Vlad Love

Vlad Love

Comedy, Supernatural, Vampire, School

Airing Date:
Summer 2021(Japan) / March 14, 2021 (Amazon Prime Video, hulu)

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Mitsugu Bamba is a high school girl who is crazy about donating her blood, to the point that she feels compelled to visit a local blood bank despite the unfriendly nurse. One day, Mitsugu encounters a beautiful girl there who looks like she has come from overseas. The girl is so pale that she appears ready to faint. Instead, she suddenly starts trashing the blood bank. The girl then loses consciousness and so Mitsugu takes her home...
Conceived and created by director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell and Mobile Police Patlabor), VLADLOVE is a light-hearted tale of vampires and teenage school girls that showcases the rich imagination of one of Japan’s most renowned anime directors. This is Oshii’s first comedy since Urusei Yatsura, and he is helped in his role as Executive Director & Producer by a team that includes director Junji Nishimura, music director Kazuhiro Wakabayashi, and music composer Kenji Kawai.

Mamoru Oshii’s new anime creation for a new era.

Characters & Voice Actors

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Bamba Mitsugu: Ayane Sakura

A Rare Blood Type Doesn’t Deter Her Enthusiasm for Giving Blood She is in the second year of high school and is passionate about donating blood. Because she has very exceptional type chimera blood, her blood is hardly useful for other people. She safeguards Mai, a beautiful vampire girl who she happens to meet, and struggles to get blood for the hungry girl. She sets up the Blood Donation Club at school and assumes the post of its captain.
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Mai Vlad Transilvania: Rina Hidaka

A Beautiful, Lost Vampire Girl from a Distinguished Line of Vampires A beautiful vampire girl lost in an unfamiliar land. Mai is descended from the Transilvania clan, a prestigious vampire family. She is shy and faint-hearted, and can’t bite and suck people's blood even though she is a vampire. She was hungry and had no one to turn to, but met Mitsugu, who decided to help her and take her home.
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Chihiro Chimatsuri: Romi Paku

A nurse without morals who gets excited by trouble and confusion A beautiful lady who is the Seijumonji High School nurse and the Chimatsuri Blood Research Institute director. Although she is wild and has a potty mouth, she is kind at heart. She becomes interested in Mai (especially her blood) and supports Mitsugu. She creates a Blood Donation Club at school and becomes its advisor to gather food for Mai and collect rare blood to pursue her own interest.
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Nami Unten: Yu Kobayashi

Captain of the Dance Club who is full of curiosity and wants to get involved in everything She is tall and slender, and leads the Dance Club. She is strong-minded and full of curiosity, and will do whatever it takes to get what she wants. She loves Okinawa!
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Maki Watabe: Saori Hayami

Captain of the Cinema Club who is passionate about creating films Interested in watching and making movies, she is a self-proclaimed natural-born documentary filmmaker who wants to film everything. She is also very knowledgeable about vampires.
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Kaoru Konno: Kanako Takatsuki

Captain of the Cosplay Club who is short, geeky, and cute Despite her cute appearance and way of speaking, she is very daring. She is extremely passionate about cosplay. She is also a cat lover with a cat named Tamasaburo.
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Jinko Sumida: Yoko Hikasa

Chairman of the Discipline Committee who is stubborn and inflexible She is a perfectionist who is quite stubborn and unwilling to compromise on anything. Her “Ittokan tin can” attack on discipline violators is notorious. She is an active gamer.

Theme Songs
  • Opening Song: "Where you are" by BlooDye (Mitsugu ver.) / "Winds Of Transylvania" by LOVEBITES (Mai ver.)
  • Ending Song: "Akai Ame" by alan & Ayasa (Chihiro ver.) / "Shingetsu" by Ayasa
Main Staff
  • Original Creator: Mamoru Osii
  • Director: Junji Nishimura
  • Script: Mamoru Oshii / Kei Yamamura
  • Series Composition: Mamoru Oshii
  • Character Design: Issei Aragaki
  • Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
  • Music: Kenji Kawai
  • Chief Director: Mamoru Oshii

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