Bastard!! (1992)
"Basutado!! Ankoku no hakaishin" (original title)

TV Mini-Series  |  Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy
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A dark lord is trying to destroy his foes, take over the world with his demonic armies and bed women along the way.

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It is 500 years in the future. The world has been destroyed by an unspeakable evil, and has grown back in the old feudal form of kingdoms. It is roamed by monsters. The kingdom of Meta Rikana is under attack by the evil wizard Abigail. The mages have put up a seal, but it is only a matter of time until the seal gives. The 15 year old daughter of the greatest priest, Yoko, has been given a spell by her father to summon forth the greatest warrior of their kingdom, from an innocent (her best friend, a 15 year old boy), by a kiss. This warrior is Dark Schneider, a warrior that tried to conquer the world 15 years ago, but was imprisoned inside the body of the boy. Now, he is both the boy and Dark Schneider, and protects Meta Rikana, and his friend/love, Yoko, while exploring his past in encounters with old enemy Ninja Master Gara, and former love, half-elf Arshes Nei. Written by Steve Dickson

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Release Date:

5 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Bastard!!  »

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| (6 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The CD Soundtrack was released on March 1st 2005 by Geneon Entertainment in the USA. See more »


Young Gara: You're in for a disappointment. I've gotten powerful enough inthe last 15 years to make you beg for mercy.
Dark Schneider: Fine by me. I'm about to beg you to stop talking.
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Well worth a rental.
23 March 2002 | by (San Jose, California) – See all my reviews

I seriously can't believe more people haven't seen this anime. I seem to be the only one to have even voted for it yet. Not so good considering it's 10 years old.

This one has everything: great characters, great plot, the usual. At parts it can be a little predictable, and for a few minutes in one of the early episodes, it gets embarassingly hentai-like... But it's over real quick and the rest of the series more than makes up for it. The only other complain I have is that it ended too early, but since the producer squandered all his funds on assorted powders, all illegal, there isn't much that can be done. Someone once said that they were close to finding another producer... But that may just be a rumor.

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