Slayers - The Motion Picture

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©1995 Kanzaka Hajime • Araizumi Rui / Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bandai Visual Co., Ltd. • Marubeni Corporation • King Record Co., Ltd.


[ prequel of Slayers (TV) ]

Related anime:
    Slayers Excellent (OAV) (prequel)
    Slayers Return (movie) (sequel)
      Slayers Great (movie) (sequel)
        Slayers Gorgeous (movie) (sequel)
    Slayers Special (OAV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Slayers - Le terme di Mipross (Italian)
Slayers Perfect
スレイヤーズ (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: In this prequel movie to the Slayers televison series, Lina Inverse travels to Mipross Island with her rival/traveling companion Naga the Serpent. While they originally came for the hot springs, they soon find them selves mixed up in a conspiracy involving a mazoku named Joyrock. Years ago, he killed all of the elves that inhabited the island and absorbed their power. They are soon joined by an old mage named Rowdy Gabriev, who was in love with one of the elves slaughtered and also wants to defeat Joyrock.
User Ratings: 813 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 29 votes (sub:15, dub:13, raw:1)
 Excellent: 106 votes (dub:54, sub:46, ?:2, raw:1, others:3
2 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
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 Very good: 174 votes (sub:99, dub:69, ?:1, others:5
2 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
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 Good: 266 votes (sub:160, dub:93, ?:2, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:9
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 German dubbed
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 Decent: 140 votes (sub:84, dub:51, ?:3, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
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 So-so: 57 votes (sub:35, dub:21, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 14 votes (sub:11, dub:2, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Weak: 15 votes (dub:7, sub:7, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 Awful: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1755 users, rank: #597 (of 5921)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.062 (Good), std. dev.: 1.5562, rank: #2109 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 7.023 (Good), rank: #2058 (of 5914) (seen all: 7.04 / seen some: 5.85 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.031 (Good), rank: #1854 (of 4462)
Running time: 65 minutes
Vintage: 1995
Premiere date:
1995-07-29 (Japan)
Ending Theme:
"Midnight Blue" by Megumi Hayashibara
Trivia: We have 1
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DVD (Region 1)
    Slayers - Movie Box (DVD) 2005-09-20
    Slayers - Movies & OVAs (DVD) 2008-10-28 (from $40.75)
    Slayers-The Motion Picture - Essential Anime (DVD) 2004-09-28
    Slayers: The Motion Picture (DVD) 1999-05-25
Soundtrack
    Slayers The Motion Picture (OST) 2003-07-01

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Kazuo Yamazaki
Script: Kazuo Yamazaki
Storyboard: Kazuo Yamazaki
Original story: Hajime Kanzaka
Character Design: Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Art Director: Yusuke Takeda
Animation Director: Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Art design: Hiroshi Kato
Character Conceptual Design: Rui Araizumi
Sound Director: Katsuyoshi Kobayashi
Director of Photography: Takashi Azuhata
Executive producer: Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
Producer: Tohru Suzuki

Assistant Animation Director:
Hisashi Ezura
Kazuto Nakazawa
Yoshinobu Yamakawa
Assistant Unit Director: Hiroshi Onojima
Color Coordination: Mieko Maruyama
Editing:
Kazuhiko Seki (Jay Film)
Yasue Funami (Jay Film)
Finish Check: Aiko Kawasaki
Photography:
Atsuo Tsukioka (Azuhata Production)
Hiroshi Takeda (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Katsuyuki Ohtaki (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Kenji Chikaoka (Azuhata Production)
Kohei Utsusaki (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Kyoko Sato (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Masami Yoshida (Azuhata Production)
Mikio Nakade (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Nozomi Sakai (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Seiji Uchida (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Shinichi Sasano (Azuhata Production)
Toyomitsu Nakajo (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Yumiko Kobayashi (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Yutaka Kurosawa (J.C. Staff Photography Dept.)
Planning: Takeshi Tamiya
Production Advancement:
Moritake Onuki
Yuki Yoshira
Production Desk: Masatomo Nishizawa
Production producer: Tomoko Kawasaki
Publicity:
Morikazu Wakizaka (Major)
Noriaki Ikeda
Recording: Takaaki Uchiyama
Sound Effects: Masakazu Yokoyama
Sound Production Desk: Megumi Ozawa
Theme Song Arrangement: Sho Goshima
Theme Song Composition: Hidetoshi Sato
Theme Song Lyrics: Satomi Arimori
Theme Song Performance: Megumi Hayashibara
Title Logo Design: Tetsuya Asakura (Design Crest)
Maria Kawamura as Naga the Serpent
Megumi Hayashibara as Lina Inverse

