The Heroic Legend of Arslan (アルスラーン戦記, Arusurān Senki) is an anime television series based on the Arakawa manga, the second manga adaptation which has been serialized in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine since 2013, premiered on April 5, 2015 and is still ongoing. It is scheduled to have a run of 25 episodes.
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.