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Hiromu Arakawa is Drawing a Manga Adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan

by Brand
May 14, 2013 9:45 AM | 27 Comments
Hiromu Arakawa is drawing a manga adaption of the light novel "The Heroic Legend of Arslan" by Yoshiki Tanaka. The adaption will appear in the June issue of the magazine Bessatsu Shounen Magazine.

Hiromu Arakawa is a well-known mangaka for her works like Fullmetal Alchemist and Hero Tales. Yoshiki Tanaka is a well-know writer of light novels which include the Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

The Heroic Legend of Arslan was previously adapted in a manga by Chisato Nakamura. It has also been turned into two movies and a four-part OVA series.

Source: ANN

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This manga it's interesting.
It's mensual???
How many chapters will have?

I need to know this for my fansub.

Jul 16, 2013 4:39 AM by iLaw

Just read it was very solid

Jul 11, 2013 6:26 PM by Hiei

Anybody know if this is coming out any time soon? I'm looking forward to reading it

Jul 1, 2013 2:04 AM by Hiei

Dumuzi said:
Geh, I wish that one studio would take care of the stalled animated project instead. Who needs another manga from this light novel ? There's already a good one available right now, even if it's quite old ~~


I know right i saw this for the first time last year and was amazed. I notice a lot of OVA series in the 90s got fucking cancelled. Especially when the story and world is so good.

Jun 2, 2013 11:16 AM by bonifide

I think Arakawa will do a good job. I am a big fan of her work so I am looking forward to this.

May 16, 2013 9:36 AM by Conan_Kudo

Probably the best news I've heard in a while. I was just thinking I'd like to read the novelized 'Heroic Legend of Arslan'. And in 2013 as well. This HAS to be good.

May 15, 2013 2:42 PM by Zorocia

While I like Arakawa's artwork, I'm infinitely more excited at the prospect of experiencing something else from Tanaka. In fact, I wonder if the first manga was ever translated....

May 15, 2013 12:43 PM by Ston3_FreeN7

Looking forward to this.

May 15, 2013 11:06 AM by Pigger

hakazee said:
Kitsu-nee said:
Wow, it might be epic, I trust Arakawa-sensei. Actually I'm looking more forward to this, than to the Silver Spoon, her last manga.
Who knows, it might be FMA level, would be awesome :D
Definitely will read first chapter, when it comes out.


she only do the DRAWING part, isn't it ?

Well, yeah, but since I don't know that story I hope to enjoy it, once I read it :P Probably I wouldn't even know about it, if Arakawa wouldn't be part of that manga.

May 15, 2013 5:47 AM by Kitsu-nee

Kitsu-nee said:
Wow, it might be epic, I trust Arakawa-sensei. Actually I'm looking more forward to this, than to the Silver Spoon, her last manga.
Who knows, it might be FMA level, would be awesome :D
Definitely will read first chapter, when it comes out.


she only do the DRAWING part, isn't it ?

May 15, 2013 2:46 AM by hakazee

Wow, it might be epic, I trust Arakawa-sensei. Actually I'm looking more forward to this, than to the Silver Spoon, her last manga.
Who knows, it might be FMA level, would be awesome :D
Definitely will read first chapter, when it comes out.

May 15, 2013 12:46 AM by Kitsu-nee

Interesting, kinda looking forward to it if the first chapter is suitable enough.

May 14, 2013 9:22 PM by Stark700

Al last, something worth the read.

May 14, 2013 4:58 PM by LaOveja

I'll give it a try, really hoping for it to be good.
Since Arakawa's drawing it she must think the story is good and that she can use her art to strengthen it.

May 14, 2013 4:46 PM by Appel_stroop

As much as I love Arslan and Arakawa. I don't think this a great combination, Arakawa's art isn't particularly good for an adaptation work, specially this one, I prefer when she does her own original works.

May 14, 2013 4:41 PM by StriderMS

yhunata said:
Mr_Gutts said:
not sure if i'm gonna watch it yet, i will have to wait for more info


It's a manga.
If the man wants to watch a manga, then we let him.

OT: I think it looks ok. I've seen the news and pic around for a while and it doesn't look great. But then again that's what I thought about Fullmetal Alchemist.

May 14, 2013 1:36 PM by IntroverTurtle

Mr_Gutts said:
not sure if i'm gonna watch it yet, i will have to wait for more info


It's a manga.

May 14, 2013 1:32 PM by yhunata

I am pretty dang excite for this.

May 14, 2013 1:15 PM by StreetFighter

not sure if i'm gonna watch it yet, i will have to wait for more info

May 14, 2013 1:07 PM by Mr_Gutts

insan3soldiern said:
Usuru said:
yhunata said:
Legend of the Galactic Heroes, The Heroic Legend of Arslan, this guy sure has a taste for Legends, doesn't he?

Hiromu Arakawa is a woman o_o


He's talking about Yoshiki Tanaka, the author of those two stories.

Oh lol, sorry then XD

May 14, 2013 11:56 AM by Usuru

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