the story followed Kojou, a seemingly ordinary boy with vampire powers. he was the Fourth Primogenitor, the world's strongest vampire that should only existed in legends. having observed Kojou, the government dispatch a Sword Shaman, an attack mage apprentice named Yukina. with a powerful anti-primogenitor spirit spear, she arrived in search of Kojou and his true identity.
despite the dark backdrop and seemingly serious plot, the series was partially a harem, the story though, did managed to focus mostly on Kojou and Yukina. there were also some fanservices thrown in every now and then, which lightened the atmosphere. instead of the commonly found romance series, Strike the Blood (2013) stood out for its supernatural involvements. the mysteriousness caused one wanting to understand more about Kojou and his new found powers as well as the reason behind it.
some background on the anime:
- episodes: 24
- director: Hideyo Yamamoto (秀世山本)
- released: 2013
- language: Japanese
- genre: Action/Supernatural