On the official Twitter account for the original anime of Ichigo Animation and Mamoru Oshii, Vlad Love, the first promotional video of the project was published.
The series was slated to premiere in the upcoming fall season, but this was delayed indefinitely due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production. The new release date will be announced as soon as it is decided.
Cast of voices
- Ayane Sakura like Mitsugu Bamba.
- Rina Hidaka like Mai Vlad Transylvania.
- Romi park like Chihiro Chimatsuri.
- Saori Hayami like Nami Unten.
- Yuu Kobayashi like Maki Watabe.
- Kanako Takatsuki like Kaoru Konno.
- Yoko Hikasa like Jinko Sumida.
- Kenta Miyake like Masumi Katsuno.
- Kaito Ishikawa like Okada.
- Ryuunosuke Watanuki like Kambara.
- Tarou Kiuchi like Horita.
- Hiroshi Iwasaki like Mai's father.
- Mamoru Oshii is in charge of the executive direction and the original idea is credited.
- Junji Nishimura (Ranma ½, Taiho Shichau zo The Movie, True tears) is in charge of directing the anime in the studios Drive.
- Kei Yamamura (The Next Generation -Patlabor-) is writing the scripts with Oshii.
- Kazunari Niigaki (key animator and animation director for episodes of Monogatari Series) is designing the characters.
- The studies Production I.G Production cooperation is also credited.
- Kenji kawai is composing the soundtrack under the sound direction of Kazuhiro Wakabayashi.
- Kanako Takatsuki will interpret the opening theme as part of the unit BlooDye, together with Karin Isobe, Sayaka Akagi, Ayano Furutaka and Chisami ItouIn addition, the opening theme will be different for the version abroad, being performed by the band. LOVEBITES.
- The closing theme will be performed by the singer Alan in collaboration with the violinist Ayasa.
Synopsis of Vlad Love
Mitsugu Bamba is a high school student who appreciates helping others through donating blood. She frequently visits the blood bank for this purpose, even though the nurse has a lousy character. One day, he meets a beautiful, foreign-looking girl in the blood bank.
The pale girl seems about to pass out, but then begins to destroy the facility. Soon after she passes out and Mitsugu takes her home ...
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