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Record of Grancrest War Anime Gets New Trailer, Visual, 3 New Roles

Soon, this world of swords and sorcery will open for everyone to explore.

Earlier today, fans flocked to the Fantasia Bunko Festival 2017 (or watched the stream on NicoNico), which hosted a Record of Grancrest War panel. At the event, three new cast members were unveiled.

Meanwhile, the show’s official website updated with a new key visual and teaser trailer. We break the details down below:

Promo Video

The minute-long trailer introduces the major cast members. Character dialogue provides details on the early story beats.

Key Visual

The new visual features the major characters, posing before a cliff side littered with the blades of the fallen.


The following will join the show’s cast:

  • Aubest Meletes: Satoshi Mikami
  • Layla: Ayane Sakura
  • Cammy: Ari Ozawa

Visuals for each character were also revealed, which you can check out below.

Record of Grancrest War hits Japanese TV in January 2018. The series is based on a light novel series by Record of Lodoss War creator Ryo Mizuno and illustrator Miyuu. Mamoru Hatakeyama (Sankarea: Undying Love, Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East) was tapped to direct the project at A-1 Pictures, with Hiroshi Yakou providing character designs. The team of Ryo Mizuno (Record of Lodoss War) and Shunsaku Yano will take charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Theo Cornaro: Kentarō Kumagai
  • Siluca Meletes: Akari Kitō
  • Irvin: Yūichi Nakamura
  • Aishela: Reina Ueda
  • Lassic David: Satoshi Hino
  • Moreno Dortous: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Priscilla: Natsumi Takamori
  • Marrine Kreische: Ai Kayano
  • Villar Constance: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Mirza Kooches: Wataru Hatano
  • Alex Deux: Yūichi Iguchi
  • Ema: Minori Suzuki
  • Luna: Megumi Nakajima
  • Margret Odius: Yuko Kaida
  • Laura Hardley: Chika Anzai
  • Helga Pialoza: Yumi Uchiyama
  • Coleen Messala: Kaede Hondo

Aniplex of America holds the North American rights to the series, and started streaming a subtitled trailer earlier this week. You can check it out below:

Sources: Ota-suke, Twitter (pKjd)

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