Based on the renowned novel, The Heroic Legend of Arslan, this tactical action epic keeps close to the spirit of the rebooted anime and manga version illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa, creator of Fullmetal Alchemist.
Originally written as a novel series in the late 1980's, The Heroic Legend of Arslan has been adapted to manga and anime numerous times, with the most prominent being the 2013 release of a manga series by famed illustrator Hiromu Arakawa (the creator of Fullmetal Alchemist).
It tells the story of the young crown prince of Pars, Arslan, as he
is forced out of his
kingdom when his
father, the king, is betrayed and defeated and his
Arslan and his
few companions must reassemble an army and fight against overwhelming odds to regain his
throne and liberate his
reaches emotional maturity, while the series also tackles underlying issues of slavery, religious fanaticism, betrayal, and humanity.