Excel Saga


Distributor: ADV Films
[Excel Saga]
TV Series: 26 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 77
Number of Review Sites: 12
Above Average

Review Links

"...there simply isn't anything more random, more manic, or more insane than Excel Saga."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 4 (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "...Excel Saga is great because it aggressively refuses to adhere to any standard anime cliches, unless it's to make fun of them."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"...simply cannot be described in a review."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - worthy

Vol. 1 - "...an impressively insane accomplishment..." (Mike Crandol) - A
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Mike Crandol) - B
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Mike Crandol) - B
Anime News Network

Vol. 1 - "Excel Saga truly does take things to a new level of insanity." (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Anime on DVD

Vol. 4 - Read the review
Animefringe (Adam Arnold) - 73%

"If you're bored with the current anime fare, this may just give you the jolt you're craving. "
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"Every once in a while comes a series so strange, so twisted, that it defies description in any reasonable manner."
DVD Talk (Don Houston) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)

"It was an entertaining idea,...but the show never quite accomplishes what it sets out to do."
DVD Verdict (Joel Pearce) - 79 (out of 100)

Vol. 1-2 - "Utterly unpredictable, recklessly paced, and miles over the top, Excel Saga demands complete attention, leaving viewers with no breath for critical analysis or narrative skepticism."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B+

"It's insane in every sense of the word ... "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"If you've got a hankering for a little comedic insanity, Excel Saga is hard to beat."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 4 stars (out of 5)