The first information about the novel, Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Kaikou (The Legend of the Galactic Heroes), signed by Production I.G, was shared on Wednesday. Seiyuu staff, the first promotional videos, departments and publishing dates, as well as the director and other members of the team news that I think the most noticeable part was the seiyuu staff.
For this reason, we can show that Mamoru Miyano is one of the most popular characters. While Miyano is in the role of Reinhard von Lohengramm, Kenichi Suzumura Yang Wen-li’yi, Yoshimitsu Shimoyama is the narrator, Yuuichiro Umehara who has recently glowed the star will sing Siegfried Kircheis.
Apart from the Seiyuu cadre, we see a lot of people who are in the famous productions behind the scenes of animen. Shunsuke Tada (Kuroko’s Basketball, STARMYU) will be in charge of the script, while Noboru Takagi (Durarara !!, Kuroko’s Basketball) will be responsible for the script. In the character designs of the series, Yoko Kikuchi (Junjō Romantica, Kuroko’s Basketball, Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi – The World’s Greatest First Love), Iwao Teraoka (Kuroko’s Basketball) and Katsura Tsushima (Kuroko’s Basketball).
Takayuki Goto (Kuroko’s Basketball, Blood-C) goes to the head of the animation management. In addition, Shinji Usui (009 Re: Cyborg) and Shinobu Tsuneki (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Psycho-Pass) will be responsible for the mecha designs from the original work of Naoyuki Kato (The Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Starship Troopers) . Also on this team will be Atsushi Takeuchi (Appleseed, Ghost in the Shell, Yukikaze) which will also be seen in special effects. In the production phase of the series, DMM Pictures, Shochiku and Production I.G, accompanied by Tokuma Shoten, stand out.
The Legend of the Galactic Heroes will be published in April next year under the name Die Neue These Kaikō (The New Thesis: Star-Crossed). Later, in 2019, the second season will feature a series of three film titles titled The Legends of the Galactic Heroes Die Neue These Seiran (The New Thesis: Stellar War).
The Legend of the Galactic Heroes follows the epic battle between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance of Freelancers, as well as the personal stories of Admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm and Yang Wen-Li. The series has already sold 15 million copies with 10 main novels and four side stories and earned Tanaka the Seiun Award. Finally; I would also like to mention that in the fifth book of the author, except for the Legend of the Galactic Heroes which will be released in November, Ryoko’s Case File, Sohryuden – Legend of the Dragon Kings, and Tytania anime project.