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News Netflix Castlevania Season 4 to be the Final Season. New series in same Universe may continue. (Writer Warren Ellis departed after finished S4 script)

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The upcoming 10-episode fourth season of Netflix’s anime series Castlevania will be its last, Deadline has learned. It will premiere May 13

While Castlevania, based on the classic Konami video game, will be coming to an end, the world it created may live on. I hear Netflix is eyeing a new series set in the same Castlevania universe with an entirely new cast of characters.
The series was created by author and prolific comic book writer Warren Ellis, who served as writer and executive producer. Last summer, Ellis, who at the time had finished the scripts for Season 4, faced sexual misconduct allegations which he firmly denied. He has had no further involvement in Castlevania, and I hear he also has not been part of the conversations about a potential new show which likely won’t include him as a creative auspice.


I am only looking forward to this with mild interest. I thought Season 3 was a total misfire and basically seemed like after things ended in S2, they tried to write something akin to how the GOT writers did in the final seasons making up their own stuff, and it was not good at all. The Alucard storyline is one of the worst written side-plots there is.

Also I still laugh at how few episodes this gets when it seems the writers want to try to do a lot of things without the time to actually tell a proper story and narrative, and then often still has bad pacing issues. Sure 10 episodes is much better than the original 4 the first season got, but still short of a typical Anime season cour of 12-13 eps. And especially with how Season 3 was structured it was not wise to be so limited, and now only that much left to try and close all the gaps and tie all the ends of things.

Even with Ellis gone, I am not holding out hope that a new writer will be any better, especially considering the talent on call at Netflix these days.
 
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I really like it, shame if he was forced out. Hope season 4 is good!
 
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The script for this show and its delivery has been complete crap from day one. And yet I somehow made it through two seasons of this. Just could not put up with it anymore for season 3.

Hopefully with Ellis gone, the scripting improves.
 
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I really couldn't get into this series. I managed to watch season 1 and 2 but gave up a little into season 3. This is a good reminder that I should try and finish it./sigh

The show just feels off. Maybe if it had been made by the crew that made the newer vampire hunter D I would have enjoyed it more.
 
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Hopefully with Ellis gone, the scripting improves.
 
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The script for this show and its delivery has been complete crap from day one. And yet I somehow made it through two seasons of this. Just could not put up with it anymore for season 3.

Hopefully with Ellis gone, the scripting improves.
I definitely had issues with the script and dialogue writing, and some of the juvenile humor inserted. Or doing weird things like making Sypha a total Mary Sue who can never lose and has broken powers, or Carmilla into some kind of third-wave feminist, without any of the charm or allure (or undying loyalty to Dracula) she is supposed to have.
I really couldn't get into this series. I managed to watch season 1 and 2 but gave up a little into season 3. This is a good reminder that I should try and finish it./sigh

The show just feels off. Maybe if it had been made by the crew that made the newer vampire hunter D I would have enjoyed it more.
Season 3 is by far a horrible season and even worse than the previous two. Season 1 I think was the best because it ended up being short and to the point, where as Season 2 meandered for far too long with things. Season 3 tried to do a separate storyline perspective deal and I feel it just ended up more disjointed and incoherent. And yeah, the writing I feel tries to sound "smarter" than it really is.
Don't know how they can salvage this show after season 3, the damage done to Alucard's charter...
Definitely one of the worst character butchery jobs I've had to endure, and especially shitty as a fan of Alucard since the 90's. Basically every trait of his was overturned to make him this sad and pathetic caricature of himself, which I feel was some kind of ill-conceived misfire of a "fanservice" thing to turn him into one of those "broken" guys certain fandoms want to "fix". But even worse is the execution of that was just so soooo terrible. The two "Twins" that turn out to be meaningless and shallow side characters are written so terribly that any impact from what happens is just "huh/wtf?" I honestly do not know how they can salvage what they've done to him in a good way.
 
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I can understand why many people here didn't like Season 3. The entire theme of that season was about betrayal of trust and shaking up characters' beliefs. I thought it made sense after the climactic battle against Dracula in Season 2 to turn everything on it's head and make the world seem more complicated than the main cast pictured it to be.

