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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War Anime Releases New Trailer Featuring ED by Nami Nakagawa

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The anime series The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War revealed today a new trailer for the upcoming premiere, featuring the ending theme song “proud hero” performed by Nami Nakagawa.





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The staff and cast include:


  • Director: Hidekazu Sato (Basquash!)
  • Animation Story Research: Mao Emura
  • Series Composition: Hideki Ryoga, Mao Emura
  • Original Character Designer: Shoji Hara (PriPara)
  • Character Designer: Mina Osawa (given)
  • Animation Production: Tatsunoko Production


  • Lavian Winslet voiced by Makoto Koichi (Sakura Otome in Lycoris Recoil)
  • Martin S. Robinson voiced by Yuichi Nakamura (Gray Fullbuster in Fairy Tail)
  • Iseria Frost voiced by Sarah Emi Bridcutt (Yuzuru Yamai in Date A Live)
  • Talion Drake voiced by Yuki Ono (Louis in BEASTARS)
  • Rean Schwarzer voiced by Koki Uchiyama (Tomura Shigaraki in My Hero Academia)
  • Altina Orion voiced by Inori Minase (Itsuki Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets)
  • Glark Grommash voiced by Haruhiko Jo (Hector Barbossa in Kingdom Hearts)
  • Jayna Storm voiced by Mie Sonozaki (Madame Kurenai in EDENS ZERO)
  • Rogan Mugart voiced by Takayuki Kondo (Phoenix Wright in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney)
  • Ivano voiced by Jun Fukushima (Kazuma in KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!)
  • Tak voiced by Ryuichi Kijima (Mitsuki in BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS)

The series was originally announced in March 2021. Crunchyroll will stream the series to users worldwide (excluding Asia) when it premieres in January. Crunchyroll describes the series:

Septian Calendar Year 1205.

Lavi was born in North Ambria, the poorest region in the northwestern Zemuria. She enlists in the Northern Jaegers, the largest in the continent, to protect her hometown and distinguish herself from her grandfather Vlad, who was once a hero but betrayed North Ambria.
Her devotion to her missions often earned her violations of regulations, and one day, she is ordered to assemble a platoon with Martin, Iseria, and Talion for an impossible spy mission to Erebonia to gather information on the “Imperial Hero” a mysterious threat to North Ambria.


Source: Official Twitter



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