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Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight 

Lodoss to Senki: Eiyuu kishi den (original title)
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Record of Lodoss War, is, simply the best anime series I've ever seen. Sure, it's old school, and some of the scenes and characters reflect that fact, but the story line and characters make... See full summary »
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Crispin Freeman ...  Garrack / ... 24 episodes, 1998
Bill Timoney ...  Parn 22 episodes, 1998
Lisa Ortiz Lisa Ortiz ...  Deedlit 18 episodes, 1998
Dick Rodstein Dick Rodstein ...  The Narrator / ... 18 episodes, 1998
Debora Rabbai ...  Leaf 17 episodes, 1998
Meg Frances Meg Frances ...  Leylia / ... 14 episodes, 1998
Oliver Wyman Oliver Wyman ...  Wagnard 11 episodes, 1998
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Record of Lodoss War, is, simply the best anime series I've ever seen. Sure, it's old school, and some of the scenes and characters reflect that fact, but the story line and characters make up for any shortcomings one may feel exist. Set in a world torn apart by the greed and jealousy of the gods and goddesses, Lodoss, The Accursed island, is inhabited by elves, trolls, monsters, Humans, and dragons, most working together towards and common goal: saving their world. The good guys, well, are good, and the bad guys: superb. Without spoiling the story for you, I'll just say that Lodoss Wat is A love story that is much more than a love story, an epic story with epic heros, and a real true pleasure to watch, Written by iMakeBoisCry

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Return to an Age of Myth and Fantasy


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1 April 1998 (Japan) See more »

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Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight See more »

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(27 episodes)

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Color
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This series is a remake/sequel to the Record of Lodoss War OAV series. Episodes 1-8 start after the 8th episode of the OAV series. They are based on the original Record of Lodoss War novels #3-4 by Ryo Mizuno entitled "The Dragon of Fire Dragon Mountain I & II". Episodes 9-27 follow the stories of the original novels #6-7 entitled "The Holy Knight of Lodoss I & II". Which in turn spawned the manga (18 issues) & graphic novels (6 books) available in English from CPM Manga entitled "Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight". It is that manga series that the name of this anime series comes. Some people believe that the writers and directors "rewrote" the story found in episodes 9-13 in the OAV series, where in reality the intent was to convey the story as it was originally written by Mr. Mizuno the Lodoss series author and creator. See more »

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Narrator: There once was a boy, who dreamt of living in a world of light. But light and shadow are the same and where once exists, so too must the other. When the boy learned this, he took the first step to becoming closer as a hero.
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Remake of Record of the Lodoss War (1990) See more »

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This series is known as another legend of Lodoss Island
18 October 2006 | by valiant_lee7See all my reviews

There's a short part in the beginning of the series stats that "There were another legend in Lodoss". Chronicles of The Heroic Knight is that other legend.

The creator of this series clearly draw a line between the two series, mentioned that they are two different legends of Lodoss war in that era.

At first I was confused by the similarity of both series and thought Chronicle of The Heroic Knight are the continue story of Record of Lodoss War. Then I realize the beginning part where the story teller mention, it is another legend of Lodoss. It all make sense if you don't link both series together. Because it is Legends after all (not fact).{Must be some historians of Lodoss Island make different records which make the two ending of both legend un-match.} I hope there will be more versions or continue of the story coming and make into animation cause this is my favorite anime since I first saw it way back 1992. Can we write to the author/ production team to make suck request?


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