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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:
I love it!!!!! See more (20 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 17 of 58)
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)
Shin'ichi Watanabe ... Nabeshin (11 episodes, 1999-2001)

Tiffany Grant ... Misaki Matsuya / ... (11 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Series Directed by
Shin'ichi 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
Yôsuke Kuroda (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Hideyuki Kurata (13 episodes, 1999-2000)

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)

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 original North American voice actress for Excel, Jessica Calvello, damaged her vocal chords while doing the dubbing for Excel Saga Region 1 DVD #4, necessitating her replacement by Larissa Wolcott starting with episode 14.See more »
Quotes:
Hyatt:[Hyatt is frozen in a block of ice] Senior. Hyatt... is... cold.
Excel:Whoa! There she goes dying so peacefully again!
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Soundtrack:
Menchi Aishû no Bolero - Shokusu no neSee more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
I love it!!!!!, 1 October 2003
Author: Fangor from Sweden



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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