Set in the fictional world of Prester, the series follows Claus Valca, Lavie Head, Alvis Hamilton, and the crew of a mysterious battleship called Sylvana. Besides its captivating story, its atmosphere is highlighted by the amazing soundtrack of Hitomi Kuroishi. The series saw a revival around 2011-2012, when a manga that follows the event of the TV series was published under the name Last Exile: Travelers from the Hourglass along with a spin-off by the name Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing that is still being serialized in Young Ace and is illustrated by Robo Miyamoto.
Fam, the Silver Wing takes place on Earth and focuses on new characters: two space pirates by the name of Fam Fan Fan and Giselle Collette. The series also had an anime adaptation that aired in 2011-2012.