The story of a kouhai interrupting her vampire senpai’s fights continues with the Strike the Blood III OVA series. And after revealing that they’re splitting the series up into five OVA discs (Blu-ray and DVD), the staff revealed the episode count. According to the anime’s official website, the OVA will have a total of ten episodes. This means that each of the five releases will feature two episodes each.

Strike the Blood III will be adapting the Holy War arc from Gakuto Mikumo’s original light novel series. It also revealed the release dates for the five parts, and they are:

  • Part 1: 19 December 2018
  • Part 2: 27 March 2019
  • Part 3: 29 May 2019
  • Part 4: 24 July 2019
  • Part 5: 25 September 2019

The staff also confirmed that the original cast from the anime are returning, as well as a few new cast members:

  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kojou Akatsuki
  • Risa Taneda as Yukina Himeragi
  • Asami Seto as Asagi Aiba
  • Rina Hidaka as Nagisa Akatsuki
  • Ikumi Hayama as Sayaka Kirisaka
  • Ryota Ohsaka as Motoki Yaze
  • Hisako Kanemoto as Natsuki Minamiya
  • Yuka Iguchi as Astarte

New cast members:

  • Sayaka Senbongi as Yuiri Haba
  • Kaede Hondo as Shio Hikawa
  • Misaki Watada as Glenda
  • Lynn as December
  • Hikaru Akao as Carly
  • Shun Horie as Rogi Anzu
  • Haruno as Raan
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Takehito Senga

Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets will perform the opening theme song “Blood and Emotions”, while Risa Taneda will perform the ending theme song “Love Stoic”. Finally, Hideyo Yamamoto is returning from the TV anime to direct the OVAs over at CONNECT.