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Slayers!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

I’ve been a fan of the anime series Slayers for many years. Hell, I have the whole 1st series in VHS. Recently I have discovered that my favorite series has been revived in DVD form! Last summer, funimation had re-released the original series onto dvd, digitally remastered & all that jazz. So now  that I have a chance to get back into the Slayers groove, I need to go over what’s out there to absorb.

It breaks down into 5 areas of entertainment:
TV Anime, Movies, OVA’s, Manga & Novels

TV: 5 Series (seasons)
Slayers - 26 eps (1995) (Watch official stream on YouTube!)
Slayers Next - 26 eps (1996) (Watch official stream on YouTube!)
Slayers Try - 26 eps(1997)
Slayers Revolution - 13 eps (2008)
Slayers Evolution-R 13 eps (2009)

Movies
Slayers the Motion Picture - 65 min (1995) Original storyline
Slayers Return - 60 min (1996)
Slayers Great - 60 min (1997)
Slayers Gorgeous - 60 min (1998)
Slayers Premium - 35 min (2001)

OVA’s
Slayers Special - 90 min total (1996) Based on Slayers Special manga.
Slayers Excellent - 90 min total (1999) Based on Slayers Special manga.

Novels (the basis for the series- later converted into anime & manga)

Manga
There’s quite a few different “series”… I don’t know where to stat that list, but on manga fox there’s a few to read:
Slayers Revolution
Slayers: Light Magic
Slayers: Suiriyuuou no Kishi (Knight of the AquaLord)