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‘Strike the Blood III’ OVA Series Showcases AnimeJapan 2019 Promo

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© 2018 Gakuto Mikumo / KADOKAWA ASCII · Media Works / Project STB OVA

The schedule for the Strike the Blood III anime releases coming from Warner Bros. Japan is getting ready for its next volume with some new promotion. With the second volume hitting tomorrow, Warner Bros. Japan did some solid promotion for it during AnimeJapan 2019 and has an engaging video for it that’s fun to watch. The five-volume release began on December 19th, 2018 where both formats are listed as limited editions and will be priced at 6,800 yen each. Check out the details with extras below!

The property is based on the light novels of the same name by Gakuto Mikumo with artwork by Manyako, which began in 2011 and has eighteen volumes to date. A manga adaptation began in 2012 summer that’s progressing slowly with artwork be Tate.

The cast includes Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kojō Akatsuki, Risa Taneda as Yukina Himeragi, Asami Seto as Asagi Aiba, Rina Hidaka as Nagisa Akatsuki, Ikumi Hayama as Sayaka Kirisaka, Ryota Ohsaka as Motoki Yaze, Hisako Kanemoto as Natsuki Minamiya, and Yuka Iguchi as Astarte.

The TV series and previous two OVA series had Hideyo Yamamoto directing based off of scripts by Hiroyuki Yoshino with character designs by Keiichi Sano. Discotek Media has picked up the home video rights for the TV show in North America.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The Fourth Primogenitor—That’s the world’s strongest vampire that should only exist in legends. Accompanied by twelve Kenjuu and spreading calamity, this phantom vampire appeared in Japan. For the observation and obliteration of this Fourth Primogenitor, the government and Lion King decided to dispatch an attack mage known as a Sword Shaman. However, for some reason, the one chosen for the observation was a apprentice Sword Shaman girl, Himegari Yukina. Wielding the strongest anti-primogenitor spirit spear, Yukina arrived at Demon District, Itogami City. What is the true identity of the Fourth Primogenitor, Akatsuki Kojou, she encountered over there!?

Volume Date Extras
1 12/19/18 Booklet, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary
2 03/27/19
3 05/29/19
4 07/24/19
5 09/25/19
Strike the Blood III Japanese Volume 2 Packaging
Strike the Blood III Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Strike the Blood III Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Strike the Blood III Japanese Volume 1 Packaging

[Source: Strike the Blood]

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