The BEST Episodes of The Legend of the Legendary Heroes
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2019
Network: TV Tokyo
Ryner Lute is a lazy student of the Roland Empire Royal Magician's Academy. One day, the Roland Empire goes to war against their neighboring country Estabul, and Ryner loses his classmates in the war. After the war, Ryner sets out on a journey to search the relics of a "Legendary Hero" at King Sion Astal's command and finds out that a deadly curse is spreading throughout the continent.
#1 - A Mind Not Filled with Despair
Season 1 - Episode 20
As Ryner fends for his life against Luke in a field near the hideout at night, Ferris suddenly intervenes. Lir, who has been tailing Tiir, takes the opportunity to strike the slumbering refugees inside. A furious Ryner attacks Lir at full force when one of the refugees is killed, but Ferris again steps in and defends. Lir tries to force Ryner activate the Alpha Stigma using his crystal, yet Ryner is able to ward off this overwhelming temptation.
#2 - Cursed Eyes
Season 1 - Episode 18
Ferris finds out from Eslina Folkal that Ryner has been spotted somewhere in Estabul. She locates him at an inn and wrecks the place out of anger, questioning of what Lucile said to him that caused him to storm out of town. Tiir, soon appears and subdues both of them, but that shortly is interrupted when Sion leads the army to attack Tiir with arrows.
#3 - Rule Fragment
Season 1 - Episode 9
Iris reports that Ryner and Ferris should apprehend the dragon that was recently released, but they do not know that Sion recommended them not to pass through the forest. The two run into the devious duo Sui and Kuu, who have possession of the blade hero relic that was left behind.
#4 - Alpha Stigma
Season 1 - Episode 3
Ferris and her little sister, Iris, are interrogating one of the nobles behind the plot to assassinate Sion, when suddenly, Ferris’s brother appears and kills him. He tells her that they must decide whether Sion would be suitable as the king, and that he couldn’t possibly return alive after heading into battle and facing 50 magic knights. Then, as suddenly as he appeared, he vanished into this air. Meanwhile, the students are preparing the base for the battle ahead. Ryner is meant to be setting up tents ready for nightfall, but as usual, he is tired, lazy, and lies on the grass, refusing to help. Ryner walks over to and sits beside her. After begging Ryner to run away with her, she confesses her love for him. He believes it’s all a hoax, and tells her to quit joking around at a time like this, during the war. She agrees, and bids him farewell, walking through the tall grass. As soon as she leaves, the Magic Knights of Estabul attack the camp, and Ryner discovers the body of one of the classmates. While trying to stall the knights and protect the surviving students, Sion is captured. Forced to see his friends brutally beaten amidst the shredded bodies of his classmates, Ryner goes berserk and slaughters the enemy forces, nearly killing his friends as well.
#5 - Twilight
Season 1 - Episode 10
Witness to Ryner's monstrous transformation, Ferris is forced to challenge the Alpha Stigma's devastating power. Back in Roland, Miran urges the king to make his next move to address potential attacks on the kingdom.
#6 - Ryner Report
Season 1 - Episode 4
When authorities discover Ryner’s power and magical ability he possesses due to the Alpha Stigma, they lock him up in prison, out of fear for their kingdom. After befriending a prison guard, life for Ryner becomes easier. He begins to write a report while in prison, about war, power, struggle, peace and afternoon naps. However, after two years in prison, his execution is decided. The prison guard opens Ryner’s cell and leads him to the prison gates. There, he meets Ferris, whom he hasn’t seen for over two years, and has forgotten. She however remembers him, and when she tells him her duty is to help him escape, he believes it is a trick, and attacks her. He is soon shown not to mess with her, and continues on towards the Roland Kingdom Palace. He discovers that much has occurred during the past two years, and since his imprisonment, Sion has become King. Sion has read Ryner’s report and believes that Ryner should in fact follow his dream, and orders Ryner, with Ferris’s help, to search for the relics of the Legendary Heroes.
#7 - The Beast Called Alpha
Season 1 - Episode 22
Lieral Lieutolu, claiming to be Ryner's father, sedates Ryner in the garden, but he evades with the body when Lucile appears. Ferris, finding Lieral, fails to save Ryner from this mysterious duke. Trapped in a bizarre inner world, Ryner faces the Alpha, but Iluna Lieutolu, claiming to be his mother, temporarily dissolves it through emergence, telling him to pass through a large door, all before she is devoured by the Alpha. He suddenly yet unexpectedly wakes up in a bed with his longtime companion.
