The Faraway Paladin

The BEST episodes of The Faraway Paladin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In a city of the dead, long since ruined and far from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will, and he's being raised by three undead: the hearty skeletal warrior, Blood; the graceful mummified priestess, Mary; and the crotchety spectral sorcerer, Gus. The three pour love into the boy, and teach him all they know. But one day, Will starts to wonder: "Who am I?" Will must unravel the mysteries of this faraway dead man's land, and unearth the secret pasts of the undead. He must learn the love and mercy of the good gods, and the bigotry and madness of the bad. And when he knows it all, the boy will take his first step on the path to becoming a Paladin.

Last Updated: 4/25/2022Network: Tokyo MX
The Helmet of Will
53 votes

#1 - The Helmet of Will

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/6/2021

On the verge of death, Will takes an oath to Grace Feel and stands up again to challenge Stagnate. However, Stagnate deceives Will and disappears, aiming directly at Brad and Marie. Will, who realized the intention and returned to the temple in a hurry, saw that Stagnate was about to reach out to the two who were full of wounds ...

67 votes

#2 - Payday

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/23/2021

Turning 15, Will challenges Blood to a fight with real swords as his coming-of-age ceremony, but Gus asks Will to lose on purpose. Will doesn't get a chance to ask Gus about what happened that day in the ruins before he must head into his battle against Blood.

51 votes

#3 - Whitesails

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/11/2021

Will and his friends, who travel with Bee and Tonio, finally arrive at the target "City of White Sails (White Sails)". Will is impressed by the big city he sees for the first time and the people who live there. When healing the tiredness of his travels, the bell of an emergency rings. Looking out in a hurry, a big black shadow crosses over their heads--

Archer of Beast Woods
59 votes

#4 - Archer of Beast Woods

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2021

After leaving the city of the dead, Will embarks on a journey into the unseen world. He walked through the woods for days, and the first person he met was a hunter and half-elf Menell. Even after parting from him, Will still has the joy of talking to people of his age. However, there was a revelation from Grace Feel that night--

The Boy from the City of the Dead
61 votes

#5 - The Boy from the City of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/9/2021

Will was born in the city of the dead, where he was raised by three undead. Although he was nurtured with love, Will questions his existence in this life-forbidding place where he is the only human alive. He discovers his three parents are secretly hiding something that may explain this mystery, and as if this weren't puzzling enough, he has yet to discover that still more secrets lie within him.

The Goddess of Lights
61 votes

#6 - The Goddess of Lights

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/30/2021

Suddenly, the Immortal God Stagnate tries to take Brad and Marie away, but it is Gas who dispels them. However, I was relieved that a black mist cut through his chest for a while. Stagnate laughs invincibly to Will, who stands up without doing anything, saying, "Thanks to you."

Traumatic Memory
52 votes

#7 - Traumatic Memory

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/20/2021

Menel leads Will to a village that's being attacked by monsters. As he banishes them, he learns gravity of the tragedies caused by the attack. Piled-up bodies and burnt houses are everywhere. Then, from their midst, a faint voice catches Menel's attention. The voice belongs to a severely burnt young boy who has turned undead.

The Faraway Paladin
53 votes

#8 - The Faraway Paladin

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/3/2022

Will and his friends are addicted to the traps of the demons and have routed. After seeing the seriously injured Menel, Will realizes that he has unknowingly put his companion in a dangerous eye, and realizes the difference in ability between his surroundings and himself. It was Menel who showed anger that stood in front of Will who was going to defeat the demon beast alone.

The Wandering Sage
59 votes

#9 - The Wandering Sage

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2021

Five years have passed since Will learned Mary's secret, and he is now 13. His undead parents' lessons grow ever more difficult, but Will manages to stick to it. One day, Blood gives him an assignment requiring him to escape from the ruins in the city. Will desperately tries to fight his way out, but an odd sensation of malice stops him. It turns out that malice was coming from an unexpected source.

Renowned Glory
49 votes

#10 - Renowned Glory

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/18/2021

Will, who was to have an audience with the lord Ethelwald as a "Killing Wyvern," offers to gather private soldiers to eliminate the frequent damage caused by monsters. Ethel once shows an intimidating attitude to such an outlandish offer, but decides to identify Will and forgive it. Head to a bar where adventurers gather to find friends to fight with.

Valley of Despair
49 votes

#11 - Valley of Despair

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/25/2021

Will, who was appointed as a paladin, was responsible for the reconstruction of the village and the extermination of demons. One day, he goes to "Beast Woods" with Reistov and Menel, who have two names, "Tsuranuki", in order to search for a unit that has not returned. He feels something is wrong with the scattered bodies and proceeds to the valley in the back ...

Songs of Heroism
51 votes

#12 - Songs of Heroism

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/4/2021

Under the guidance of Menel, Will goes to a village that has been attacked by monsters. As he subdues the remnants of the demons, the tragedy of the village gradually becomes apparent. A house burned down by piled up corpses. And it was a boy who was burned by flames and turned into an undead (undead) who called out to Menel with a thin voice.