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The series consists of eighteen volumes released by Media Factory, under their MF Bunko J imprint, from April 2011 to November 2017. A manga adaptation by Nobuhiko Yanai began serialization ran in Monthly Comic Flapper from October 2011 to August 2016. A 13-episode anime television series adaptation by Satelight aired on AT-X and other networks between October and December 2014. The anime is licensed in North America by Funimation, in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment, and in the United Kingdom by Anime Limited.
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In the following year, Sheravin is named Viktor's official heir when Thenardier's widowed wife, Melisande, orders the neighboring kingdom of Sachstein (ザクスタン, Zakusutain) to invade Brune. Tigre organizes the Zhcted and Brune armies into an alliance called the Moonlight Knights to repel the invasion. Tigre realizes that the citizens of Nice have been tricked into thinking that Tigre is being charged with treason once again. Later, the Moonlight Knights and Valentina battle against Ganelon and Melisande; in the chaos, Melisande is killed and Tigre clears his name. As a young girl named Figneria Alshavin is appointed the new war maiden of Legnica, Tigre convinces Asvarre to help repel the Sachstein invasion. The Moonlight Knights, traveling to Nice, are ambushed by Greast, who captures Elen. In Muozinel, Mila senses that Elen is in danger and travels to Brune to help Tigre rescue Elen from Greast's torture. Tigre and his allies reunite with the Moonlight Knights to defeat Greast, who is eventually killed. Tigre and Elen profess their love, and Tigre and his allies help stop the Muozinel invasion.
According to Kawaguchi, he was influenced by Record of Lodoss War, Fortune Quest as well as foreign and domestic light novels. He also based the five main kingdoms on European countries, such as France for Brune, Russia for Zhcted, Persia for Muozinel, Germany for Sachstein and the United Kingdom for Asvarre.
At the MF Bunko Summer School Festival 2013 event, Media Factory announced that an anime adaptation of Lord Marksman and Vanadis was green-lit for production. The 2014 MF Bunko Summer School Festival announced the cast and staff; it is produced by Satelight and directed by Tatsuo Sato with Kaito Ishikawa starring as Tigrevurmud Vorn and Haruka Tomatsu voicing Eleonora Viltaria. The 13-episode series, which covers the first five volumes, was broadcast on AT-X from October 4 to December 27, 2014. Six DVD and Blu-ray Disc compilations are to be released by Media Factory from December 24, 2014 to May 27, 2015. In conjunction with the anime, a weekly mini series called Tigre and Vanadish (ティグルくんとヴァナディーちゅ, Tigre-kun to Vanadi-chu) and a short narration by Yuka Iguchi as Limalisha called the Lim's Report was streamed online. Tigre and Vanadish is 2D animated with chibi sized characters that play out short segments of the light novel that were cut from the anime. Lim's Report is a brief summary and analysis of the war tactics used by each forces in each episode.
According to Japanese light novel news website LN News, the series had 1.8 million copies sold as of February 2017. In May 2015, Oricon ranked Lord Marksman and Vanadis as the 28th top-selling light novel series for the first half of 2015. Richard Eisenbeis of Kotaku featured the opening theme "Ginsen no Kaze" on the website's "Ten Awesome Anime Openings and Endings" list. He cited that the song "is a perfect fit for a series about medieval warfare where noble knights battle against armies of the corrupt."
Do-GooderFull NameTigrevurmud VornAlias(es)Tigrevurmud (Formal) Tigre (Close allies and friends) Tigre-sama (Titta) Urs (Alter-Ego, also called by Ludmila and Elizaveta)Star Shooter (Kureys)King of the Magic BulletThe Bow (the Demons)Knight of MoonlightOriginMadan no Ou to VanadisOccupationAlsace Earl Silver Meteor Army Commander Zhcted's Guest Warrior(Self-Proclaimed) Vanadis MediatorPowers/SkillsSuperb Archery Skills Sharp senses and reflexesHobbyHuntingGoalsTo save Alsace from Thenardier (Succeeded) Ending Brune Civil War (Succeeded) FamilyUrs Vorn (father)Diana Vorn (mother)Eleonora Viltaria (wife)Vachell Vorn (son)Elisa Shevarin (adopted daughter)Valery (adopted son)Regin Estelle Loire Bastien do Charles (wife)Unknown child with Sofya ObertasUnknown child with TittaUnknown child with Ludmila LourieUnknown child with Elizaveta FominaUnknown child with LimalishaUnknown child with Olga TammUnknown child with Regin
Tigrevurmud Vorn, also known as Tigre, is the main protagonist of the fantasy light novel and anime series named Madan no Ou to Vanadis or known as Lord Marksman and Vanadis in English. As the current Alsace's Earl and the sole owner of the mysterious Black Bow, Tigre is responsible for keeping his hometown safe from any enemies. He is also a prominent ally to Eleonora Viltaria, the Wind Vanadis of Zchted who was his former enemy and his benefactor. He is also one of three main forces during Brune's Civil War after his antagonistic rivals, Felix Aaron Thenardier and Maximilian Bennusa Ganelon. He became Brune's renowned war hero for ending it's civil conflict. Six months later, Tigre survived under from Torbalan's naval ambush and drifted to Port Lipper's shores but suffered an amnesia under his alternative name as Urz. Under his amnesiac moniker, he was once Elizavetta Fomina's first hand picked subordinate.
Writer/director Tatsuo Sato and Satelight, known for their sci-fi anime such as Bodacious Space Pirates, are attached to the October production. Animator Yousuke Kabashima serves as character designer and animation director.
The 2011 light novel series from Tsukasa Kawaguchi and Yoshi*10 is set in a warring fantasy Western Europe, in which a young archer is defeated and pressed into service by one of seven young women who rule with the help of weapons given to them by dragons.