The Heroic Legend of Arslan Anime's New Characters' Full Color Visuals Revealed
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The character visuals, along with the characters' previously announced cast, are as follows:
Manami Numakura as Alfried, a daughter of a Zott clan leader
Wataru Hatano as Jaswant, a Shindra soldier and Rajendra's subordinate
Kousuke Toriumi as Rajendra, the second prince of the great eastern kingdom Shindra
Rajendra and Jaswant have already appeared in the anime, while Alfried will debut in a future episode of the show's second half.
In the kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a powerful city ruled by the fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan, the 14-year-old prince of Pars, is a green ruler and lacks the fierce leadership skills possessed by his father. After his father falls victim to a treacherous plot headed by one of his most trusted comrades, the kingdom of Pars falls in the war with the neighboring nation of Lusitania. Narrowly escaping with his life, Arslan must embark on a journey to reclaim the fallen kingdom and fulfill his destiny as ruler of Pars.
Funimation is also streaming a broadcast dub of the series.
The television anime adapts The Heroic Legend of Arslan manga that Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist) launched in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in 2013. The manga, in turn, adapts Yoshiki Tanaka's original novel series which already inspired a 1991-93 original video anime series.
Kodansha published the third manga volume in Japan on February 9, and Kodansha Comics published the third volume in North America in May. Crunchyroll is also releasing the manga as it appears in Japan. Central Park Media released the earlier 1991-93 original video anime.
[Via MoCa News]