Slayers Return

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Synonyms: Slayers Movie 2
Japanese: スレイヤーズRETURN
English: Slayers Return
German: Slayers Return -The Movie-
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 3, 1996
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.311 (scored by 96189,618 users)
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Ranked: #24542
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Popularity: #4443
Members: 19,360
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The inhabitants of the village of Biaz, forced to labor in the serivce of the world-domination-happy Zein organization, hires Lina Inverse and Naga The Serpent to drive off the invaders. Lina and Naga agree, lured by stories of Elfin treasure sleeping below Biaz, only to get considerably more trouble -from the Zein and from the treasure - than they ever expected.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Yuyama, Kunihiko
Director, Storyboard
Watanabe, Hiroshi
Kobayashi, Katsuyoshi
Sound Director
Hayashibara, Megumi
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Ending Theme

"Just Be Conscious" by Megumi Hayashibara

Mar 19, 2014
Last August I took a look at Slayers Perfect. My final conclusion was that it was a fun little watch, albeit a bit rushed. Its final rating was a 7/10. This week I'm going to look at the second Slayers film, Slayers Return. There are actually five films in the franchise at this point, the last one of which came out in 2001. Is the second film an improvement over the first? Let's take a look and find out.

The film furthers the misadventures of Lina Inverse and Naga the Serpent. A young woman named Saleena finds them and requests their help to save her ...
Aug 31, 2016
Slayers Return, also known as Slayers The Movie 2, is the second movie in the Slayers franchise. Animated by J.C. Staff, it was released in August of 1996 and has a runtime of just about sixty minutes. Chronologically, it takes place sometime after the first movie, Slayers Perfect.

The gist of the plot is that an evil organization called Zein is looking to obtain an artifact from a small village, Biaz. To that end they have enslaved the citizens of the village, and it’s up to Naga and Lina to save them – though of course Lina is mainly interested in fulfilling her own goals.

Slayers Return ...
May 22, 2015
The second film in the Slayers franchise finds Lina and Naga being approached by a young girl with a job proposition. Her village has been enslaved by a bad guy hoping to unleash an elvish creature that will lead him to world domination. Naga and Lina, hoping to make some money, wind up doing battle against this creature in a pretty underwhelming and otherwise unnecessary sixty minute film.

There’s really no point reiterating my thoughts on Naga and Lina, or the animation and music. There’s nothing that makes these films distinct in any way; neither from their predecessors nor from anime movies in general. This one ...

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