Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!Oh no, we’re talking about one of those dreaded “isekai” shows?! Never fear, this is the 1995 fantasy OAV El-Hazard: The Magnificent World! Join me and Taiiku podcast’s Chris as we try to explain why it’s a tricky series to describe, how somehow an anime released in the 90s has one of the best dubs we’ve ever heard, and lament the fact that it’s been out of print for a decade, because it deserves more love. Also in this episode: Maniacal Laughter! Tangents about the creative process! Shopping at Sam Goody! All with very minimal spoilers! Wow! Stream the episode above or [Direct Download]Subscribe on itunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Relevant links:The out of print El-Hazard: The Magnificent World DVD box on AmazonThe out of print El-Hazard: The Magnificent World single DVDs on AmazonJapanese-release Limited Edition El-Hazard: The Magnificent World Bluray Box (with English dub!) on CDJapanJapanese-release Regular El-Hazard: The Magnificent World bluray box (with English dub!) on CDJapanEl-Hazard: The Wanderers TV series on CrunchyrollThe original Jinnai & The Bugrom (aka Hubba Hubba Zoot Zoot) AMV, as well as the 2008 “Remastered” Version (there’s even a karaoke version!)Visit El-Hazard Online, one of the last fansites still standingVisit Chris at Taiiku PodcastSupport the work I do on this podcast by leaving me a tip on Ko-fi! Want to have your name read in the special thanks segment on the next episode? All you need to do is buy me 2 or more “coffees” on Ko-fi!As always, feel free to leave me your thoughts on this episode or ideas for future episodes here—or email me directly at for listening!

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