[Qoo News] “Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu” Vampire Light Novels Gets TV Anime for 2021


Keisuke Makino’s “Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu” (月とライカと吸血姫) vampire light novel series is confirmed to inspire a TV anime for 2021. A teaser visual and video is revealed for the announcement.


The story centers on Lev Leps, a backup astronaut candidate, and the vampire Irina Ruminescu, a test subject to experiment for various conditions expected in space, and ultimately as part of a manned mission. For reasons of their own, both dream of going into space.

▼A celebration illustration by the novel’s illustrator Karei


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The story of a young man who yearned for space and a vampire girl.

The first astronaut in the history of mankind was a vampire girl—-.

It’s the era where manned spaceflight has not yet succeeded.

The supreme leader of the republic announced the project to send humans up into orbit with rockets. He spoke passionately, “Before the United Kingdom does, let’s make mankind reach space!”

Behind the scenes, at the end of the snowy fields of the republic, at the secret town , the “Nosferatu Project” that used vampires as a substitutes for humans for rocket flight experiments was moving forward. Taking advantage of a certain incident, First Lieutenant Liev Lepus was promoted from Cosmonaut Cadet. He was ordered to supervise the vampire girl, Irina Luminesque, who was chosen by chance to be a guinea pig.

Staff and Production

Original Work: Keisuke Makino (牧野圭祐) [Shogakukan’s GAGAGA Bungo]
Original Character Design: Karei (かれい)
Director: Akitoshi Yokoyama (横山彰利)
Series Composition: Keisuke Makino (牧野圭祐)
Character Design: Hiromi Kato (加藤裕美)
Art Director: Yūji Kaneko (金子雄司)
Animation: Arvo Animation


■ Irina Ruminescu – CV: Minami Tanaka (林原めぐみ)
■ Lev Leps – CV: Kouki Uchiyama (内山昂輝)
■ Mikhail Yashin – CV: Satoshi Hino (日野聡)
■ Roza Plevitskaya – CV: Mikako Komatsu (小松未可子)
■ Anya Simonyan – CV: Hina Kino (木野日菜)

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