For years, a long war has been fought between the Empire and Nobulis Sovereignty. Determined to kill each other, an Empire’s swordsman named Iska met a witch from Nebulis’ royal family, Aliceliese. But after knowing each other on the battlefield, love begins to flourishes between them. Can their love unites the two nations and end the war?
Reza Lamunedo – KAORI Newsline
Kei Sazane is one of the most popular writers among light novel readers. His previous works like Sekai no Owari no Encore and Naze Boku no Sekai wo Daremo Oboeteinai no ka? has been praised for their complex and detailed worldbuilding, often incorporating political tension between their characters. His stories mostly has serious tone, with occasional comedy and romantic subplots.
But how about Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World? The latest adaptation from Kei Sazane definitely won’t disappoint its fans. Produced by Silver Link, the animation quality is solid. The first episode is executed really well, with good sound design and a suitable pace. Both main characters are also interesting. Even in the wartime, Iska still shows mercy to his enemy. Thanks to his character, he can find a common ground and even fall in love with the enemy’s nobility Aliceliese, who also sought for peace.
However, their journey for peace won’t be easy. It’s a war, after all. All they can do for now is meeting secretly in a neutral place and formulate the plan to stop the war between the two nations. The story feels like reimagining the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet, so empathizing with two main characters of Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World won’t be difficult.
Facts and Figures
|Alternative Title||Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjo, Arui wa Sekai ga Hajimaru Seisen.|
|Source Material||Light novel by Kei Sazane (Sekai no Owari no Encore)|
|Casts||Aya Hisakawa as Millavair Lou Nebulis VIII
Ayana Taketatsu as Risya In Empire
Azumi Waki as Sisbell Lou Nebulis IX
Jun Kasama as Nameless
Kaori Ishihara as Nene Alkastone
Nao Shiraki as Mismis Klass
Shunichi Toki as Jhin Syulargun
Sora Amamiya as Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX
Yumiri Hanamori as Rin Vispose
Yūsuke Kobayashi as Iska
|Director||Mirai Minato, Shin Oonuma (BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense)|
|Scenario||Kento Shimoyama (Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon)|
|Character Design||Kaori Sato|
|Music||Fumiyuki Go (Overlord)|
|Opening Song||“Against” by Kaori Ishihara|
|Ending song||“Koori no Torikago” by Sora Amamiya|
|Studio||Silver Link (Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha, Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)|
|Broadcast date||7 October 2020 (1430 GMT/2130 WIT/2330 JST)|
Screenshots and Trailer
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