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Anime Profile: Ruin Explorers

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Title
Ruin Explorers Hikyou Tanken Fam And Ihrie(秘境探險ファム&イーリー)("Ruin Explorers Fam And Ihrie") Ruin Explorers
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  Ruin Explorers Fam And Ihrie
Released
4 OVA episodes 4 OVA episodes
Dates
1998 1995
Company
A.D. Vision Kunihiko Tanaka*Hobby Japan/Bandai Visual/Nippon Columbia/MOVIC
Creator
  Kunihiko Tanaka
Director
  Takeshi Mori
Genre
Action, Comedy, Fantasy Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Characters
Migel  
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Rasha  
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon, and on VHS at Amazon.

Anime Characters: Ruin Explorers

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Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Migel --?-- Ihrie --?--
Rasha --?-- Meria --?--
Fam --?-- Prince Lyle Robert Lyon --?--
Galuff --?-- Ruguduroll --?--
Gil --?--    

Anime Description: Ruin Explorers

Ruin Explorers, at first sight, would be considered reip-off of The Slayer. But once you start watching this series, its story and characters just blow you away. And after watching the last episode, you'll be begging for more.

The story involves two Ruin Explorers called Fam and Ihrie. Fam is a Wiccan (she can talk to the spirits and use their magic), and Ihrie is more of a swordswoman than a magician (but still uses magic ocassionally). They are trying to gather the three pieces (The Proof of Royalty, The Sword of Sargus, and The Mirror of Truth) needed to obtain the Ultimate Power. Fam wants it to be able to make more spirit friends, while Ihrie wants it to resurrect her mentor and get even with him (because of an accident, Ihrie's mentor cursed her with the ability to turn into a mouse everytime she uses magic).

They're not the only ones after the Ultimate Power, though. In order to gain the Ulitmate Power, they team up with Rasha (the magician who often gets into quarrels with Fam), Migel (the swordsman who brags too much), Galuff (the sleazy conman), Gil (Galuff's dog who looks and sounds like the Hanna-Barbera dog Muttley), and Lyle (the swordsman who's the object of Fam and Rasha's affection). Along the way, they also have to defeat the good guy turned bad called Ruguduroll who shares a tragic past with Lyle.

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