Bastard!! Ankoku no Hakaishin (ONA)


Bastard‼ Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: BASTARD!! -暗黒の破壊神-
English: Bastard‼ Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy
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Type: ONA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 30, 2022
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: LIDENFILMS
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, EcchiEcchi
Theme: GoreGore
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.611 (scored by 2848928,489 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #60792
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2612
Members: 67,037
Favorites: 284

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Synopsis

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?

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Staff

Sasaki, Yuusuke
Producer
Ozaki, Takaharu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Shiraishi, Tatsuya
Episode Director


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"Bloody Power Fame" by Coldrain
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Ending Theme

"BLESSLESS" by Tielle




Reviews

Jun 30, 2022
Personally, I love this!
It is definitely my cup of tea and a breath of fresh air when it comes to adapting a manga into an anime. The title says it all, "Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy". It's a sign that it's either gonna be something that won't be for everyone's taste, or it will be something that some people will more than likely enjoy.
In my opinion, this anime definitely lives up to the title and I enjoyed every single episode from beginning to end. Dark Schneider is an excellent character and the other characters are what you might expect in an anime taking place in a ...
Jun 30, 2022
Mixed Feelings
A major selling point of this anime is the abundance of rippling abs and the flocks of women breasting boobily about. But sexy anime characters don't appeal to me, so I was only sticking around for the schlock.

And there's plenty of schlock here. It's got that unashamed old school corniness to it. Insanely dumb in an endearing way. The first episode was a joy to watch, the second was fun, and the third was okay. By the eighth, the fun had worn off and I wasn't sure why I was still watching.

The production value was... better than this show deserved. Surprisingly pretty animation, ...
Jul 12, 2022
This adaptation of Bastard isn't what you think it is. You might be looking at the title HEAVY METAL, DARK FANTASY and reading other reviews and expecting it to be the animated version of a Frank Frazetta painting with Rhapsody blasting in the background but no, that's not what you're in for.
What Bastard actually is, as funny as it may sound, is a dull, slow anime with extremely standard violence compared to other "violent" shows and constant fanservice that isn't even that explicit. This isn't that CONTROVERSIAL ANIME with SEX AND VIOLENCE that you heard about. In fact there's almost no sex at all, just ...

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