Record of Lodoss War
release year:1990 genre:fantasy viewing setting:home DVD, 5/16/99 - 5/19/99 what I expected:no idea what I got:a pretty good epic fantasy tale
synopsis:Various forces, adventurers, and pawns - good, evil, and otherwise - meet and fight to determine the fate of their world.
impressions:At 5+ hours, this was a daunting thing to watch, and it took us several days. However, it was a wide-ranging fantasy epic, and it was cool. Totally animated, it was an adaption of a series of Japanese novels. The animation was well-done for the most part (there were some stills that kept getting used over and over) and the music was also good. The story started off strong but ended on a confusing note - it almost seemed that they rushed through the last part of this work. Anyway, there were a lot of neat characters and concepts here, and anyone who likes this sort of story should like this series of episodes.
acting:n/a, but the voices were well-done
final word:good fantasy entertainment
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