When Netflix’s first Castlevania animated collection drew to an in depth in its fourth season, the vampiric menace threatening to plunge the world into darkness had solely been crushed into submission relatively than outright destroyed. It was solely a matter of time earlier than Dracula and the demons below his thrall returned to terrorize extraordinary people helpless to cease them. However within the first trailer for Castlevania: Nocturne — a brand new spinoff collection from showrunner Kevin Kolde and author Clive Bradley — humanity isn’t alone in its struggle in opposition to Dracula and his fellow bloodsuckers.
Set through the French Revolution, Castlevania: Nocturne revolves round Richter Belmont (Edward Bluemel) as he follows within the footsteps of his ancestors by taking up the elite order of vampires secretly manipulating French society. As one of many legendary Belmonts, Richter feels he has a singular obligation to cease vampire queen Erzsebet Báthory (Franka Potente) earlier than she will carry her plan to enslave the world to fruition. However with Erzsebet being as harmful as she is, Richter isn’t the one one who sees her presence as a name to motion, and Castlevania: Nocturne’s trailer showcases how magic customers Annette (Thuso Mbedu) and Maria (Pixie Davies) can even be getting in on the motion.
The trailer additionally provides you a stable style of simply how onerous Nocturne’s gorgeous motion sequences produced by Venture 51 Productions and Powerhouse Animation are going to go and the way the present’s plot will faucet into the difficult French politics of the period. What actually jumps out, although, is how quickly Castlevania: Nocturne’s September twenty eighth premiere date is and the way little time there may be to get all caught up when you’re behind.