The Case Study of Vanitas Previews 2nd Cour With Short Trailer and Visual

The upcoming second cour of The Case Study of Vanitas has received a short trailer and visual, offering a look at Vanitas and Noé’s next adventure as well as the new characters that will make their debut. The second cour is set to premiere on January 14 in Japan.

The anime’s Twitter page also released an image of new characters Chloe and Jean-Jacques, who are voiced by Rie Kugimiya and Daiki Hamano respectively.

The Case Study of Vanitas is based on the manga by Pandora Hearts‘s Jun Mochizuki, which began in 2015 and has nine tankoubon volumes as of June 2021. The manga is published under Square Enix’s GANGAN JOKER label.

Wakanim describes the anime as:

This is a tale of vampires on the brink of extinction. In nineteenth-century France, humans and vampires coexist. The young vampire Noé is traveling to Paris in search of The Book of Vanitas, which is said to be capable of unleashing a curse upon all vampires. On an airship, he finds himself embroiled in a strange incident. It is Vanitas, a human calling himself a vampire expert, who appears before Noé in the ensuing chaos. In Vanitas’s hands is the very book that Noé has been searching for: The Book of Vanitas… Following this encounter, the curtain is set to rise on this tale of vampires, curses, and salvation…

The staff includes Tomoyuki Itamura (Owarimonogatari) as director, Deko Akao (The Dungeon of Black Company) as series composer, Yoshiyuki Itou (Carole & Tuesday co-main animator et al.) as character designer and chief animation director, and Chiyo Nakayama (Demon Lord, Retry! character designer and OP/ED animation director) as sub-character designer and chief animation director.

Other staff members include Izumi Takizawa (Fireworks co-color designer) as visual concept artist and color designer, Shingo Kanai (Hortensia Saga) as art director, Ying Ying Zhang (My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising assistant photography director) as photography director, Takuma Miyake (Josee, the Tiger and the Fish) as 3DCG director, and Yuki Kajiura (Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] part III. spring song) as music composer. Bones is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, the cast includes Natsuki Hanae as Vanitas, Kaito Ishikawa as Noé, Inori Minase as Jeanne, Shino Shimoji as Luca, Ai Kayano as Dominique, Akira Ishida as The Teacher (Sensei), Miyu Komaki as Noé’s cat, Murr, Tarou Kiuchi as Dante, Kouji Yusa as Johann, Miyuri Shimabukuro as Louis, Riho Kuma as Riche, Kaori Nazuka as Naenia, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Ruthven, and Kengo Kawanishi as Roland.

Source: The Cast Study of Vanitas Twitter

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