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Tagline:
This is one crack team of special agents that might be doing better if they actually were on crack. [Region 1 DVD #2] See more »
Plot:
Ilpalazzo wants one thing: to rule world so he can better it. Excel just wants to help. Too bad she sucks at her job. Full summary »
User Reviews:
Hilarious, Wacky, Over the Top, Insane... See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Takehito Koyasu ... Il Palazzo / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Kotono Mitsuishi ... Excel Excel / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)

Jason Douglas ... Il Palazzo / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Omi Minami ... Hyatt (23 episodes, 1999-2001)

Monica Rial ... 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)

Tiffany Grant ... Misaki Matsuya / ... (11 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Series Directed by
Shinichi Watanabe (26 episodes, 1999-2001)
Jun Fukuda (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
Akihiko Nishiyama (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
Takafumi Hoshikawa (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Yoshimasa Hiraike (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ken Andô (2 episodes, 1999)
Rion Hisamura (2 episodes, 2000)
Shigenori Awai (1 episode, 1999)
Masahiko Murata (1 episode, 1999)
Shintaro Inokawa (1 episode, 2000)
Yasuhisa Kato (1 episode, 2000)
Masaru Kurenai (1 episode, 2000)
Hiroshi Kurimoto (1 episode, 2000)
 
Series Writing credits
Hideyuki Kurata (2 episodes, 1999)
Yôsuke Kuroda (1 episode, 1999)

Koshi Rikudo (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Matt Greenfield .... producer (26 episodes, 1999-2001)
Shigeru Kitayama .... producer (26 episodes, 1999-2001)

John Ledford .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Mark Williams .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Toshio Masuda (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Film Editing by
Shigeru Nishiyama (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jun'ichi Higashi (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
 
Series Art Department
Takafumi Hoshikawa .... opening director / storyboard artist (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Hideki Tonokatsu .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jun Fukuda .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Katsushi Oubi .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2000)
Shintaro Inokawa .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kouji Abiru .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Sound Department
Cesar Inserny .... adr editor / adr recordist / ... (17 episodes, 1999-2000)

Hideyuki Tanaka .... sound director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Satoshi Ishino .... character designer / animation director / ... (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
Yumi Nakayama .... animator: ending sequence (23 episodes, 1999-2001)
Ryôichi Ooki .... animation director / assistant animation director (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
Takehiro Hamatsu .... animation director (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Yasuhisa Kato .... animation director / assistant animation director (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Takeyuki Yanase .... animation director (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kazuyuki Ikai .... animation director (2 episodes, 2000)

Akihiko Nishiyama .... animation director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Koshi Rikudo .... original creator (25 episodes, 1999-2001)

Carole Pavlik .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 2002)
 

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  • M&M Studios  Spanish dubbing (latin american spanish version)
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Heppoko jikken animêshon excel saga" - Japan (original title)
"Quack Experimental Anime Excel Saga" - International (English title)
"Weird Anime Excel Saga" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
Japan:30 min (26 episodes)
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Australia:PG | Spain:13 | Spain:15 (one episode) | UK:12 (some episodes) | UK:15 (some episodes) | USA:TV-14
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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 pulls a shotgun out of his afro]
Excel:That's some serious dandruff, man.
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Soundtrack:
Menchi Aishû no Bolero - Shokusu no neSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Hilarious, Wacky, Over the Top, Insane..., 15 December 2005
Author: k_mobius1 from UK

A word has yet to be invented to describe this superbly made anime. It being one of the first ones I bought a few days back, it serves as a brilliant start to my collection.

There are many reasons why I like it. It is funny, fast-paced, intentionally controversial and has a good mix of characters and personalities, particularly the highly energetic main character Excel and her love and sheer willingness to serve Ilpalazzo. The storyline is sort of all over the place, but it serves as a good element to further improve the overall craziness and parody. The way various gags and stories string alongside each other simultaneously can also be extremely baffling and confusing at times, but comedy values once again rise closer towards perfection. I recommend that anyone who enjoys either anime or comedy (or ideally both) to take the time to find and/or watch this gem.

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