Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
© 1998, 1999 Ryo Mizuno, Group SNE, Masato Natsumoto, Rei Hyakuyashiki/
Five years past, a band of six adventurers defeated the conquering armies of Marmo, the dark island, and saved the accused island, LODOSS. Now, a mad wizard threatens to raise an ancient evil — the mythical goddess of destruction. Old heroes must heed the call to defend their homeland and new heroes are forged as the battle for LODOSS begins anew.
TV Series: 27 episodes
Average Ratings: 73
Number of Review Sites: 8
Number of Review Links: 8
"...a flawed but worthy sequel to the fabulous OVAs..."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"...watch the orignal OAV instead and leave this one on the shelf."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
"As soon as I started up the show, I got completely enveloped by it much like the OVA series captivated me."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - A
"I couldn't stop watching once I started."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 5 stars (out of 5)
"...adventure/fantasy anime fans should definitely give it a look, as should fans of the Lodoss universe."
DVD Talk (Earl Cressey) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"... the TV series continuation of the Lodoss saga falls far short of its forebear, but still has plenty to offer to those who love the original series or fantasy adventures in general ... It could've been better though."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Jason Bustard) - 3 stars (out of 5)
"...a solid follow-up to the original Record of Lodoss War OAV series."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"…misses many opportunities that made the original so entertaining."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - C+