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Netflix Officially Announces New Animated Series Based on Castlevania

Remember the “super violent” animated series based on Castlevania that we reported is actually happening? It seems like Netflix has picked up the bill, as they’ve announced a new animated series based on the Castlevania video game franchise.

The first season of the production will include four half hour episodes, and its set for a broadcasting date sometime later this year. A second season is already planned for sometime next year.

The description for the series reads:

“Castlevania is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself.”

Further details weren’t confirmed, but we’ll keep you guys posted.

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37 comments
  1. SuperDuperSenpai
    SuperDuperSenpai
    February 8, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Probably gonna suck.

  2. Cubanoman
    Cubanoman
    February 8, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    I dont know what to think about this, i mean you cant expect something grimdark like Castlevania coming out of the studio that make Adventure Time

  3. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    February 8, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    Could be good. I wonder how goofy it will be.

  4. RetroGamer
    RetroGamer
    February 8, 2017 at 10:09 pm

    I hear they’re coming out with something called “Dear White People” now.

  5. dogmentation
    dogmentation
    February 8, 2017 at 10:09 pm

    I only hope there’s a very special episode that addresses the dangers of eating meat discovered inside masonry.

  6. SuperDuperSenpai
    SuperDuperSenpai
    February 8, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    I hate to sound like I’m defending it, but last I heard the Death Note thing is an “adaption.” A shitty adaption, but an adaption nonetheless.
    The “Dear White People” crap is just garbage, though.

  7. SuuLoliBoob
    SuuLoliBoob
    February 8, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Eh, who cares about live-action adaptions of anime, i couldn’t care less about GITS, and i could hardly care about Death note.

    But the second one is pretty shit. Desu.

  8. Dr. Roswell. W
    Dr. Roswell. W
    February 8, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    Surprising, because that’s an actual movie.

  9. Eden
    Eden
    February 9, 2017 at 12:26 am

    Let me guess, we’ll see blood, gore, nudity, and the occasional scene of a dyke eating carpet? Most Netflix shows tend to be about the same especially when they’re given the MA rating which means it’ll be more of the same that we’ve seen from the, “game of thrones era”

  10. Boz
    Boz
    February 9, 2017 at 12:51 am

    What if this turns out similar to Vampire Hunter D?

  11. Phasmatis75
    Phasmatis75
    February 9, 2017 at 1:42 am

    They also have a new show where a BLM member tells us how evil white people are.

  12. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    February 9, 2017 at 2:03 am

    Do you think anyone complained about L’s casting choice like they complained about “muh whitewashing” in GiTS? I’m betting that’s a stupid question.

  13. catazxy
    catazxy
    February 9, 2017 at 4:44 am

    Hating on white people is fine, but if you dare treating the blacks the same, then you are a monster. We have to treat them like children because they can’t handle some adult responsibilities, and that’s the plague that feminism and pc culture brought us…

  14. catazxy
    catazxy
    February 9, 2017 at 5:08 am

    “Dear White People”, I love it, it shows how petty and childish they are, trowing the blame and responsibility to a hardworking group of people.
    So blind with rage and ignorant to the problems of their own communities. Why can’t they learn from other minorities like the asians?

  15. SevTheBear
    SevTheBear
    February 9, 2017 at 7:26 am

    Now turned into a dumb TV show xD

  16. SevTheBear
    SevTheBear
    February 9, 2017 at 7:27 am

    Hm, we shall see

  17. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    February 9, 2017 at 8:29 am

    That would be amazing.

  18. Jumanji Joe
    Jumanji Joe
    February 9, 2017 at 9:46 am

    Dear white prople castlevania remix

  19. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    February 9, 2017 at 9:58 am

    This better be about a Belmont saving Europe from Dracula and not Game of Thrones with hipster faggotry.

  20. 2501
    2501
    February 9, 2017 at 10:02 am

    L as a black man? Are they gonna replace L’s desserts with a KFC bucket?

  21. 2501
    2501
    February 9, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Then they need to hire Yoshiaki Kawajiri.

  22. PixelBuff
    PixelBuff
    February 9, 2017 at 11:22 am

    mite b cool.

    Voltron was enjoyable enough, they really need to get a strong studio behind this one though, they need to nail the visuals and animation.

  23. Captmotorcycle
    Captmotorcycle
    February 9, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Race bating bullshit is more like it

  24. Mysterious Friend X
    Mysterious Friend X
    February 9, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Frederator in charge of a Castlevania adaptation? I expect this to be laughable. I don’t think there’s any studio in America that could pull this off.

  25. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    February 9, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    Netflix seems to get going after the action cartoon that the major channels have been hugely neglecting all the while building a monopoly that’ll draw in the teenage and adult money.

  26. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    February 9, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    I’d suck if that’s true since they’re the only ones giving the shit I like a chance.

  27. Bitterbear
    Bitterbear
    February 9, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Well, this is how it starts.

  28. Dr.Weird
    Dr.Weird
    February 10, 2017 at 4:32 am

    castlevania: why white people are the devil.

  29. Slizzl
    Slizzl
    February 10, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Please don’t

  30. John Smith.
    John Smith.
    February 10, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    Fuck Netflix and their racist against white agenda, I’m not supporting this company ever again.

  31. SiliconNooB
    SiliconNooB
    February 11, 2017 at 6:42 am

    I wonder if they’d fund my new sitcom ‘Dear Niggers’?

  32. Scruffy, the Janitor
    Scruffy, the Janitor
    February 11, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    But like, Castlevania has most of that shit anyway. Swap out dyke for succubi and you have Castvania. Personally, I hope they leave Alucard out, and make it strictly about the Belmonts. There’s hardly a reason to hold it against them if they have hit similar to a GoT atmosphere. Writing and context are going to be key