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Alexander Gallen
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Name
Kana Name アレクサンダー・ガーレン
First Appearance
Anime Robe of Death
Information
Origin Russia
Age About 30 (probably)
Hair Color Gray
Height 203 cm (6'8")
Weight 169 kg (372 Ibs)
Fighting Style Greco-Roman Wrestling
Original Dub Eiji Yanagisawa (2001 and 2018)
English Dub Darin De Paul (2018)
Relations Unknown
You've marred my body! My entire body exists solely for the future of the motherland!

– Gallen to Jack Hanma.

Alexander Gallen (アレクサンダー・ガーレン, Arekusandā Gāren) is a fictional character from anime and manga series of Baki the Grappler. He is a giant Greco-Roman wrestler who has over 6000 wins and no losses. He replaces the injured Chiharu in the Maximum Tournament. In the second season of anime, his name was changed to Andreanov Garland (アンドレアノフ・ガーランド, Andoreanofu Gārando), and in the English dub his name is pronounced "Zeigan/Zargan".

Personality

Alexander Gallen is shown to be very confident and proud, due mostly to his inhuman strength and abilities. He looks down on most, if not all, of the other competitors of the Maximum Tournament, but finally he was defeated by Jack Hanma. He is also shown to be very patriotic, viewing himself as a tool for his motherland and also the reason why he brutally pummeled fellow Russian fighter, Sergei Taktarov to a pulp, for have disgraced Mother Russia after losing his match in the first round by the master of Chinese Kenpo, Kaiou Retsu. Gallen is very excellent wrestler, potentially the best in all of Russia, but extremely brutish and easily angered.

He also has a sense of honor as he got between Yuujirou Hanma and an injured Koushou Shinogi. Later, in the second series of the manga, he appears to be traumatized and suffering from PTSD after nearly being killed by Sikorsky.

Appearance

Alexander is an incredibly tall, muscular man, with short gray hair and blue eyes.

History

Past

He once dug a gigantic hole in the ground because he was asked.

Maximum Tournament Saga

He battles Jack in the third round of the tournament and is defeated. Later on, he reappears to congratulate Baki on winning the tournament along with the other fighters.

Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga

He was attacked by Sikorsky and partly due to his injuries inflicted by Jack Hanma, he was brutalized and nearly killed.

Abilities

Alexander Gallen is superhuman strong. He can use a 100 kg axe and cut trees with a single swipe. Alexander can also lift trees with his bare hands. He always wears a special titanium shackles to restrain himself. He could dig a near-meteor size hole and lift a cart full of rocks while going up a hill. Gallen could knock out the famous yakuza boss, Kaoru Hanayama with one move and beat a giant anaconda with a few wrestling moves and kill it with a few punches and a stomp onto the head of the anaconda.

Gallen is a quick learner. He became a world champion wrestler despite not practicing in any wrestling gyms. He also can utilize other types of combat, such as boxing. He is also shown to be very skilled in gymnastics during his fight with Jack.

Gallen has amazing durability to which Chiharu Shiba has stated that his body is like a large boulder of stone after his punch did not have any effect on him. During his times in Maximum Tournament, he showed how great his durability is, after he took a full-powered punch from Hanayama like it barely fazed him, he survived after Jack Hanma stabbed his heart using Gallen's ribs and survived after being bit by an anaconda. In the second series of the manga, he nearly gets killed by Sikorsky, but likey because Gallen was wounded and could barely walk after the Maximum Tournament. Currently he is slowly recovering but is now confined to a wheelchair it is not yet known whether or not if it's only temporary.

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