All 6 volumes of the anime ‘Strike the Blood IV’ are finally on sale. The official Twitter account of the anime announced this, five days after the final volume’s release. Accordingly, all of the volumes are available in Blu-ray/DVD.
You can check out the announcement from the official Twitter below:
For your information ‘Strike the Blood IV’ is the continuation of Kojou’s life after his battle with Dimitrie Vatler. It centers on his early days as the ruler of Itogami Island. However, the moment he sat on his throne as the lord, Kojou discovered the plans of Shafriar Ren (chief of the MAR), who is making a big move to use the fourth progenitor’s power. Not only that, but Kojou also discovered that he is the one responsible for the arrival of Avrora Florestina at Itogami Island, as well as the mastermind of all the problems they faced since the first season.
The first volume of Strike the Blood IV contains the first two episodes of the series. Episode 1 is titled Paladiness of Mirage I. The second episode is titled Paladiness of Mirage II. Moreover, it has an audio commentary from Risa Taneda (Himeragi Yukina) and Saya Aizawa (Kasugaya Shizuri Castiella).
Meanwhile, the second volume of the series is consisting of episodes 3 and 4. Paladiness of Mirage III is the title of episode 3. The fourth episode is titled Tournament in the Nightmare Night I. Furthermore, the audio commentary we have here is from Asami Seto (Asagi Aiba) and Ryōta Ōsaka (Motoki Yaze).
Next is volume 3, which contains the fifth and sixth episodes of the show. Episode 5 is titled Tournament in the Nightmare Night II. Then, the next one is titled Tournament in the Nightmare Night III. In other words, it is the conclusion of the new arc that started in episode 4. It also has an audio commentary from Hisako Kanemoto (Natsuki Minamiya) and Saya Aizawa, who also gave commentary in volume 1.
Then, volume 4 of the series have episodes 7 and 8. Seventh episode is titled Reunion of the Vampire Princess I. The other episode is titled Reunion of the Vampire Princess II. Base on its titles, this volume is the start of a new arc. The ones who gave an audio commentary are Sayaka Senbongi (Yuiri Haiba) and Kaede Hondo (Shio Hikawa).
The fifth volume of the show contains the episodes 9 and 10. The title of the episode 9 is Reunion of the Vampire Princess III. The latter episode is titled 12 Beasts and Blood Followers I, which is the final arc of the season. Aside from that, there is also an audio commentary from Kaori Ishihara (Avrora Florestina) and Risa Taneda, who also provided commentary in the first volume.
Lastly, the sixth and final volume of the series includes the eleventh and twelfth episodes. Episode 11 is titled 12 Beasts and Blood Followers II. While the final episode is titled 12 Beasts and Blood Followers III. The audio commentaries here are from Ikumi Hayama (Sayaka Kirasaka) and Asami Seto, who also gave commentary in volume 2.
The fourth Progenitor is the most powerful vampire once thought to exist only in the world of legends. Yet when it appears in Japan, the government for some reason chooses an apprentice “sword shaman,” Yukina Himeragi, to observe and obliterate it. Bewildered by the disproportionate task and its specific details, Yukina arrives at the Demon District of Itogami-jima to watch Akatsuki Kojo, and a student at a private high school on Itogami-jima.
In addition, the official website of the anime announced that there will be a ‘Strike the Blood Final‘. It is the anime adaptation of the 22nd and final volume of the light novel series. Likewise, it will be the fifth and final season of the anime series.
You can watch the final season’s official teaser video below:
There are still no details about the release of the final season. However, if you want to know more information about it, you can read them here at Anime Corner.