Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen

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Japanese: 魔術士オーフェンはぐれ旅
English: Sorcerous Stabber Orphen
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Deen
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.841 (scored by 2500225,002 users)
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Ranked: #102152
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Popularity: #2597
Members: 71,899
Favorites: 66

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In a world of magic and monsters, Krylancelo Finrandi and his foster sister Azalie Cait-Sith were once promising students of sorcery, prodigies at the famous Tower of Fangs. But an experiment gone horribly wrong warps Azalie's appearance, trapping her in the form of a dragon.

Elders at the Tower—more interested in preserving their reputation rather than their students' lives—drive off the transformed Azalie and cover up the incident. Outraged, Krylancelo strikes out on his own, taking the new name of "Orphen" and vowing to return Azalie to her normal state.

Five years later, Orphen's quest has stalled. A chance encounter brings him face to face with Azalie again, but he still has no way to restore her body. And with a hostile group of sorcerers hunting her down, he may be running out of time. The past and present collide as Orphen tries to find how to save Azalie from their former teachers and friends.

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This series was made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the light novels it was based on. Yoshinobu Akita began the books in 1994. The first season adapts contents from volumes 1, 4, 5 and 6 from the light novels.

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Mar 31, 2020
Honestly, I can't understand all this hatred towards this series. As a Cinema graduate, I was taught to look at things objectively. This series is no masterpiece and, as I haven't watched the original, I have no grounds to compare.

The story is a bit confusing, so I don't know if the hatred stems from here. The story was very rushed - if I take into consideration the comments of those who watched the original. The script could've been better elaborated so that the story would’ve had a better flow - maintaining the interest and suspense.

It's really entertaining as a whole if you watch knowing ...
May 18, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Animation: As a long time fan of this series, I had high expectations but I feared Deen would reprise their freakshow of Nanatsu. I was dead wrong, but they didn't improve that much either. Deen is actually good with fighting scenes and effects, although they're too quick to get a taste. The first episode has an ok fight while the brawl with Salua was very good looking indeed. The only good looking frames are the close-ups. Background characters always look weird and badly drawn. Scenarios are mostly static and lifeless. So basically, animation-wise, this fist season is a 5/10

Story: A good story on its own ...
Mar 31, 2020
Being someone who's never watched the original 1998-1999 run of Orphen, I can definitely say that I wasn't missing out on anything much. But hearing that a soft reboot of this is greenlit for achieving monetary milestone sales of the LN (and coincidentally the 25th anniversary of the series), I decided to take a gamble on this new "refreshed" retake, but holy cow, more than making justice to the original run in the first few episodes (I'll give it that), this adaptation managed to be something worse, and not for the lack of trying.

If you'd ask me what magical fantasy series stood out in the ...

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