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Genmu Senki Leda


Alternative Titles

English: Fantastic Adventure Of Yohko: Leda
Synonyms: Leda the War of the Dreams
Japanese: 幻夢戦記レダ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 1, 1985
Producers: Kaname Productions
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 6.331 (scored by 792 users)
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Ranked: #57222
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Popularity: #5610
Members: 1,742
Favorites: 2
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Synopsis

Asagiri Yohko is an ordinary high school student, and she is in love with a boy who does not know it. To help things along, she has written a song to explain how she feels but that song has quite a bit more than a couple of good bridges.

Yohko learns that while she is listening to her song, she is transported to Earth's other-dimensional sister world "Ashanti." This song has the potential to open a gateway between Earth and Ashanti wide enough for a conquering force to invade and take over. And it is exactly why it was forbidden eons ago by the legendary warrior Leda who saw this coming.

This Leda warrior's duty now falls to Yohko and some newfound friends to stop the onslaught and return the 2 worlds in balance.

Maybe Yohko is not so ordinary after all.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Lingam
Lingam
Main
Tomiyama, Kei
Japanese
Tomiyama, Kei
Yoni
Yoni
Main
Sakamoto, Chika
Japanese
Sakamoto, Chika
Asagiri, Yohko
Asagiri, Yohko
Main
Tsuru, Hiromi
Japanese
Tsuru, Hiromi
Zell
Zell
Supporting
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Japanese
Ikeda, Shuuichi

Staff

Yuyama, Kunihiko
Yuyama, Kunihiko
Director
Matsuura, Noriyoshi
Matsuura, Noriyoshi
Sound Director
Takegami, Junki
Takegami, Junki
Script
Sagisu, Shiro
Sagisu, Shiro
Music


Edit Opening Theme

"Yukue-fumei no Heart tachi (行方不明のハートたち)" by Rio Akimoto

Edit Ending Theme

"Kaze to Bouquet no Serenade (風とブーケのセレナーデ)" by Rio Akimoto



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chubar
Feb 13, 2015
The first impression I had about this particular anime is it didn’t strike me as a magical girl OVA and just more of medieval/fantasy story. Since this particular OVA was released during the 1980s, I wondered if it’s going to have any of the ridiculousness and cheese that American movies had in their own media that was present at this time. Although, looking at the promotional art and some screencaps, the art is extremely gorgeous and it’s something that definitely appeals to me. The only thing, though, I didn’t expect to like it as much as I actually do.

Since this is only one OVA, I’m read more
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brashieel
Mar 25, 2014
This was a strange bit of 80s nostalgia for me.

As another review noted, this feels like it was intended as a pilot movie for a magical girl series that was never made. The main character, animal companion, and sidekick are all introduced. The setting is established, and then they have a short adventure. Afterwards the main girl returns to Earth, but they make a point of saying that she can come back. An open ending that was never followed up on.

That said, while the characters, music, and plot are all bog standard 80s OVA anime, the art itself is very distinctive. This is a trippy read more
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Fel_Temp
May 25, 2014
I feel like I liked this more than I should. I mean the plot is pretty bare bones and kind of dumb, but there's something weirdly charming about the package as a whole. The world is distinctive and well designed, and after watching n a whole bunch of 80s OVAs lately, it's really nice to see mechs that aren't just designed to look like they came out of Gundam or Macross. That said, what really elevates this into something decent is the direction. Yuyama kept this whole thing surprisingly atmospheric, and he gave us some pretty good action setpieces. read more
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