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Shoukoku no Altair

Alternative Titles

English: Altair: A Record of Battles
Japanese: 将国のアルタイル


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
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.531 (scored by 8,856 users)
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Ranked: #15382
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Popularity: #1776
Members: 38,119
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Tughril 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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Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Kimura, Eriko
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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)

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#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-?)

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Dec 22, 2017
kokuborou (All reviews)
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). read more
Dec 23, 2017
BlackCicero (All reviews)
Shoukoku no Altair is a historical fiction centered around the young Mahmut Tuğrul as he struggles with his desires for peace while simultaneously having to get himself deeper in the war that is raging between the two major powers of the Türkiye Stratocracy and the Balt-Rhein Empire. My general opinion of the anime is that it is a fantastic take on this particular type of show where politics, war & war tactics are at the forefront of the show's focus. Also I think that the show is criminally underrated if I'm being honest. Most of the criticisms of the show I've heard of were mostly read more
Dec 23, 2017
salman7 (All reviews)
What makes this anime must watch of this year , well first of all the genres are Adventure , historical and shounene and after completing this series today i would say its not a disappointing anime at all , it overcome my expectation and become one of my fav of this year.

Well this is the most underrated anime of 2017.Yes the hidden gem.Mostly people forget about this anime/drop this anime after watching 1 or 2 episodes coz start was little weak but now after this , this series start to grow much much better.
And as you can see at start the ratting of this anime read more
Dec 23, 2017
PaladinAlchemist (All reviews)
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, read more


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