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 2333523,335 users)
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Ranked: #16112
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Popularity: #2351
Members: 76,129
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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-?)


Sep 23, 2023
Very interesting this show is left with poor popularity and couldn't get the sequel.

It's one of the few shows with amazing world building. Mangaka has a vast knowledge of European history, geography, nations, interactions of the nations, and she managed to create a mini version of historic Europe in Istanbul territory with a completely fantastical setting. I find this incredible.

We follow our mc and his entourage from city to city, all of which has different characteristics and hardships to be solved. We dive into schemes and betrayals, exciting military strategies and brutal battles without a second of drop in interest.

Characters are well ...
Sep 20, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Had some potential but ultimately disappointing and full of contradictions and lack of focus on what it's trying to be. Is it supposed to be a documentary? A memoir? An epic of good versus evil? Or just the gritty nature of war? A JRPG? Serious political and philosophical discourse? Or just simplistic black and white conflicts? A coming of age? Or mindless heroic quest? It bounces between all of these without really figuring out it's own identity. Even the ending after 24 episodes is indecisive with no change or progress towards any goal.

Let's start with the good. The only reason why I even started watching ...
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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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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