Blade & Bastard (series)

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Blade & Bastard (ブレイド&バスタード, Bureido ando Basutādo) is an original light novel series sets in worldview of Wizardry written by Kumo Kagyu and illustrated by so-bin of Goblin Slayer and Overlord fame respectively. It was published by DRE Novels in December 9, 2022[1] beginning with the first volume in Japan, the light novel was also officially translated into several languages including English, Simplified Chinese, Thailand and Korea.

A webmanga adaptation illustrated by Makoto Fūgetsu was made in June 7, 2023, published by DRE Comics. Later followed by standalone printed book release in October 25, 2023.

Characters

Main article: Blade & Bastard (series)/Characters
  • Iarumas: An amnesiac adventurer. Retrieves the bodies of fallen adventurer from the dungeon at the request of the temple.
  • Garbage: An adventurer who rescued by Iarumas. The "Monster's Leftovers," who speaks more like a dog than person.
  • Raraja: A strange turn of fate leads him to exploring the dungeon with Iarumas and the others.
  • Ainikki: An elven woman of the cloth in the service of God. Looks out for Iarumas and Garbage.
  • Sezmar: A Fighter who leads the ultimate party. This jovial man is also friends with Iarumas.
  • Berkanan: A novice magician girl came from the East with an exceptionally large-framed.
  • Orlaya: A rhea girl who used to be in the same clan in Raraja.
  • Sarah: An elven priest who is a member of the All-Stars.

Light Novel List

Title Release date and chapters ISBN
Volume 1: Warm ash, Dusky dungeon
(-灰は暖かく、迷宮は仄暗い-)
(-溫暖的灰燼,昏暗的迷宮-)
(-재는 따듯하고, 미궁은 어슴푸레하다-)
Book 9781975389758.jpg
JPDecember 9, 2022[1]
TWJuly 27, 2023[2]
KORMarch 20, 2024[3]
WWDecember 9, 2022
978-4434311017
978-1975389758
978-6165995146
979-1127874414
Chapters:
  • Prologue: All-Stars
  • 1: Iarumas
  • 2: Raraja
  • 3: Scale
  • 4: Garbage
  • 5: Ainikki
  • Final: Wizardry
Volume 2: Wireframe Dungeon & Dragon with Red Dead
(-鉄骨の試練場、赤き死の竜-)
(-鋼骨試煉場,死亡之紅龍-)
(-철골의 시련장, 붉은 죽음의 용-)
Book 9781975392888.jpg
JPJune 9, 2023
TWJanuary 11, 2024[4]
KORMarch 20, 2024[5]
WWJune 9, 2023
978-4434326370
978-1975392888
979-1127874421
Chapters:
  • 1: Berkanan
  • 2: The Edge of Town
  • 3: Dragon Slayer
  • 4: Adventurer's Inn
  • 5: Hawkwind
  • 6: Dungeon and...
  • 7: Dragon
  • 8: Contra-Dextra Avenue
Volume 3: Return of the Hrathnir
(-金剛石の騎士の帰還-)
(-금강석의 기사의 귀환-)
Book 9781718393523.jpg
JPDecember 8, 2023
KORJune 20, 2024[6]
WWFebruary 16, 2024
978-4434326370
979-1127876197
978-1718393523
Chapters:
  • 1: Broken Item
  • 2: Golden Key
  • 3: Elevator
  • 4: Greater Demon
  • 5: Allocation Center
  • 6: Magic Sword
  • 7: Unseen Being
  • 8: Hrathnir
  • 9: Cant
Volume 4: Adventurer's Tale of Dungeon City
(-迷宮街冒険奇譚-)
Book 97844343412.jpg
JPJuly 10, 2024
WWTBA
‎978-4434341243
Chapters:
  • TBA

Gallery

Videos

Reveal Trailer.

Volume 1 Trailer.

Manga Trailer.