Alucard had his trust in humans betrayed.
Sypha had her trust in trying to be a good simaritan questioned.
Trevor had his trust in his creed and religion shaken up.
Hector had his trust in freedom and love completely destroyed.
Isaac had his trust in Dracula's motives deterred.

Moments like these help define character growth.

Season 3 could have worked as an introspective dark middle chapter for a 5 season show. Considering that it's not going to happen now, it will probably stand out as the awkward season while season 4 might end up rushing story threads just to wrap up a creative vision that was originally supposed to span multiple generations of Belmont and somehow include Dante in all of this.

That's out of the window now.
 
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I definitely had issues with the script and dialogue writing, and some of the juvenile humor inserted. Or doing weird things like making Sypha a total Mary Sue who can never lose and has broken powers, or Carmilla into some kind of third-wave feminist, without any of the charm or allure (or undying loyalty to Dracula) she is supposed to have.

Season 3 is by far a horrible season and even worse than the previous two. Season 1 I think was the best because it ended up being short and to the point, where as Season 2 meandered for far too long with things. Season 3 tried to do a separate storyline perspective deal and I feel it just ended up more disjointed and incoherent. And yeah, the writing I feel tries to sound "smarter" than it really is.

Definitely one of the worst character butchery jobs I've had to endure, and especially shitty as a fan of Alucard since the 90's. Basically every trait of his was overturned to make him this sad and pathetic caricature of himself, which I feel was some kind of ill-conceived misfire of a "fanservice" thing to turn him into one of those "broken" guys certain fandoms want to "fix". But even worse is the execution of that was just so soooo terrible. The two "Twins" that turn out to be meaningless and shallow side characters are written so terribly that any impact from what happens is just "huh/wtf?" I honestly do not know how they can salvage what they've done to him in a good way.
I honestly think the twins were there to boost representation, they had no purpose and end up doing nothing that would effect any part of the story, it's the only purpose I can see for them.
 
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Season one was the best. The fight between Alucard and Richter was awesome (though choppy). S2 and 3 dragged on.

Blood of Zeus is way better.
 
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Definitely one of the worst character butchery jobs I've had to endure, and especially shitty as a fan of Alucard since the 90's. Basically every trait of his was overturned to make him this sad and pathetic caricature of himself, which I feel was some kind of ill-conceived misfire of a "fanservice" thing to turn him into one of those "broken" guys certain fandoms want to "fix". But even worse is the execution of that was just so soooo terrible. The two "Twins" that turn out to be meaningless and shallow side characters are written so terribly that any impact from what happens is just "huh/wtf?" I honestly do not know how they can salvage what they've done to him in a good way.
Those gay incest twins were the worst. Cant believe they wasted Alucard on that plot.
 

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Did not like that Belmont and Sypha hooked up. Just found it corny and didn't think it was necessary, as their characters were stronger without that addition.
I figured this would be the last season, with their kid as an excuse for more seasons later on.
I enjoyed the art, action and even politics of the previous seasons. So will definitely check out what happens next.
 
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Did not like that Belmont and Sypha hooked up. Just found it corny and didn't think it was necessary, as their characters were stronger without that addition.
I figured this would be the last season, with their kid as an excuse for more seasons later on.
I enjoyed the art, action and even politics of the previous seasons. So will definitely check out what happens next.
Ya. I get it they wanted a male and female character mix. And tossing in some lover's chirping was forced in for jokes.

But they could had just had Richter and Sypha being a kick ass dual with serious attitude.

I would had liked the series more if it was a bit more serious. They make Richter a joking smack talker every minute.
 
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im down for a s4. s3 was the weakest so far, but tbh theres not too much else like it so i'm more than okay watching it.
 
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Ya. I get it they wanted a male and female character mix. And tossing in some lover's chirping was forced in for jokes.

But they could had just had Richter and Sypha being a kick ass dual with serious attitude.

I would had liked the series more if it was a bit more serious. They make Richter a joking smack talker every minute.
Trevor is the one in the show. Richter is too serious for that, same with Simon. However Trevor I can see being a jokester so it makes sense. Simon would have just tried to kill Alucard no questions asked.
 

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Im a big Ellis fan but not sure it translated to the show.

