It’s confirmed! The popular vampire anime series Strike the Blood is coming back with the fifth and final season which is officially titled “Strike the Blood Final” and will feature the main team and studio.
The fourth season animated by Studio Connect consisting of 12 OVAs was released on April 8, 2020, and concluded on June 30, 2021. Studio Connect is famously known for producing some of the popular animes like Chaos Dragon, Ange Vierge, Armed Girl’s Machiavellism, Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody, Senryu Girl, The Honor Student at Magic High School, and Oresuki to name a few.
Hideyo Yamamoto will once again return to the director’s chair to helm the series’ fifth season for Studio Connect while Hiroyuki Yoshino will also return to pen the screenplays.
It’s been reported that the anime series’ final season has started filming and is slated to release sometime this year. Well, if you’re curious to find out, read the article till the end.
Release Date of Strike the Blood Season 5: When will it premiere?
The fifth season of Strike the Blood OVA series is officially called “Strike the Blood Final” which is scheduled to release from March 30, 2022, to June 29, 2022. The upcoming OVA will cover the whole volume 22 of the light novel series of the exact name.
The official declaration was made as part of the launch of the sixth and last OVA volume for the anime series fourth season, which was released in Japan on June 30, 2021.
How Many Episodes will the 5th Season of Strike the Blood Consists of?
The fifth season of Strike the Blood Season OVA episodes will be launched in both BluRay and DVD home video releases. The first volume of the OVA series will premiere on March 30, 2022 while the second volume will be launched on June 29, 2022.
On December 12, 2021, it was announced that the upcoming fifth and final season of the anime series will consist of four OVAs in total. Based on the light novel series and with only one chapter to cover which is volume 22 and the final book, it’s clear that the final season will only have four episodes.
The Cast of Strike the Blood Season 5: Who’s in it?
In the upcoming season, we expect all the main characters and the core voice cast to return including–
- Yukina Himeragi voiced by Risa Taneda
- Kojou Akatsuki voiced by Tamura Mutsumi
- Asagi Aiba voiced by Asami Seto
- La Folia Rihavein voiced by Saori Oonishi
- Sayaka Kirasaka voiced by Ikumi Hayama
- Natsuki Minamiya voiced by Hisako Kanemoto
- Kanon Kanase voiced by Kanae Itou
- Astarte voiced by Yuka Iguchi
- Motoki Yaze voiced by Ryouta Oosaka
- Nagisa Akatsuki voiced by Reina Hidaka
- Reina Akatsuki voiced by Kana Asumi
- Dimitris Vatler voiced by Yuuki Ono
- Aurora Florestina voiced by Kaori Ishihara
- Yuuma Tokoyogi voiced by Yumi Uchiyama
- Lydianne Didier voiced by Misaki Kuno
- Kou Amatsuka voiced by Yuuki Kaji
- Moegi Akatsuki voiced by Minami Tsuda
- Mogwai voiced by Shinji Kawada
- Misaki Sasaki voiced by Ai Kayano
- Rudolf Eustach voiced by Kenta Miyake
- Lowe Kirishima voiced by Yuuki Hayashi
- Aya Tokoyogi voiced by Mikako Takahashi
- Meiga Itogami voiced by Natsuki Hanae
- Tobias Jagan voiced by Junichi Yanagits
- Kira Lebedev Voltisloa voiced by Yoshistugu Matsuoka
- Gigliola Ghirardi voiced by Youko Hikasa
- Noise Paper voiced by Kana Ueda
- Rin Tsukishima voiced by Rei Mochizuki
- Yuuho Tanahara voiced by Haruka Chisuga
- Beatrice Basker voiced by Satomi Arai
- Ryou Uchida voiced by Daiki Yamashita
- Kensei Kanase voiced by Yutaka Aoyama
- Mimori Akatsuki voiced by Sanae Kobayashi
- Octavia Meyer voiced by Azumi Asakura
- Emma Meyer voiced by Harumi Sakurai
- Sakura Koshima voiced by Shizuka Ishigami
- Minami Shindou voiced by Manami Tanaka
- Nina Aderado voiced by Mai Nakahara
- Broodt Dumblegraff voiced by Hamada Kenji
The Plot of Strike the Blood Season 5: What to expect from the 5th Season of Strike the Blood?
As for the plot, the fifth season will adapt volume 22 which will cover the whole story and thus bring closure to the anime series.
And since we don’t want to spoil it here, you can read the light novel starting from volume 22 or wait for the new episodes to come out.
Strike the Blood Season 5 Trailer
The official trailer is out. To have a glimpse of the fifth season, check the trailer below: