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The Heroic Legend of Arslan Anime Returns In 2016


Arslan fans will get a chance to return to the Kingdom of Pars in 2016!

The official Heroic Legend of Arslan anime Twitter account confirmed that the show’s adventures will begin anew in 2016.

Rough Translation: [New Anime Series In Production] A new “Arslan” TV anime is officially in production!

The assault begins in 2016. Expect more announcements via the official Homepage / Twitter / etc. in the future ♪ #arslan

The Heroic Legend of Arslan is based on Fullmetal Alchemist creator’s manga of the same name. The series is being directed by Noriyuki Abe (Black Butler: Book of Circus) at studios Liden Films and Sanzigen. Character designs were provided by the team of Kazuo Watanabe and Ushio Tazawa, while Makoto Uezu was in charge of series composition.

Arakawa’s manga is an adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka’s The Heroic Legend of Arslan novels.

FUNimation holds the North American rights to The Heroic Legend of Arslan anime series. The company streams the show on their streaming platform and on YouTube.

In the UK, Viewster holds the license to the show.

Source: Otakomu

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