Any comic fans who know a bit about comic history/tropes should read Planetary.
 
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I am only looking forward to this with mild interest. I thought Season 3 was a total misfire and basically seemed like after things ended in S2, they tried to write something akin to how the GOT writers did in the final seasons making up their own stuff, and it was not good at all. The Alucard storyline is one of the worst written side-plots there is.

Also I still laugh at how few episodes this gets when it seems the writers want to try to do a lot of things without the time to actually tell a proper story and narrative, and then often still has bad pacing issues. Sure 10 episodes is much better than the original 4 the first season got, but still short of a typical Anime season cour of 12-13 eps. And especially with how Season 3 was structured it was not wise to be so limited, and now only that much left to try and close all the gaps and tie all the ends of things.

Even with Ellis gone, I am not holding out hope that a new writer will be any better, especially considering the talent on call at Netflix these days.
Season 3 was a snore-fest. I'm so glad I'm not the only one. Once they departed from anything resembling Castlevania 3, it was over. Hell, it was over the moment they killed Dracula. And also, no Grant Denasty? They gave OTHER PIRATES parts in season 2 and didn't introduce the last main character of the game.

Another thing that irked me was the lack of the fantastic soundtrack from the game. They used one track in all the episodes I've watched.

It's too bad, too. The first two seasons were good and the animation style was very appealing.
 

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Hope I'm alive by the time they do the battle of 1999 with Julius Belmont and then the Soma Cruz arc.
 
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These netflix adaptations of popular Japanese video games are just shitty, it's shitty for new people who want to know about the games, and it's worse for fans of these IPs since they basically butcher every thing that made fans love about the story/characters of these games.

Awaiting the meltdowns of Dragon Dogma fans those poor bastards.
 

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I can understand why many people here didn't like Season 3. The entire theme of that season was about betrayal of trust and shaking up characters' beliefs. I thought it made sense after the climactic battle against Dracula in Season 2 to turn everything on it's head and make the world seem more complicated than the main cast pictured it to be.

Alucard had his trust in humans betrayed.
Sypha had her trust in trying to be a good simaritan questioned.
Trevor had his trust in his creed and religion shaken up.
Hector had his trust in freedom and love completely destroyed.
Isaac had his trust in Dracula's motives deterred.

Moments like these help define character growth.

Season 3 could have worked as an introspective dark middle chapter for a 5 season show. Considering that it's not going to happen now, it will probably stand out as the awkward season while season 4 might end up rushing story threads just to wrap up a creative vision that was originally supposed to span multiple generations of Belmont and somehow include Dante in all of this.

That's out of the window now.
I suppose that may have been the intent, but I feel the execution of it was just lacking. The whole "split scenario" I just feel was a total misfire in making everyone's arcs all fully separate. Alucard's arc is a total afterthought and it shows, as it also butchers the character. One of the hallmarks of his character is his unwavering faith in humanity, and the promise to his mother to defend it. It's what keeps him going through all the centuries. To end up losing his faith in such a really ham-fisted way is just furthering the insult.
I honestly think the twins were there to boost representation, they had no purpose and end up doing nothing that would effect any part of the story, it's the only purpose I can see for them.
Those gay incest twins were the worst. Cant believe they wasted Alucard on that plot.
Indeed. Their purpose was worthless and their motives were simply wtf. I love how their backstory involved the super dangerous Japanese vampire, who Sypha killed in an instant rather pathetically back in Season 2, which made their motives all the more dumb. It really felt they had no idea what to do with Alucard (especially since in canon, he was supposed to just go to sleep after CV3 until SotN), and just lazily turned him into a pure fanservice character and wanted a sex scene with him and this was the best they could do. And god that whole scene was just WTF. The twins in many instances are drawn to look like children, yet all of a sudden they became more "adult" looking, not to mention the fucking weird "relationship" until then was more mentor/teacher and gave off no hints of anything else between them.
Ya. I get it they wanted a male and female character mix. And tossing in some lover's chirping was forced in for jokes.

But they could had just had Trevor and Sypha being a kick ass dual with serious attitude.

