The long-running sci-fi epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes has always had an impressively-sized cast. If you’re worried about keeping up with the upcoming films’ new additions, don’t fret: a pair of trailers is here to give us a run-down of the key players!
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Stellar War will take the form of a trio of film, each covering the equivalent of four television episodes. Each will have a limited theatrical run in Japan over the course of three months. To get us warmed up, there’s a PV devoted to returning characters—including Kaiser Reinhard von Lohengramm, Free Planets hero Yang Wen-li, and their respective allies:
A second PV spotlights new characters joining the saga, including Flegel (CV Tohru Furuya) and Arthur Lynch (CV Issei Futamata):
The first film in the trilogy premieres in Japan on September 27, with the second and third on October 25 and November 29.
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