Reign: The Conqueror (1997– )
"Alexander Senki" (original title)

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Alexander the Great was the world's most powerful warrior. Reign is a 21st century science-fiction retelling of the legend of this Macedonian king. A visual masterpiece, Reign tells the ... See full summary »

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Alexander the Great was the world's most powerful warrior. Reign is a 21st century science-fiction retelling of the legend of this Macedonian king. A visual masterpiece, Reign tells the story of Alexander's's triumphs through engaging characters, intricate plots and glorious battle sequences. Written by

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Jack Fletcher and Peter Chung worked on the English adaptation of the first four episodes before the series was picked up by Tokyopop. John Rafter Lee (Aristotle), Denise Poirier (Cassandra), and Julia Fletcher (Olympias) provided voice work for these episodes. They were replaced after episode 4. See more »


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Initially Interesting, Turns Into Incoherent Disappointment
20 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have loved Peter Chung's direction since Liquid TV's Aeon Flux. While the follow-up full-length TV series was ultimately disappointing, I was still interested in seeing what he had to bring to Reign: The Conqueror, or as it's called in Japan, Alexander Senki.

What he brings to the series is basically just his brilliant direction and design. The story is incoherent and honestly insulting; after about episode 10, there is no further reason to watch. If only it had been cancelled then and the last three episodes never made! They are abominable, and they demolish what little interest any viewer should have in seeing what happens next.

There is immense pretension in the series, which asserts itself through pseudophilosophical tangents and trumped-up nonsense only nominally related to mystery cults of the ancient world. What slight sympathy for Alexander exists at the beginning of the series is steadily whittled away by clumsy writing, until by the end there is none left. In fact, most viewers will actively be wishing for the character to be annihilated because he is so unsympathetic and unlikable. That isn't something that any series with a character's name in the title should aspire to do.

It is perhaps unsurprising though, since the series was actually cut short; the final episode is marred by continuous reuse of earlier footage cobbled together in an unambitious yet confusing melange of asinine attempts to be profound. By the end of the series, you are ready for it to be over and thankful that it was cancelled. If you must watch this, either watch the Japanese film version (which is comprised of the first few episodes edited into movie form), or simply stop at episode 10 and regard it as complete, which it essentially is at that point. Everything past there completely demolishes what the previous episodes established.

It has been said by many entertainers that it is much better to leave an audience wanting more, than it is to give them extra and leave them disappointed and wishing that they had been left wanting. This series is a prime example of how that works: episode 10 could leave a viewer feeling quite satisfied and wanting more, but watching to episode 13 would leave that same viewer feeling disappointed and wishing he had not done so. The last 3 episodes are a waste of time, and were clearly just done to fill out space.

If you want an intelligent, interesting look at a famous historical figure...well, look elsewhere. This tries to be much more than it is, but it's interesting enough to a point. Just consider it done with episode 10 and you should come away with enough satisfaction to make it worth seeking out. The visuals are beautiful and strange, the animation well-done...and that's about it.

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