Fantasy is the favorite genre of millions of viewers. That is why the directors release new anime of this direction with special trepidation, but it is very difficult to surprise the demanding viewer with new products. In the case of the anime “The Case Study of Vanitas” by Tomoyuki Itamura, everything worked out perfectly: the director’s team did a great job, and each episode is a complex of beautiful scenes, vivid characters and an interesting plot development.
Genre – fantasy, adventure.
The release of season 1 was divided into 2 parts: part 1 premiered on July 3, 2021, part 2 – on January 15, 2022.
The original name of the anime is “Vanitas no Karte”.
“The Case Study of Vanitas ss 2”: release date, announcement
In March 2021, the creators of the anime “The Case Study of Vanitas” first started talking about the premiere. Whether they will keep the information about Season 2 a secret is unknown. Despite the lack of official statements, we have received feedback from anime and manga fans, as well as critical reviews for the adaptation.
The first season showed very high ratings. Viewers immediately noted the unusual style of the series, as well as the breathtaking visualization. What is the design of the airship, where every detail has been worked out! High-quality anime, unfortunately, is not a guarantee that a continuation awaits us. But, if the director takes on the production of new episodes at the end of the showing of the 2nd part of the season 1, then the premiere will take place no earlier than 2023. However, as of January 2023, there is still no information that Season 2 is in development. We continue to follow the news.
According to legend, all vampires are born on the night of the Red Moon. However, the main character of the anime was born under the Blue Moon, which made him different. Other vampires did not accept the newborn, so Vanitas had to leave his native village and wander around the world alone, accumulating anger and hatred for his relatives. From an early age, the boy decided that revenge would be the best retribution for his endless torment.
Throughout his life, Vanitas created a book that would one day heap curses on vampires born under the Red Moon. But his prophecies are in no hurry to come true. The grimoire falls into the hands of Vanitas’ receiver, to whom the vampire passed on his name and the book of incredible power. Vanitas, an ordinary person, begins his “hunt”. With the help of a grimoire, he heals vampires, freeing them from curses and purifying their true names.
However, there is something mysterious and frightening behind the sweet and strange smile of young Vanitas. Noé, who became his partner by the will of fate, sets off on the road with the doctor. After all, he has his own tasks. What is the power of a medieval book, and what is Vanitas’ true purpose?
- Dr. Vanitas – 18 year old boy; knows everything about vampires; lost both parents at an early age; in childhood he was subjected to experiments, therefore he differs from other people; able to take away the power of vampires; with the help of the received grimoire heals vampires, but the true purpose of the doctor remains a mystery.
- Noé – a vampire, went on a trip to Paris in search of the famous book of Vanitas; at the very beginning of the journey, he met Amelia and Dr. Vanitas, who saved the girl from a disease that distorts the names of vampires; Noé could not pass by the trouble of Amelia, because he is by nature a caring and sympathetic vampire.
- The anime was directed by Tomoyuki Itamura. He has worked on projects such as “Koyomimonogatari”, “Owarimonogatari”, “Hanamonogatari”, “Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica” and many others.
- The anime is based on the manga of the same name by Jun Mochizuki. Her most famous work is considered the manga series “Pandora Hearts”. By the way, many fans have seen the “Pandora Hearts” manga overlap with “The Case Study of Vanitas”. In particular, this can be seen in the character of Vanitas, who has the features of Xerxes Break.
- Yuki Kajiura is in charge of the show’s music. She has created scores for many anime: “Demon Slayer“, “Sword Art Online“, “Fate / stay night: Unlimited Blade Works”, “Pandora Hearts” and others. Yuki Kajiura admits to being a big fan of the manga “The Case Study of Vanitas “, she reads all volumes without exception.
The Case Study of Vanitas Season 2: release date
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|2x06||Series 6||not announced|
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|2x09||Series 9||not announced|
|2x10||Series 10||not announced|