Arslan Senki dramatically describes the days of battle that make your blood boil on the continent full of Machiavellism, and more than anything, the growth of one boy.
Arslan Senki was written by Yoshiki Tanaka, a story writer known by his master piece “Legend of the Galactic Heroes”, and its first volume was published in 1986. It is an ongoing series and volume 14 is now available. The total sales numbers of the series has past the 6 million line.
The comic version of Arslan Senki started in 2013 by Hiromu Arakawa, a comic artist who is best known for the manga titles “Fullmetal Alchemist”, and the total sales numbers of the volume 1 to 4 has reached 250 million as well.
Following its broadcast on the MBS/TBS associated 28 station networks from April to October in 2015, the announcement of the production for the second phase was made in October, 2015.
The imperial capital retake story of Arslan, an attractive crown prince, will begin again in a form of animation.
Comic : Hiroshi Arakawa (Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine)
Original : Yoshiki Tanaka (Kobunsha’s Kappa Novels)
Director : Noriyuki Abe
Series composition : Makoto Uezu
Chief character design : Shingo Ogiso
Character design : Ushio Tazawa, Kazuo Watanabe
Action director : Satoshi Kimura
Concept design : Daisuke Niitsuma
Art director : Tadashi Kudou
Background : The Pinewood Studios
Color design : Aiko Shinohara
CG director : Kyou Yamashita
Modeling director : Tatsuya Shimano
3DCGI : Felix Film
Director of photography : Yukihiro Masumoto
Photography : Graphinica
Editor : Mai Hasegawa
Director of audiography : Jin Aketagawa
Sound effect : Yasumasa Koyama
Sound production：Magic Capsule
Music : Tarou Iwashiro
Animation production : LIDENFILMS
Opening theme : Tsubasa by Eir Aoi (SME Records)
Ending theme : blaze by Kalafina (SME Records)
Original comic is published on Bessatsu Shonen Magazine (Kodansha) on the 9th of every month
Original comic : Volume 1 to 5 is available
Total circulation of the original story : Original comic (volume 1 to 5) 250 million circulations, Original novel (volume 1 to 14) 600 million circulations