The official website for Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These (Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These), the new anime of Tanaka Yoshiki’s epic science fiction novels Legend of the Galactic Heroes, is now streaming a teaser trailer for the third season of the anime. The video reveals that the anime will debut as features in theaters (similar to previous seasons) under the title Legend of the Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Gaikotsu (Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These – Clash). The season’s three theatrical features will open in Japan on March 4, April 1, and May 13, respectively.
The third season will then run on television for 24 episodes (numbered as episodes 25-48 in the overall series).
The first season, Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Kaikou (The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis – Encounter), aired as a 12-episode series that premiered in April 2018. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan, and Funimation streamed an English dub.
The three films in the show’s second “season,” Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Seiran (Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Second), opened in Japan on September 27, October 25, and November 29, 2019, respectively. Each film has a length of four television episodes. Crunchyroll began streaming the series in September.
Tada Shunsuke (Kuroko no Basket, STARMYU) directed the anime at Production I.G. Takagi Noboru (Durarara!!, Kuroko no Basket) was in charge of the series scripts. Kikuchi Yoko (Junjou Romantica, Kuroko no Basket, Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi – The World’s Greatest First Love), Teraoka Iwao (Yuusha Keisatsu J-Decker guest character designs, KKuroko no Basket storyboarder), and Tsushima Katsura (Kuroko no Basket episode animation director) designed the characters, and Goto Takayuki (Kuroko no Basuke, Blood-C) served as chief animation director.