Atelier Meruru ~The Apprentice of Arland~

ateliermeruruMerurulince Rede Arls (CV: Satomi Akesaka) or Meruru is the not-so-princessy princess of the small kingdom of Arls. She is clumsy but wants to get out more and often runs off instead of taking her lessons at the castle. One day Totooria “Totori” Helmold (CV: Kaori Nazuka) arrives to Arls as their alchemist, as it’s decided Arls will be merged into Arland. Meruru bugs the poor alchemist until Totori agrees to make Meruru her apprentice. Determined to become one to travel the world, Meruru turns to her father who forbids the princess at first, but eventually changes his mind in a three-year long trial. If Meruru can get the country to progress in its development with alchemy to a satisfactory degree, she can continue alchemistry, but if she fails… She is never to have anything with it anymore. Meruru’s only choice is to get Arls on the same level of development as Arland, but will her three years be enough? Continue reading