The Legend of the Galactic Heroes is one of the most iconic anime space operas out there. And now, its getting yet another TV series out in April with The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These. And with the new anime’s premiere looming, Shochiku has started streaming its latest PV. This time, it introduces the characters we’ve known and loved, as well as a few new ones.

And just in case you’ve missed it, here’s the first PV:

The new characters which the new PV introduced are:

Galactic Empire:

  • Staaden: Kiyomitsu Mizuuchi
  • Erlach: Naomi Kusumi
  • Vogel: Takahiro Fujiwara
  • Adalbert von Fahrenheit: Ryota Takeuchi
  • Willibald Joachim von Merkatz: Unsho Ishizuka

Free Planets Alliance:

  • Paetta: Shinya Fukumatsu
  • Lao: Tasuku Hatanak
  • Moore: Toru Sakurai
  • Jean Robert Lapp: Yuuki Ono
  • Pastore: Kosuke Meguro

Aside from the new characters, the cast will also include:

  • Reinhard von Lohengramm: Mamoru Miyano
  • Yang Wen-li: Kenichi Suzumura
  • Siegfried Kircheis: Yuichiro Umehara
  • Paul von Oberstein: Junichi Suwabe
  • Wolfgang Mittermeyer: Daisuke Ono
  • Oskar von Reuenthal: Yuichi Nakamura
  • Julian Mintz: Yuki Kaji
  • Frederica Greenhill: Aya Endo
  • Alex Cazellnu: Tokuyoshi Kawashima
  • Walter von Schenkopp: Shinichiro Miki
  • Narrator: Yoshimitsu Shimoyama

Now that’s one huge all-star cast indeed! The new anime will premiere on 3rd April and will follow the original novels’ first volume, “Reimei-hen/Dawn”. They also revealed that the anime will have a total of 12 episodes. But that’s not all because it will have a sequel film trilogy titled “Seiran (Stellar War)”. It will hit Japanese theatres in 2019.