is a manga by Kazushi Hagiwara. It first appeared in Weekly Shōnen Jump, in 1988, and continues to be published irregularly today in Ultra Jump. Currently, it spans 26 volumes.
The manga is published in English by Viz Media. Only Volumes 1-19 have been translated with no plans to release the rest. The 20th volume was cancelled.
Additionally, a 6-part anime OVA was released in 1992. The OVA was released in North America by Pioneer in 1995.
In Bastard!!, the Kingdom of Metaricana is attacked by the four lords of Havoc. This prompts the high priest to ask his daughter to awaken Dark Schneider, a wizard and former leader of the Riders, from within the body of 14-year old Luche Renren.
Read more about Dark Schneider at Wikipedia
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