Kodoani.com – Tatsunoko Pro revealed the image on Saturday for The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Northern War, television anime adaptation of Nihon Falcom’s The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (Eiyū Densetsu Sen no Kiseki) game series.
Nihon Falcom announced the anime in March 2021 with a planned premiere in 2022, but now the anime is slated to release in early 2023 (although the image above only lists a general premiere in 2023. ).
Hidekazu Sato (Aquarion Logos, Basquash!, The Slayers Next) is directing the anime, titled The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki Northern War. The anime was initially announced as a global project with Taiwanese game company UserJoy (developer of Falcom’s works in Asia outside of Japan), Funimation, content fund SYOU, and production company and NADA anime planning.
The series originally featured the story of Rean Schwarzer in a military academy in the Erebonian Empire, but the anime will feature a story revolving around the western part of the Zemurian continent based on the game.