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)