Lodoss-tou Senki

Record of Lodoss War

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Synonyms: Record of Lodoss War OVA
Japanese: ロードス島戦記
English: Record of Lodoss War
German: Record of Lodoss War
Spanish: Record of Lodoss War Ovas
French: Les Chroniques de la Guerre de Lodoss
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 30, 1990 to Nov 23, 1991
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.371 (scored by 2264522,645 users)
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Ranked: #21902
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Popularity: #2400
Members: 61,971
Favorites: 530

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Created from the aftermath of the last great battle of the gods, Lodoss and its kingdoms have been plagued by war for thousands of years. As a quiet peace and unity finally become foreseeable over the land, an unknown evil begins to stir. An ancient witch has awakened, bent on preserving the island of Lodoss by creating political unbalance throughout the many kingdoms and keeping any one from maintaining central control. Only a mixed-race party of six young champions, led by the young warrior Parn, stand between this new threat and Lodoss' descent back into the darkness of war and destruction.

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Kawasaki, Hirotsugu
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Nagaoka, Akinori
Director, Storyboard, Chief Animation Director
Yamada, Katsuhisa
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Adesso e Fortuna" by Sherry

Ending Theme

"Kaze no Fantasia" by Sherry

Jan 18, 2008
Of all the Anime series that I have viewed, Record of Lodoss War holds a special place in my heart. If you happen to be fond of fantasy adventure videogames as I am (or great literature such as J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings), then this 13-episode video series is a very clever hybrid of these two great works of art. It's got everything fans could ask for--dragons, elves, dark gods, unlikely yet compelling heroes, villains you'll either hate (or love, depending on who you side with), action, suspense, romance, a small dose of humor, and an engaging feel to keep on watching ...
Aug 7, 2018
Mixed Feelings

Record of the Lodoss War was a HUGE hit when it came out in 1990 Japan. It also gained strong popularity among the tiny US anime fandom of the early 90s. Unfortunately, this anime has not aged gracefully. Normally I hate using the phrase "aged poorly". It's something that young punks use too often to just shit on anything over 10 years old. In this one instance though, I'm afraid it's kind of unavoidable.


Record of the Lodoss War was a 1990 OVA based on a Japanese short novel... based an a Japanese tabletop RPG...which was a ripoff of Dungeons and Dragons. Take the most cliche ...
Jun 3, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Knights, clerics, elves, dwarves and dragons occupy some of our biggest inner-nerd imaginations. Some of my fondest memories were playing old school dungeon-crawler video games on the PC, and interacting with this type of fantasy lore. Lord of the Rings, Willow and the Chronicles of Narnia all come to mind when reminiscing of some of my favorite fictional fantasies, and there’s plenty of anime out there that scratch the itch. Legendary anime studio Madhouse attempted to tackle Record of Lodoss War in the early 90’s, a time when fantasy novels and movies were undoubtedly on the rise. It has a palpable Dungeons and Dragons feel, ...

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