Arc the Lad (アークザラッド, Ākuzaraddo) is a Japanese series of Playstation RPG games developed by Toshiro Tsuchida of Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), and released outside Japan by Working Designs under a compilation set called Arc the Lad Collection in 2002. An anime television series based on the second game was produced by Bee Train Studios, and licensed by ADV Films which ran from April 5 to October 11, 1999.
The anime follows the story of Arc the Lad II, where an evil corporation secretly controls the world and produces powerful chimeras. A bounty hunter Elc gets caught up in the conspiracy after rescuing a young female beast tamer named Lieza from the corporation. Together with Shu and the rest of their companions, they fight to save a corrupt world.