#8 - The Directionless Ingrate
Season 1 - Episode 19
Both Ferris and Sion contemplate about their relationships with Ryner. After Riphal surprisingly asks Kiefer for her hand in marriage, Kuu arrives with a wounded Sui, who mentions the name of Ryner, to which Kiefer is troubled about. Calne Kaiwal gives Claugh a written synopsis of Ryner, explaining how and why he had been sent to train in a military academy regimen.
#9 - Iino Doue
Season 1 - Episode 17
Both Ryner and Milk are reported missing, which raises speculations. Sion sends a task force led by Claugh to pursue a supposed Alpha Stigma bearer in Estabul. Meanwhile, Kiefer, beginning her research in Gasark about the Iino Doue, is interrupted by Riphal, who offers to have tea with her. Tiir Rumibul, who is easily able to consume flesh and absorb magic, cuts off Claugh's arm and slaughter much of the task force
#10 - The Hero and the Sleepy Man
Season 1 - Episode 2
Sion, a student at Roland Royal Special Military School decides to form a team with Ryner and some other students for mock battle training. While going to the library to research, he discovers Ryner, asleep at a desk. The next morning at the academy’s exercise field, the students practise battle skills, with the exception of Ryner, who is still half asleep. Kiefer, a female student is training with Ryner, but each spell hits Ryner directly. Putting no effort whatsoever into training, Ryner collapses in a heap on the ground, playing dead. Sion walks over and offers him a place on his team. At first, Ryner declines, thinking he is being joked around. But when Sion says “I like your eyes”, referring to Ryner’s Alpha Stigma, Ryner realises Sion is being serious. Sion, Ryner and the rest of their team begin the mock battle training. The first mission is an easy win for the team, and they celebrate afterwards, toasting to their success.
#11 - Devil Child
Season 1 - Episode 11
Sion promotes several of his supporting nobles to bolster loyalty among his allies. Despite Milk failing to carry out her mission, Rahel Miller allows her to retain her position as captain. The magic knights of Runa tries to activate the Alpha Stigma within Arua by torturing his parents.
#12 - Roland's Darkness
Season 1 - Episode 21
After Riphal finds out that she is a spy, he chains Kiefer in an underground dungeon. Ryner and Ferris return to Roland, only to be locked in Sion's office to help file many stacks of paperwork. Milk finally awakens from Froaude's spell, only to find that her parents, very dear to her, had been murdered. Ryner is very concerned for Sion overworking himself.
#13 - The Last Day
Season 1 - Episode 23
Ryner works his fingers to the bone for Sion's birthday celebration. When he later gets the chance the ditch the office, he runs into Milk remember that she gave him an invitation for her party days ago. Claugh has an idea to prepare fireworks for the upcoming festival, despite it could take six months to make it happen. When the party begins at night, fireworks burst into the sky, as even Milk has a birthday of her own.
#14 - The Estabul Revolt
Season 1 - Episode 8
Froaude provokes mutiny between Roland and Estabul, which is not what Sion had in mind. Noa Ehn, facing the cruel reality of a life of politics, wishes for peace between the two kingdoms. Claugh Klom leads his army to defeat the opponents, soon reaching toward the main stronghold.
#15 - A Distant Day's Promise
Season 1 - Episode 24
Sion is consumed by the spirit of the mad hero, as he nearly takes Ryner's life. Iluna comes out of Ryner, who has the spirit of the lonely demon within him, to prevent Sion from killing Ryner out of selfish ambition, but Lucile puts Ryner to sleep after Iluna disappears. Sion hesitates to kill Ryner when confronting the mad hero. When Ryner then finds himself in prison, Ferris helps him narrowly escape peril.
#16 - The Great Housecleaning Banquet
Season 1 - Episode 12
Treachery against Roland continues to breed. Affluent and coveted by many nobles, Froaude holds a party at his home to lure in those conspiring against Sion. He kills all the dining guests to ensure that no one stands in the way of the king. Nonetheless, Froaude is then faced against Lir Orla, who performs lightning magic using the ring he wears. Claugh reluctantly save Froaude from the blue flames emitted from the crystal that Lir unleashes. Sui and Kuu force Runa to join forces with Gastark. Ryner and Ferris, after taking out a group of magic knights, trek back to Regit with Arua in tow.
