The Slayers Saga Will Continue

Illustration for article titled The iSlayers/i Saga Will Continue
Image: Hajime Kanzaka (Fujimi Shobo)
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Slayers was one of the most iconic light novels of the 1990s, spawning manga, anime and video games. Good news! Creator Hajime Kanzaka is doing a third arc. Slayers is back!

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The news was made official in the latest issue of Dragon Magazine.

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As ANN and SG Cafe point out, the first new Slayers volume in nearly 18 years was released last October. Now the sword and sorcery saga is continuing. It’s official!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Aw, my first anime! Watching poor-quality VHS subs of eps. 4-7 of Slayers Try! because the video store rarely had a complete season of anything except Bubblegum Crisis.

It certainly was a time.