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Castlevania: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Castlevania offers spectacular visuals and a compelling adaptation in its all-too-short first season.


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Inspired by the video game, this medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the Belmont clan and his attempt to save all of Eastern Europe from Vlad Dracula Tepe.


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It never quite reaches the demented highs of its pillar-of-hellfire pilot, but by season's end, there's a clear mission statement for arriving at a slightly more optimistic future.

July 11, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The recent four-episode Netflix adaptation headed by popular comics writer Warren Ellis embodies this series's slight identity crisis while also failing to embrace its core strengths.

August 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The animation is kinetic and lively   which, coupled with the whip Belmont carries for whatever reason, makes for some sumptuous fight choreography.

August 10, 2017 | Full Review…

Castlevania is ripe with potential, but also burdened with cliches. And so, it feels after four episodes like a show at a crossroads.

July 11, 2017 | Full Review…

If you're a fan of the series, or have an hour and a half to kill and want to see some gross demons (and a nerd friendly voice cast), there are worse ways of spending your time.

July 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Brief, entrancing, [and] wickedly bloody.

August 8, 2017 | Full Review…

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