Tatsunoko Pro’s television anime adaptation of Nihon Falcom’s Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (Eiyu Densetsu Sen no Kiseki) game series went live on the official website for The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Northern War, revealing the anime’s main cast.
As the title suggests, the anime will focus on the opposing Northern continent of Zemuria. The original game series depicted the story of Rean Schwarzer in the Erebonian Empire’s military academy, but the anime will focus on Lavian Winslet, a girl from the Zemurian continent.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, is a role-playing video game with turn-based battles by Nihon Falcom. It has free camera movement and fully 3D character models. Nihon Falcom announced the anime in March 2021, with a planned premiere in 2002 but the anime has now been pushed back to early 2023, with no specific date yet.
The cast includes:
Makoto Koichi as Lavian Winslet.
Yuichi Nakamura as Martin S. Robinson.
Yuki Ono as Talion Drake.
Sara Emi Bridcutt as Iseria Frost
Directing the anime is Hidekazu Sato (Aquarion Logos, His and Her Circumstances, Full Metal Panic!). The character design is by Mina Osawa (Given, Kiss Him, Not Me, School Babysitters) and the original character design is by Shoji Hara (PriPara, Saint October). Mao Emura and Hideki Ryoga are in charge of animation story verification and series composition.
Initially, the anime was announced as a global project with the Taiwanese game company UserJoy (Falcom’s game developer in Asia outside of Japan), Funimation, and content fun SYOU, anime planning and production company NADA.
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