Arslan Senki (TV): Fuujin Ranbu

The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance

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Japanese: アルスラーン戦記 風塵乱舞
English: The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance
Spanish: La Heroica Leyenda de Arslan Temporada 2
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Type: TV
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.501 (scored by 7389373,893 users)
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Ranked: #17012
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Popularity: #1461
Members: 134,442
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Continuing on his quest to retake Ecbatana, Prince Arslan and his company march toward the city. But upon receiving news that the neighboring Kingdom of Turan is launching an assault on the Parsian stronghold at Peshawar Citadel, the prince is forced to turn back in order to defend the fortress. Amid holding off the invading forces, the Parsian army is met by an unexpected visitor.

As Arslan returns to Peshawar, Prince Hermes takes a slight detour from his clash against his cousin to search for the legendary sword Rukhnabad, which would grant him the right to rule and take back what he believes is rightfully his. However, after unearthing the lost artifact, the blade is stolen by the Temple Knights of Lusitania, prompting the masked warrior to give chase. Meanwhile in Ecbatana, the captive King Andragoras III finds an opportunity to strike and begins to make his move.

As the separate sides of the Parsian royal conflict clash, Arslan's right to the throne falls under attack. But no matter the obstacles in their way, the young prince and his loyal band of warriors charge forward to restore Pars to its former glory.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Kaji, Yuuki


Hanae, Natsuki


Uchiyama, Yumi

Andragoras III

Sugou, Takayuki


Numakura, Manami


Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Nishikata, Yasuto
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Tsubasa (翼)" by Eir Aoi

Ending Theme

"blaze" by Kalafina

Aug 21, 2016
The boy king’s journey continues. The sequel of Arslan Senki (otherwise known as Arslan Senki: Dust Storm Dance) is a show that fans will easily get attached to. It’s not just because Arslan Senki takes place in a diverse cultural world but also with exploring the journey of the titular character Arslan, one could not help but have high expectations from the boy.

To be precise, the second season is noticeable for being only 8 episodes in length. Compared to the first season, that’s about 1/3 the run-time. Yes, you’re probably asking yourself something along the line of “then how will the story conclude?” The ...
Aug 28, 2016
I wonder what I expected out of this season. When I read that there were only going to be 8 episodes of content they originally planned on skipping, I didn't have much hope left for the anime. And somehow, it still managed to disappoint me.

Arslan Senki introduced an interesting, while not all too new, story. It's a low-fantasy, presented somewhat cartoonish - the story was kept interesting with exagerations and unexplained magic and a mysterious antagonist, Zuk- I mean, Hilmes.
In this second season, they decide to delve a little into Hilmes' past - we get some character development, and given incentive to care about him. ...
May 22, 2019
For this review I'll cover the twenty five episode first series and the eight episode follow up, Fuujin Ranbu. Arslan senki is based off of a novel series that came out from '86 all the way until '17. That's even longer than Claremont's amazing run writing the X-men. And it's not completely over. There's still a manga going. The novels were the brain child of Tanaka Yoshiki, which makes me somewhat wary since he also wrote the brain dead, rubbish series Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu. In any case, the series had an OVA in the early to mid 90s and this two series anime from 2015-2016. It was ...

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