A young boy named Shin along with his friend are slaves. They dream for a better future as they aim to become the greatest generals under the heaven. Realising this dream will be difficult to achieve, they start training with wooden swords. They have over 1000 serious bouts against each other and train for wide variety of situations. One Day his friend dreams is one step closer of achieving it. Trough circumstances Shin becomes involved and on a fated day he meets a person that can help him achieve his dream, although this person needs his help as well. Due to this Shin becomes a target by some powerful people and Shin has to fight to survive. Trough his journey he makes some unexpected friends and starts learning about the nature of war and the nature of politics. If Shin wants to achieve his dream, he will need to climb up in rank and gain achievements, rampage on the battlefield and gaining knowledge and military might.
This season covers chapter 1 - 173. Although some mini stories are left out or some changes are made to them. Assassination Plot Arc is not yet animated even in season two. and Escape from Zhao Arc has been moved to season two.
Air date: 2012-06-04
Total episodes: 38
Season status: Finished