I would had liked the series more if it was a bit more serious. They make Trevorr a joking smack talker every minute.
Definitely a gripe I had with the writing/characterization is the typical "man dumb, woman smart" dynamic played out between Trevor and Sypha. Again you can count on Trevor to be the bumbling fool who will always get injured, where as Sypha then comes along without a hitch and pulls more lightning out of her ass to deal with things effortlessly (her powers are so deliberately broken and basically written to serve the plot/scenes)
Season 3 was a snore-fest. I'm so glad I'm not the only one. Once they departed from anything resembling Castlevania 3, it was over. Hell, it was over the moment they killed Dracula. And also, no Grant Denasty? They gave OTHER PIRATES parts in season 2 and didn't introduce the last main character of the game.

Another thing that irked me was the lack of the fantastic soundtrack from the game. They used one track in all the episodes I've watched.

It's too bad, too. The first two seasons were good and the animation style was very appealing.
From what I recall, the whole thing with no Grant is thanks to Ellis, unless he's bullshitting, that he just hated the idea of that character and wanted nothing to do with him in the script. I wouldn't even be surprised if he fully intended to do that as the season's progressed as an FU to the fans who were bugging him about it. And yeah, the only soundtrack adaptation from the games I recall was the Bloody Tears remix at the end of S2. But other than that, it was all original tracks.
I think you stopped at the best possible spot. Especially if you're even remotely a fan of Alucard or SotN.


Definitely reminds me of SotN
On the plus side, there werent any blowjobs. Close, but none.
It's funny. I remember a year ago when this had just aired how the initial praise for the Season was so overwhelming it seemed. I felt I was alone in thinking "wtf did I just watch?", "how was any of that good?", especially with regard to this plot in particular. Though over time I've definitely found and noted more and more people coming to similar conclusions (perhaps initial hype and shock value wore off). Let me be clear, I'm not against trying to do something interesting with Alucard (since again he has no canon story right after S2), I'm just disappointed that this was all they could come up with, and that it's so nonsensical. It basically boils down to:

Dumbass Twins: "Move Castle"
Alucard: Castle Broken. I'm no Engineer. I can't fix. I'll help you in any other way.
Dumbass Twins: "Why you no Move Castle?"

I'm not mad even with Alucard getting a sex scene. I just feel it was so unearned and cheap (on top of the whole awful context of it), especially for such a longtime character.

From what I recall in articles, Ellis apparently had written Seasons 1 and 2 way back pre 2010, as the initial pitch was a trilogy of film-run-time movies. That sort of fits with the episode count for both seasons (S1 = 4, S2 = 8). I think he had to even get Konami and possibly IGA's approvals for the treatments. The project of course got into limbo for a while, but when it got resurrected at Netflix I believe Ellis said he just used the same treatments with some minor updates/changes. The point of that tangent is that, S1 and S2 had been through the wringer in the writing and editing process, where as S3 seems so shoddily put together by comparison, as it comes off as trying to pull a Game of Thrones final Seasons (lack of source canon does that too0.
 
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I can understand why many people here didn't like Season 3. The entire theme of that season was about betrayal of trust and shaking up characters' beliefs. I thought it made sense after the climactic battle against Dracula in Season 2 to turn everything on it's head and make the world seem more complicated than the main cast pictured it to be.

Alucard had his trust in humans betrayed.
Sypha had her trust in trying to be a good simaritan questioned.
Trevor had his trust in his creed and religion shaken up.
Hector had his trust in freedom and love completely destroyed.
Isaac had his trust in Dracula's motives deterred.

Moments like these help define character growth.
Could help it, but I do not think they did. Also, fine let’s say that it was their theme… “let’s do A” ok, but why should it happen? The “people would not expect it” or “it would be so cool if…” are not good enough reasons in and of thenselves.
If you order a pizza at a restaurant and I surprise you with badly cooked fish, you might be surprised yet pissed off. You do not get a prize just for subverting my expectations… it must be a means to an end.

It is a very similar issue to The Last Jedi: you want to subvert people’s expectations and do something new more than answering the seemingly obvious question “is it worth it? Is the new scenario/vision better than the old one? Will we have time to give a great payoff bit by bit for it?”.

