Arc the Lad anime adaptation was produced by Bee Train and directed by Itsuro Kawasaki. The series ran on Japan's WOWOW satellite network for 26 episodes from April 5, 1999, to October 11, 1999 as part of the Anime Complex omnibus series. A North American release was produced by ADV Films and aired on the Anime Network.
Quickening of the Darkness (Episode 24)Edit
The enemy decides to use Liza's latent powers for their own purposes, and captures her. Arc and his friends fight their way into enemy territory to try and rescue her, but it's been a trap all along. Liza has been hypnotized to stab her friend and escape with her new master, Clive. Clive uses Liza's powers to open a seal that will unleash darkness upon the world, you know the whole megalomania trip. She obeys his every order without question.