The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War anime release date in January 2023, in the Winter 2023 anime season.
The anime was first announced in March 2021, and it was originally scheduled to premiere in 2022. But in January 2022, it was announced that the anime would be delayed until 2023. In September 2022, its first trailer was released, revealing the main cast of the show.
And now more cast for the anime has been revealed, including:
- Haruhiko Jo (Don Thousand in Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II) as Grak Gromash
- Mie Sonozaki (Cynthia Moore in Great Pretender) as Jeina Storm
- Takayuki Kondo (Tetsudou Hisakawa in Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) as Logan Mugart
- Kouki Uchiyama (Meruem in Hunter x Hunter) as Rean Schwarzer
- Inori Minase (Rem in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) as Altina Orion
- Jun Fukushima (Kazuma Satou in KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!) as Ivano
- Ryuichi Kijima (Mitsuki in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) as Tack
Cast and staff
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Makoto Koichi (Lugh Tuatha De in The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat) as Lavian Winslet
- Yuichi Nakamura (Gojo Satoru in Jujutsu Kaisen) as Martin S. Robinson
- Sarah Emi Bridcutt (Yuki Nonaka in The Testament of Sister New Devil) as Iseria Frost
- Yuki Ono (Jousuke Higashikata in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable) as Talion Drake
Hidekazu Sato is directing the anime at Tatsunoko Production. Mao Emura is in charge of the series composition along with Hideki Ryоoga. Mina Osawa is designing the characters based on the original character designs of Shoji Harar. Mao Emura is also in charge of the animation story verification.
More about The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War anime is based on The Legend of Heroes, known in Japan as Eiyu Densetsu, series. The Legend of Heroes is an RPG (Role Playing Games) video games series developed by Nihon Falcom.
The latest arc in the game is the Kuro no Kiseki arc, starting with the release of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki in 2021.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War anime is based on the Trails of Cold Steel arc, which started with The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel in 2013 and ended with Trails of Cold Steel IV in 2018.
The anime is set in the year 1205 of the Septian Calendar in the western part of the Zemuria continent. It follows a new original heroine, Lavian, as she is ordered to form a platoon with Martin, Iseria, and Talion on a foolhardy reconnaissance mission to the Erebonian Empire in order to obtain information on the unknown “Hero of the Empire” who threatens North Ambria.
For more information on the series, you can check out the official Eiyu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki anime website.