Shoukoku no Altair

Altair: A Record of Battles

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 将国のアルタイル
English: Altair: A Record of Battles
German: Altair: A Record of Battles
Spanish: Altair: Un Registro de Batallas
French: Altaïr
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Saturdays at 02:25 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.551 (scored by 2335323,353 users)
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Ranked: #15982
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Popularity: #2352
Members: 76,199
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Tuğrul Mahmut is a young pasha serving on the Divan of the Türkiye Stratocracy. The clouds of war are gathering over his country due to the threat of an aggressive Empire. With the Divan split between warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable?


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kamei, Hiroshi
Itou, Youhei
Kawagoe, Wataru
Producer, Production Manager
Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "Rasen no Yume (螺旋のユメ)" by SID (eps 1-13)
2: "-akairo- (赫色 -akairo-)" by CIVILIAN (eps 14-24)

Ending Theme

1: "Taiyou no Elegy (たいようの哀悼歌(エレジー))" by Flower (eps 1-13)
2: "Windy" by CHEMISTRY (eps 14-?)


Dec 22, 2017
First of all things do not get fooled by the low score that this show has on mal, it should be over 8. Second don't believe those rumors about this show being bland or boring I assure that's not the case at all, this anime is great from the first minute of episode one and filled with great stuff until the end. Finally read what i wrote in this review if you are planning to watch this show and you are hesitant about some stuff.

Shoukoku no Altair takes a different approach on the hystorical battle/war anime and portrays what happens behind the stage (battle). ...
Dec 23, 2017
Mixed Feelings
I’m a sucker for historical-based fantasy, so Altair should’ve been the highlight of the year - but it ended up falling flat. While it did some interesting things, it ran into speed bumps that shows why anime rarely attempts epic scale fantasy stories.

The political in Altair interplay is on a level most anime don’t come near touching. The countries all feel unique and like a good deal of thought went behind their creation. The leaders and military commanders have refreshingly realistic stances that usually make sense and don’t feel like they were contrived to create drama or follow an oversimplified black/white, good/evil paradigm. However, ...
Dec 15, 2017
Preliminary (23/24 eps)
This absolutely butchers the manga. So many scenes were cut out and shortened down to almost nothing, and plenty of scenes were changed for the worse. Even some characters are cut from the show. I don't know why they even bothered with animating this series if they're gonna cut out so much from it. The opening songs are nice and so is the animation, as is the soundtrack and voice acting, but this anime bares little resemblance to the manga it's adapted from.

At the start it wasn't so bad, it had the characters and the scenes, there were some deviations but nothing that was ...

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How faithful is the anime to the manga?
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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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