Two courageous vampire hunters and an adorable mascot character have been announced for The Vampire dies in no time. (known in Japan as Kyuuketsuki Sugu Shinu), an upcoming TV anime based on the supernatural comedy manga by Itaru Bonnoki about a modern day vampire who falls in with a vampire hunter after the latter destroys the former’s ancestral home.
The new characters include (pictured above, from left to right):
- Mutsumi Tamura as John, an armadillo and Dralc’s familiar.
- Natsumi Hioka as Hinaichi, a deputy captain in the Vampire Countermeasures Division.
- And Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tou Handa, a half-human / half-vampire member of the Vampire Countermeasures Division.
Serialized in Akira Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion manga magazine, The Vampire dies in no time. tells the story of Ronaldo, a vampire hunter, and Dralc, an immortal vampire who is nevertheless pretty wimpy and always being reduced to a pile of ash. Ronaldo and Dralc end up living together when – after a misunderstanding involving some missing children – Ronaldo destroys Dralc’s ancestral home, and soon the vampire and the vampire hunter form a team to investigate supernatural disturbances.
The Vampire dies in no time. TV anime is directed by Hiroshi Kōjina and features animation production by MADHOUSE. The series is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan in October of 2021.
Source: Comic Natalie
Copyright notice: © Itaru Bonnoki (Akita Shoten) / The Production Committee Dies in No Time
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