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The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Vol01 Cover.jpg
Cover of The Legend of the Legendary Heroes first volume as published by Fujimi Shobo

(Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu)
Light novel
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated bySaori Toyota
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicMale
Imprint11
MagazineDragon Magazine
Original run -
Volumes11
Light novel
The Legend of the Great Legendary Heroes
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated bySaori Toyota
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicMale
MagazineDragon Magazine
Original run - present
Volumes17[1]
Light novel
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Anyway
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated bySaori Toyota
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicMale
MagazineDragon Magazine
Original run -
Volumes11
Light novel
The Legend of the Black Fallen Hero
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated bySaori Toyota
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicMale
MagazineDragon Magazine
Original run -
Volumes8
Manga
Nantonaku Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated bySaori Toyota
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicSh?nen
MagazineDragon Magazine
Original run -
Volumes2
Manga
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated byHiroko Ch?z?
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicSh?nen
MagazineMonthly Dragon Age
Original run -
Volumes9
Manga
Gakuen Deny?den
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated byS.Kosugi
Published byFujimi Shobo
DemographicSh?nen
MagazineMonthly Dragon Age
Original run - present
Anime television series
Directed byItsuro Kawasaki
Produced byTomoko Kawasaki
Takashi Tachizaki
Masazumi Kat?
Hyun-ah Jeong
Yoshiyuki It?
Masahito Arinaga
Written byKiyoko Yoshimura
Music byMiyu Nakamura
StudioZexcs
Licensed by
Original networkTV Tokyo
Original run -
Episodes24 (List of episodes)
Manga
Shin Deny?den Kakumei-hen Ochita Kuroi Y?sha no Densetsu
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated byRiya Hozumi
Published bySquare Enix
DemographicSh?nen
MagazineGangan Online
Original run -
Volumes4
Manga
Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu Revision
Written byTakaya Kagami
Illustrated byTaisei Yamachi
Published bySquare Enix
DemographicSh?nen
MagazineYoung Gangan
Original run -
Volumes2
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The Legend of the Legendary Heroes (Japanese: , Hepburn: Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu) is a Japanese light novel series by Takaya Kagami, with illustrations by Saori Toyota, which was published by Fujimi Shobo in Dragon Magazine from February 20, 2002 to October 20, 2006, and has 11 volumes. Its sequel, The Legend of the Great Legendary Heroes (, Dai Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu) began publishing on October 20, 2007, and has been collected into 18 volumes. The series also has 2 spin-off series, The Legend of Legendary Heroes Anyway (?, Toriaezu Densetsu no Y?sha no Densetsu), a collection of short stories which ran from December 20, 2002 to June 20, 2007 and was compiled into 11 volumes, and The Legend of the Black Fallen Hero (?, Ochita Kuroi Y?sha no Densetsu), which ran from December 20, 2007 to August 20, 2013 and was published in 8 volumes. The series has also spun off into other media including a Drama CD, a manga adaptation which is collected into 9 bound volumes and a PSP video game which was released on February 18, 2010. A 24 episode anime adaptation was produced by Zexcs which premiered on July 1, 2010[2] and is licensed by Kadokawa in Japan and Funimation Entertainment[3] in North America.

Story

Ryner Lute is a lazy student of the Roland Empire Royal Magician's Academy. One day, the Roland Empire goes to war against their neighboring country Estabul, and Ryner loses his classmates in the war. After the war, Ryner sets out on a journey to search the relics of a "Legendary Hero" at King Sion Astal's command and finds out that a deadly curse is spreading throughout the continent.

Media

Light novels

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

No.Release date ISBN
01 February 20, 2002[4]ISBN 978-4-8291-1410-0
02 June 20, 2002[5]ISBN 978-4-8291-1439-1
03 May 20, 2003[6]ISBN 978-4-8291-1518-3
04 October 18, 2003[7]ISBN 978-4-8291-1564-0
05 April 20, 2004[8]ISBN 978-4-8291-1606-7
06 August 20, 2004[9]ISBN 978-4-8291-1640-1
07 October 20, 2004[10]ISBN 978-4-8291-1661-6
08 June 20, 2005[11]ISBN 978-4-8291-1729-3
09 October 20, 2005[12]ISBN 978-4-8291-1768-2
10 April 20, 2006[13]ISBN 978-4-8291-1817-7
11 October 20, 2006[14]ISBN 978-4-8291-1870-2

The Legend of the Great Legendary Heroes

No.Release date ISBN
01 October 20, 2007[15]ISBN 978-4-8291-1966-2
02 November 20, 2007[16]ISBN 978-4-8291-1981-5
03 May 20, 2008[17]ISBN 978-4-8291-3292-0
04 September 20, 2008[18]ISBN 978-4-8291-3327-9
05 February 20, 2009[19]ISBN 978-4-8291-3376-7
06 August 20, 2009[20]ISBN 978-4-8291-3429-0
07 January 20, 2010[21]ISBN 978-4-8291-3479-5
08 June 19, 2010[22]ISBN 978-4-8291-3530-3
09 December 18, 2010[23]ISBN 978-4-8291-3594-5
10 May 20, 2011[24]ISBN 978-4-8291-3638-6
11 February 18, 2012[25]ISBN 978-4-8291-3727-7
12 September 20, 2012[26]ISBN 978-4-8291-3799-4
13 February 21, 2013[27]ISBN 978-4-8291-3857-1
14 October 19, 2013[28]ISBN 978-4-0471-2914-6
15 May 20, 2014[29]ISBN 978-4-0407-0190-5
16 September 19, 2015[30]ISBN 978-4-0407-0357-2
17 October 20, 2017[31]ISBN 978-4040-70768-6

