The sun beat down with unparrelled ferocity, its bright rays reflecting off the vast exapanse of sand that stretched as far as the eye can see. Two men stood facing one another several feet apart, hands drifting ever so close to holsters that hold instruments of death and salvation. A few tumbleweeds roll past, the only movement in the still landscape. Everything hangs on a single breath.

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A trio of misfortunate individuals (and a tank) find themselves magically transported from their home world onto another world filled with magic, sorcery, and, of course, elves. However, it is only when Celcia, the leader of all elves, botches the casting of a spell designed to send them home that their true quest begins.

Read more: Those Who Hunt Elves (1996)

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Slayers tells the story of Lina Inverse, a brilliant sorceress with a firey temper and hair to match. Self-absorbed and obsessed with riches and food, she has the reputation of being a merciless bandit killer. The epithet is well-deserved; Lina robs from thieves and gives the loot to herself! On one of her escapades she meets Goury Gabriev, a talented swordsman who is all brawn and no brains. The unlikely alliance works better than expected, and the two embark on adventure.

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