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Blood Lad


Alternative Titles

English: Blood Lad
Japanese: ブラッドラッド

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2013 to Sep 9, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.551 (scored by 132,581 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #155
Members: 240,625
Favorites: 1,084
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Ranked #1406Popularity #155Members 240,625
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Episodes: /10

Synopsis

Staz Charlie Blood is a powerful vampire who rules the Eastern district of Demon World. According to rumors, he is a bloodthirsty and merciless monster, but in reality, Staz is just an otaku obsessed with Japanese culture and completely uninterested in human blood. Leaving the management of his territory to his underlings, Staz spends his days lazing around, indulging in anime, manga, and games.

When Fuyumi Yanagi, a Japanese girl, accidentally wanders through a portal leading into the demon world, Staz is overjoyed. But just as he is starting to feel an unusual attraction to her, his territory is attacked, resulting in Fuyumi's untimely death. She turns into a wandering ghost and the crestfallen Staz vows to resurrect her as this would mean being able to travel to the human world, something he has always dreamed of.

Blood Lad follows Staz and Fuyumi, soon joined by the spatial magician Bell and the half-werewolf Wolf, as they travel to find a magic that can bring humans back to life.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Episodes 1-3 were previewed at a screening in Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku, Tokyo on June 30, 2013. Regular broadcasting began on July 8, 2013.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Blood, Staz Charlie
Blood, Staz Charlie
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Sakaguchi, Waku
Japanese
Sakaguchi, Waku
Hydra, Bell
Hydra, Bell
Main
Bridcutt, Sarah Emi
Japanese
Bridcutt, Sarah Emi
Wolf
Wolf
Main
Terashima, Takuma
Japanese
Terashima, Takuma
Yanagi, Fuyumi
Yanagi, Fuyumi
Main
Nomizu, Iori
Japanese
Nomizu, Iori

Staff

Miya, Shigeyuki
Miya, Shigeyuki
Director
Sekito, Kanno
Sekito, Kanno
Director
Iida, Satoki
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Konuta, Kenji
Konuta, Kenji
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

"ViViD" by May'n

Edit Ending Theme

"BLOODY HOLIC" by Yuuka Nanri




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Camna
Sep 8, 2013
Blood Lad is a classic example of taking a typical genre type and applying a currently popular twist on it; in this case you end up with yet another supernatural comedy Most titles that fall under this category are barely passable, but Blood Lad seemed to stand out from the rest of the crowd so I gave it a chance. I mean a vampire boss that is more interested in the otaku culture of Japan over fresh human blood… that doesn’t sound too unoriginal and downright unbearable, right? Well I’m going to tell you why I was neither right nor wrong in Blood Lad’s case.
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Stark700
Sep 8, 2013
Vampires are overrated these days. The idea of them being in anime series isn't a new concept either. In fact, there's plenty of them already like Vampire Knight, Shiki, Rosario + Vampire, etc. Most of them involves some sort of strange faithful day event when the vampire gets caught up with a human in their world and then certain twists come that ties them to some sort of relationship. Only this time, it's a little a bit different. In Blood Lad, the vampire actually wants to help the human. Rather than treating them as a slave or food, this series takes a twist as our read more
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RazorRamona200
Sep 9, 2013
Ok, time to make my review of this 10 episode anime thing....then again, I think I should just quit beating around the bush and state by ratings for each of this anime's category.


Story: mediocre 5.

Ok, so vampires plots are overrated, and this anime follow the same path as that of the main character which has some similarities from "Hataraku Maou-sama" which is about a underworld big boss who doesn't wanna be a big boss anymore and desires a simple life in another place, in fact the plot is almost the same as the mentioned anime. Only the execution is different and it is almost ( read more
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Satire
Sep 11, 2013
"Every vampire fiction reinvents vampires to its own needs. You take what you want."

When and why did vampires become so popular in the past few years? The only conclusion that I could really come to was the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. It's the series that sucked the blood (and money for that matter) out of adolescent girls everywhere. Why? Somewhere along the line I think our society forgot what vampires are supposed to be. The premise of ‘Vampires’ were originally made to be terrifying beings that were both intimidating and powerful. If you don't know what I'm talking about regarding what a vampire read more
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