Osamu Saka as Rowdy
Tesshô Genda as Joyrock

Chafurin as Thief
Daisuke Gouri as Thief
Kazuhiko Kishino as Hotel Owner
Keiji Fujiwara as Thief
Kiyonobu Suzuki as Sorcerer A
Mahito Tsujimura as King of Mipross
Masaharu Satou as Onsen Master
Minami Takayama as Chibi Rowdy
Miyuki Ichijou as Queen of Mipross
Norio Wakamoto as Lagos
Takumi Yamazaki as Chinpira
Yuri Shiratori as Meliroon
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield
Art Director: Laura Gadbois Attwell
Translation: Dan Kanemitsu
ADR Script: Matt Greenfield
Executive producer: John Ledford
Producer: Matt Greenfield

Additional Translation Research: Yoshiaki Hoshigami
DVD Executive Producer: Sharon Papa
DVD Layout Design: Douglas Smith
DVD Production Manager: Lisa J. Miller
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Recording engineer: Jayson Carr
Trailer: Dan Rockwell
Cynthia Martinez as Lina Inverse
Kelly Manison as Nahga

Phil Ross as Rowdy
Tristan MacAvery as Joyrock

Angela Lorio as Queen
Brett Weaver as Thief 2
Brian Granveldt as Hooligan 4
Bryan Bounds as
Hooligan 3
Lagos
David Bell as Young Rowdy
Greg Stanley as Sorcerer
Guil Lunde as Julianne Jubibieno
Jessica Calvello as Meliroon
John Swasey as Growth Spring Villager
Kira as Shampoo
Kurt Stoll as Pickpocket
Meredith Dahl as Rinse
Michael Zargarov as Thief 3
Paul Sidello as King
Phil Ross as Elderly Lady
Randy Fox as
Hooligan 2
Zombie Villager
Rob Mungle as
Hooligan 1
Thief 1
Tiffany Grant as Loofa

English companies
Distributor:
ADV Films (UK) (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Licensed by: ADV Films
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
French staff
French companies
(none)
Distributor: Déclic Images
French cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Federico Danti

Dialogues: Benedetta Brugia

Antonio Paiola as Rody (old)
Davide Garbolino as Rody (young)
Marco Balzarotti as Joylock

Alessandra Karpoff as Marillune
Augusto Di Bono as King
Lara Parmiani as Salvietta
Patrizio Prata as Thief
Tony Fuochi as Lagos
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Distributor: Yamato Video
German staff
German cast
(none)
Shandra Schadt as Lina Inverse
Veronika Neugebauer as Naga die weisse Schlange(Naga the serpant)

Torsten Münchow as Joyrock

Ben Brüdern as Dieb 2
Ben Münchow as Rowdy(Young)
Bettina Kenter as Königin von Mipross
Claus Brockmeyer as Juliano Jubiblié
Dirk Meyer as Kleiner Dieb
Gerhard Acktun as
8 Stärkster Mann von Mipross
Dicker Zuschauer
Seeman
Gert Rigauer as
Dieb 3
Kleiner Bauer
Lagos untergebener
Thomas Rauscher as Lagos
Tolilah Jolas as Shampoo
Ulf Söhmisch as König von Mipross
Ulf-Jürgen Wagner as
Dorfbewohner(Zombie)
Magier A
Muskelprotz
Willi Röbke as Rowdy Gabriev(alt)

German companies
Distributor:
ACOG
OVA Films
Dubbing: Circle of Arts
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