Excel Saga (1999–2001)
"Heppoko jikken animêshon excel saga" (original title)

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Ilpalazzo wants one thing: to rule world so he can better it. Excel just wants to help. Too bad she sucks at her job.

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Series cast summary:
Takehito Koyasu ...
 Il Palazzo / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
 Excel Excel / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
...
 Il Palazzo / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Omi Minami ...
 Hyatt (23 episodes, 1999-2001)
...
 Hyatt (23 episodes, 1999-2001)
Rob Mungle ...
 Pedro (15 episodes, 1999-2001)
Shotaro Morikubo ...
 Norikuni Iwata / ... (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Ryôtarô Okiayu ...
 Toru Watanabe / ... (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Jay Hickman ...
 Watanabe (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Mark Laskowski ...
 Iwata (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Takashi Nagasako ...
 Pedro (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Larissa Wolcott ...
 Excel Excel (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
Jessica Calvello ...
 Excel / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Satomi Koorogi ...
 Menchi / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2001)
Brett Weaver ...
 Nabeshin / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2001)
Shinichi Watanabe ...
 Nabeshin (11 episodes, 1999-2001)
...
 Misaki Matsuya / ... (11 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Excel works for Across: an organization bent on world domination to create a better society. She ain't exactly great at her job but she definitely tries hard. And with her new partner from outer space she ain't giving up. Meanwhile 3 roommates get a job with a weird government agency, a foreign construction worker is forced to be the love slave to the embodiment of the universe (a vortex with slender womanly arms) and a man with an afro gets into all sorts of weird messes that remain unexplained. And this is only the tip of the iceberg to this hilariously twisted series! Written by Kai-18

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Ingredients: 4 Complete Episodes, 1 Pre-Teen Assassin, 1 Potentially Edible Dog, 1 Bad-A$$[sic] Babe In A Tight, Revealing Uniform, A Full Day's Supply Of Puchuus! See more »


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Trivia

The setting of F City, F Prefecture is named after the real-life town of Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan - which is also home to a convention center called ACROS (an acronym for Asian CRossroads Over the Sea). See more »

Quotes

[Nabeshin didn't help Excel out of a predicament]
Nabeshin: But you looked heavy...
Excel: HEAVY? OK, MISTER, MY BUTT'S A LITTLE BIG, BUT I'M DEFINITELY NOT "HEAVY!"
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the final episode, Menchi and the translating woman exchange places, as Menchi translates the woman's singing into dogspeak. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: The Ultimate Teacher (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Menchi Aishû no Bolero - Shokusu no ne
(Menchi's Bolero of Sorrow - You're Going to Eat Me, Right?)
Main ending theme (episodes #1-25)
Performed by Excel*Girls featuring Satomi Kôrogi
Lyrics by Shin'ichi Watanabe
Music and arrangement by Toshio Masuda
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I love it!!!!!
1 October 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews



AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!! I love it!!!!! Satire for the anime freak. And as comedy in a broader aspect, it Rocks! I love the characters, especially Nabeshin(Whats your hobby? The afro...) and Illpalazzo(evil overlord with a good intent!). They all crack me up! And I never get tiered of them. But for safety reasons i only watch 1 episode a day, otherwist I suspect my brain would melt from the Crasy wierdness that is EXCEL SAGA. Puchuuu?..

Have now watched all 26 ep. And I have to say that the only bad thing about this anime is that it ended. The music is chatchy, and the characters realy grew on me, I love them *^_^*. I raised the points for animation as I realised for the style and form it is trying to put thru, its just excelent...(pun) Average 10(10)


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