Strike the Blood is the 2013 anime based on the Japanese light novel series of the same name. The show is set to give us a fourth season this year. Where animes usually don’t go beyond the second season, the show is getting four. This must tell you exactly how popular it has become among fans.
The third season came out two years ago, in December 2018, and fans now want to know when they can expect the fourth installment. Let’s find out:
Strike the Blood Season 4 Plot
Itogami Island, situated a little south of Japan, is formed to become an asylum for demons and monsters by man. The island has three Progenitors who have created a sort of power balance among themselves.
Then comes Kojo Akatsuki, a vampire suspected to be the Fourth Progenitor, someone who possesses the powers to disturb this way of life.
Kojo, a regular high schooler before turning into a vampire and is hesitant to utilize his powers, which he is barely even able to control. Yukina Himeragi is a novice Sword Shaman whose mission is to ‘watch’ him.
In little time, Kojo becomes the focal point for numerous who are worried about the dangers he presents. Kojo and Yukina get to know other students, some of whom are pulled in towards Kojo and whose circumstances drive his desire, which gives him a source for most of his powers.
Strike the Blood Season 4 Cast
The main characters in this anime series are Kojo Akatsuki, Yukina Himeragi, Asagi Aiba, Sayaka Kirasaka, Natsuki Minamiya, and Motoki Yaze.
The story in the upcoming season will likely pick up where season 3 left off. We last saw Princess La Folia invite Akatsuki to visit her kingdom in Ardigia. Here, they were attacked by monsters who seemed to have come out of nowhere. The next season will likely give us the backstory of why it happened and who these monsters were.
Strike the Blood Season 4 Reception
Despite the show and novel’s China ban, both have been pretty successful in the rest of the world. There are a light novel series, manga, anime, and now original video animation for the show. The original video animation has already released three series, with the fourth coming out in April 2020. The show has attained a 7.2/10 rating on MyAnimeList and 7.1/10 on IMDb.
Strike the Blood Season 4 Release Date
The upcoming season was supposed to start airing from April 8, 2020. It has 12 episodes in total, and fans sure are looking forward to the complete season to finish airing. The opening theme song is to be performed by Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets, whereas Taneda performs the theme song at the end. Fans in Japan can view it on Crunchyroll’s official website, while those living outside Japan may watch it on Netflix, once the show has completely released all its episodes.