Youjo Senki

Saga of Tanya the Evil

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Synonyms: The Military Chronicles of a Little Girl
Japanese: 幼女戦記
English: Saga of Tanya the Evil
German: Saga of Tanya the Evil
Spanish: Saga of Tanya the Evil (Youjo Senki)
French: Saga of Tanya the Evil
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2017 to Mar 31, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: Nut
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: IsekaiIsekai, MilitaryMilitary, ReincarnationReincarnation
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.961 (scored by 496361496,361 users)
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Ranked: #6672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #181
Members: 909,521
Favorites: 12,277

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Tanya Degurechaff is a young soldier infamous for predatorial-like ruthlessness and an uncanny, tactical aptitude, earning her the nickname of the "Devil of the Rhine." Underneath her innocuous appearance, however, lies the soul of a man who challenged Being X, the self-proclaimed God, to a battle of wits—which resulted in him being reincarnated as a little girl into a world of magical warfare. Hellbent on defiance, Tanya resolves to ascend the ranks of her country's military as it slowly plunges into world war, with only Being X proving to be the strongest obstacle in recreating the peaceful life she once knew. But her perceptive actions and combat initiative have an unintended side effect: propelling the mighty Empire into becoming one of the most powerful nations in mankind's history.

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Opening Theme

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"JINGO JUNGLE" by MYTH & ROID (eps 3-4, 7-11)

Ending Theme

1: "JINGO JUNGLE" by MYTH & ROID (eps 2,12)
2: "Los! Los! Los!" by Tanya Degurechaff (Aoi Yuuki) (eps 3-4, 6-7, 9-11)
3: "Sensen no Realism (戦線のリアリズム)" by Mako Niina (eps 8)


Oct 3, 2023
I watched Youjo Senki, also known as Saga of Tanya the Evil. I watched the first season, the OVA, and the movie. At the time of writing, Season 2 has not yet aired. Here are my thoughts:

This anime is about a salaryman who gets reincarnated in pseudo-WW1 Europe as a young orphan girl (Tanya) while retaining their original personality. Tanya has an aptitude for magic and joins the military as an officer in the mage unit. Tanya is sort of an 'anti-hero' main character in the sense that they are highly self-interested and morally ambiguous.

The action scenes in Youjo Senki look good and have detailed ...
Apr 4, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Although Tanya has a interesting new take to isekia anime where it more civil rights war like ear I thought was very interesting right off the bat and no to mention the mc is a little girl, it is lacking in plot and just focuses on war. I understand Tanya existence is supposed to be a big f u to the being x and to live a comfortable life later on but that's what it really comes down to. Sure some antagonist is thrown in later on but that's how it feels, Just tossed in for the sake of it. Where ...
Jun 12, 2022
The anime is a terrible adaptation of the source material, altering the protagonist's personality in order to cater to a cringe edgelord audience, ruining character designs, and ignoring much of the strategic, logistical, and tactical concepts explored in the books.

Tanya is transformed from someone driven by practicality and valuing human resources in the LN to transferring two of her troops to a position likely to be shelled to kill them off in the anime. This directly conflicts with her original personality. Even the western title is completely inaccurate, opting for "Saga of Tanya the Evil", when her character is supposed to be much ...

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