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Japanese soldier charges with Arisaka on Okinawa in Episode 9

The Arisaka rifle (有坂銃 Arisaka-jū) is a family of Japanese military bolt-action service rifles, in production and use since approximately 1897, when it replaced the Murata rifle (村田銃 Murata-jū) family, until the end of World War II in 1945.

Usage by the JapaneseEdit

It is the most common Japanese weapon featured in the series. It is mostly seen used by Japanese soldiers with enlisted ranks.