El-Hazard (Japanese: 神秘の世界エルハザード Hepburn: Shinpi no Sekai Eru Hazādo, lit. "The Magnificent World of El-Hazard") is a Japanese anime franchise written by Ryoe Tsukimura and directed by Hiroki Hayashi. The series was produced and animated by AIC.
There is also a manga adaptation, which is published in English by VIZ Media. The series was formerly distributed in the U.S. by Geneon. The distribution rights to the Wanderers TV series were acquired from Geneon by Right Stuf entertainment, announced during a Right Stuf press release on May 18, 2010. The anime was distributed by Right Stuf's publishing label Nozomi Entertainment.