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  1. Jason Michael
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:49 pm

    Can’t find it anywhere.

  2. Crystal Chaser
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:55 pm

    Someone gave me a vhs box set of this show when I was very little. I am confused on if I saw the ova or not. This looks like what I saw as a kid, but I felt like their was a episode 24 for some reason? Anyways could an expert on this series maybe help me figure out what I watched so that I could order it? I’d like to understand this great series as an adult.

  3. Pierluigi Di Pietro
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:55 pm

    Just finished yesterday watching the 13-episodes of OAV, together with my two daugthers (for me, it is the fourth or fifth time)… What a beautiful piece of art, It is still able to summon such a wonderous feeling of magic, awe and adventure…
    My daugthers especially got crazy with the magnificient dragons, though 😀 When the two ancients (Narse the Black and Mycen the Golden) battled high in the clouds, they literally jumped at the video screaming to support the Golden one XD
    I hope having given them a fond memory for the future 🙂

  4. Paul Mares
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:55 pm

    One of the best fantasy anime I’ve ever seen; I hope to find it on Blue-Ray or at lerast DVD.

  5. jangonett1
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:56 pm

    I really wished they made sequels to the original OVA I’d love to see this art style brought back.

  6. J P
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:56 pm

    Probably my favorite anime of all time. I watched it when it originally came out on VHS and it was immediately the best anime I’d ever seen. Today I think it holds up extremely well against the likes of other great animes like Cowboy Bebop, Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, and Evangelion – all of which I consider the some of the best ever. Thanks so much for illuminating this forgotten classic that everyone should watch.

  7. Justin M
    October 9, 2018 @ 9:57 pm

    Very first anime i bought, along with the dvd player i bought (and for some reason, it kept setting off alarms in the store, i was paranoid for a few months after that)

  8. Turnajon
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:01 pm

    I recently got to look at LODOSS on BD. It looks absolutely spectacular and easily surpasses the DVD from CPM. The CPM dub, although occasionally rough at times, holds up fairly well too and sounds great on BD. Lisa Ortiz made quite a name for herself as Lina Inverse, but her Deedlit is just as memorable.

  9. Justin M
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:01 pm

    on a side note, i like those godzilla’s behind you.

  10. fryboylll
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:02 pm

    I heard the creators are also D&D players thus inspired Lodoss War and to me more well grounded sort a like Lord of the Rings and not too flashy sorcery like current anime rpgs.

  11. Bradimus1981
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:05 pm

    The OVA was so much better than the other version.

  12. Eric Gilley
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:06 pm

    Yeah I watched this some first on SIFI anime Morning. When a friend got me into D&D this show game me so much more love for it.

  13. Darth Dingus
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:10 pm

    Dunno why this series hasn’t had anymore adaptions. The original series was awesome

  14. Nick Dobrovol
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:11 pm

    You know, you need a "you know" counter, you know

  15. Micshork
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:12 pm

    This and the Anime "ROLW: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight" is one of my favorite anime of all time.

  16. Ra Gaming
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:15 pm

    Pretty cool

  17. Wiseman
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:21 pm

    I think people oversell this series. It is a very simple fantasy anime that won’t envelop you in its world, and you will enjoy yourself, but won’t necessarily think much about it after you finish it. If you want some European style fantasy anime, it’s inevitable, but there are other great fantasy anime that are more inspired by Asian cultures that stand out more to me.
    I recommend Beast Player Erin, Guardian of the Spirit, Princess Mononoke, and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

  18. Uncanny X-Clan
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:22 pm

    Lodoss War OAV was and is one of the best anime of all time. Anyone who says different is a commie

  19. BenkyôHunter
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:23 pm

    Guys tell me the order or which is the very first Record of lodoss war series I search and I find many with same name but with different series.?

  20. PhantomRhapsody
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:25 pm

    I picked this up at the library when I was an elementary student… really young. And the thing that got my attention in the first place was the art work, and everything else just made me keep watching. I forgot about it the older I got but I would remember bits and pieces of it. I finally found it again, and I plan to revisit it full heartedly!!!

  21. Danthefool
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:26 pm

    Which is the OVA on Amazon digital?

  22. Justin M
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:26 pm

    banner of the stars and crest of the stars has a great story too. not sure if thats the order, one is the prequel though. really interesting story to it.

