Call of the Night Anime Adaptation Announced: Kotoyama’s Vampire Spooky Love Story

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In case you are missing out on vampire actions ever since the completion of Vanitas no Carte Season1. Here’s good news, you don’t have to wait long for the next vampire anime as Kotoyama’s vampire manga Call of the Nights will be receiving an anime adaptation by July 2022. Apart from his other manga, Dgashi Kashi, this is his only work that got accepted for an anime adaptation.

Be it anime or live-action; vampire shows are something that we simply can’t see enough of. Just like shamans, demons, titans, and ghouls, vampires have become a perennial element in the anime culture. None of us must have expected that a western idea could gain this much popularity in the East. But then again, that’s how versatile these blood-sucking beings are that they can be forged into any genre from horror to romance.

Call of the Night Synopsis

The story centers around an abnormal relationship between a human and a vampire. Ko, the human boy, fell in love with a vampire and wanted to become one too. However, human to vampire transformation isn’t something that can be attained so easily. Nanakusa, the vampire girl, goes as far as inviting him to her abandoned building just to taste his sweet blood from his neck.

Call of the Night illustrations by Kotoyama and character designer Sagawa

However, everything changes when a cute girl from Yamori’s past shows up to compete for Ko’s attention. Ko finds himself trapped in a tug of war between two cute girls. Can his budding relationship with the undead pass this test or love? Or giving up on Nanakusa is something he should really do? So, it’s safe to say that the anime will be a blend of vampire and harem genres.

Call of the Night Anime Release Date

Call of the night anime adaptation will be premiering on Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block by July 2022. The exact release date has not been revealed. We will update the article as soon as more details are revealed by the franchise. The anime’s official website has already been launched, and we are looking forward to seeing more official announcements from the website.

[Translation: Broadcast on “Noitamina” in July 2022 TV anime “Call of the Night” Uta” Kou (CV #Gen Sato) and Nazuna (CV #Sora Amamiya)’s first voice teaser PV released. Watch the exciting footage along with the Creepy Nuts song]

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Cast and Staff Details

The man behind the Monogatari series, Tomoyuka Itamura, is directing the anime with Tetsuya Miyanishi (The Tiger and the Fish) as his chief director. Michiko Yokote (Bleach, Prison School, Cowboy Bebop) is penning down the scrips while Haruka Sagawa (Happy-Go-Lucky Days) is in charge of the character designs. Author Kotoyama and character designer Sagawa have already released colored illustrations to commemorate the anime’s announcement.

Sora Amamiya as Nanakusa

You can rest assured about the animation since LINDENFILMS (Tokyo Revengers) is the studio working on this anime. The main cast has also been revealed. Sora Amamiya ( Elizabeth in Seven Deadly Sins) will be playing Nazuna Nanakusa, while the male protagonist, Ko Yamori, will be voiced by Gen Sato (Chome in Dr. Stone). Fuji TV will be producing the anime.

Call of the Night Key Visual and Teaser

A key visual and a teaser video has been released along with the announcement. The visual is basically an upside-down image of Nanakusa and Ko flying around in the night sky. Meanwhile, the teaser was even more interesting. It featured the anime’s theme song, Yofukashi no Uta” (Call of the Night) by Creepy Nuts. Standing out from any other stereotypical romance scenes, Nanakusa is seen carrying Ko in her arms. She takes her to an abandoned building and tries to suck his blood. Does she really love him? Or all of this is just her blood lust? We will find that out as soon as the anime premieres.

Where To Watch Call of the Night?

Since Fuji TV is producing the anime, it is expected that the anime will be broadcast in Fuji TV’s Noitamina programming block in Japan. We still don’t know any detail about the streaming platforms where the anime will be available.  

About the Original Manga

The Call of the Night manga was first launched in Weekly Shonen Sunday in August 2019. It has eight compiled books till now. Shogakkugan published the last one on July 16, and the next volume will be coming on November 18. Since the manga is still ongoing, the production company won’t run out of content anytime soon.

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By Tathagata Ray

An ardent Otaku who somehow ended up in Engineering. Love reading and writing fan fiction. Trying new things everyday cuz YOLO!