We lastly received a glimpse of the legendary vampire hunter, Richter Belmont, within the upcoming Castlevania spin-off sequence, Castlevania: Nocturne throughout Netflix Geeked Week.
Castlevania: Nocturne, which takes place lengthy after the fourth season of Castlevania, follows Richter, the nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice grandson of Trevor Belmont and Sypha Belnades. Whereas Nocturne’s announcement trailer was faster than a hiccup, we did see Richter do a cool hero-pose with the enduring Vampire Killer whip in hand earlier than dramatically smoldering in direction of the digital camera. Yeah, that boy is a Belmont alright.
Regardless of solely having 4 episodes in its first season, Castlevania ranked quantity seven in the most well-liked streaming reveals in 2017, based on IndieWire. Castlevania’s subsequent seasons garnered optimistic vital reception, with its third season incomes a 95% Tomatometer rating on Rotten Tomatoes and its second and fourth season incomes a 100% Tomatometer rating.
The sequence director Samuel Deats will likely be returning to information the fang-filled spin-off into vamp followers’ eyes, alongside the acquainted arms of Kevin Kolde, the chief producer for a number of episodes of the Castlevania anime, in addition to Castlevania author Clive Bradley. Castlevania: Nocturne is at present in manufacturing by Powerhouse Animation and Venture 51 Productions.
For many who solely know Castlevania by means of the Netflix sequence and Tremendous Smash Bros. Final, no disgrace, simply know that Richter is form of an enormous deal. Although Sypha and Trevor had been a tour de pressure in their very own proper, Richter is described as “one of the highly effective within the household.” Exterior of being the protagonist within the PC Engine basic Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, Richter serves as an vital character within the sequence’ mythos. On condition that Richter’s appearances span a number of titles in Castlevania video games, I’d say he’s as hearty as he’s highly effective.
Netflix has not but indicated when Castlevania Nocturne is about to premiere.
Correction, 6/10/22, 4:55 p.m. ET: This submit beforehand included faulty details about the artistic crew behind the sequence.