An incomparable anime from the original creator of 'Fullmetal Alchemist', Hiromu Arakawa, 'The Heroic Legend of Arslan' brings intrigue, thrilling action, and a colorful cast of characters together for a grand adventure filled with treachery and triumph. Arslan and his troops counter an invasion in Peshawar while Etoile guides refugees to Ecbatana. But when a royal relative makes a surprising appearance, Arslan is all but exiled until he can build an army of fifty thousand soldiers. Only his closest companions join him on this impossible task that leads to the calamitous port city of Gilan, where a pesky pirate invasion turns out to be the least of their worries. Meanwhile in Ecbatana, Guiscard's devious plot to take the throne lands him at odds with Lord Silver Mask. Before long, all swords point to the capital, and Arslan prepares for his greatest confrontation yet, both in battle and in bloodline.