Legendary anime director, Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor) is back, and he’s directing a new anime series. Its title is VLADLOVE, a new vampire anime with the concept of “Girl-meets-Girl”.
And now, the anime’s official Twitter Page has revealed the staff in English:
- Executive Director Mamoru Oshii
- Director Junji Nishimura
- Screenplay Mamoru Oshii, Kei Yamamura
- Design Issei Aragaki
- sound director Kenji Kawai
- Audiography : Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
- Animation Drive Inc.
- Animation Associate Production I.G, Inc.
Oshii will be reuniting with some old friends from his Ghost in the Shell and Patlabor days, This includes composer Kenji Kawai, as well as sound director Kazuhiro Wakabayashi. Another classic anime director, Junji Nishimura (Ranma 1/2) is directing the series.
Meanwhile, the series will have its own vocal unit called Blood Dye. It will comprise of Kanako Takatsuki, Karin Isobe, and Sayaka Akagi, Ayano Furutaka, and Chisami Itou. In fact Kanako Takatsuki, who previously voiced Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Hanamaru is performing the theme song.
The anime will focus on the relationship between a female vampire and a high school girl. Oshii previously noted that the anime would absolutely have no ikemen and will soley focus on five young girls. He also described that Mai, the vampire in the anime, will feel similar to Lum from Urusei Yatsura.
source: VLADLOVE official Twitter Page