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The Record of the Lodoss War 

Rôdosu-tô senki (original title)
A group of medieval adventurers must participate in a war against dark forces in the land of Lodoss.
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Series cast summary:
Hideyuki Tanaka ...
 Slayn (13 episodes, 1990)
Al Muscari ...
 Slayn (13 episodes, 1990)
Lisa Ortiz ...
 Deedlit (13 episodes, 1990)
Dick Rodstein ...
 Narrator / ... (13 episodes, 1990)
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 Parn (13 episodes, 1990)
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
 Etoh (12 episodes, 1990)
Norio Wakamoto ...
 Woodchuck (12 episodes, 1990)
Ted Lewis ...
 Etoh (12 episodes, 1990)
Takeshi Kusao ...
 Parn (11 episodes, 1990)
Yumi Tôma ...
 Deedlit (11 episodes, 1990)
Jacques LeCann ...
 Woodchuck (11 episodes, 1990)
Ichirô Nagai ...
 Narrator (11 episodes, 1990)
Akira Kamiya ...
 Ashram (10 episodes, 1990)
...
 Ashram (10 episodes, 1990)
Chris Yates ...
 King Kashue, Orson / ... (10 episodes, 1990)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
 King Kashue (9 episodes, 1990)
Yoshisada Sakaguchi ...
 Ghim (8 episodes, 1990)
Takeshi Aono ...
 Wagnard (8 episodes, 1990)
...
 Wagnard (8 episodes, 1990)
Greg Wolfe ...
 Ghim (8 episodes, 1990)
Simone Grant ...
 Karla (7 episodes, 1990)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ...
 Karla (7 episodes, 1990)
Karen Smith ...
 Shiris (6 episodes, 1990)
Shô Hayami ...
 Orson (6 episodes, 1990)
Bob Barry ...
 Emperor Beld (5 episodes, 1990)
J.W. Gunther ...
 King Fahn (5 episodes, 1990)
Tarô Ishida ...
 King Beld (5 episodes, 1990)
Osamu Saka ...
 King Fahn (5 episodes, 1990)
Meg Frances ...
 Pirotess (4 episodes, 1990)
Rei Sakuma ...
 Fianna (3 episodes, 1990)
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On the cursed island continent of Lodoss, a party of adventurers becomes caught up in the struggle against a plot to conquer Lodoss and revive a long-dormant ancient evil deity. This thirteen-part Japanese television series is based on a series of Japanese novels, and is notable among other things for its inclusion of elements from the Dungeons & Dragons (TM) role-playing game. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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A couple of the songs from the series seem to be reprized from the the 1989 horror film, Leviathan. See more »

Goofs

In episode two, Parn's shirt is torn and his arm his cut during his fight with the goblins in the forest, but in subsequent shots, the damage has disappeared, only to reappear later. See more »

Quotes

Slayn: [Slayn conjures a spell against attacking gargoyles] Omnipotent power, creator of all things, forged by the gods from eternal chaos, throw off these false garments and reveal thy true forms. Creators of all things, become a shield to protect me. Great protectors, do not allow those who would destroy your great works to do their bidding in this sacred place. Use me as your weapon against this evil.
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Crazy Credits

The credits are accompanied by a series of drawings featuring elves. Included among them is a picture of Deedlit and Parn. See more »

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Spin-off Crystania no densetsu (1995) See more »

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A true justice to the ever-shadowed genre of Fantasy

It seems that numerous attempts to create a quality Fantasy based movie have fallen greatly: Dungeons and Dragons, animated Hobbit, Beastmaster, and various more depending on your personal opinions. This movie contains: dragons, dwarves, elves, magic, knights, orcs, beasts, lovely music and an actually well composed and highly addictive plot line. For everyone who has once fallen to the pain of loving Final Fantasy, Everquest, any good fantasy novel (Goodkind, Martin, Jordan, etc ...) this movie will answer much of your big screen requests by including a lot of the fun elements of those great worlds into an enjoyable six hour rush of amazement. Definately worth looking into!


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