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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War Anime Set for January 2023

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Seven new cast additions have been revealed for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War TV anime, which brings the RPG series to a different format when it premieres in January 2023. In addition to that timing confirmation, you can see who’s voicing who and check out a handful of character designs below.

Featured without accompanying designs are Jun Fukushima as Ivano and Ryuichi Kijima as Tak. Here’s what they had to say about their roles according to Crunchyroll News:

Jun Fukushima:

“Hello, I’m Fukushima Jun, the voice of the mysterious masked soldier. Hehehe, I know what you’re all wondering: is he a hottie under that mask? I bet your curiosity is keeping you up at night! And the answer is… you’ll have to watch the anime and find out

Ryuichi Kijima:

“I’m Kijima Ryuichi, and I’ll be providing the voice of Tak. I never thought I’d have the opportunity to be a part of the historic Trails of Cold Steel series, and I’m truly honored. Tak normally seems rather detached and lethargic, but will he get to show off his badass side as a Northern Jaeger? Maybe, maybe not. Look forward to it!”

In addition to that, Koki Uchiyama voices Rean Schwarzer:

“It blows my mind to think that it’s been about ten years since the first Trails of Cold Steel game was released. Time goes by so quickly. I was also incredibly curious to see how Rean would fit into this anime adaptation of the Trails of Cold Steel series. Please look forward to next year’s broadcast.”

Inori Minase voices Altina Orion

“The Trails of Cold Steel series is coming your way in anime form! Unlike a game where only my voice was recorded, acting out Altina’s character along with video from the anime during the dubbing allowed me to experience some new discoveries and feelings. The distance between her and Rean is one of the aspects that makes Altina so adorable, so look forward to seeing it!”

Haruhiko Jo voices Glark Grommash:

Trails of Cold Steel… What a title. Every winner eventually becomes a loser, and even the winner… This project skillfully depicts the moments of radiance generated by those living as earnestly and sincerely as they can, and I’m truly happy to have had the opportunity to be a part of it.”

Mie Sonozaki voices Jayna Storm:

“I consider it an honor to take part in the anime adaptation of this long-running legend of heroes. How will my character, Jayna, fit in with so many charming characters as they clash and mature? I hope those who are familiar with the original work, as well as those who aren’t, will look forward to it.”

And Takayuki Kondo voices Rogan Mugart:

“I have had the privilege of working on the Trails series for many years now through Agate and Wallace, who have always been truly special to me, and now I get to add Rogan to that list with the anime adaptation. I couldn’t be more grateful! Please keep an eye on all the characters and watch over their lives in this anime.”

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Northern War has Hidekazu Sato (Basquash!) directing at Tatsunoko Production, so stay tuned for more as we head toward January.

Via Crunchyroll News