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The Slayers 

Sureiyâzu (original title)
The adventures of a teenage female mage and her companions as they quest for gold and glory (especially gold).
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Yasunori Matsumoto ...
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 Lina Inverse 104 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Zelgadis Greywords 96 episodes, 1995-2009
Masami Suzuki ...
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 Xellos / ... 66 episodes, 1996-2009
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 Gourry Gabriev 62 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun 54 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Zelgadis Graywords 54 episodes, 1995-2009
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In a medieval sword and sorcery world, there is one mage who is notorious for her power and grace (at least that's how she likes to put it), Lina Inverse. In reality, she is a teenage mage with a penchant for collateral damage, obnoxiousness and gluttony. This series chronicles her adventures with companions, such as the powerful but dumb swordsman Gourry Gabriev as she quests for gold and finds a heck of a lot trouble along the way. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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She's lethally lovely. He's gallantly vain. Together they're The Slayers!


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Trivia

Rights to air on US TV were acquired by FoxKids (who outbid Cartoon Network at the time who expressed an interest) when anime exploded due to the surprise success of Sailor Moon in 1995. However, FoxKids decided against airing any episode due to the nature of the show being a geared to more adult that kids, and has since lets their rights expire. See more »

Quotes

Gourry Gabriev: [as the Dragon Fang gang closes in on a solitary Lina, Gourry suddenly appears] Stop right there!
Member of the Dragon Fang gang: Who - who are you?
Gourry Gabriev: [pauses to strike a heroic pose] If I gave you my name, you'd only get it dirty.
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Spin-off Sureiyâzu gurêto (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

REVOLUTION
Ending theme
Performed by Megumi Hayashibara
Lyrics by Megumi Hayashibara (as MEGUMI)
Music and arrangement by Gô Takahashi
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A very amusing and fun series.
1 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Slayers Next shows you that maybe sequels can be better than the originals. The series of Slayers gave us a not-so-typical leading female and continued to add more amusing characters. Slayers Next throws us a couple more fun characters and an interesting and fun storyline.


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