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Strike the Blood Anime's Comiket 84 Promo Streamed

posted on 2013-08-21 07:47 EDT
Anime adaptation of Gakuto Mikumo's light novels to premiere in October

The official website for the anime adaptation The official website for the anime adaptation of Gakuto Mikumo's Strike the Blood light novel series began streaming on Wednesday the Comic Market 84 promotional video that premiered at Summer Comiket on August 10.

Animation studios SILVER LINK (Penguindrum, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, WATAMOTE) and CONNECT (in-between animation for Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S, Sword Art Online) are animating the project. Hideyo Yamamoto (The Prince of Tennis II) is directing, and Hiroyuki Yoshino (Guilty Crown, Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic) is handling the scripts. Keiichi Sano (Heaven's Memo Pad, Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru: Futari no Elder) is designing the characters.

Mikumo's Asura Cryin' and The Mystic Archives of Dantalian light novels also inspired anime.

The school action fantasy story of Strike the Blood revolves around Kojō Akatsuki (voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya), a boy deemed the world's most powerful vampire (once thought to only exist in legend and lore), and Yukina Hirameki (Risa Taneda), a girl entrusted with watching over the vampire and if needed, hunting him down.

The anime will premiere on Japanese television in October.

Update: Title corrected. Thanks, thenextday


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