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Arslan Senki 

In the prosperous kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a city of splendor and wonder, ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan is the young and curious ... See full summary »
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Jerry Jewell ...  Gieve 26 episodes, 2015-2016
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In the prosperous kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a city of splendor and wonder, ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan is the young and curious prince of Pars who, despite his best efforts, doesn't seem to have what it takes to be a proper king like his father. At the age of 14, Arslan goes to his first battle and loses everything as the blood-soaked mist of war gives way to scorching flames, bringing him to face the demise of his once glorious kingdom. However, it is Arslan's destiny to be a ruler, and despite the trials that face him, he must now embark on a journey to reclaim his fallen kingdom.

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5 April 2015 (Japan) See more »

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The Heroic Legend of Arslan See more »

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CGI Battles Done Right.
25 January 2016 | by skgaisericSee all my reviews

Arslan Senki is fantastic tale of a young prince trying to reclaim his throne. Masterful story telling and good character development make this one of highlights of 2015. I found it enjoyable start to finish and left me hanging for the second season.

The real stand out of this series is the art and soundtrack, which are both rich and beautiful - giving the series a very magical feeling that really makes the legend of Arslan come to life.

This is the first time I have seen CGI battle scenes that didn't not look clunky (*cough Berserk movies) and has set a very high new standard in anime. You get the first person camera zooming through the battlefield and birds-eye shots of 100's of thousands of soldiers engaged in war which is so impressive at times you wonder how it can get much better.

Highly recommended.

Animation 9.5/10 | Storyline: 8/10 | Characters: 8/10 | Soundtrack: 9.5/10


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