On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Keisuke Masano and illustrated by Karei, Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu (Moon, Laika, and the Bloodsucking Princess), it was confirmed that the premiere has been scheduled for the next 3 October in Japan. No platform has yet announced its distribution in the West.
The series is scheduled to premiere next October in Japan, but held an early premiere of its first two episodes at an online event on September 4 in Japan. Masano and Karei began publishing the light novels through Shogakukan’s Gagaga Bunko publishing house in December 2016. Additionally, a manga adaptation by Hougu Souji has been published since March 2018.
Cast of voices
- Megumi Hayashibara as Irina Luminesk.
- Kouki Uchiyama as Lev Leps.
- Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Yashin.
- Mikako Komatsu as Roza Plevitskaya.
- Hina Kino as Anya Simonyan.
- Takaya Hashi as Slava Korovin.
- Akitoshi Yokoyama (Cutie Honey Universe, Photokano) is directing the anime at Arvo Animation Studios.
- Keisuke Masano (Egao no Daika) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Hiromi Kato (Fantasista Doll, Guilty Crown, Monster Musume no Oisha-san) is in charge of character design.
- Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger, Xenogears, Black Butler: Book of Circus, Inazuma Eleven) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu
The first astronaut in the history of mankind was a vampire girl. After the end of World War II, the superpowers that divided the world, the Federal Republic of Zirnitra in the East and the United Kingdom of Arnack in the West, turned their territorial ambitions into space. Both countries compete fiercely for development. Eastern History 1960. Gergiev, head of the Republic, announces the manned spaceflight program “Project Mechtat (Dream)”, which, if successful, would be humanity’s first feat.
At that moment, Lev Leps, a candidate for alternate astronaut, is ordered to carry out a top-secret mission. The “Nosferatu Project” – a program that experiments with vampires before manned missions – will use Irina Luminesk as a test subject, and Lev must monitor and train her. Despite being held back by the walls of race and the ego of nations, Lev and Irina share a genuine sentiment as they point to the universe.