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
Duration: 59 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.301 (scored by 1008510,085 users)
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Ranked: #26362
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Popularity: #4739
Members: 20,702
Favorites: 22

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Synopsis

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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Staff

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

"Just Be Conscious" by Megumi Hayashibara




Reviews

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 ...
Jun 7, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Better than the first film, for sure. There were more characters this time and it brought back the self-aware humour that I liked so much in the show.

Still absolutely no backstory to either Lina or Naga, though. This came out a year after the original show had ended and more than halfway into the second season. Perhaps they thought fans of the show at the time would watch the movie as well, but that just makes it dated and shallow.

Further more it doesn't help that the hwole film is like 5 scenes max, just stretched out to fit the one hour checkmark. Again, sometimes that ...
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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