Heppoko Jikken Animation Excel♥Saga

Excel Saga

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Synonyms: Heppoko Jikken Animation Excel♥Saga
Japanese: へっぽこ実験アニメーション エクセル♥サーガ
English: Excel Saga
Spanish: Excel Saga
French: Excel Saga
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 1999 to Mar 31, 2000
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:45 (JST)
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Gag HumorGag Humor, ParodyParody
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.491 (scored by 4851248,512 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #18422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1905
Members: 108,461
Favorites: 975

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It's hard to take over the world, and the enigmatic Il Palazzo, head of the ACROSS organization, knows this, so he aims to start small by conquering the city of Fukuoka. Two young officers, the Excel and her partner Hyatt, are tasked with executing this plan, but standing in their way are the City Security workers, a group consisting of three (mostly) normal guys, a very severe girl, and some robots. Regardless of simplicity, Excel and Hyatt always manage to screw up their missions, which usually result in death and lots of destruction.

Heppoko Jikken Animation Excel♥Saga chronicles the elaborate troubles that the ACROSS officers get themselves into, as Excel and Hyatt never fail to do their jobs improperly.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


At the publisher's request, the anime series follows a different storyline from the manga.

The twenty-sixth episode Going Too Far was deliberately created to be too violent and obscene for broadcast in Japan and was instead included as a DVD bonus.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Greenfield, Matt
Producer, Script, ADR Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Ai (Chuuseishin)" by Excel Girls

Ending Theme

1: "Menchi Aishou no Bolero" by Excel Girls (eps 1-25)
2: "Menchi Aishou no Bolero (Gyakuna)" by Excel Girls (eps 26)


Jun 9, 2008
This show is one of the definitions of random. I will say right now, if you demand structure or linear plot lines, turn back now.

Excel Saga actually not only tells the story of Excel and her escapades, but it is actually three different story lines going at once.

We have the tale of Excel, Pedro, and The Neighbors that work for the city.
With that said, the story is not easily reviewable but here goes.

Well to tell the truth, there really is no story (aside from trying to take over the city) until the last few episodes when random twists of fate bring all three story ...
Aug 25, 2007
Mixed Feelings
Excel Saga is a pure slapstick anime made to do nothing but try to produce a comedy satire of EVERY anime genre made. It actually does a pretty good job making fun of them all. The entire fact that they're just spoofing anime creates a very weak story line. But they do manage to keep a story to keep it all together, albeit full of holes and non seriousness.

The story mainly follows 2 main characters as they're "trying to take over the world" for a company called ACROSS, i forgot what the acronym stood for. The two girls, Excel and Hyatt, all work under ...
Sep 15, 2010
Watch­ing Excel Saga promp­ted me to make a com­par­ison between it and Seto no Hanayome. They both rely on a mix­ture of absurdity, par­ody and tak­ing plot points to the non­sensical extreme to draw laughs from the audi­ence. The only real dif­fer­ence between the two is Seto no Hanayome spends it’s time going to com­plete extremes with tropes, such as the school­ground divi­sion, while Excel Saga spends more time rev­el­ing in its lack of a fourth wall. Actu­ally there’s an even big­ger dif­fer­ence between the two. Seto no Hanayome is funny. Excel Saga just isn’t. In fact, I’m at a bit of a loss to ...

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