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Synonyms: Senyu.
Japanese: 戦勇。


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2013 to Apr 3, 2013
Premiered: Winter 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ordet, LIDENFILMS
Source: Web manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, ParodyParody, FantasyFantasy, ShounenShounen
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.371 (scored by 4314443,144 users)
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Ranked: #20402
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Popularity: #1274
Members: 0
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Once upon a time, the demon lord Rchimedes spread terror throughout the world, until he was eventually sealed away by the legendary hero Creasion. Since then, a thousand years have passed peacefully. However, a mysterious hole has opened up between the demon and human spheres, and countless demons have surged into the human realm once more. Coming to the conclusion that Rchimedes would soon return to wreak havoc, a human king summons the possible descendants of the legendary hero—all 75 of them. Unfortunately, after so long, it was too difficult to pinpoint his true descendants.

Among the lionhearted prospects is the amateur adventurer Alba Frühling. His skills may not be top-notch, but he is accompanied by the talented soldier Ross, who helps the young hero whenever he is in a pinch...or at least, he is supposed to. Though undoubtedly a skilled warrior, Ross is actually both sarcastic and sadistic, and hence revels in Alba's suffering.

Senyuu. is a comedic adventure following the unlikely duo as they struggle in their endeavor to defeat the demon lord, meeting various eccentrics along the way.

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Ueda, Youji
Uchiyama, Yumi
Suzumura, Kenichi
Alba, Mother
Shimamoto, Sumi


Yamamoto, Yutaka
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Kikuta, Hiromi
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Sueda, Yoshifumi
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Aritomi, Kouji
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Oct 28, 2013
post_human (All reviews)
Shorts are quite rare in Anime, and as like majority of the shorts Senyuu is a gag or comedy short in its core. But what is unique about this show is that it is based on a fantasy settings which is even more rare in shorts. Unlike many other shorts Senyuu has one other criteria that is although it tries to parody the fantasy world setting in overall it also tries to have a continuity (rather then being self contained episodes) and tries to tell a short yet somewhat coherent (somewhat comes to mind mostly due to ridiculously comic sequences) story. And that is what read more
Aug 18, 2013
explicit707 (All reviews)
How could something so epicly funny be so epicly short? Senyuu answers that question, after the first episode it's hard to resist it's satirical slapstick comedy that is incredibly short and sweet. It takes the classic hero knight story and turns it on it's ear. The only problem I have with this series is the length of each episode. 5 minutes becomes 2.5 of actual episode once the credits have been accounted for, but that's part of the humorous appeal. This is one of those special series, and I look forward to watching season 2.

If you like knights, demonlords, old perverts and constant slapstick satirical read more
May 16, 2013
AceStar (All reviews)
Senyuu literally translates into short story, and that is what you are getting out of 'Senyuu'.

Each epsiode is 5 minutes long, with enough chuckles to fill a chucklebox. Everything about the anime(art, sounds, characters) are all at good at best, but where this anime stands out is through its quick and witty humor.

'Senyuu' follows the story of a king sending soldiers to fight demons, but is focused on bits of interactions between characters, which is brilliant because they are able to divulge on the fast-paced funny and interesting jokes and parodies while also having something to tie it to.

If you get tired of the read more
Aug 26, 2019
Mywifesson (All reviews)
Are you a baby? Do you laugh at loud noises? Is your idea of a joke lots of visual stimulation and screaming?

Well look no further than this anime.

Senyuu takes a common trope in Japanese anime comedy, of not being funny at all, oh and they use a straight man and then the rest of the cast is wacky characters. WoooooooAAAAAAAhhhHHh

Each episode is about 4 minutes long when you include the time for the opening and the preview of the next episode and they have no time to set up any jokes, so instead of the classic formula of joke: setup->punchline, it is read more

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