In the first episode, "Labyrinth" (らびりんす,Rabirinsu?), Lina and Naga first meet and are forced to travel together battling zombies, ghosts, a vampire, and Naga's own tomfoolery. In the second episode, "A Frightening Future" (ら恐るべき未来す,Osorubeki mirai?), Lina is hired to escort a bratty and spoiled merchant's daughter to a summer villa. In the third episode, "Lina-chan's Lovely Makeover Operation" (ら恐るべき未来す,Rina-chan oshare dai-sakusen?), Lina and Naga become involved in a dispute with each of them taking opposite sides in an argument between conservative and risque fashion designers.
ADV Films licensed the OVAs and released them on DVD on March 30, 2004.
The series' ending song "Never Die" with vocals by Masami Okui was released as a four-track single CD (KIDA-174) by Starchild Records on November 27, 1995. It was also later included Okui's 1999 album Best-Est and in the CD collection The Best of Slayers vol. 2 (From OVA, Movie & Game).
Polish fantasy writer Aleksandra Janusz, writing for the magazine Kawaii, called Slayers Excellent "not much less brillant" than Slayers Special, noting the second part to in her opinion be the most funny and the third one to be the weakest.