Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World is a brand new anime based on a light novel written by “Kei Sazane”. It has also been adapted into a seinen manga published in “Young Animal” magazine illustrated by “okama”.
About the Anime
At the Fantasia Bunko Dai Kanshasai 2019, it was announced that this light novel will be adapted into an anime. The animation is done by the “Silver Link” studio. It is directed by Shin Onuma and Mirai Minato. Kento Shimoyama has handled Series Composition while Kaori Sato has done character design and animation. Elements Garden is the music composer for the anime.
- Opening Theme Song: Against by Kaori Ishihara
- Ending Theme Song: Koori no Torikago
- The new episodes will stream on Funimation after release in the fall.
Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World – Plot
There have been two empires in the world for centuries: The Empire (The Mechanical Utopia) and The Nebulis Sovereignty (The Paradise for Witches). The continuous was between the two nations has no end and not much hope for peace between these two nations. The history suddenly changed when the Successor of Black Steel and Ice Calamity Witch meet and decide to change the fate of their empires forever.
The Successor of Black Steel, Iska wants to bring an end to the war with his swords. He inherited his strength training and swords from his master at some point giving him the strength to influence the centries long war. On the other hand, The Ice Calamity Witch wants to take all the world under the Nebulis Sovereignty by crushing “The Empire”. Her mind changes after meeting Iska in a fateful battle.
- Iska by Yūsuke Kobayashi
- Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX by Sora Amamiya
- Jhin Syulargun by Shunichi Toki
- Mismis Klass by Nao Shiraki
- Nene Alkastone by Kaori Ishihara
- Rin Vispose by Yumiri Hanamori
Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World (More Details)
The story is planned in such a way that the witch from Nebulis Sovereignty will act as the antagonist of the series. Aliceliese is an arrogant knight with the soul goal to defeat all warriors from The Empire. There may have been many more before her with the same goal on both sides. However, the war has been going on for centuries. These countries are still willing to continue for many more centuries to come. It is a great conflict that humanity has never seen before.
After the fateful encounter between the elite knights of both countries, Aliceliese may change due to the behavior of Iska. He seems like a peace-loving guy who may have trained to be strong but doesn’t like conflict. This story is mostly fantasy-based and the people can have weapons with supernatural abilities. Many thrilling fights and a great story of the relationship between two powerful nations. We will only know more after the series premieres in the fall of this year. Don’t miss this amazing series. Do comment, your thoughts about this article! We value your feedback.
The anime is scheduled for release in October 2020. Two new trailers have been released by Funimation related to this new anime.