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In a world of space travel and chainmail bikinis, bounty hunter Fandora and her shape-shifting assistant Que cruise through the Dream Dimension in search of prey and manage to save the world a few times as well.

Fandora is an OVA from 1985 created by Go Nagai.


This anime provides examples of:

  • Big Bad: Yog Sothoth, the one behind every bad thing in this OVA.
  • Bounty Hunter: Fandora and Que hunt for dimensional criminals in return for money.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Lemia is brainwashed by Gilsburg to be his evil minion, until the Crown of Lupia cures her.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: Fandora summons her weapons by shouting "O Lupia, grant me the Holy Light!" and Que shouts "Question!" whenever he shapeshifts.
  • Creepy Cool Crosses: Pope Gilsburg's victims are usually tied to crosses and sometimes burned alive.
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  • Evil Overlord: Yog Sothoth when he rules over Lam while posing as Pope Gilsburg. His rules include kidnapping women for sacrifices/slavery, and carrying out harsh hunger taxes.
  • Hat of Power: Fandora's tiara, which holds the Jewel of Lupia.
  • Important Haircut: Fandora does this near the end.
  • Involuntary Shapeshifting: The light of Lupia turns Que back into his true form, a dragon.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: There exists an English dub of the OVA produced by Gaga Communications sometime around the early '90s, but has since faded into obscurity to the point where it is almost impossible to find.
  • No Ontological Inertia: When Gilsburg dies, the kingdom of Lem automatically reverts to its former beauty.
  • Subspace or Hyperspace: The Dimension Warp, which allows speedy space travel via an alternate dimension.
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  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Que can turn into any animal he likes, and Pope Ginsburg can transform into a monstrous beast.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Princess Lemia while she's brainwashed by Gilsburg, aka Yog Sothoth.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Fandora has literal blue hair.


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