  23. Volk551
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:28 pm

    Fun fact Record of Lodoss War is based off of a d&d game the creators played.

  24. Atthetta
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:28 pm

    Record of Lodoss War, as you said, is the crown jewel of medieval-fantasy anime and RPG, a classic that people cannot miss. It has led to so, so many re-incarnations and extensions, in other animes and in the fantasy genre in general.

  25. mrchuckmorris
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:32 pm

    Whenever I play a new Fire Emblem game, I think back to watching the old RoLW box set I found at the library back when I was first old enough to get a card.  Good times.

  26. Meng Cha
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:33 pm

    I grew up watching this, and this is still one of my all time favorite animes.

  27. Justin M
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:35 pm

    I still do like older stuff, just seems like there were more idea’s then??? i see alot of copied concepts out there, I was attracted to anime because i was tired of tv and its remakes. but i guess its everywhere. still there are some real gems out there in anime world, some just take time to find.

  28. jangonett1
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:37 pm

    The OVA just felt perfect. The animation felt like true art being brought to life. Every character you felt had a background, even though you never got to experience it.
    The first one I watched was the OVA and in a way it kind of soured all the future installments. Because none of them can compare to it.
    It sparks your imagination.

  29. AnimetalViking
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:37 pm

    Every time I look at Lodoss War’s animation it makes me wonder why the original Berserk anime couldn’t have had the same animation quality and animation budget. Obviously, there are other factors that make the original Berserk stand the test of time, it definitely has aged in places. But, Madhouse animated this and they’ve really proven themselves over the years. By the way, I know it’s digital animation, but, check out the Garden Of The Sinners movie series. They’re animated by ufotable and the story has a lot of Lovecraftian elements to it and the soundtrack kicks ass.

  30. English2Elvish
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:38 pm

    Curious to know whether or not you seen the original OVA El-Hazard? Don’t bother with 2 or 3, or the TV show… just the original 7 OVA – amazing stuff!

  31. SLiDaRiX
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:38 pm

    I love RoLW. Now i want to know: what are you thinking about "Record of Grancrest War"? Which is now airing. Are you watching it?

  32. Elricwulf
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:38 pm

    Record of Lodoss War is one of the all time greatest anime series of all time. Especially the OVA, but "Chronicles of the Heroic Knight" series is great too. After I saw the 13 part OVA I was consumed for a long time with finding everything available video, music, and art related to this anime. Storywise, Lodoss is right there with Macross, Gatchaman, Starblazers (Space Battleship Yamato), all the OG greats, but Lodoss shines through with its animation, like Akira, "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind", "Fire and Ice" (1983), and Macross Zero. When I meet people who like anime or fantasy who have never heard of Lodoss, I am amazed, like "Go watch this now!". It’s like the anime answer to Lord of the Rings. I’ve even burned sample discs for people just to check out because there is no way I am loaning mine out. I’ve been thinking of rewatching the whole thing again.

  33. BlazinNSoul
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:40 pm

    Awesome Classic Anime series!! I had all but one VHS volume that I could never seem to get lol. I recommend seeing the OVA first and then the TV series.

    Record of lodoss War certainly channels Dungeons & Dragons. But is clearly one of the better fantasy series out there considering it’s age.

    Other than maybe The Twelve Kingdoms, Berserk & Legend of The Condor Hero. There are few other Classic series.

    Such as Heroic Legend of Arslan. Which has a new TV series which recently came out. But I still recommend the OVA over it. :b

  34. almarin davidhi
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:42 pm

    I watched Legend of Crystania a long time ago and I really liked it.It’s my kind of stuff and I gotta watch this too!

  35. Crimson Raven
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:46 pm

    I find it amazing that earlier anime creators did not have computer graphics yet were able to produce a beautiful series like Record of Lodoss War. It would take hundreds of hours. However, creators these days have all the tools available to drastically reduce the hours and artists required, and we get unoriginal, lazy products like Thundercats Roar!

  36. fryboylll
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:46 pm

    Got the DVD set when it was first released, I heard of RoLW in one of my old Animag magazine back in ’91. Also got Legend of Crystalia (Crystania?), supposedly the second installment?

  37. Ryan665
    October 9, 2018 @ 10:47 pm

    Ashram, reminds me of luca blight from suikoden 2