During the Anime Japan 2021 live stream A-1 Pictures and Aniplex announced a new original TV anime titled Visual Prison about three musical groups of vampires with the visual kei aesthetic. The anime is set to premiere in October 2021. The staff, cast, promotional video, and key visuals for the anime were also revealed.
The anime’s staff includes Noriyasu Agematsu (Symphogear) as original creator and music producer, Ikumi Katagiri (Sakura Kakumei ~Hana Saku Otome-tachi~) as character designer, and Elements Garden is producing the music. The animation production will be from A-1 Pictures and Project VP.
The anime’s cast includes Shoya Chiba as Yuki Anju, Takuya Eguchi as Saga Latour, Toshiki Masuda as Dimitri Romanee, Makoto Furukawa as Guiltia Brion, Nobunaga Shimazaki as Mist flavor, Aoi Shota as Hyde Jaiye, Hiroki Nanami as Eve Louise, Takuma Nagatsuka as Vove Elizabeth, Horie Shun as Robin Lafitte, and Shogo Yano as Jack Mouton.
The anime follows Angu Yuki, a lonely boy who travels to Harajuku to see his favorite artist, there he sees a live musical battle between the bands Eclipse and Lost Eden, and their live performance strikes a pain through his heart.