The official website for Tatsunoko Pro’s tv anime of Nihon Falcom’s The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (Eiyū Densetsu Sen no Kiseki) game series, The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Northern War, unveiled the show’s second promotional video. The video reveals and previews the opening theme as well as the anime’s January 6 release date.
The opening theme song “The Story So Far” is performed by singer Chisato Akita (MIT GATHERING).
The show will initially air on the DMM TV streaming service on January 6 at 10:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. EST). IT will then air on the Tokyo MX channel at 11:30 p.m. on January 8 (9:30 a.m. EST), as well as AT-X and BS12. Outside of Japan, Crunchyroll will stream the series.
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The previously announced main cast includes:
- Makoto Koichi as Lavian Winslet
- Yūichi Nakamura as Martin S. Robinson
- Sara Emi Bridcutt as Iseria Frost
- Yūki Ono as Talion Drake
The additional cast members includes:
- Haruhiko Jo as Grak Gromash
- Mie Sonozaki as Jeina Storm
- Takayuki Kondō as Logan Mugart
- Kouki Uchiyama as Rean Schwarzer
- Inori Minase as Altina Orion
- Jun Fukushima as Ivano
- Ryūichi Kijima as Tack
The staff includes:
- Director: Hidekazu Sato
- Character Design: Mina Ōsawa
- Original Character Design: Shōji Hara
- Animation Story & Series Composition: Mao Emura, Hideki Ryōga
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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.
Nihon Falcom announced the anime in March 2021, with a projected release date of 2022, but later stated that the anime would debut in 2023.
The original game’s main protagonist was a seventeen-year-old Rean Schwarzer in the military academy in the Erebonian Empire. The upcoming tv anime adaptation, meanwhile, will center on a female protagonist named Lavian. The setting is North Ambria, which is located northwest of the Zemurian
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