TV (38 eps)
2012 - 2013
Summer 2012
4.067 out of 5 from 2,761 votes
Rank #1,084

Shin and Hyou are war-orphans in the kingdom of Qin. They dream of proving themselves on the battlefield until the day Hyou is captured by a minister. The boy manages to escape and return to his village, but he is badly injured. Shin then meets a mysterious youth who bears an eerie resemblance to Hyou—a boy who will one day become emperor!

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(Sub) The Boy With No Name image

Episode 1

(Sub) The Boy With No Name

(Sub) An Encounter With Destiny image

Episode 2

(Sub) An Encounter With Destiny

(Sub) For a Friend image

Episode 3

(Sub) For a Friend

(Sub) The King and the Sword image

Episode 4

(Sub) The King and the Sword

(Sub) Unbroken Heart image

Episode 5

(Sub) Unbroken Heart

(Sub) The Path to Becoming a General image

Episode 6

(Sub) The Path to Becoming a General

(Sub) The Fearsome Folk of the Mountains image

Episode 7

(Sub) The Fearsome Folk of the Mountains

(Sub) Each One's Dream image

Episode 8

(Sub) Each One's Dream

(Sub) On to Xianyang image

Episode 9

(Sub) On to Xianyang

(Sub) Storming the Capital image

Episode 10

(Sub) Storming the Capital

(Sub) A Fierce Battle Begins image

Episode 11

(Sub) A Fierce Battle Begins

(Sub) The Ultimate Sword-Blow image

Episode 12

(Sub) The Ultimate Sword-Blow

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