ZEXCS Makes Diabolik Lovers Anime About Vampire Brothers
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The "Otomate Party 2013" event announced the staff and confirmed the cast for the anime adaptation of Rejet's Diabolik Lovers vampire drama CD/PSP game on Sunday.
Shinobu Tagashira (D.C. ~Da Capo~ character designer/chief animation director, Is This a Zombie? character designer) is directing the anime at studio ZEXCS (D.C. ~Da Capo~, Flowers of Evil, Say, "I Love You".) Yuuko Yahiro (B Gata H Kei - Yamada's First Time) is adapting Satoi's original designs for the animation, and Seiko Nagatsu (Futari wa Precure Splash Star, Mokke) is in charge of the series scripts. Yuuki Hayashi (Robotics;Notes, Blood Lad) is composing the music.
The game's original cast is returning for the anime adaptation.
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Ayato Sakamaki
- Yuuki Kaji as Kanato Sakamaki
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Raito Sakamaki
- Kousuke Toriumi as Shū Sakamaki
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Reiji Sakamaki
- Takashi Kondo as Subaru Sakamaki
The story centers around the six sadistic Sakamaki vampire brothers. Yui Komori is a positive-thinking girl who nevertheless is troubled by seeing spirits and experiencing poltergeist phenomena. In her second year in high school, she transfers to a new school — a night school for entertainers and celebrities — due to her father's work. There are rumors that there are vampires among the student body, and Yui ends up living with the Sakamaki brothers.
The anime adaptation is slated for this fall. The Animate.tv posted images from the promotional video that was screened at Sunday's event.
Image © Rejet, Idea Factory/Diabolik Lovers Project