Japanese voice actress Reina Kondo is joining the cast of the upcoming Undead Girl Murder Farce anime as the vampire Carmilla. The character is inspired from the 1872 Gothic novella of the same name by Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu. You can check out the character visual for Carmilla below:
Reina Kondo is known for her roles as Hana Ichinose in Slow Start, Suzuka Nagami in My Sister, My Writer, Ronye Arabel in Sword Art Online: Alicization, Sakura Kono in Horimiya, and Hana Somei in the second season of World Trigger. Her most recent roles include Pau Nekoyanagi in Sabikui Bisco, Nagomi Wahira in Akiba Maid War, Eta in The Eminence in Shadow, Fianna Tierley in Too Cute Crisis, and Umi Adachi in My Clueless First Friend.
Previous character introductions for the Undead Girl Murder Farce anime include Sherlock Holmes (voiced by Shinichiro Miki), John H. Watson (voiced by Masaki Aizawa), Annie Kerber (voiced by Sayumi Suzushiro), Phantom (voiced by Hiro Shimono), and Aleister Crowley (voiced by Tomokazu Sugita).
The staff for the anime includes:
- Director: Mamoru Hatakeyama
- Series Composition: Noboru Takagi
- Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Noriko Ito
- Sub-Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Naho Kozono
- Music: yuma yamaguchi
- Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Crunchyroll will be streaming the Undead Girl Murder Farce anime as part of their Fuji TV +Ultra partnership. The streaming platform describes the plot as:
The 19th century — a world inhabited by vampires, golems, werewolves and other paranormal creatures. Immortal beauty and disembodied head Aya Rindo, along with half-human-half-demon “Demon Killer” Tsugaru Shunichi and her loyal maid Shizuku Hasei, travels through Europe as supernatural detective “The Cage User,” solving supernatural mysteries while she searches for her lost body.
Source: Official Website
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