The Sorcerer Hunters spend their days imprisoning magic users who've decided to use their powers for evil. But now, they've become the hunted as the ancient wizard Zahha Torte seeks to take control of the world by unleashing the God of Destruction--a god that lies dormant inside one of the Hunters!
Meet Lina Inverse, a mighty sorceress who fights evil in the name of... greed, gluttony and black magic?! When she meets Gourry, a swordsman whose skill with the blade is rivaled only by his stupidity, Zelgadis, a grumpy sorceror who's been turned into a golem, and Rezo, a priest known for his benevolence (with a dark secret), you know her adventures are just beginning!
This recommendation is a perfect match for shows that are hard to get a match for. Slayer and Bakuretsu Hunters are both lighthearted magic/adventure series. The female leads are quite special and have a somewhat selfish side, while the male leads like to live life to the fullest. There's comedy with a bit of magic on the side in both!
This animes are typicall example of light adventure comedy with action/magic elements. Similar main characters and graphics are visible at first glance. But on top of that we have team of people with superpowers, traveling together to diffrent places and fighting with evil.
This is a story that follows Elk, a boy blessed by the spirit of fire. When Elk was a child his village was destroyed by a dark force that now seeks to plunge all humanity into chaos, by releasing the great darkness that is sealed within the Ark of the Spirits. Elk, along with Arc the chosen hero of the spirits and the brave crew of the silver noah, fight for the hope of all mankind.
In an ancient time of swords and sorcery,the struggle to rule the cursed land of Lodoss rages on, spilling the blood of monsters and men. With the threat of dragons and dark powers hellbent on destroying it, the only hope for Lodoss is a young swordsman named Parn and his comrades. Armed with determinination and sheer strength, the band of friends must join the forces of kings and elves to overcome the dark sorcerer Ashram and his mistress Pirotess, as the ultimate battle of good versus evil begins!
Ihrie and Fam are just two of the many explorers searching ruins for something called the 'ultimate power'. With the 'ultimate power' the owner has the ability to have any wish granted. Of course all the explorers have different motives for finding this relic, ranging from revenge on a curse-casting mentor, to saving a kingdom from utter destruction.
Sorcerer Hunters and Ruin Explorers are similar in many way. The animation is very similar, they both involve a quest by a motley crew, they have an interesting mix of comedy to adventure.
Sorcerer Hunters is a bit more slapstick than Ruin Explorers, but I am sure if you enjoyed one you will like the other.
Louie is a student at a mage’s school, but secretly yearns for adventure. One night he meets a group of treasure hunters: Melissa, a Mylee priestess; Genie, a warrior; and Merill, a thief. They are in need of a mage so Louie volunteers to join them, but they decline his offer when they witness his poor mage skills. The next day, Melissa prays to her god to guide her to the hero she should serve. Her god replies that the next man she sees will be her hero, after which Louie literally falls down from the sky! Against her will, Louie is the hero she should honor and thus, Louie is accepted into their group. He is now a treasure hunter, mage, warrior, and hero?! With little expertise in anything, he can't possibly be of much use!
Rune Soldier Louie and Sorcerer Hunters definitely have the same kind of setting and have a similar feel. The characters and the relationships are somewhat similar as well. You have a main character that is quite clumsy and naive, but is surrounded by attractive women! There's plenty of comedy, and plenty of adventure. I'm not too fond of Sorcerer Hunters and its snippets of nudity though.