Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

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Alternative Titles

English: The Legend of the Legendary Heroes
Synonyms: DenYuDen, DenYuuDen, Densetsu no Yusha no Densetsu, LOLH
Japanese: 伝説の勇者の伝説


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2010 to Dec 17, 2010
Premiered: Summer 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Zexcs
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, MagicMagic, FantasyFantasy, ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.571 (scored by 118834118,834 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #645
Members: 258,887
Favorites: 1,823

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"Alpha Stigma" are known to be eyes that can analyze all types of magic. However, they are more infamously known as cursed eyes that can only bring destruction and death to others.

Ryner Lute, a talented mage and also an Alpha Stigma bearer, was once a student of the Roland Empire's Magician Academy, an elite school dedicated to training magicians for military purposes. However, after many of his classmates died in a war, he makes an oath to make the nation a more orderly and peaceful place, with fellow survivor and best friend, Sion Astal.

Now that Sion is the the king of Roland, he orders Ryner to search for useful relics that will aid the nation. Together with Ferris Eris, a beautiful and highly skilled swordswoman, Ryner goes on a journey to search for relics of legendary heroes from the past, and also uncover the secrets behind his cursed eyes.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Advanced screening on June 26, 2010. The regular TV airing started on July 2, 2010.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawasaki, Itsurou
Director, Episode Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director, Key Animation
Watanabe, Odahiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

#1: "LAMENT: Yagate Yorokobi wo (LAMENT~やがて喜びを~)" by Aira Yuki (eps 1-12)
#2: "Last Inferno" by Ceui (eps 13-24)

Ending Theme

#1: "Truth Of My Destiny" by Ceui (eps 1-12)
#2: "Hikari no Filament (光のフィルメント)" by Ayahi Takagaki (eps 13-24)

Jan 19, 2011
Archaeon (All reviews)
These days we often misuse words in ways that sometimes don't make sense. Take "epic" for example, and think about all of the occasions where the term has been applied as a colloquialism that simply means "I enjoyed it" , "it was very good", or some other sentiment along those lines. It's actually surprising how many people don't know the meaning or usage of the word, but rather than comment on the failure of education systems, let's have a look at how "epic" applies to an anime like Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu (or The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, whatever floats your boat).

The original read more
Nov 6, 2010
shanimebib (All reviews)
[Edit Part A: This original review was written on the basis of what I have seen up until episode 18 and around that episode the anime had two options 1. stick with the original novel, which has a sequel to it and continue with it or 2. going for an "anime-only" ending with 8 episodes to spare (26 episodes). I would recommend not to read Edit Part B at the end of the original review, unless you want to.]

Okay I admit, the title is a bit... I mean it's really something that can put you off. Add to that, a very very ordinary first read more
Mar 24, 2014
iSuckAtWriting (All reviews)
I often think that as long as I know what to expect from a show, it couldn’t disappoint me. First impressions from the title alone gave a sense it was trying too hard to be epic, but that didn’t matter since I expected “Legend of the Legendary Heroes” to be a fun, clichéd romp. But instead of creating a brainless fantasy flick for dumb people like myself, the show adopts a taste for complexities with writing that leaves a bad taste.

The story opens with two of the three main characters, the wizard Ryner and the knight Ferris, as they journey across the continent of Menoris read more
Feb 8, 2011
Andristian (All reviews)
Titles are essential in most forms of entertainment in order to draw attention. Titles, however, can also be misleading. Such was the case for me and the anime series entitled The Legend of the Legendary Heroes. It may be have been just me, but for some reason I did not find the title to be particularly appealing and it certainly did not paint an image that seemed interesting to me—it felt too simple, too exaggerated. Then again, titles can be misleading.

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes is a fantasy piece—a tale of magic and war in land inspired by Europe during the Middle Ages. It read more

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