The Best Episodes of The Heroic Legend of Arslan (2015)

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2018

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.

The Decisive Battle

#1 - The Decisive Battle

Season 1 - Episode 24

Arslan is escorted by his subjects deep inside of the Keep of Saint-Emmanuel where he confronts Silvermask in an attempt to call his cousin to reason. However, Hilmes refuses to listen and challenges Daryun to a duel.

star 8.68
41 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Highway of Blood and Sweat

#2 - The Highway of Blood and Sweat

Season 1 - Episode 25

The Keep of Saint-Emmanuel is captured by the Parsian army, and by Arslan's request, the Lusitanian survivors are taken with them as they keep marching towards Ecbatana, including Etoile, who starts to act more friendly with him. Meanwhile, Silvermask returns to the capital and forms a treacherous alliance with prince Guiscard from Lusitania.

star 8.38
42 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Duel Before the Gods

#3 - The Duel Before the Gods

Season 1 - Episode 17

A duel is called by the king to settle the dispute between the two princes. Daryun, chosen as Rajendra's proxy, battles Bahadur, a massive and vicious warrior released by Gadevi from prison to be his representative, and wins. However, Gadevi, not pleased with the result, turns against his own father and Arslan's party must fight for their lives amidst the chaos ensued.

star 8.03
40 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Battle for the Keep of St Emmanuel

#4 - The Battle for the Keep of St Emmanuel

Season 1 - Episode 23

The battle for the Keep of Saint-Emmanuel begins and Xandes has his face-off against Daryun. Meanwhile, Etoile has another encounter with Arslan and learns his true identity.

star 8.00
37 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Treasonous Hero

#5 - The Treasonous Hero

Season 1 - Episode 8

Kharlan continues his pursuit of Arslan, unaware that he fell for Narsus' scheme and his forces are ambushed in an unfavourable terrain, where Arslan's party meets Gieve and Farangis, who join their cause as well. Meanwhile at the capital, Silvermask confronts the captive King Andragoras, revealing his identity and motives.

star 7.86
50 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Age Fourteen, Maiden Battle

#6 - Age Fourteen, Maiden Battle

Season 1 - Episode 2

Now fourteen years old, Arslan takes part in his first battle against Lusitania, and all odds seem at the Parsian army's favor, until his father, the King Andragoras III, falls victim to treason by Kharlan, one of his generals.

star 7.83
60 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Cross the River Again

#7 - Cross the River Again

Season 1 - Episode 18

Following his father's death and his brother's execution, Rajendra is crowned the king of Shindra. Arslan and his company then return home with their army, but Rajendra decides to repay all the help he received from them with one last act of treason.

star 7.80
41 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Flames in Capital (Part 2)

#8 - Flames in Capital (Part 2)

Season 1 - Episode 6

Gieve escapes Ecbatana after having a clash with Silvermask, who makes use of the underground tunnels to strike the palace from within, while the Lusitanian forces, assisted by the slaves, break into the capital and conquer it.

star 7.73
52 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Beneath the Mask

#9 - Beneath the Mask

Season 1 - Episode 9

Daryun and Narsus infiltrate the capital in search for information, coming across Silvermask in the occasion, while Arslan has another encounter with the runaway prisoner he met years before.

star 7.73
48 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The True Face of a Knight

#10 - The True Face of a Knight

Season 1 - Episode 20

The forces loyal to Arslan gather in Peshawar in preparation for the battle to retake the capital. However, with the issues regarding Silvermask's past and his own birth in his mind, Arslan's resolve falters, until he meets a young girl unaware that she is actually Etoile, the same Lusitanian captive he met when he was a child.

star 7.72
39 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Knight in Black

#11 - The Knight in Black

Season 1 - Episode 3

Arslan is rescued by his loyal servant Daryun and they must run away from the Lusitanian forces, led by the General Silvermask, who ambushes and captures his father personally.

star 7.71
56 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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A Song of Farewell

#12 - A Song of Farewell

Season 1 - Episode 21

Arslan begins his march to retake Ecbatana but must separate himself from one of his allies and face his lords' sentiments.

star 7.69
36 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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A Knight's Loyalty

#13 - A Knight's Loyalty

Season 1 - Episode 12

Silvermask slaughters a band of thieves and when the leader's daughter is about to be killed as well, Narsus appears to rescue her. Meanwhile, the rest of Arslan's party regroups and fights Xandes' forces, including the mysterious sorcerer that aids him.

star 7.67
39 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Two Princes

#14 - Two Princes

Season 1 - Episode 13

Arslan and his companions reach Peshawar in safety, but there is some discord among the generals regarding the prince's request for aid. Uncertain if he is up to the task of liberating the kingdom, Arslan is attacked by Silvermask.

