You might be familiar with Blood Lad if you are a big fan of an adventure-fantasy anime and you might also have been waiting for Blood Lad Season 2.
Blood Lad is a 2013 anime series based on the manga written and illustrated by Yuuki Kodama. The anime is produced by Brain’s Base (who also created To Your Eternity) and directed by Shigeyuki Miya, with script writing by Takeshi Konuta and character designs done by Kenji Fujisaki. The series premiered on 2013 and was made into ten episodes.
The show scored 7.29/10 from 312.737 votes on MyAnimeList. By the numbers itself, it is clear that Blood Lad indeed is amazing and scored high overall, which could give a reason to the creators to make the Blood Lad Season 2.
The Plot of Blood Lad
The Blood Lad world is set on a fictional world where demons and humans exist in different realms. Their world are separated with a portal.
The story started when a human girl named Fuyumi Yanagi unintentionally went into one of the portal and enters the demon world. Staz, the main character is so energized and curious with the phenomenon as they started to find interference.
Their first meeting is being interfered with another demon king, and a battle occurs between Staz and other demons. In confusion, Yanagi got attacked and eaten by a carnivore plant, which effectively killed her, making her a ghost.
Staz was devastated as he was feeling guilty that he was unable to protect Yanagi. He swore to resurrect Yanagi in her human form. Hence, they started their journey to fulfill that goal.
However, some circumstances blocked their way. Yanagi needs to drink Staz’s blood to maintain her physical appearance. They gathered new informations from Wolf, a half werewolf, and Hydra Bell, a treasure hunter that led them to the Book of Resurrection. Then, they are trapped in the Demon world, as some secrets about Yanagi’s identity is starting to unveil.
Why They Want Blood Lad Season 2
Fans of Blood Lad patiently waits for Blood Lad Season 2 to put an end to their long awaited curiosity. They want to know what awaits Staz and Yanagi on their quest. Also, the triangle between Staz, Hydra, and Fuyumi is exciting and kept the audiences pinned until the end of the series.
The relationship between Hydra and Yanagi is revolved very late at the first season as this will keep the suspense, regarding why Hydra helps Fuyumi. Staz, on the other hand, gets stuck in the favor he has to do for the book’s interpretation.
Blood Lad Season 1 ends as a cliffhanger, The fans were curious about Staz’s success and whether if Yanagi will make it out or not.
Blood Lad Season 2 Release Date
We are already in the end of 2021, but where’s the second season? As the fans’ wait is long enough, there are several rumors spreading around that there will be a Blood Lad Season 2 expected to air in mid 2022. However, up until today, there are still no official announcement from Brain’s Base (Spice and Wolf, Kiss Him Not Me, Gakuen Babysitters & In/Spectre) about the release of Blood Lad Season 2.
They seem to have put it off temporarily then slowly, it became forgotten. The ratings show a good indicator but not enough to inspire the crew to make Blood Lad Season 2.
But, fret not, since the manga has ended and there are still a lot of volumes that are not covered in the anime yet to be made as a Blood Lad Season 2— that is, of course, if Brain’s Base and the directors agreed on making the second season.
Blood Lad Visual
Blood Lad Characters and Cast
|Fuyumi Yanagi||Iori Nomizu|
|Blood Charlie Staz||Ryota Ohsaka|
|Fuyumi’s Father||Eiichiro Tokumoto|
|Mimic Yoshida||Kazutomi Yamamoto|
|Hydra Heads||Keiji Fujiwara|
Blood Lad: Action
Blood Lad is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yuuki Kodama and serialized in Young Ace. It follows Staz, a vampire from the surreal Demon World, who meets Fuyumi Yanagi, an ordinary Japanese high school girl who accidentally wanders into the Demon World through a portal. Shortly after their meeting Fuyumi is killed by a carnivorous plant and turned into a ghost, causing Staz to take responsibility and pledge to help bring her back to life. An anime adaptation aired between July and September 2013.
Staz Charlie Blood is a powerful vampire who rules the Eastern district of Demon World. According to rumors, he is a bloodthirsty and merciless monster, but in reality, Staz is just an otaku obsessed with Japanese culture and completely uninterested in human blood. Leaving the management of his territory to his underlings, Staz spends his days lazing around, indulging in anime, manga, and games.
When Fuyumi Yanagi, a Japanese girl, accidentally wanders through a portal leading into the demon world, Staz is overjoyed. But just as he is starting to feel an unusual attraction to her, his territory is attacked, resulting in Fuyumi’s untimely death. She turns into a wandering ghost and the crestfallen Staz vows to resurrect her as this would mean being able to travel to the human world, something he has always dreamed of.
Blood Lad follows Staz and Fuyumi, soon joined by the spatial magician Bell and the half-werewolf Wolf, as they travel to find a magic that can bring humans back to life.