‘The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War’ is a military fiction anime produced by Tatsunoko Production and directed by Hidekazu Sato. The first episode was released in January 2023 and Crunchyroll has announced that they would be producing an English dubbed version.
They announced the cast list on their website:
- Lavian Winslet voiced by Sarah Roach (Maki in Fire Force)
- Martin S. Robinson voiced by Ben Balmaceda (Jiro in More than a Married Couple, but Not Lovers.)
- Iseria Frost voiced by Anjali Kunapaneni (Kaede in How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom)
- Talion Drake voiced by Christopher Niosi (Reigen in Mob Psycho 100)
- Tak voiced by Nazeeh Tarsha (Jude in The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent)
- Ivano voiced by Ryan Colt Levy (Denji in Chainsaw Man)
- Commander Dren voiced by Cris George (Culverin Bear in Love After World Domination)
- Rogan voiced by Christopher Wehkamp (Ruijerd in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation)
- Miju voiced by Luci Christian (Hiling in Ranking of Kings)
- Miju’s Grandmother voiced by Luci Christian
You can watch the trailer below:
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as follows,
“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.”
The anime is set in the universe of the ‘Trails of Cold Steel’ mobile video games developed by UserJoy Technology and published by Nihon Falcom.