Centuries into the future , when humanoids are used for many purposes , included war . Kurogane - a warrior humanoid from Phantom Lord’s army - lost a fight and was abandoned , buried in layers of snow , ready to rust . However , Levy Mcgarden , a humanoid professor and mechanic - who works for Fairy Tail Inc, - found him . She fixed , remove the ‘battle function’ from the broken humanoid , and named him “Gajeel” . A new “life” for Gajeel started , but also new dangers from the former army force are coming for him and his savior .