Madan no Ou to Vanadis (also known as Lord Marksman and Vanadis) is a fantasy, action anime series based on the light novel written by Tsukasa Kawaguchi and illustrated by Yoshio (Volume 1-8, Hinata Katagiri since Volume 9), published by Media Factory. The story focuses on Tigrevurmud Vorn, a nobleman from the fictional European country of Brune. Under the leadership of King Faron, Brune is in the midst of a civil war between their two heirs due to Faron's deteriorating health. Meanwhile, Zhcted, Brune's longtime rival ruled by the seven war maidens known as the Vanadis, launches an invasion due to the flood control laws. Eleonora Viltaria, the war maiden of Leitmeritz, lead an invasion of Brune, ambushing most of the military in the process. Tigre, the sole survivor of Elen's assault, is captured by Elen and recruited into her army. Elen and Tigre are inevitably drawn into the heart of the conflicts when his homeland Alsace is invaded.

It was one of the five MF Bunko J light novel anime adaptations announced at Media Factory's Summer School Festival Event on July 28, 2013.



  • Creator: Tsukasa Kawakuchi
  • Character Design (Original): Yoshi☆wo (Volume 1-8), Hinata Katagiri (Volume 9 onwards), Nobuhiko Yanai (Mangaka)
  • Director: Tatsuo Sato
  • Anime Illustrator: Yosuke Kabashima
  • Executive Producer: Gen Fukuaga
  • Anime Music: Masaru Yokoyama and Nobuaki Nobusawa (Composed Background music for the series)
  • Anime Studio: Starlight
  • Theme Songs:


Characters Japanese English
Tigrevurmud Vorn
Kaito Ishikawa
Joel McDonald
Eleonora Viltaria
Haruka Tomatsu
Caitlin Glass
Yuka Iguchi
Alex Moore
Sumire Umesaka
Tia Ballard
Ludmila Lorie
Mariya Ise
Jad Saxton
Sofya Obertas
Ai Kayano
Morgan Garrett
Alexandra Alshavin
Mikako Komatsu
Carli Mosier
Elizaveta Fomina
Yuu Kobayashi
Lauren Landa
Valentina Glinka Estes
Hitomi Harada
Monica Rial
Juurouta Kosugi
Bill Flynn


The opening theme for the anime is Ginsen no Kaze, performed by Konomi Suzuki. The ending theme is Schwarzer Bogen, performed by Hitomi Harada, who is also Valentina's Seiyuu. There is a second ending theme later known as Ryūsei Chinkonka, perform also by Konomi Suzuki, which is also an insert song for the tenth episode.


No. Title Romaji/Kanji Title Original airdate
"Wind Princess of the Battlefield"
"Senjō no kazehime"
October 4, 2014
02 "The Return Home" "Kikan"
October 11, 2014
03 "Return of the Magic Marksman" Yomigaeru Madan

October 18, 2014

04 "Snow Princess of the Frozen Ripple" "Mīcheria"
(凍漣の雪姫 (ミーチェリア) )
October 25, 2014
05 "The Storming of the Tatras Mountains" "Tatorasan Kōryakusen"
November 1, 2014
06 "Black Knight" "Kurokishi"
November 8, 2014
07 "To Protect" "Mamorutameni"
November 15, 2014
08 "2,000 vs 20,000" "Ni-sen tai Ni-man"

November 22, 2014

09 "Thunder Swirl and Luminous Flame" "Kaminariuzu to kagayaku honō"
November 29, 2014
10 "The Ormea Campaign" "Orumea kaisen"
December 6, 2014
11 "Two War Maidens" "Senhime futari"
December 13, 2014
12 "The Holly Grotto (Saint-Groel) " "Sanguroeru"
(聖窟宮 (サングロエル) )
December 20, 2014
13 "The Widespread World" "Hirogaru sekai"
December 27, 2014

Anime SpecialsEdit

Tigre-Kun to Vanadis-ChuEdit

Main Article: Tigre-kun to Vanadi-chu

This special flash anime detailed everything about the anime, especially about Tigre, the Vanadis and other characters in chibi form. Some plot in this special series are also included from certain story elements from the light novel (or manga).

Lim's ReportEdit

Main Article: Lim's Report

This anime special summary is narrated by Lim as the recap of the anime series in every anime episodes.

Anime Releases (Outside of Japan) Edit

The anime series were being licensed in following countries and regions:

DVD/BD Releases Edit

US and Canada: Funimation Entertainment

Taiwan: Proware Multimedia International

TV and Streaming Edit

Middle East, North Africa, and Europe (non-UK, Ireland and Nordics): Crunchyroll

Australia and New Zealand: Madman Entertainment

China: iQiyi

South Korea: ANIPLUS

External SiteEdit

Anime PollEdit

How would you rate the anime with regards to the manga and light novels?

The poll was created at 19:39 on February 1, 2016, and so far 145 people voted.

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