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: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.371 (scored by 2620726,207 users)
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Ranked: #26662
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Popularity: #2444
Members: 77,719
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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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Mar 12, 2024
I don't know what it comes down to. Maybe it's the color composition and background art. Maybe it's the contrast of digital vs. hand-drawn animation. Maybe it's the fact that the characters are all adults or at least adult-looking, rather than children or teenagers. Maybe it's a combination. Maybe it's all of the above. Maybe it's something I'm missing. Whatever the case, watching fantasy anime from before the advent of Sword Art Online is a wild, quasi-mystical experience. They just have such a different look and feel to them. The result is a world that instantly captivated me from its opening sequence.

In today's day and ...
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Watching Fantasy Anime part 1: The classics

I've been playing dnd and getting into fantasy books/series lately cause i like the worldbuilding,aesthetics and the story( when i'ts good of course). Decided to give a shot fantasy type anime so here we go.

Lodoss-tou Senki or Record of Lodoss war is you standard medieval high magic type adventure anime, you got your hero swordsman, elfs, dwarfs, wizard, evil warlods/witches/magicians trying to take over the world, orcs, goblins, kobolds, and most important dragons. Its inspired by a novel who also took inspiration from a tabletop game and it shows. With that out of the way lets dive into the ...
Mar 26, 2024
I loved the art and the tone this show sometimes achieved, but Christ did the writing make it unwatchable. Every character is a flat stereotype of their race or something like "being evil." The world building is childish with a king of goodness and puppies, king of being mean and stinky and a chaos lady “because balance” being the full extent of it. It has less moral dimensions than He-Man.

Those could have been great ideas. Having an objective model of good and evil that move on a cosmic level to be balanced or swing to and fro *could* be interesting if it were ever ...

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