News Blade Anime's 3rd Teaser Streamed by Marvel
posted on 2011-06-22 06:00 EDT by Egan Loo
The American comic book publisher Marvel began streaming the third Japanese teaser video for MADHOUSE's anime of Marvel's Blade character on Monday. The series will premiere in Japan on July 1.
The story revolves around Blade (Akio Ohtsuka), a "Daywalker" vampire hunter who was born with vampire and human blood after a vampire attacked his mother. While visiting Japan on a mission, Blade tracks down Deacon Frost (Tsutomu Isobe), the vampire who killed his mother. Blade confronts "Existence," a mysterious organization composed of vampires modified by Frost. Maaya Sakamoto and Osamu Saka also star as Makoto and Noah Van Helsing, respectively.
Mitsuyuki Masuhara (Chi's Sweet Home, Kobato.) is directing off scripts written and supervised by Kenta Fukasaku (Battle Royale II: Requiem).
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[Via Comc Book Movie]