El-Hazard – The Magnificent World, Volume 2 (Geneon/OVA/DVD)
B- Sound: B- Extras: C Episodes: C
is just an ordinary student, that is until he meets the Demon Goddess
'Ifurita'. Makoto suddenly finds himself in the world of El-Hazard with his teacher Fujisawa, classmate Nanami, and his arch
rival *self proclaimed* Jinnai. Makoto
is then mistaken for the missing princess and must play the role of the
princess to not only help save El-Hazard from the Bugrom but find a way home for
the classics of original anime, filled with adventure, comedy and great
storytelling. The main characters are stuck in an unknown world, but as the
story progress they travel the land. Each one discover their own unique powers
in El-Hazard as they make friends and enemies while trying and find a way home.
But it seems they will have to stop the war and save El-Hazard before they do
One of the earlier animés, even thought it is short, it
was very entertaining, a magical world of wonder, strange creatures and breath
taking scenes. It is a popular series spawning El-Hazard 2, TV series, and OAVs as well. The usual main characters getting lost in an
unknown world with discover their new found powers. It has not only adventure,
but plenty of comedy and touching characters for people to love.
5: Fifth Night: The World of Thunder
awakening of the Demon Goddess Ifurita, the power of El-Hazard shifts in the
favor of the Bugrom. It seems they must unseal the awesome power of the
legendary 'Eye of God'. It becomes all out war in El-Hazard.
6: Sixth Night: The World of Gleaming
revealed that the mysterious shadow tribe has been controlling everything since
the beginning, bringing destruction to El-Hazard. The only hope lies in Makoto
as he finally discovers his hidden power...
7: Seventh Night: The World of Endless
of God goes berserk and it seems like everything is about to be destroyed, it
is up to Makoto and the team to give it one last-ditch chance to save
X 1 video image looks good for its age and the Dolby
Digital 5.1 mix outdoes the 2.0 versions besides it. The only extras are line art and non-credit
opening & closing.
- Ricky Chiang