MADHOUSE has released a teaser trailer for the Blade anime.
The TV series will premier on July 1st in Japan and is the fourth and final one from Madhouse based on Marvel’s superheroes. Previous entries were Wolverine, X-men and Iron Man.
Directed by Mitsuyuki Masuhara (Chi’s Sweet Home, Kobato), the story will revolve around Blade, a “Daywalker” vampire hunter who was born with vampire and human blood after a vampire attacked his mother.
The anime series will see Blade visiting Japan on a mission and tracking down Deacon Frost, the vampire who killed his mother. Oh and it’s not just Deacon Blade would have to deal with though as he’ll confront “Existence,” a mysterious organization composed of vampires modified by Frost.
Maaya Sakamoto (Kingdom hearts, .hack) and Osamu Saka (Ghost in the Shell, Metal Gear Solid 2), also star as Makoto and Noah Van Helsing, respectively.