
Japanese characters: 8:10
Sophitia: 13:19
Voldo: 16:19
Siegfried/Nightmare: 16:19
Cervantes: 21:33

For further reading & watching, I recommend:
Soul Calibur 6: Did TALIM Exist in Philliphines History? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijNnSj8bWxY
Virtual Colonialism: Japan's "Others" in Soul Calibur www.academia.edu/31355327/Virtual_Colonialism_-_Japans_Others_in_SoulCalibur.pdf
History of Okinawan Karate: https://web.archive.org/web/20090302085743/http://www.wonder-okinawa.jp/023/eng/001/001/index.html
The Bubishi: https://archive.org/details/pdfy-ABzkEeVdSnKJn970
Okinawan Karate master kata: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2cLXDNXY70
The Greeks Who Pray to Zeus: VICE INTL (Greece) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBpNu4_TP9w
Soul Calibur Legends footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtbJs1ncNHA

Soul Blade footage from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ017AWlywY
Capoeira tournament: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7cNpz72uAI
Capoeira street performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx-yJnJmnmo

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Life is but a fleeting dream, an illusion -- Is there anything that lasts forever?"

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