‘Strike The Blood’ Anime Getting Two-Part OVA Series

‘Strike The Blood’ Anime Getting Two-Part OVA Series While another series may not be happening at the moment, a new two part Strike the Blood OVA series is set to debut at the end of this year, according to news out of the Dengeki Game Festival 2015. The first promotional video from it, with commentary by the announcers, has surfaced online that you can see below. The property is based off of the light novels of the same name by Gakuto Mkumo with artwork by Manyako, which began in 2011 and has twelve volumes to date. A manga adaptation began in 2012 summer that’s progressing slowly with artwork be Tate. The new OVA will be written by Mikumo as an original story to be animated.

Cast:

Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kojō Akatsuki
Rise Taneda as Yukino Himeragi
Asami Seto as Asagi Aiba
Rina Hidaka as Nagisa Akatsuki
Ryota Ohsaka as Motoki Yaze
Hisako Kanemoto as Natsuki Minamiya

The TV series had Hideyo Yamamoto directing based off of scripts by Hiroyuki Yoshino with character designs by Keiichi Sano. No staffing for this OVA has been revealed yet. Discotek Media has picked up the home video rights for the show in North America.

Plot Concept: The Fourth Primogenitor—That’s the world’s strongest vampire that should only exist in legends. Accompanied by twelve Kenjuu and spreading calamity, this phantom vampire appeared in Japan. For the observation and obliteration of this Fourth Primogenitor, the government and Lion King decided to dispatch an attack mage known as a Sword Shaman. However, for some reason, the one chosen for the observation was a apprentice Sword Shaman girl, Himegari Yukina. Wielding the strongest anti-primogenitor spirit spear, Yukina arrived at Demon District, Itogami City. What is the true identity of the Fourth Primogenitor, Akatsuki Kojou, she encountered over there!?

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