Nocturne” (and What You Ought to Know About It)

A screenshot from the Castlevania: Nocturne trailer showing a vampire in a masquerade mask smiling with pointed teeth visible

For anybody who nonetheless doubted, Netflix’s Castlevania anime put to mattress the notion that every one video video games diversifications are unhealthy. That collection adopted an unlikely trio of characters—Trevor Belmont, Sypha Belnades, and Alucard—who went to warfare towards Dracula and his military of vampires. Following the collection’ success, there’s new a derivative referred to as Castlevania: Nocturne that can observe a brand new character, Richter Belmont.

Castlevania: Nocturne takes place in the course of the French Revolution, as Vampire Queen Erzsebet Báthory colludes with the French Aristocracy. Richter’s journey is to cease Erzsebet with assist from a Caribbean sorceress Annette and magician Maria Renard. The trailer depicts Richter as a fairly completely different protagonist than Trevor Belmont.

Castlevania: Nocturne | Official Teaser Trailer | Netflix

What’s Castlevania: Nocturne based mostly on?

Castlevania: Nocture is impressed by the Castlevania online game collection developed by Konami in 1993—particularly Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and its observe up, Symphony of the Evening. The Castlevania franchise has turn into iconic, a lot that Richter seems in the newest Tremendous Smash Bros. sport on Nintendo Swap and impressed the naming conference for a whole subgenre of motion video games.

Who’s Richter Belmont, anyway?

Richter Belmont is the descendant of well-known vampire hunters Simon Belmont and Trevor Belmont. Richter is a strong vampire hunter in his personal proper, and fought towards a resurrected Dracula on a number of events. Like Trevor, who was the principle character within the first Castlevania collection, he makes use of the well-known sacred whip of the Belmont clan.

The place and when to stream Castlevania: Nocturne

Castlevania: Nocturne premieres Sept. 28 on Netflix. All 4 seasons of the unique Castlevania collection are presently obtainable to stream on Netflix as effectively, and also you undoubtedly ought to watch them—it has gorgeous struggle animation, an intriguing storyline, and presently sits at 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. Watch it now so that you’re prepared for Nocturne within the fall.