- Volume 1
- ANGRY! Lina's Furious Dragon Slave!
- BAD! Mummy Men Aren't My Type!
- CRASH! Red and White and Suspicious All Over!
- DASH! Run for it! My Magic Doesn't Work?!
- Volume 2
- ESCAPE! Noonsa, the Flaming Fish Man
- FOCUS! Rezo's the Real Enemy!
- GIVE UP! But, Just Before We Do, The Sure Kill Sword Appears!
- Volume 3
- HELP! Shabranigdo is Reborn!
- IMPACT! The Eve of the Menacing Battle!
- JACKPOT! The Great Life or Death Gamble!
- Volume 4
- KNOCK OUT! The Seyruun Family Freud!
- LOVELY! Amelia's Magic Training
- MONEY! Crush Those Bounty Hunters!
- Volume 5
- Navigation! An Invitation To Sairaag!
- OH NO! Lina's Wedding Rhapsody!
- Passion! Shall We Give Our Lives for the Stage?
- Question? He's Proposing To THAT Girl?
Length: 100 minutes
Copyright date: 1995/1996
Animation quality: 7 to 8.5
Why: v, al, mt
General overall quality: 8
Distributed by:Software Sculptors
Light fantasy.... Lina Inverse, famous sorceress. She who beats up
evil dudes, and takes their treasure for herself.
Well, when Lina appropriates treasure from the Dragon Fang gang, she
gets a little more then she bargained for. For:
Volume 4 begins a new story arc. Low on cash from the last adventure,
Lina figures that the best way to do this would be to marry into
royalty. In particular, one Prince Philionel.
- The Dragon Fang gang got their name from the black dragon they
kept as a pet. Lina didn't know they had a pet dragon. You can
probably work out the rest.
- Lina looks young, therefore, when the Dragon Fang gang comes after
Lina, she manages to pick up a companion. A heroic fighter named
- She also managed to meet a famous priest named Rezo. Not exactly
related to the Dragon Fang gang, except for that particular member who
wants to raise the Dark Lord, and father of all the monsters in the
- Of course, by Episode #5, nearly everything you thought was going
- Or is it??? In any case, Lina and friends finish their big
adventure with the Father of all Monsters at the end of Episode #10.
On to more adventures......
However, the Prince is not exactly your typical handsome prince on
a while horse. For one thing he is looks like a bandit and is a
complete pacifist, except for the violent bits.
He also has an overzealous, overactive daughter named Amelia.
Ms. "Total Justice" is also a magic user, in training, and develops a
sort of hero freak/worship sort of thing for Lina.
This does not exactly help Lina and Gourry when they are framed as
bad guys by a couple of disrespectful bounty hunters
in Episode 13.
In the long awaited volume 5, Lina and Gourry continue their trip to
Sairaag. In pursuit of them are Vrumugun and Zangalus, the wizard and
bounty hunter from the previous volume, who want to take them to
Sairaag. Lina will not let them, however, as she does not like pushy
guys. Lina and company find themselves in a number of strange and odd
situations, including a wedding and a theater production of "Bring Us
Justice and Peace: The Death of the Abominable Fiend Lina Inverse".
Gourry even gets to dress up like a girl in the last episode on the
Lina is a very well created character and The Slayers is a very
fun series. Fans of Record of Lodoss
War, and fantasy, in general, will probably enjoy The
Slayers as long as they do not expect anything very serious.
Thanks to Brian Kern
(firstname.lastname@example.org) these are the release dates for volumes 5 to 8:
Volume 5: April 7th
Volume 6: June 2nd
Volume 7: August 4th
Volumes 5-8 box set: August 4th (yes, volume 8 will be out in the box
set before it is released individually)
Volume 8: October 6th
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