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"The Slayers" (1995) More at IMDbPro »"Sureiyâzu" (original title), TV series 1995-

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Writers:
Katsuhiko Chiba (episode)
Takao Koyama (episode)
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Seasons:
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Release Date:
7 April 1995 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
She's lethally lovely. He's gallantly vain. Together they're The Slayers!
Plot:
The adventures of a teenage female mage and her companions as they quest for gold and glory (especially gold). Full summary »
User Reviews:
The greatest anime I know! See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Megumi Hayashibara ... Lina Inverse (26 episodes, 1995)
Yasunori Matsumoto ... Gourry Gabriev (26 episodes, 1995)
Lisa Ortiz ... Lina Inverse (26 episodes, 1995)
Hikaru Midorikawa ... Zelgadis Greywords (18 episodes, 1995)
Takehito Koyasu ... Copy Rezo / ... (17 episodes, 1995)
Bin Shimada ... Zangulz (16 episodes, 1995)
Masami Suzuki ... Ameria Wil Tesla Saillune (16 episodes, 1995)
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Series Directed by
Takashi Watanabe (26 episodes, 1995)
Jôhei Matsuura (4 episodes, 1995)
Kazu Yokota (4 episodes, 1995)
Yoshiaki Iwasaki (3 episodes, 1995)
Masato Sato (3 episodes, 1995)
Makoto Sokuza (3 episodes, 1995)
Takashi Kobayashi (2 episodes, 1995)
Harumi Tamano (2 episodes, 1995)
Susumu Ishizaki (1 episode, 1995)
Eiichi Sato (1 episode, 1995)
Toshihiko Tadano (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Writing credits
Rui Araizumi (26 episodes, 1995)
Hajime Kanzaka (26 episodes, 1995)
Takao Koyama (26 episodes, 1995)
Jiro Takayama (8 episodes, 1995)
Katsumi Hasegawa (5 episodes, 1995)
Yasunori Yamada (4 episodes, 1995)
Seiko Watanabe (3 episodes, 1995)
Katsuhiko Chiba (2 episodes, 1995)
Jukki Hanada (2 episodes, 1995)

Series Produced by
Kazuto Imanishi .... planner / producer (26 episodes, 1995)
Tsuguhiko Kadokawa .... executive producer (26 episodes, 1995)
Noriko Kobayashi .... producer: TV Tokyo / associate producer: TV Tokyo (26 episodes, 1995)
Yumiko Yazaki .... producer: Softx / associate producer: SoftX (26 episodes, 1995)
Yoshinori Enoki .... planner (25 episodes, 1995)
Kôji Hagiwara .... animation producer: Easy Film (25 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Original Music by
Osamu Tezuka (26 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Cinematography by
Shigeo Kamiyama (26 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Film Editing by
Takko Inoue (1 episode, 1995)
Mari Kishi (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshihisa Tôjô (26 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Production Management
Sam Liebowitz .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1995)
Shuichi Okada .... production manager (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Art Department
Kazu Yokota .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1995)
Masato Sato .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1995)
Takashi Watanabe .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1995)
Yoshiaki Iwasaki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Takashi Kobayashi .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Kô Matsuzono .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Iku Suzuki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Sound Department
Sadayoshi Fujino .... sound director / recording director (26 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Teruo Abe .... photography (1 episode, 1995)
Nobuhiro Kawakami .... photography (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Animation Department
Mitsutaka Kaneko .... inbetween checker (13 episodes, 1995)
Hideki Sugawara .... inbetween checker (12 episodes, 1995)
Taidô Hanafusa .... animator / key animator (6 episodes, 1995)
Kanji Hara .... animator (6 episodes, 1995)
Toshiaki Iino .... animator (6 episodes, 1995)
Akira Maruyama .... animator (6 episodes, 1995)
Jôji Kikuchi .... animation director (5 episodes, 1995)
Shigenobu Nagasaki .... animator (5 episodes, 1995)
Mizue Ogawa .... animator (5 episodes, 1995)
Akira Shinoda .... animator / key animator (5 episodes, 1995)
Jôji Ôshima .... animator (5 episodes, 1995)
Motoaki Itô .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Hiroto Kato .... animation director (4 episodes, 1995)
Kazuhiro Koyama .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Junko Matsushita .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Tomohisa Miyake .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Naomi Miyata .... animation director / character designer (4 episodes, 1995)
Tatsuhiro Nagaki .... animator / key animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Jun Nakai .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Yasuhiro Namatame .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Kazuhiro Sasaki .... animation director (4 episodes, 1995)
Shigeki Sato .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Junichi Takaoka .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Kaoru Yabana .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Yukihito Ôgomori .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Noriko Ômori .... animator (4 episodes, 1995)
Yoshito Anraku .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Tomoaki Chishima .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Kazuhiko Ishii .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Shinsuke Ishikawa .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Yumiko Kinoshita .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Shigenori Kurii .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Hiromi Maesawa .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Hiroharu Nagasaka .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Kazuyo Nakamura .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Mitsuru Obunai .... animation director / animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Yasuko Ohara .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Yukio Segami .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Akio Shimotsukasa .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Kumiko Shishido .... animation director / animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Kiichi Suzuno .... animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Makoto Takahoko .... animator / key animator (3 episodes, 1995)
Yoshimasa Chikahisa .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Jun'ichi Hashimoto .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Satoru Iida .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Keiichi Ishida .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Kumiko Kasuga .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Hideyuki Kataoka .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Akio Kawamura .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Akira Kojima .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Megumi Kunogi .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Yasuhiro Suzuki .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Miho Tachibana .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Kôji Tani .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Shigeyuki Terashi .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Atsuo Tobe .... animation director / animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Eiji Uemura .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
Miki Yokoo .... animator (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Other crew
Takae Kuroda .... publicist (1 episode, 1995)
Neil Nadelman .... translator: English version (1 episode, 1995)
Koji Nakatani .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1995)
Dimas Rodriguez .... production coordinator: English version (1 episode, 1995)
Keiko Senda .... post production: Cruise (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Thanks
Hitomy Koike .... special thanks (1 episode, 1995)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sureiyâzu" - Japan (original title)
"Slayers" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
30 min (26 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | South Korea:12 | UK:PG | USA:Not Rated | USA:TV-PG
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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:
Amelia:I landed on the guy I wanted to save!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Shadow Warrior (1997) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The greatest anime I know!, 31 October 2000
Author: m_mould (m_mould@hotmail.com) from Up North, England

"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!"

And with those words from Lina Inverse, we enter the world of Slayers.

I'm only new to Slayers, having seen the Motion Picture and the Special OVAs. However, the TV series is pure excellence.

The dubbed versions are pretty good, with Lisa Ortiz as Lina, Eric Stuart as Gourry, Daniel Cronin and Crispin Freeman as Zelgadis, Joani Baker as Amelia and Stacia Crawford as Sylphiel.

The subbed version is cool, with Megumi Hayashibara as Lina. She's great.

On the whole, this is one of the best anime shows I know, and I strongly suggest it to anyone who's interested. I can't wait to see Slayers NEXT.

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