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Bastard!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin

Alternative Titles

English: Bastard!!
Synonyms: Bastard!! Destroyer of Darkness, Ankoku no Hakai Kami
Japanese: バスタード!! 暗黒の破壊神


Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 1992 to Jun 25, 1993
Producers: Shueisha
Studios: AIC
Source: Manga
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.841 (scored by 12,751 users)
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Ranked: #43582
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Popularity: #2651
Members: 26,422
Favorites: 126
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The kingdom of Metallicana is under attack from the Four Lords of Havoc. This party of villains—ninja master Gara, deadly thunder empress Nei Arshes, cold and calculating Kall-Su, and enigmatic dark priest Abigail—will stop at nothing to get what they want, even if it leaves utter destruction in their wake.

High Priest Geo is desperate to help save the kingdom and its people. He unleashes the mighty wizard Dark Schneider, a man who used to be an ally of the villains. Unfortunately, Dark Schneider has his own plans in mind. Will he stop the Four Lords of Havoc or join them in their conquest of the world?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Originally 8 episodes were planned, but the last 2 episodes never made it past planning.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Schneider, Dark
Yao, Kazuki
Tia Noto, Yoko
Koyama, Yuka
Arshes, Nei
Sakuma, Rei
Genda, Tessyo
Princess Sheila
Yoshida, Konami
Harn, Kai
Kobayashi, Yuko
Metallicana, Lars Ulu
Kikuchi, Masami
Seki, Toshihiko
Dianno, Porno


Akiyama, Katsuhito
Director, Storyboard
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Oobari, Masami
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Hiroshi

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"Monochrome Trouble" by Toshinori Yonekura

More reviewsReviews

Aug 16, 2007
moozooh (All reviews)
Bastard!! is, for the most part, a typical kuso item. Meaning it's so hilariously, inexcusably bad it's actually good; essentially a parody on itself. Or rather, it depends entirely on your sense of humor!

Let's compile a small checklist of the bad. We have:
[x] cliche-ridden story;
[x] nonsensical amount of injuries (and blood loss) casually sustained by characters;
[x] pathetic sound effects;
[x] character design that is BOTH bad and forgettable (wow!);
[x] ridiculous screenplay and voice acting;
[x] vomit-inducing fanservice and attempts at ecchi humor;
[x] overpowered fighters and magicians beating the crap out of each other with trump-card techniques;
[x] the essence of MANLINESS furiously emanating from most of the male read more
Mar 22, 2012
lazy-san (All reviews)
I love this anime because it was so bad that it was funny. It played on a lot of the usual cliches in a story and made fun of itself. I honestly thought that at some parts their lines were so obviously bad it was really funny. I also love how this anime points out that the hansom guy always wins. It kept me laughing. I'd recommend this for a laugh and something to watch on your off time since it's short.
Jan 14, 2016
ChucriBZ (All reviews)
Bastard: Ankoku no Hakai Kami
Even if i had high expectations about Bastard!! i don't know if it was bad or good maybe in the middle for many reasons and for the fact that it was absurd but it was enjoyable absurdity.

The story is somehow interesting and even good because it's self aware of how absurd it is and because that was the intention of the creator of the original source material of making a lot of cliche tropes and put a million of rock/metal band names and songs (because he's a fan of heavy metal), which was somehow really absurdly good despite the absurd fact read more
May 5, 2016
ItsFapTime (All reviews)
Our story begins in a far future where the world has been through an apocalypse that spawned all sorts of strange and evil creatures, leaving human beings in a precarious position. Things have gone back to a feudal era where sorcery, sword fighting, and armor plating rule the day. Four warlords of chaos get together to break the seals that hold back a creature of ultimate darkness, and as the viewer knows, this can't be good. At the same time...Yoko is best friends with Rushe, a little boy who follows her everywhere. Little does she know that buried deep within Rushe is a secret weapon, read more


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