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Bastard!! 

Basutado!! Ankoku no hakaishin (original title)
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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Yuriko Fuchizaki ...
 Rushe Ren Ren 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Yuka Koyama ...
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Rei Sakuma ...
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Ryûzaburô Ôtomo ...
Nobuo Tanaka ...
Yûko Kobayashi ...
Wakana Yamazaki ...
 Sheen Harri 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Masami Kikuchi ...
Seizô Katô ...
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 King of Meta-Rikana 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Seiko Tomoe ...
Takkô Ishimori ...
Hideyuki Umezu ...
 Priest A / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Kiyoyuki Yanada ...
 Additional Cast / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Toshiharu Sakurai ...
 Additional Cast / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Satoko Kifuji ...
 Holy Sword A 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Takako Kikuchi ...
 Court Lady / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Kaoru Shimamura ...
 Holy Sword C 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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Masaru Ikeda ...
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 Additional Cast / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Takuma Suzuki ...
 Additional Cast 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Hidetoshi Nakamura ...
 Additional Cast 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Hidenari Ugaki ...
 Additional Cast 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Steiv Dixon ...
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 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Gara's Father / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Rushe Ren Ren 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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Christopher Carroll ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Jonathan David Cook ...
 Additional Voices / ... 5 episodes, 1992-2001
J. Cooper ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Mari Devon ...
Dyanne DiRosario ...
 Sheen Harri 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Lord Abigail 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Ministorian Ninja 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Griffin Gates ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Jerry Gelb ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Gloria Gines ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Fred Jones ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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Dave Mallow ...
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 Thunder Empress Arshes Nei 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Mickey Miller ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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Jonathan C. Osborne ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 King Of Ministoria 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Dave Richardson ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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 Holy Sword B 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Peter Spellos ...
 Captain Von Jobina 5 episodes, 1992-2001
Barry Stigler
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Adriana Wilbur ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
H.J. Wilson ...
 Additional Voices 5 episodes, 1992-2001
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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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There is a 27 volume manga series written and drawn by Kazushi Hagiwara. It was originally published from 1988 to 1989 by Shueisha in Japan and by Viz Media in the USA and Canada,it was published in France by Glenat, in Spain by Planeta DeAgostini Comics, in Germany by Carlsen Comics and in Brazil by JBC. Viz Media stopped publishing the manga after 20 volumes. See more »

Quotes

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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Monochrome Trouble
by Toshinori Yonekura
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Anime meets heavy metal bands.
9 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Bastard is very amusing because many of names of things in the series are based loosely off of heavy metal bands. Seriously, I'm not kidding here. If you know your heavy metal bands, you'll be able to figure out when a certain band is being referred to. Example: A major attack spell is a loose adaption of the band Mega Death. There are nations named after Iron Maiden and Judas Priest. While the series is very graphic, it's not very serious at all and very funny to watch with friends.


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