Via Comic Natalie: Keisuke Makino’s novel “Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu” will be adapted into a TV anime scheduled to be broadcast in 2021. Megumi Hayashibara will play the role of the vampire girl Irina Irina Ruminescu and Koki Uchiyama will play the role of the young astronaut candidate Lev Reps who trains her to become part of a manned space programme.

“Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu” will be directed by Akitoshi Yokoyama, with series composition by Keisuke Makino, character design by Hiromi Kato, and the art direction by Yuji Kaneko. Arvo Animation — known for “Monster Girl Doctor”, is in charge of production.

“Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu” follows the story of a vampire girl who was taken in for a manned mission during a heated space race between two fictitious superpowers, and the young man who washed out of the same cosmonaut programme who now has to train her for space flight.