Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut is scheduled to release on October 3rd, 2021. This was officially announced by the anime streaming platform Funimation on its website on Sunday. This news came out as Funimation began to launch its Fall 2021 lineup. The Funimation Fall lineup includes titles like Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train, Ranking Of Kings, with many other titles.
Synopsis Of The Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut Episode 01:
The anime’s official website released a summary of the first episode of Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut. The summary is as follows:-
Episode one introduces Lev, a young aspiring astronaut. One fine day he gets an order from his superior to train a girl Irina. Irina is destined to be on a manned flight mission with a vampire. This mission is considered a top-secret mission.
The vampire who is going to accompany Irina on this mission is feared by people. We see Lev, who heads to the cell where she was.
About The Anime: Cast, Staff, And Producer
Studio Arvo Animation has produced the anime. This studio is well known for its work in the animation Monster Girl Doctor. The director of anime Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut is Akitoshi Yokoyama, who directed Wolf’s Rain and Photo Kano. Hiromi Kato (Needless, I’m Gonna Be An Angel) has joined the staff for character design. At the same time, Yasunori Mitsuda is composing the music. He previously composed for anime like Chrono Trigger.
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The cast includes some well-known voice artists like Megumi Hayashibara (One Piece) as Irina Luminesk. Kōki Uchiyama from My Hero Academia is the voice of Lev Lep and Satoshi Hino from Haikyu!! cast as Mikahil Yashin.
Ali Project has performed the anime’s opening theme song, “Hi no Tsuki“(Scarlet Moon). At the same time, Chima has performed “Arifureta Itsuka” (Everyday Someday), the ending theme song.
The Moon, Laika, and the Bloodsucking Princess:
The Moon, Laika, and the Bloodsucking Princess (Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut) is a Japanese Sci-Fi light novel. Keisuke Makino has written this novel series while Karei has illustrated them. The anime adaptation for the same novel series was announced back on March 17th, 2021.
Where To Watch?
In South Asia, Southeast Asia, Micronesia, and Polynesia: Medialink has licensed the series. Medialink will stream the anime on Ani-One’s YouTube channel, iQIYI, and also Bilibili. An Ultra membership is required to watch this anime on the Ani-One YouTube channel. The anime series is going to premiere on TV Tokyo, BS NTV, SUN, and KBS Kyoto on October 4th, 2021.