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The Slayers 

Sureiyâzu (original title)
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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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 Gourry Gabriev / ... 97 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Zelgadis Greywords 96 episodes, 1995-2009
Masami Suzuki ...
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 Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun / ... 86 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Zelgadis Graywords / ... 85 episodes, 1995-2009
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 Xellos / ... 66 episodes, 1996-2009
David Moo ...
 Xellos / ... 48 episodes, 1995-1997
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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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Lina Inverse: Darkness beyond twilight, crimson beyond blood that flows, buried in the flow of time is where your power grows. I pledge myself to conquer all the foes who stand in front of this mighty gift bestowed in my unworthy hand. Let the fools who stand before us be destroyed by the power you and I possess. Dragon Slave!
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Referenced in Labyrinth of Flames: Behind the Scenes (2001) See more »

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KUJIKENAIKARA!
(I'll Never Give Up!)
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Performed by Megumi Hayashibara and Masami Okui
Lyrics by Satomi Arimori
Music by Masami Okui
Arrangement by Toshirô Yabuki
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Get Along, Try Again
27 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

While not quite as good as Slayers Next, Try does seem to have a slightly more serious undertone in the story line than the previous two Slayers seasons. There are still lots of comedy moments, but nothing quite like what Next or the first season pulled.

Try seems to have more of a moral story to it than the other two, and that may make it seem bogged down at times compared to Next, but if it is watched in the context of having seen the other two series, understanding those first two seasons will make Try more accessible.


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