FUNimation Licenses "The Heroic Legend of Arslan"

Simulcast will premiere on April 5th at 5am ET

FUNimaiton has announced that Fullmetal Alchemist and Silver Spoon author Hiromu Arakawa's adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's (Legend of the Galactic Heroes) Persian inspired fantasy epic Heroic Legend of Arslan has been licensed to joined their spring simulcast line-up.

 

They describe the series

From the original creator of Fullmetal Alchemist, Hiromu Arakawa brings back an old series—The Heroic Legend of Arslan! 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.

  

The simulcast will premiere on April 5th at 5am ET.

 

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