More cast members have been announced for the forthcoming new Legend of the Galactic Heroes anime series:
- Unshō Ishizuka is Willibard Joachim von Merkatz
- Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi is Staden
- Takahiro Fujiwara is Fogel
- Naomi Kusumi is Erlache
- Ryota Takeuchi is Adalbert von Fahrenheit
- Shinya Fukumatsu is Paetta
- Kosuke Meguro is Pastolle
- Tooru Sakurai is Moore
- Tasuku Hatanaka is Lao
- Yuuki Ono is Jean Robert Lapp
The first season, The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Kaikō (The New Thesis: Star-Crossed), will air as a 12-episode series. The event screenings of the second “season,” The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Seiran (The New Thesis: Stellar War), will then play in theaters, as three films of four episodes each, in 2019.
The series is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 3, 2018.