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Alexander Senki


Alternative Titles

English: Reign: The Conqueror
Synonyms: Alexander's Campaign, Alexander Record of War
Japanese: アレクサンダー戦記

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 14, 1999 to Dec 7, 1999
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Kadokawa Shoten, TBS
Licensors: TOKYOPOP
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Unknown
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 5.791 (scored by 1,984 users)
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Ranked: #72582
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Popularity: #4535
Members: 4,317
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Synopsis

Prince Alexander, son of King Philip, and heir to the Macedonian empire, must fend off political saboteurs, assassins, and the jealousy of his own father to ascend to the position of king. Once there, he begins his quest to conquer all nations and become known as the Great King, though an ancient prophecy foretells that he will be the destroyer of the world and forever remembered as the Devil King.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Alexander
Main
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese
Hephaestion
Supporting
Tsujitani, Kouji
Japanese
Roxanne
Supporting
Minaguchi, Yuko
Japanese
Philippos
Supporting
Furuya, Toru
Japanese
Demosthenes
Supporting
Sugou, Takayuki
Japanese
Zariwari
Supporting
Ishii, Kouji
Japanese
Parmenion
Supporting
Nakamura, Tadashi
Japanese
Attalos
Supporting
Aono, Takeshi
Japanese
Antipater
Supporting
Ooki, Tamio
Japanese
Narrator
Supporting

Staff

Rintaro
Director
Kanemori, Yoshinori
Director
Kojima, Masayuki
Storyboard
Nakazaki, Hideya
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition


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"Anata no Kiss wo Oshiemasho ~You Were Mine~" by Yuki Koyanagi [Japanese Version]
"Worthy of Your Soul" by DJ Milky and b-nCHANt-d featuring Rachel Pollack [U.S.. Version]

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Dec 3, 2008
unclesnapple (All reviews)
Every once in a while, an anime tries to break the mold with their approach and art style. Sometimes, this works out swimmingly, and you get a great, fresh anime like Kaiba. Other times, an anime tries to break the mold but comes out worse for it. Reign is not only a complete dud but something that manages to fail on almost every single level of basic entertainment.

The first thing people can't help but notice is the show's art style. The art is not very Japanese at all, and somewhat reminiscent of Aeon Flux. I might've been able to tolerate it, had they used it read more
Nov 23, 2014
streetcar (All reviews)
Alexander Senki is a deceptively complex narrative that draws its ideas from sources of the ancient world. Serving as an obliquely futuristic take on the legend of Alexander the Great, the main idea is that the conflict between passion and reason leads humanity to question the nature of what we call 'civilization'.

The series contains stylistic depictions of numerous famous names from the time of classical Greece. It also depicts the archetypal feud between Plato and Socrates, a battle of essence versus existence. Alexander is fated to bring the death of the world, but Socrates says 'Is there not death without rebirth?'

Historical purists may be read more
Feb 15, 2014
ggultra2764 (All reviews)
Reign the Conqueror was one of the few shows on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block I never had a chance of seeing in its entirety over a decade ago. Being a loose take on portraying the life of famous Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great, Reign adds in supernatural elements, steampunk and influential philosophers of the time period to explore the struggles of Alexander coming to grips with his destiny to conquer the known world. The anime features Alexander gathering allies, conquering various parts of Europe and Asia and trying to make sense of the supposed destiny he has had since birth where he would lead read more
May 11, 2013
gwern (All reviews)
Just came across _Reign: The Conqueror_ in a list of bad anime - didn't recognize it until suddenly the awful memories flooded in. The fundamental problem with _Reign_ was that it was bad enough to be bad, but the makers didn't push it up the 2 or 3 notches that would have made it interesting enough to compensate (think something like _Gurren Lagann_: if it wimped out partway through, it'd be awful, but because it pushed through to the extremes, it winds up being great). That leaves _Reign_ as just mind-breakingly awful.

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