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An actor, a martial artist, a gun-crazy high school student, and their tank are transported from earth to a world of elves and magic... See more »
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Alissa Alban ... Prosecution Judge (unknown episodes)
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Series Directed by
Kazuyoshi Katayama (unknown episodes)
Tristan MacAvery (unknown episodes)
 
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Tristan MacAvery (unknown episodes)
Yû Yagami (unknown episodes)

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David Grundy (unknown episodes)
 
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Rick Villa .... adr recording engineer (unknown episodes)
 

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"Those Who Hunt Elves" - USA (video box title)
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600 min (24 episodes)
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Hilarious., 2 September 2002
Author: xparasoulx

The story is that three warriors are stranded in a foreign land or a fantasy land or something and they must piece together the 5 parts of an ancient book so that they can return to Japan. The funny part is that the 5 parts of the book are written on the bodies of 5 elves throughout the land. Naturally, they must travel the land stripping elves until they find the 5 parts.

Two of the main characters are hot females and the other one is an unbelievably stupid muscle-man who won 6 consecutive martial arts tournaments. He provides most of the laughs in the show, because about 4 times an episode he tries to get elves to strip naked and he is just a very stupid man in general.

The show is like a parody of fantasy/hentai anime, but is actually a very good show outside of just stripping elves. I recommend this to anyone who enjoys anime, because they are sure to see the humor in it. I think it is available in 2 volumes, 6 episodes a piece, 12 episodes total, so it would not be too costly to purchase the series.

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