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Madan no Ou to Vanadis


Alternative Titles

English: Lord Marksman and Vanadis
Synonyms: Madan no Ou to Senki, The King of the Magic Bullet and Vanadis
Japanese: 魔弾の王と戦姫 (ヴァナディース)

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2014 to Dec 27, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Saturdays at 20:00 (JST)
Producers: Media Factory, Movic
Studios: Satelight
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.281 (scored by 55,193 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #23662
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #480
Members: 104,603
Favorites: 396
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

In a fantasy version of Europe, a war between enemy countries is brewing. One of these countries, Zhcted, has its seven regions ruled by War Maidens, known as Vanadis. Equipped with powerful dragon-carved weapons, Eleonora "Elen" Viltaria, one of the Vanadis, launches an invasion against their neighboring rival country of Brune. Eventually, Tigrevurmud "Tigre" Vorn, a young archer and an earl for Brune's region of Alsace, has his entire army decimated at Elen's hands. In a strange twist of events, Elen spares Tigre, and gives him the order, "Become mine!" What could be the meaning behind this new alliance?

Adapted from the light novel written by Tsukasa Kawaguchi, Madan no Ou to Vanadis is an epic adventure filled with complex war tactics and beautiful women. Trapped in a multinational conflict, Tigre and Elen are swept up in a war filled with dark secrets, conspiracies, and corruption.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Vorn, Tigrevurmud
Vorn, Tigrevurmud
Main
Seto, Asami
Japanese
Seto, Asami
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese
Ishikawa, Kaito
...
Viltaria, Eleonora
Viltaria, Eleonora
Main
Tomatsu, Haruka
Japanese
Tomatsu, Haruka
Lourie, Ludmila
Lourie, Ludmila
Supporting
Ise, Mariya
Japanese
Ise, Mariya
Limalisha
Limalisha
Supporting
Iguchi, Yuka
Japanese
Iguchi, Yuka

Staff

Satou, Tatsuo
Satou, Tatsuo
Director, Series Composition, Screenplay
Suzuki, Konomi
Suzuki, Konomi
Theme Song Performance
Harada, Hitomi
Harada, Hitomi
Theme Song Performance
Glass, Caitlin
Glass, Caitlin
ADR Director


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"Ginsen no Kaze (銀閃の風)" by Konomi Suzuki

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#1: "Schwarzer Bogen" by Hitomi Harada (eps 1-9, 11-13)
#2: "Ryuusei Chinkonka (竜星鎮魂歌)" by Konomi Suzuki (ep 10)



More reviewsReviews

PyraXadon
Dec 28, 2014
War. It's a grueling way to help your country. The lives of several thousand men sacrificed to help benefit one country's benefits. You hear about all the sorts of things wars have, but have you really understood the inner workings and tactical strategies? Well, that's where Madan no Ou to Vandis comes in. Let's take aim!

Story (6.00/10): The story of Vanadis follows from the perspective or Tigrevurund Vorn, or Tigre. On a battlefield one day, amidst the corpses of his fallen comrades, he takes aim at a woman riding on a horse, a war maiden, who has just demolished read more
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BanjoTheBear
Dec 31, 2014
(This has been adapted from my reddit thread)

War, when diminished to its base components, is sadly tragic. It's hard to justify the killings of thousands of people for any kind of cause. But some are better than others: bringing about peace, saving a subjugated group, or protecting one's home. For as long as humans have lived, war has not only shaped the past, has not only persisted in the present, but will most likely never dwindle in the future. An almost inevitability, war brings out the best and the worst in people. For Madan no Ou to Vanadis, it certainly brings out the worst in read more
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ReiRei19
Feb 5, 2015
I won't include a summary because it is already provided so I'll just dive into the other categories of which I graded this anime. Please note that I have NOT read the manga nor do I have any previous knowledge of this series. Thus my judgement is entirely unbiased. Let's get to it then! ^_^

ART:
The art style of this anime is quite eye catching as the beautifully blended colours go well together. There was much detail where needed and it was softer where background was concerned. The portrayal of the army from a distant scenes gave a 3D effect, which worked read more
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BlackPrism
Jan 31, 2015
Madan no Ou to Vanadis is a light novel adaptation set in a medieval fantasy world with magic, dragons and heroes. If that was the most generic story you've ever heard of, then that's probably 'cause the story IS pretty god damn generic. I watched this anime because I had a craving for medieval fantasy after seeing another, far better medieval(ish) fantasy story, Hitsugi no Chaika - ending in a rather rushed and disappointing way. I had hoped that another one like it would wash off the disappointment and it certainly worked! I'm not disappointed anymore, just plain pissed. Yay!

Story (25%) - 3/10
Vanadis' story sounds read more
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