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 Lina Inverse (104 episodes, 1995-2009)
Yasunori Matsumoto ...
 Gourry Gabriev (104 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Lina Inverse / ... (104 episodes, 1995-2009)
Hikaru Midorikawa ...
 Zelgadis Greywords (96 episodes, 1995-2009)
Masami Suzuki ...
 Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun / ... (94 episodes, 1995-2009)
Akira Ishida ...
 Xellos / ... (66 episodes, 1996-2009)
Eric Stuart ...
 Gourry Gabriev / ... (62 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Amelia / ... (54 episodes, 1995-2009)
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 Zelgadis / ... (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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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 »

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[opening lines]
Lina Inverse: Where monsters rampage, I'm there to take them down! Where treasure glitters, I'm there to claim it! Where an enemy rises to face me, victory will be mine!
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Spin-off Slayers the Motion Picture (1995) See more »

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Plenty of grit
Opening theme
Performed by Megumi Hayashibara
Lyrics by Megumi Hayashibara (as MEGUMI)
Music by Hidetoshi Satô
Arrangement by Tsutomu Ôhira
Chorus arrangement by Masami Okui
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An Absolutely Hilarious Anime Classic.
22 August 2001 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

The Slayers: The simply HILARIOUS adventures of 4 typical fantasy (almost right out of Dungeons & Dragons) characters, but each has some frightening physical/personality "difference." Of course, this equals fun and laughter.

Lina Inverse, the main character, is a fiery red-head sorceress whose one goal in life is to run around the world destroying just about everything in her way so she can have LOTS of money, and get cool stuff.

Gourry Gabriev, her sidekick, is a blond-haired "warrior" type guy who just happens to have no intelligence at all. He means well, but he's just plain stupid.

Zelgadis, the "serious type," is a sorcerer that happens to have his body gnarled into that of a golem. His skin, hair, etc...all made of bluish-green metal and stone.

Amelia begs her own category: a dark-haired "Justice Freak" whose obsession with Heroes and Justice is...well...disturbing.

The four journey about, and nothing but the most bizarre, clever obstacles stand in their way: Being forced to act in a bad play, Lina's forced making-out with a fish, Gourry always changing the subject to the flatness of Lina's chest, or even fighting the Devil himself, the four have it rough.

For the best viewing, it's recommended to watch the show in Japanese, because the voice actors have professional training (it's like actual on-screen acting there), and thus portray their characters PERFECTLY. The English dubbing is O.K., but it's just a good idea to watch it in the original language, because it's meant to be that way.


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