Uninspired, though it has its moments.
solarnight | usa | 06/20/2001
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Legend of Lemnear has amazing graphical quality despite its age. Too bad that this 45 minute "movie" has bad dubbing, not much of a plot, and shallow characters. But, it's done by Satoshi Urushihara, so you can except some really detailed visuals and a good deal of nudity. The theme song is also good, as is the background music, although it tends to drop in and out of tune every ten seconds or so. I don't know if it's just my copy. The last fight against Veroll and his four (!) forms was actually pretty cool, and had a sweet background song to it, audio problems aside. But as it stands, it's too short. There's not much of a plot to it, but the animation was definitely its main point. A decent rent."
Mark Drobenak | Charleston, WV USA | 04/21/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This anime is a great big fantasy adventure. Actually it's pretty short, but it is still good, especially forthe price you can get it at these days. The animation is sorta old school, there is some fan service, but above all it has a solid original storyline and includes a few kick ass scenes. The one downfall is the flaming eighties ending. Well, you can't win them all. Simply put, a must for anime collectors."
A duel Review
Ironman | Carmel, IN USA | 11/28/2002
(3 out of 5 stars)
"There are 2 movies in this pack so it make sense to do 2 reviews. Lets start with the first.1: Legend of Lemnear 3 starsLEgend of Lemnear is about a silver haired warrior who is out to rescue her friend and avenge her parents murder. The main focus is in the area where she finds the wizard who reveals her powers. However along the way she gets captured by a slave owner who spends all of his time in his thrown room surrounded by women. Eventually she escapes and finds her friend and saves the world all in a 45 minute short.This is ok , a renter at best (or a cheap purchase) but nothing magnificent.2: Garzeys Wing 3 stars.Probably pilot for an anime series in japan that just did not take off because this is split into 3 episodes. The story here is that a young man on his way to a class reunion gets split into 2 entities as his mind travels to a world at war while his body remains in his world. He inadvertadly drags a fairy with him and is revealed to be the Holy Knight Garzeys Wing. He is doubtful but when an army of soldiers are chasing after you one must trust their instincts. When he turns into the holy knight (the few times that happens) it's nothing spectacular. All it is that these glowing wings sprout from his feet and allow him to take flight. Overall this is around 90 minutes and is also a renter, not a keeper.So this averages out to 3 stars and unless you are a fantasy anime collector then your best bet is to just avoid these titles, or to just rent them instead. Lemnear is to short and Garzey can be just plain dull to be worth keeping."