In the heading of the fourteenth compilation volume of the second manga adaptation of the novels by Yoshiki Tanaka and illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano Y. Shinobu Tanno, Arslan Senki ((The heroic legend of Arslan), responsible for Hiromu ArakawaIt turned out that the manga adaptation alone had more than 7.5 million copies in circulation.

Tanaka published the original novels between 1986 and 2017 in a total of 16 volumes with illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano (during publication with Kadokawa) Y. Shonbu Tanno (during publication with Kobunsha). The first manga adaptation was published by Chisato Nakamura between November 1991 and September 1996 by the magazine Asuka Fantasy DXwith a total of thirteen volumes.

Subsequently, Hiromu Arakawa began to publish the second manga adaptation in the magazine Bessatsu Shonen magazine from the publisher Kodansha in July 2013. The publisher published the fourteenth compiled volume on December 14 in Japan. The piece also inspired a 25-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. EYE FILMS In collaboration with Sanzigen, released in April 2015. A second season of eight episodes entitled Arslan Senki (TV): Fuujin Ranbu aired in July 2016.

Synopsis by Arslan Senki

The year is 320. Under the rule of the warring King Andragoras III. The Kingdom of Paris is at war with the neighboring kingdom of Lusitania. Although the young prince is different from his father in many ways, it is the first time that he sets out to prove his worth on the battlefield. However, if the king is betrayed by one of his most trusted officers, the army of Paris will be decimated and the capital, Ecbatana, will be besieged. While the army is in ruins and the Lusitans are looking for his head, Arslan must flee. With a respected general by his side, Daryun, Arslan soon finds allies to help him get his home back.

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