star 7.66
41 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Tūrānian Army Invades

#15 - The Tūrānian Army Invades

Season 2 - Episode 1

The Kingdom of Tūrān decides to take advantage of Pars's moment of weakness to invade Peshawar. In order to protect Peshawar, Arslan has to turn his army back. Meanwhile, Gieve intercepts Hermes in his search for a royal sword. Something strange is occurring in Ecbatana.

star 7.63
40 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Pessimistic Strategist

#16 - Pessimistic Strategist

Season 1 - Episode 4

Arslan and Daryun seek the help of the retired tactician Narsus, but convincing him to join their cause will not be an easy task.

star 7.62
48 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Black Leopard of Sindhura

#17 - The Black Leopard of Sindhura

Season 1 - Episode 15

Arslan and his subjects assist Rajendra's campaign to overthrow his brother and Jaswant, a Shindran guide is introduced to them. However, Jaswant is not who he claims to be, but it does not take long for the party to realize that for their own advantage.

star 7.59
39 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The End of Winter

#18 - The End of Winter

Season 1 - Episode 19

Now with Jaswant in his party, Arslan returns to Peshawar, while back at Ecbatana, Silvermask gathers allies and manpower seeking to one day liberating Pars and taking the throne for himself.

star 7.58
38 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Lord and Master of Kashan Fortress

#19 - The Lord and Master of Kashan Fortress

Season 1 - Episode 10

Arslan and his subjects seek refuge in the Kashan Fortress, governed by Lord Hodir, but it does not take long for the party to realize Hodir's true intentions for sheltering them.

star 7.58
45 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Flames in Capital (Part 1)

#20 - Flames in Capital (Part 1)

Season 1 - Episode 5

While Arslan and Daryun enlist Narsus' help, Lusitania begins their siege in the royal capital of Ecbatana. Shapur is tortured by Bodin as an example for the "pagans" of Pars, but requests to be killed by one of Pars' archers. Listening to his request, he is killed by a mysterious man, who is called by queen Tahamine to be rewarded for his feat. Meanwhile, Lusitania convinces the slaves of Pars to open the city gates for them, promising to make them free men.

star 7.58
52 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Elegy for the Setting Sun

#21 - Elegy for the Setting Sun

Season 1 - Episode 16

Gadevi commands his army to bring down Arslan and Rajendra's alliance. Believing that he got the Parsian forces isolated, Gadevi sends his main force against Rajendra's, gaining the upper hand, until the Parsians, having outsmarted their enemies once again, join the battle as well to turn the tables on him.

star 7.56
39 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Monarch Versus the Conqueror

#22 - The Monarch Versus the Conqueror

Season 2 - Episode 2

Andragoras escapes from Ecbatana, taking Tahamine with him. King Tokhtomysh of Turan arrives to lead a second attempt to capture Peshawar, this time executing several civilians in order to provoke Arslan and draw him into open combat. However, Tokhtomysh is forced to flee after underestimating the Parsians and is killed by his own son for his cowardice. Once Andragoras arrives at Peshawar, he relieves Arslan from the command of the Parsian army, and orders that his son must not return unless he gathers another fifty thousand soldiers, a decision that is compared to sending him to exile.

star 7.53
30 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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The Beauties and the Beasts

#23 - The Beauties and the Beasts

Season 1 - Episode 7

As the Lusitanian army plunders the capital, Gieve meets the beautiful priestess Farangies, who is in search for Arslan. Upon knowing that Kharlan intends to raid the nearby villages in order to capture them, Arslan and his companions decide to take the fight to the enemy.

star 7.51
51 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Journey Horse, Sad and Solitary

#24 - Journey Horse, Sad and Solitary

Season 2 - Episode 3

While tracking down the knights who stole the sacred sword, Hilmes has a brief encounter with Irina, a former princess who was close to him in the past. Meanwhile, Arslan begins his journey alone by his father's decree, but Daryun, Narsus and the rest of his closest retainers challenge Andragoras' orders and escape from Peshawar to accompany him.

star 7.48
33 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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Parting of Ways

#25 - Parting of Ways

Season 2 - Episode 5

After driving away the pirates, Arslan and his comrades make friends with Grahze, the captain of the ship they saved, and they join forces to expose Pelagius' schemes of fraud and embezzlement towards the Royalty. Once Pelagius is removed from power, Arslan assumes temporary rule over Gilan. Soon after, the pirates launch an attack on the city, but are defeated thanks to another of Narsus' stratagems.

star 7.43
30 votes
Directors: Noriyuki Abe
Writers: Makoto Uezu
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