#17 - The Napping Kingdom's Ambitions
Season 1 - Episode 1
This episode follows the story of Ryner Lute, a lazy, sleepy student from Roland Empire Magician’s Academy. While Ryner is searching for relics of the so-called ‘legendary heroes’, he is confronted with soldiers from the Nelpha Empire, who use Nelphan magic in an attempt to kill Ryner, thinking he is a spy. But Ryner, using his Alpha Stigma, an ability in which he uses his eyes to analyse forms of magic, copies their magic, and counterattacks. Not wanting the enemy to learn and copy any secrets of their own magic, the Nelphan soldiers stop attacking. Suddenly, Ferris Eris, a young, beautiful girl from the Swords-Clan comes to Ryner’s aid. Though she was too late to stop the attack, she begins to explain to the Nelphans that Ryner couldn’t possibly be a spy. While Ryner was busy arguing with Ferris about “what does it make you, following that fop around”, the Nelphans attack yet again, this time Ferris showing them not to mess with a swordswoman.
#18 - Those Lurking in the Darkness
Season 1 - Episode 6
Sion takes Froaude as his new assistant to Nelpha, where another assassination might occur at the next royal banquet. Ryner and Ferris are asked to be on a lookout outside the manor. Froaude mistakes the two as potential threats, clashing with them using his sorcery against their magic, leaving Ferris wounded. The ring that Froaude wears was given to him through inheritance, allowing him the ability to perform shadow magic. Froaude leaves after saying he will let Toale live for the time being. Ryner and Ferris leave Toale's house the next morning to continue their search for the hero relics.
#19 - A World Where No One and Nothing Is Lost
Season 1 - Episode 14
Ryner and Ferris, taking Arua with them, head to a manor, where Sui and Kuu have taken Kuku hostage. Ryner is against the idea of using the Alpha Stigma as for the means of war. Just when Kuku is about to face death, Froaude unexpectedly appears and intervenes, but Ryner allows Sui and Kuu to escape.
#20 - Don't Let Go of That Hand
Season 1 - Episode 7
At the Nelpha fortress, Ryner and Ferris find nothing but a box of tax evasion papers. Both Sui Orla and Kuu Orla first believed that the box contained treasure, but they are dismayed as well. Milk tries to pursue Ryner away from Ferris inside a forest, but she is easily defeated and tied up. Ryner finds a hero relic in the form of a blade buried underground, using it to prevent the Nelpha army from capturing Milk. However, in the midst of confusion, the blade transforms into a dragon and chases the army away across the countryside. When Milk nearly gives up the hope of carrying out her duty, Luke Stokkart reminds her of the reason why she became the leader of her taboo hunter squad.
#21 - A World That Has Begun to Awaken
Season 1 - Episode 5
Having traveled to Nelpha, Ryner and Ferris run into Toale Nelphi while researching the hero relics in the town library. Meanwhile, dissent in Roland escalates to the assassination of Fiole Folkal, a commoner who was made secretary to the king, reported during a royal banquet. While Ryner and Ferris stays at Toale's house for dinner, Ryner meets Iris Eris, sister of Ferris, who deems herself to be a the only source of contact to Sion. Soon Miran Froaude arrives, offering to aid Sion for whatever means necessary, even to such desperate measures.
#22 - The Hero King of the North
Season 1 - Episode 13
The magic knights of Roland killed Kiefer's older sister and captured Kiefer's younger sister four years ago, which then urged her to become a military double agent. After Kiefer saves two defenseless children in the midst of war against Stohl, Riphal Edia uses aggressive tactics of invasion by using a long sword hero relic in exchange for his left eye, claiming that he is waging wars to ultimately end the fighting against Gastark.
#23 - The Goddess Who Doesn't Smile
Season 1 - Episode 16
Ferris, unworthy to preserve the family bloodline, was abused as a child four years ago, but Lucile retaliated by murdering their parents. Sion asks Ryner to accompany him to Estabul, but Ryner declines the offer. While visiting Arua and Kuku at the Eris residence, he senses a bad vibe coming from the family dojo. There Ryner, showing concern for Ferris, chances upon Lucile, to which then sparks a confrontation.
#24 - Kill the King
Season 1 - Episode 15
Ryner and Ferris somehow get lost at sea, washing up on a coast of Roland, briefly running into Luke and Milk. Ryner and Ferris set out in an attempt to assassinate the king who caused all their troubles, but to no avail. The next morning, Sion, after seeing a book fall from over the bedroom door, finds Ryner sleeping in his bed.