During a press conference on Wednesday, director Mamoru Oshii
, Urusei Yatsura
) revealed that his new anime project will be an original 12-episode series titled Vlad Love
. The series is the first for Oshii's studio Ichigo Animation, and will debut in Spring 2020.
The slapstick comedy series revolves around Mai the vampire and her school friends. Oshii commented that there will be no handsome men and that it will have a serious take on the girl-meets-girl theme.
Original Creator, Chief Director: Mamoru Oshii
Director: Junji Nishimura
Series Composition: Mamoru Oshii, Kei Yamamura (Tokyo Mukokuseki Shoujo
Character Design: Issei Aragaki
Music Producer: Daisuke Miyachi (Pop in Q
Creative Production: Comic Animation Inc.
Animation Associate: Production I.G
Production Company: Ichigo Animation
BlooDye, a new unit which consists of Kanako Takatsuki
(Love Live! Sunshine!!
) and Karin Isobe
), Sayaka Akagi, Ayano Furutaka, and Chisami Itou, will perform the theme song and serve as ambassadors. They will also debut with a song titled "Kono Hoshi no Dokoka de."
Official website: https://www.ichigo-animation.com
Source: Mantan Web
, Press Release