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'Slayers' to celebrate 30th anniversary with special event in Tokyo City Dome Hall

By Ben K, grape Japan

"Slayers" fans, mark your calendars for March 29th, 2020!

To commemorate 30 years since the original light novel series (written by Hajime Kanzaka and illustrated by Rui Araizumi) was published by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko in January 1990, Kadokawa is planning a whole series of events in 2020, beginning with a grand celebration at Tokyo City Dome Hall.

As many anime fans surely know, the sword-and-sorcery comedy adventure became one of the most popular series of the 1990s, and has been adapted into several manga titles, role-playing video games, and other media, not to mention additional TV anime adaptations in 2008 and 2009, several OVAs and feature-length films. As a result, it has gained a loyal fan-base around the world.

More details will emerge in the months to come, but here is what we know about this first ever independent event for the "Slayers" series:


The event is officially called 『スレイヤーズ30周年記念イベント ~集まってくんないと暴れちゃうぞ!~』Slayers sanjushunen kinen event: atsumatte kunnai to abarechau zo! (Slayers 30th Year Commemorative Event: If you don't show up, I'll go on a rampage!), and will feature an all-star cast including the legendary Megumi Hayashibara (the voice of Lina Inverse), Yasunori Matsumoto (the voice of Gourry Gabriev), Maria Kawamura (the voice of Naga the Serpent) and many more.

Date and Time

March 29, 2020

Daytime: Doors open at 13:00, show starts at 14:00

Nighttime: Doors open at 18:00, show starts at 19:00

  • Subject to change

Ticketing information

Participate in advanced lottery at the official page on e+ ticketing portal

Premium ticket with prizes: 13,000 yen (excluding tax), arena seating, replica of original drawing by Rui Araizumi and original wristband

Normal ticket: 8,500 yen (excluding tax): balcony area seating

Lottery open until Nov 3, 23:59 (JST)

Notes: All seats assigned | Under elementary school age not admitted | 2 ticket limit per person | Separate handling fees | Premium ticket prizes awarded on day of event.

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For inquiries, call 0570-550-799 (Weekdays 11:00 to 18:99, weekends and holidays 10:00 to 18:00)

Source: PR Times

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Great !!!..

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Was a huge Megumi Hayashibara fan in the 90s. Still have a lot of her CDs somewhere.

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Ah, Slayers, it brings back memories for me. They used to show it on the now dead International channel and I always enjoyed watching it. I never did see the new series, was worried it was just a cash grab and would only negatively impact my memories.

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Ah, there's something so nostalgic and beautiful a out 90s anime designs...

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