Strike the Blood (ストライク・ザ・ブラッド, Sutoraiku za Buraddo) is a Japanese light novel series by Gakuto Mikumo with a manga adaptation that began serialization in August 2012. An anime adaptation began broadcast on October 4, 2013.The Anime consists of 24 episodes.
The Fourth Primogenitor is the world's strongest vampire that should only exist in legends, but he has emerged in Japan with twelve familiars to spread chaos. For the observation and obliteration of this fourth primogenitor, the government and Lion King Organization decided to dispatch an attack mage known as a Sword Shaman. For some reason, the one chosen for the observation was an apprentice Sword Shaman girl, Yukina Himeragi, who is just a middle-school girl!
Wielding the strongest anti-demon spirit spear, Yukina arrived at Demon District, Itogami Island to find the fourth primogenitor. When she finds him, she becomes confused about the true identity of the fourth primogenitor, Kojou Akatsuki. Not to mention the boy cannot remember how or why he is the fourth primogenitor!
A 24-episode anime television series adaptation, produced by Silver Link and Connect, aired on October 4, 2013 on AT-X. The series is directed by Hideyo Yamamoto with scripts by Hiroyuki Yoshino and character design by Keiichi Sano. The opening theme song is "Strike the Blood" by Kishida Kyodan and The Akeboshi Rockets, and the ending theme song is "Strike my Soul" by Yuka Iguchi.
|Episode #||Title||Air Date|
|1||Right Arm of the Saint I||October 4, 2013|
|2||Right Arm of the Saint II||October 11, 2013|
|3||Right Arm of the Saint III||October 18, 2013|
|4||Right Arm of the Saint IV||October 25, 2013|
|5||Messenger of the War King I||November 1, 2013|
|6||Messenger of the War King II||November 8, 2013|
|7||Messenger of the War King III||November 15, 2013|
|8||Messenger of the War King IV||November 22, 2013|
|9||The Amphisbaena I||November 29, 2013|
|10||The Amphisbaena II||December 6, 2013|
|11||The Amphisbaena III||December 13, 2013|
|12||The Amphisbaena IV||December 20, 2013|
|13||Labyrinth of the Blue Witch I||January 10, 2014|
|14||Labyrinth of the Blue Witch II||January 17, 2014|
|15||Labyrinth of the Blue Witch III||January 24, 2014|
|16||Fiesta For The Observers I||January 31, 2014|
|17||Fiesta For The Observers II||February 07, 2014|
|18||Fiesta For The Observers III||February 14, 2014|
|19||Fiesta For The Observers IV||February 21, 2014|
|20||Return Of The Alchemist I||February 28, 2014|
|21||Return Of The Alchemist II||March 7, 2014|
|22||Return Of The Alchemist III||March 14, 2014|
|23||Empire Of The Dawn I||March 21, 2014|
|24||Empire Of The Dawn II||March 28, 2014|