I feel they thought about that for a second and went “nah, it will all work out somehow” as they were, like Ryan Johnson, too much taken by the allure of “subverting expectations/creating shock and make people talk about the series” more than anything.
 
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CGiRanger CGiRanger I don't think it was to show him that humanity can't be trusted. Obviously he still knows that Trevor and Sypha are good hearted people. It was more to show that he can't naively trust every human he comes across, which to me is a good lesson because he literally had his guard all the way down for all humans. Him not making that same mistake twice doesn't mean he hates humans now. It just means he should be cautious before easily trusting anyone he comes across.

The same thing happened differently to Trevor. Imagine his surprise when the people and creed that he follows is sometimes capable of such immense evil.

Both of their cores were shaken.

P Panajev2001a That question can't be answered yet because I can't look into the future and know what season 4 is going to be. As I've said in the second half of the post you've quoted(that you've oddly ignored), season 3 felt like it was going to work as an introspective dark middle chapter for a 5 season show. A lot of shows do this(especially around season 2 or 3) so that the future seasons will call back to it and it will make sense in the overall big picture.

There have been great shows that have done this before, for example notably shows like Breaking Bad and Mr. Robot. It's all about whether or not it sticks the landing with the later seasons. My worry is that because this project has now had behind the scenes issues and is now being stopped at season 4, it will ultimately not set out to do what they were attempting to do, making season 3 look way worse than it already appears to be and making season 4 feel extremely rushed in pacing.

This isn't a Rian Johnson situation because this project is all being headed by the same person. Rian Johnson came in and screwed up another man's vision of a trilogy for his own agendas, and then peace'd out leaving JJ to hold the bag and over-course correct.
 

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The show had a few moments but at the end of the day it was only really appealing to me because of the great animation. After season 1 it turned into the usual Netflix thing of half the budget which just reproduces the problem in anime where the longer it goes on the worse it gets as the audience shrinks in a vicious cycle with poor animation or filler or writing that pushes a story beyond what made it work originally just to keep it going or just the time constraints
 
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For anyone that hasnt watched the series and doesn't feel the urge to go through 3 seasons (a 4th coming), just watch season 1. It's only 4 episodes, can be watched in 90 minutes (each episode around 20 minutes or so), and call it a day. S2 and S3 are 8 episodes each I think so it goes on a lot longer and has tons of dragged on filler. They could had made them 5-6 episodes long if they wanted to.

It wont solve anything to do with Dracula or any of the other plots later on, but season 1 is decent as has a great final fight (animation choppy though).
 
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For anyone that hasnt watched the series and doesn't feel the urge to go through 3 seasons (a 4th coming), just watch season 1. It's only 4 episodes, can be watched in 90 minutes (each episode around 20 minutes or so), and call it a day. S2 and S3 are 8 episodes each I think so it goes on a lot longer and has tons of dragged on filler. They could had made them 5-6 episodes long if they wanted to.

It wont solve anything to do with Dracula or any of the other plots later on, but season 1 is decent as has a great final fight (animation choppy though).


Ya I saw season 1 it was good. Not sure if I should watch the rest or not.
 

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CGiRanger CGiRanger I don't think it was to show him that humanity can't be trusted. Obviously he still knows that Trevor and Sypha are good hearted people. It was more to show that he can't naively trust every human he comes across, which to me is a good lesson because he literally had his guard all the way down for all humans. Him not making that same mistake twice doesn't mean he hates humans now. It just means he should be cautious before easily trusting anyone he comes across.

The same thing happened differently to Trevor. Imagine his surprise when the people and creed that he follows is sometimes capable of such immense evil.

