A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly creatures controlled by Dracula.
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Richard Armitage ...  Trevor Belmont 32 episodes, 2017-2021
James Callis ...  Alucard 32 episodes, 2017-2021
Alejandra Reynoso ...  Sypha Belnades 32 episodes, 2017-2021
Theo James ...  Hector 28 episodes, 2018-2021
Adetokumboh M'Cormack ...  Isaac 28 episodes, 2018-2021
Jaime Murray ...  Carmilla 28 episodes, 2018-2021
Graham McTavish ...  Dracula 22 episodes, 2017-2021
Emily Swallow ...  Lisa Tepes 22 episodes, 2017-2021
Jessica Brown Findlay ...  Lenore 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Yasmine Al Massri ...  Morana 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Ivana Milicevic ...  Striga 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Bill Nighy ...  Saint Germain 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Gildart Jackson ...  Flyseyes 20 episodes, 2020-2021
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When Lisa Tepes, beloved wife of Vlad Tepes AKA Dracula is acused of witchcraft and burned at the stake by an overzealous bishop, Dracula declares war on the people of Wallachia and unleashes an army of murderous demonic creatures from hell. Luckily, Trevor Belmont, last survivor of the Belmont clan, a disgraced family known for hunting all kinds of monsters, is still in town and agrees to take the fight to the lord of vampires. Written by Ricky Lyon

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The score's composer is named Trevor Morris. Interestingly, several of the Castlevania games actually have a family named Morris who descended from the Belmonts. Castlevania: Bloodlines for the Sega Genesis features a playable character named John Morris, while Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin features his son Jonathan as a playable character. See more »

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Possibly the first good video game adaptation.
7 July 2017 | by matinekSee all my reviews

I'll cut this short. Castlevania is only 4 episodes due to it being the prequel to the actual show, Season 2 will feature 8 episodes based on Castlevania 3. Adi Shankar might have questionable taste in makeup, but his work ethic is incredible. Every person working on Castlevania was made to play Castlevania 3 on an NES from Ebay. This show wasn't made to rake in dollars, its first and primary concern is to make it into a goddamn masterpiece and while its not finished so I really should be more responsible with the way I'm rating it, from what I've seen I'm damn impressed. The animation quality is incredible, above most Japanese anime which this show clearly mimmicks. Voice acting is perfect across the board, the action is visceral and gory, but not mindless. The story and its pacing is unique and doesn't pick up on many generic tropes. It's a unique prequel to what is yet to come.

This show is for adults, its almost objectively the best western "anime" (Korra was primarily animated by a Korean studio, that said I'd still rate this higher) and unless you like good bad movies enough, its the best video game adaptation I've ever seen.

Honestly I haven't felt hyped for anything for possibly a decade now, I've learned that hype results in nothing, but considering the directors work ethic, his past work, experience and what Castlevania is right now, I can't feel anything but hype.


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