Critical essays discussing the novels. I’m currently only interested in translating the Mimura and Komae essays. If someone out there gets to them before I do let me know!

Source: The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Official Reader’s Guide

“A Much Belated Fan Letter” by Kentarou Yasui (light novel writer)

“Pioneers of the Secondary World Fantasy Boom” by Mii Mimura (SFF/light novel critic)

“The Heroic Legend of Yoshiki Tanaka” by Shinji Wada (mangaka)

“The World of ‘Medieval Persia'” by Ryou Komae (historian/novelist)