The official word has finally arrived. Take heed that the much-awaited Castlevania Season 2 will be premiering on Netflix this summer.
The television adaption of the decades-old popular video game series from Konami enjoyed a critically acclaimed debut last year, making it fairly easy for the streaming service to give the green light on another season. This had already been confirmed by executive producer Adi Shankar in recent months but accompanying details never arrived.
Taking to Twitter earlier today, series writer Warren Ellis responded to fans by assuring that they can fully expect to sink their fangs into Castlevania Season 2 in the next six or so months. He also reminded everyone that unlike the four episodes from the first season, the second one will feature eight instead.
The commendable Netflix take on Castlevania is based on Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse that was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System by Konami back in 1989. The storyline sees Dracula waging an all-out war on humanity for killing his innocent wife.
The first season–incredibly short–left fans clinging at a crucial junction. Trevor Belmont, the main protagonist of the series, finds himself teaming up with Alucard, the son of Dracula, and the mage Sypha to take down the ancient and seemingly immortal creature.
The additional episodes this time around should satisfy thirsty fans that wanted more action and less talk from the adaptation. The first season set up the pieces on the board. Castlevania Season 2 will finally put an end to the blight that afflicts the world of Wallachia.