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Grancrest Senki Anime
 Genre Action, Fantasy
 Written by Ryō Mizuno


Atlatan, a land ruled by Chaos. Fearing disaster brought about by chaos, the people lived protected by “Lords” those with the power of “Crests,” used to suppress the chaos. However, the Lords decided to abandon the concept of protecting the people and turn against each other secretly in war, stealing each other’s Crests to gain dominion over one another. Among these people are Siluca, a lone mage who despises the Lords, and Theo, a vagabond knight who continues his journey of training to someday liberate his homeland from tyrannical rule. Enticed by Theo’s ideals, Siluca’s coercive tactics have the two forming a contract and together, the pair work to reform a war-torn land.


On October 2016, a stage event at the 'Fantasia Bunko Daikanshasai' event announced the anime adaptation of the light novel series. Later, it was confirmed to be a television series under the direction by Mamoru Hatakeyama at A-1 Pictures, Ryo Mizuno and Shunsako Yano are charge of the series composition, WriteWorks is credited with the script, Hiroshi Yakuo designing the characters and Yugo Kanno is charge of the music. The anime premiered on January 5, 2018 and will run for 24 episodes.

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Episode List

# Image Title First aired
1 Episode 1 "Contract" January 6, 2018
A lone mage named Siluca and a vagrant knight named Theo make an oath as master and retainer, with hopes of bringing reform to a land riddled with war and chaos.
2 Episode 2 "Ambition" January 13, 2018
With Theo now in control of his own territory, Siluca starts putting plans into motion, as well as calling on old allies. Meanwhile, in the neighboring region of Savis, an ambitious Lord plots to overtake the fledgling kingdom.
3 Episode 3 "Battle Flag" January 20, 2018
Now with Lassic in the fold, Theo’s forces are routing the free Lords of neighboring territories left and right. At Siluca’s suggestion, he decides to assume the name Cornaro, after a hero from his homeland of Systina.
4 Episode 4 "Decision" January 27, 2018
To make their case for joining the Alliance, Siluca heads to Valdrind, ruled by Marrine Kreische. But the talks don’t go as smoothly as she’d hoped.
5 Episode 5 "Forest of Eternal Darkness" February 2, 2018
Pledging to serve Villar, Theo heads to Artuk with Siluca. The first task Villar gives them is to govern the Forest of Eternal Darkness, a territory ruled by vampires.
6 Episode 6 "Marching" February 9, 2018
Villar's Mage Leader, Margaret, is about to turn 25. Villar only employs female mages, and when they reach the age of 25, he has their contracts voided. A lavish party is thrown. All in attendance express their gratitude to Margaret.
7 Episode 7 "The White Prince" February 16, 2018
A conference between the Lords of the Fantasia Union is to be held. Villar orders Theo to capture a fortress city ruled by the independent Lord, Ladvan Toriuss.
8 Episode 8 "The Congress Dances" February 23, 2018
The Great Hall Tragedy… If only that incident had never come to pass, Alexis Doucet and Marrine Kreische would’ve have been united in marriage.
9 Episode 9 "The Black Princess" March 2, 2018
The Fantasia Union seeks to broker peace, but the Factory Alliance opts for battle. When Starck attempts to secede from the Union, Marrine mercilessly sends her troops to attack.
10 Episode 10 "Blade of Betrayal" March 10, 2018
After subjugating Starck, Waldlind barely pauses before invading Altirk. Villar joins forces with neighboring domains Kilhis, Regalia, and Haman to repulse Waldlind, but then a new enemy arrives from the seas.
11 Episode 11 "The Fall of Castle Unicorn" March 16, 2018
Despite suffering casualties, Altirk has gained the upper hand in the battle. But suddenly, a massive fleet is spotted, advancing towards them from across the seas.
11.5 Episode 11.5 "Reminiscence" March 23, 2018
A comprehensive collection of notable characters, groups and events.
12 Episode 12 "A Treaty Formed" March 30, 2018
Even after Villar is killed, the Altirk Lords continue to fight on. Gathering at Lassic’s castle, the Lords of the Union proclaim the forming of the Altirk Treaty to carry on Villar’s legacy.
13 Episode 13 "Ambition" April 6, 2018
In order to distinguish himself as being fit to lead the Altirk Treaty, Theo and the others head to Sistina.
14 Episode 14 "Battle Flag" April 13, 2018
As the uprising escalates under Theo, assuming the name of the hero, Cornaro, Phederico begins to feel threatened.
15 Episode 15 "Decision" February 16, 2018
Theo has taken care of business in Sistina, with a new ally in tow. Meanwhile, Milza has been firming his grasp over Altirk, going so far as to successfully eradicate any rebellious acts.
16 250px "Forest of Eternal Darkness" February 16, 2018
Hiccups grows wary when Gruffnut arrives on the twins' 19th birthday to administer a Thorston coming-of-age ritual involving three dangerous challenges.
17 250px "Marching" February 16, 2018
An announcement leads Astrid to question her relationship with Hiccup. The Riders discover an Armorwing that has a Dragon Eye lens welded to its body.
18 250px "The White Prince" February 16, 2018
While visiting Wingmaiden Island, a baby Razorwhip bonds with Ruffnut, who suddenly finds herself trying her hand at being a Wingmaiden.
19 250px "The Congress Dances" February 16, 2018
When the Flyers try to kill him because he's no longer useful, Viggo forces Hiccup to help get revenge by stealing their Dragon Eye and lenses.
20 250px "The Black Princess" February 16, 2018
After learning Krogan is using a Deathsong to lure and subdue Singtails for his growing army of Flyers, the Riders set out to rescue the dragon.
21 250px "Blade of Betrayal" February 16, 2018
While on night patrol, Stoick is ambushed by the Flyers and gravely injured, leaving Hiccup torn between his duties as a son and as the Riders' leader.
22 250px "The Fall of Castle Unicorn" February 16, 2018
After learning several Flyers followed Heather to Vanaheim, the Riders must stop them from reporting the sacred island's location to their leader.
23 250px "Reminiscence" February 16, 2018
With the fifth lens in place, the Dragon Eye 2 unveils the apparent King of Dragons, and Fishlegs immediately knows what it is and where to find it.
24 250px "A Treaty Formed" February 16, 2018
The Riders race to the home of the true King of Dragons, But the Flyers are already there, and they soon come face to face with the legendary creature.


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