Trivia

  • Several members of The Softalk All-Stars from the original game reprises, however some members have their appearances altered as opposed to the original counterpart.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 ブレイド&バスタード1 - DREコミックス公式サイト, Drecom Media, Retrieved: May 22, 2024
  2. BLADE & BASTARD (01) —溫暖的灰燼,昏暗的迷宮—, BOOK☆WALKER, Retrieved: May 22, 2024
  3. 알라딘: 블레이드&바스타드 1, Aladin.co.kr, Retrieved: May 22, 2024
  4. BLADE & BASTARD (02) —鋼骨試煉場,死亡之紅龍—, BOOK☆WALKER, Retrieved: May 22, 2024
  5. 알라딘: 블레이드&바스타드 2, Aladin.co.kr, Retrieved: May 22, 2024
  6. 알라딘: 블레이드&바스타드 3, Aladin.co.kr, Retrieved: June 14, 2024

External links

Characters introduced in
Volume 1 Ainikki - Egam - Garbage - Hawkwind - Iarumas - Moradin - Prospero - Raraja - Sarah - Sezmar - Tuck
Volume 2 Berkanan
Volume 3 Orlaya
Terminology
Races Human - Elf - Dwarf - Hobbit
Classes Fighter - Thief - Priest - Mage - Bishop - Samurai - Ninja
Locations
Media
Light Novels Warm ash, Dusky dungeon - Wireframe Dungeon & Dragon with Red Dead - Return of the Hrathnir
Manga Episode 0 - Episode 1 - Episode 2 - Episode 3
Llylgamyn Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (remake) - The Knight of Diamonds - Legacy of Llylgamyn - The Return of Werdna - Heart of the Maelstrom
Cosmic Forge Bane of the Cosmic Forge - Crusaders of the Dark Savant (Gold / PSX) - Wizardry 8
Gaiden Suffering of the Queen - Curse of the Ancient Emperor - Scripture of the Dark - Throb of the Demon's Heart - Dimguil - Prisoners of the Battles - The Absence of Misericordia - The Five Ordeals (Traveler's Property / Children of the King Selene / The Devoid of Apotheosis / The Pickled Man of Galvan / The Wheels of Flame / The Price of Deception)
Starfish Wizardry Empire - The Staff of Resurrection - Princess of the Ancient - II (Plus) Legacy of the Princess - Ancestry of the Emperor - Asterisk: The Scarlet Seal
BUSIN Tale of the Forsaken Land - Gotz' Trap Removal - BUSIN 0: Wizardry Alternative NEO
XTH Academy of Frontier - Unlimited Students
Renaissance The Wedge of Life - Labyrinth of Lost Souls (The Red Shadow of the Sister) - Online Mobile - Legacy of Oblivion - Prisoners of the Lost City - Online - Wizardry 0 - The Magical Tower of War - Schema - Wizrogue: Labyrinth of Wizardry
Other games Nemesis: The Wizardry Adventure - Chronicle - Summoner - Wizlite: Everybody loved RPGs
Mobile games Monthly Wizardry - DoCoMo Wizardry - Wizardry Traditional - Wizardry: Chapter 1 - Variants Daphne
Cancelled Stones of Arnhem - Wizardry Gaiden VB - Strange Tale of the Rising Sun - Wandering Dark Lord
Compilations The Wizardry Trilogy: Scenarios I, II & III - I-II - The New Generation - Trilogy 2 - III-IV - VI & VII Complete - The Ultimate Wizardry Archives - Llylgamyn Saga - New Age of Llylgamyn - I-II-III: Story of Llylgamyn - Twin Pack - Perfect Pack - Legacy: BCF, CDS & 8
Tabletop games Wizardry RPG - Wizball
Novels Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord - The Story of Alavik and Margda - Knight of Diamonds - Legacy of Llylgamyn - Heart of the Maelstrom - Ash & Youth Side by Side - The Wind. Has it reached the Dragon? - The Return of Werdna - Suffering of the Queen (Futabasha) - Suffering of the Queen Iris - King of the Sands - Llylgamyn War - Prelude/Expansion - The League of the Crimson Crescent - Blade & Bastard
Media Quest for Hrathnir - Wizardry (anime) - Gaiden (manga) - Apolon Game Music Box Memorial Sound of Wizardry - ZEO (manga) - Record of Wicked Sorcerer: Ash & Youth - Blade & Bastard (manga)
Other related Ultima - The Bard's Tale - Deathlord - Centauri Alliance - Elminage - Generation XTH - Class of Heroes - Wizardry Clone - Wizardry references in popular culture
Collaborations Demon Tribe - Dungeon Dive: Aim for the Deepest Level - Final Fantasy Agito - Rise of Mana - Samurai Schema - Darkest Dungeon II