The official website for Arslan Senki TV reports that the mysterious lord, Silverhawk, will be voiced by Yuki Kaji ( Aiza Takeshi in Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso). Yuki Kaji will join previously announced cast Maaya Sakamoto (Haruhi Fujioka in Ouran High School Club ) and KENN (Futo Asahina in Brother’s Conflict) in the series .
Arslan Senki (Heroes of Arslan) is based on a Japanese novel series written by Yoshiki Tanaka. The story is about a young, naive prince of Pars, Arslan (CV:Yuusuke Kobayashi), who in the eyes of many seem to be weak and inexperienced. He lived in the shadow of his father, King Andragoras, a king who led victorious battles and is feared by many. Arslan, at the tender age of 14, sets out to his first battle only to be defeated in the end. The once glorious kingdom is now in shambles. As it is written in Arslan’s destiny, he takes on an onerous journey. He assembles a group of five gallant allies— priestess Falangies (CV: Maaya Sakamoto), a once high-ranking military personnel Daryun (CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya), musician Gieve (CV:KENN) , the tactician Narsus(CV:Daisuke Namikawa) and his attendant, Elam (CV: Natsuki Hanae). —to help him in his quest to regain his kingdom.
The anime will based on the manga written and drawn by Fullmetal Alchemist’s Hiromu Arakawa. Arslan Senki TV is set to premiere on 5 April 2015. Eir Aoi’s song, Lapis Lazuli (ラピスラズリ), will be used as the series’ ending theme.