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Anyway

No.Release date ISBN
01 December 20, 2002[32]ISBN 978-4-8291-1483-4
02 June 20, 2003[33]ISBN 978-4-8291-1530-5
03 December 20, 2003[34]ISBN 978-4-8291-1576-3
04 June 19, 2004[35]ISBN 978-4-8291-1625-8
05 December 18, 2004[36]ISBN 978-4-8291-1676-0
06 August 20, 2005[37]ISBN 978-4-8291-1746-0
07 March 18, 2006[38]ISBN 978-4-8291-1809-2
08 August 19, 2006[39]ISBN 978-4-8291-1854-2
09 January 20, 2007[40]ISBN 978-4-8291-1890-0
10 March 20, 2007[41]ISBN 978-4-8291-1913-6
11 June 20, 2007[42]ISBN 978-4-8291-1939-6

The Legend of the Black Fallen Hero

No.Release date ISBN
01 December 20, 2007[43]ISBN 978-4-8291-1989-1
02 March 19, 2008[44]ISBN 978-4-8291-3271-5
03 December 20, 2008[45]ISBN 978-4-8291-3360-6
04 April 20, 2009[46]ISBN 978-4-8291-3393-4
05 October 20, 2009[47]ISBN 978-4-8291-3452-8
06 September 18, 2010[48]ISBN 978-4-8291-3563-1
07 June 20, 2012[49]ISBN 978-4-8291-3766-6
08 August 20, 2013[50]ISBN 978-4-8291-3922-6

Manga

No.Release date ISBN
01 March 9, 2009[51]ISBN 978-4-04-712594-0
02 July 9, 2009[52]ISBN 978-4-04-712616-9
03 November 9, 2009[53]ISBN 978-4-04-712636-7
04 July 9, 2010[54]ISBN 978-4-04-712675-6
05 October 9, 2010[55]ISBN 978-4-04-712690-9
06 January 8, 2011[56]ISBN 978-4-04-712708-1
07 July 7, 2011[57]ISBN 978-4-04-712731-9
08 February 9, 2012[58]ISBN 978-4-04-712778-4
09 June 6, 2012[59]ISBN 978-4-04-712804-0

Web radio

The web radio show, The Legendary Radio of the Legendary Heroes, was hosted on Onsen Internet Radio Station and Animate TV,[60][61] and starred Jun Fukuyama, Ayahi Takagaki, and Daisuke Ono acting as their fictional counterpart Ryner Lute, Ferris Eris, and Sion Astal respectively. The first episode aired on May 21, 2010 and last one on December 24, 2010, spanning 32 episodes and sub-divided into 8 chapters. Each chapter is accompanied by a theme and usually, with one or more special guests who are usually either another voice actor from the cast, the anime director or the author of the original series, Kagami Takaya.[60] Summary of each radio show episode can be found on Presepe.[62]

Video game

Legendary Saga, a PSP game based on the first 3 novels was released on February 18, 2010 in Japan.[63]

Anime

In January 2010, it was announced an anime adaption of the series.[64] The series was adapted into a 24-episode run by studio Zexcs, directed by Itsuro Kawasaki, the with music composed by Miyu Nakamura, and animation character designs by Noriko Shimazawa.[65][66] The anime started broadcast on TV Tokyo on July 1, 2010, followed by TV Osaka, TV Aichi and AT-X.[67][68] The first Blu-ray and DVD of the anime was released on October 22, 2010.[69]

For episodes 1 to 12, the opening and ending theme singles are "Lament: Joy Soon" (LAMENT~~"LAMENT ~Yagate Yorokobi wo~") performed by Aira Yuhki, produced by Lantis and released on July 21, 2010 with catalog number LACM-4732,[70] and "Truth Of My Destiny" performed by Ceui, produced by Lantis and released on August 11, 2010 with catalog number LACM-4734,[70] respectively. "Lament: Joy Soon" peak ranked 64th on Oricon singles charts,[71] and was an Oricon "Pick" on their 2010 Anime Theme Songs/Summer editorial.[72] "Truth Of My Destiny" peak ranked 75th on Oricon singles charts.[73]

For episodes 13 to 24, the opening and ending theme singles, are "Last Inferno" performed by Ceui and released on October 27, 2010,[74] and () or "Hikari no Firumento" performed by Takagaki Ayahi and released on November 17, 2010, respectively.[74]

In English, the series is licensed by Funimation in North America and had a simulcast release.[75]Funimation has also dubbed this series and it can be found on many media; such as Netflix and Hulu.

Reception

As of January 28, 2011, the light novels have sold over 4,300,000 copies.[76]

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