|Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms ( Sayonara no asa ni yakusoku no hana o kazarô ): In the land of Iolph, all the people stop aging in their mid-teens and can live for
hundreds of years. One resident, Maquia, feels lonely despite the peaceful and idyllic land she lives in. But one day, the Mesarte army invades Iolph, seeking the peoples'
blood for their immortality. Maquia manages to escape the destruction and chaos of war, but with no home or people, she becomes a wanderer in a dark forest. She comes
across Erial, an infant mortal boy who has lost his parents, and becomes his guardian.