Vampire TV Anime Diabolik Lovers' 1st Promo Streamed
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Rejet's Diabolik Lovers vampire drama CD/PSP game began streaming the first promotional video on Monday. The video features "Mayonaka no Kyōen (Midnight Pleasure)," the opening theme song from the original game.
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.
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 anime will air this fall.