Erich von Rerugen



Erich von Rerugen

Character Name
Other Name See Terminologies
Kana エーリッヒ・フォン・レルゲン
Mandarin 埃里希·馮·雷魯根
Personal Info
Military Info
Military Rank

Colonel [1]
Lieutenant Colonel [2]
Major [3]

Allegiance EmpireFlag The Empire
Voiced By
Novel Chapter 1 The Sky In Norden (Vol. 1)
Manga Chapter 1 The Sky in Norden (Vol. 1)
Anime Episode 1 Devil of the Rhine

Erich von Rerugen a.k.a. Lehrgen is a talented military officer who serves under the Imperial General Staff Office.


In the light novel, he has short, brown, center part hair and blue eyes. He has a quite fit body shape, and the airs of a noble.

In the anime, he has black hair with a long strand of hair that set aside his face. He has a gentle, cool-headed looking face and wears bottom rimmed eyeglasses. He wears his officer attire in casual places and during conference meetings.


He is knowledgeable, diligent, and thoughtful on his duties. He has extraordinary observations of various departments during the War College conference, and received high evaluations even in the General Staff Office. Hence, he was able to see through Tanya's true nature, and thought of her as a monster.[4]


He first debuts as the merit investigation branch head of manpower department. Later, he was promoted from Major to Lieutenant Colonel due to excellent performance, and was assigned as the executive officer for the General Staff Office’s Operation department, and went to the north front as the inspection. On the train went to the north, he read Zettour's thesis about the World War. He went to many battlefields to carry out the missions General Staff Office gave.


  • According to LN Volume 7, Lehrgen Combat Group was picked up by the future historian during 1976 Common Era.
  • His name has various versions from different media. Check Terminologies.


  1. LN: Abyssus abyssum invocat - Chapter III: Northern operation
  2. LN: Deus lu volt - Chapter II The Sky In Norden; Anime: Episode 1 The Devil in the Rhine
  3. LN: Deus lu volt - Chapter I Prologue; Anime: Episode 2 Prologue.
  4. Deus lo vult Chapter V : Primeval Battalion