Arslan Senki Season 3 Release Date News: Arslan Senki, also known as The Heroic Legend of Arslan is one of the most popular manga series of this decade that was massively successful worldwide. The anime adaptation of the Japanese Fantasy novel had two seasons and the third season is yet to be released. The Fantasy novel with over 15 books in the series was created way back in the year 1986 by famed novelist, Yoshiki Tanaka.
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It was due to the massive fan following even almost after 2 decades of being released; Production studios Dentsu, FUNimation Entertainment and Kodansha decided to collaborate and produce a Manga Anime version of the novel in 2015. In America and worldwide, the distribution and English version were handled by American FUNimation Entertainment. The Anime adaptation was directed by Noriyu Abe and contents were designed by Makato Uezu. Season 1 of the series had 25 episodes in total while the season 2 had only 8. Though the season 2 last aired in 2016, fans are still eagerly waiting for Arslan Senki Season 3.
The beautifully imagined Kingdom with a plot filled with twists and turns at every bend, the anime was bound to succeed. The added concept of odd bunch of crew coming together to plan an entire battle sequence was an interesting enough concept to peek even the most uninterested anime follower.
Storyline (Plot of The Heroic Legend of Arslan Season 3)
The plot is set in year 320 BC. The protagonist, Arslan is the 14 yr old Prince of Pars, a kingdom set in the Pre Islamic era of Persia. His father, King Andragoras III, the King of Pars was wrongly betrayed by his fellow compatriots and the neighboring country Lusitania forcefully conquers the kingdom of Pars. Arslan being an immature kid and with absolutely no vision or prospect for the future of the country, goes into battle with the army of Lusitani, resulting in the massive loss. The death of Vahriz, the warrior who was like a father figure to Arslan and also his trainer effects Arslan further.
Arslan being the secretly adopted son of King Andragoras and Queen Tahamine had often been the reason for self-doubt for the King Andagoras, so a cold wall was bound to be there between the parents and son. The entire childhood events shaped Arslan’s belief that unless he proved himself, his family would never accept him. The story continues with how Arslan, rises from being the mere simple dethroned and exiled weakling to a warrior. Arslan raises an army to battle the army of Lusitania from the hand of Silvermask of Lusitania and win back the lost kingdom of Pars and undo his mistakes.
Arslan, somehow escapes from the kingdom with the help of his loyal servant come to friend Daryun. Hiding from Lusitanian army, Arslan begins to plot the second battle. Helping him in his endeavors is his longtime friend, philosopher and a brilliant tactician Narsus and his servant Elam, Farangis, a priestess known for her extremely cold and aloof mannerism but great visionary knowledge. Gieve, a gypsy musician and performer who love to con people for fun. The odd assemble of the crew manages to create an army strong enough to withstand and win against the massively skilled and large Lusitanian army.
Season 2 ended on a high note with Arslan winning back the throne of Pars. However, there was a cliffhanger where new trouble was shown brewing elsewhere with the rise of Silvermask, the elusive high ranking army general of Lusitania who had run away after losing the battle to Arslan’s army. The finale ends with Silvermask who was revealed to be a genuine second contender of the thrown of Pars, once again starting to brainwash and provoke people to create a plan for dethroning Arslan, the present king of Pars.
Arslan Senki Season 3 Confirmed?
With an open-ended Season 2 finale, there is a lot to develop creatively for the heroic legend of Arslan season 3 content. Silvermask was a character not well explored in the first 2 seasons of the anime series, whereas in the novel by Yoshiki Tanaka, Silvermask was one of the leading antagonists all along. Exploring the relation development between Arslan and Silvermask looks like the most feasible option for Season 3 of the Heroic legends of Arslan. Especially how the season 2 finale ended with a cliffhanger stating the possible rise of Silvermask once again, has provided the makers and fans enough ideas and plot theories for Arslan Senki Season 3.
Japan News Network aired the first season of Arslan Senki on April 5th 2015 and had 25 episodes as mentioned before. The season 1 ended on September 27th 2015 with a confirmation for a second season. The season 2 which had only 8 episodes aired between July 3rd 2016 and August 21st 2016. Arslan Senki season 3 release date is yet to be finalized but there have been constant rumors about plot dissertations and discussions for the heroic legend of Arslan season 3.
Liden and Felix films have decided to launch the third season of Arslan Senki and are contemplating plot creation. Much detail is not yet known about how and when the anime Arslan Senki Season 3 will release. Fans all over the world are excited with the news and awaiting news about the possible release dates.