Both of their cores were shaken.
Well, I'm not sure I really felt all that when i watched the season. I never took Alucard as the naive sort and he didn't come across that way in the first two seasons. As I said before I'm not against trying to change up Alucard's character for this adaptation. In fact one could say that one major difference established already is that Alucard does seem to have shown more emotion towards his father in the show than he did in the games, and outwardly mourned him and seemed to think of him more than his mother in memoriam. But again I take issue with the execution of it all in Season 3, where the events that took place felt so rushed and trivial, as afterthoughts really and felt more for shock value than deep character development. In retrospect I'd have expunged the twins altogether, and just had Alucard's arc been him slowly mentally deteriorating due to isolation and guilt, and that would have been much more compelling (and quite pertinent given COVID isolation) an idea than what was decided upon.
Whew, I'm glad I stopped watching after season 2. Season 3 sounds terrible
Season 2 was very good too, but not Season 3… not IMHO…
From again what I recall, Season 2 is at least finishing up the original script that Warren Ellis wrote way back a long time ago. Granted it definitely suffers from some serious middle-pacing issues and a lot of retconning or abruptly changing up conventions. Season 1 despite its briefness funny enough was the most tightly paced of them all. I also preferred the horror of Season 1, and the demons from hell that Dracula used, to Season 2 and the rather pathetic "Vampire Army" that they put out instead.

For anyone that hasnt watched the series and doesn't feel the urge to go through 3 seasons (a 4th coming), just watch season 1. It's only 4 episodes, can be watched in 90 minutes (each episode around 20 minutes or so), and call it a day. S2 and S3 are 8 episodes each I think so it goes on a lot longer and has tons of dragged on filler. They could had made them 5-6 episodes long if they wanted to.

It wont solve anything to do with Dracula or any of the other plots later on, but season 1 is decent as has a great final fight (animation choppy though).
I think that's fair for those who just want a taste of things and if it's compelling to them then they continue. That said, If they want to see a more solidified "ending", then I'd suggest that they simply skip ahead to Episode 6 or 7 of Season 2 and begin there as the "final conflict" begins. Nothing that happened in the interim before that would be of much consequence in retrospect.

Season 3 actually had 10 episodes, and it's amazing how with more episodes it feels like they just don't know what to do with the extra time. Again they really made a terrible decision to branch off into fully separate storylines with:

1. Trevor and Sypha visit and stay in a Village
2. Hector's captivity in Styria (being seduced by Lenore who is actually more of a "Carmila" character than the actual one in the show)
3. Isaac travels the world and meets new friends
4. Alucard just hanging around and taking in two random Japanese "twins"

None of the 4 ever intersect, so you've separated your run-time into four distinct plots. Even with 10 episodes, I doubt most Anime would try to do something in a mere 12-episode single-cour season.
 
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Well, I'm not sure I really felt all that when i watched the season. I never took Alucard as the naive sort and he didn't come across that way in the first two seasons. As I said before I'm not against trying to change up Alucard's character for this adaptation. In fact one could say that one major difference established already is that Alucard does seem to have shown more emotion towards his father in the show than he did in the games, and outwardly mourned him and seemed to think of him more than his mother in memoriam. But again I take issue with the execution of it all in Season 3, where the events that took place felt so rushed and trivial, as afterthoughts really and felt more for shock value than deep character development. In retrospect I'd have expunged the twins altogether, and just had Alucard's arc been him slowly mentally deteriorating due to isolation and guilt, and that would have been much more compelling (and quite pertinent given COVID isolation) an idea than what was decided upon.
I'm not against your suggestion, as honestly I thought that's how they were going to leave him in season 3, when season 2 ended(alone and isolated from humanity for hundreds of years until the next Belmont discovers him). He definitely did have a bit of naivety towards humans that was shown with subtleties. I do think that it could have possibly been executed better in season 3, but honestly I liked the general approach of a human forming a relationship with him and then abruptly breaking his heart. The biggest issue people seem to have with it here is that it was both a man and woman instead of just a woman doing it. My biggest issue with it was that in a season where people are saying things are being paced too slowly, his arc felt oddly too rushed. There should have been more time spent showing him slowly falling in love with the both of them(and also them not showing their cards too soon). That would have made the act of betrayal feel way more impactful. Once again though, going from the audience opinion here I don't think that change would have mattered and I think that would have been loathed just as much.
 

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Good. I want a proper final battle. No nihilistic Dracula / Trevor, I want them in their best form beating the crap of one another.

S2 finale was interesting from a narrative stand point. Alucard's mixed emotions and all of that. But it was a lame fight. Dracula cleaned every room in the castle with Alucard's face, Trevor and Sypha running, trying to catch them and stop the beating until they arrive in Alucard's room and Dracula gave up.


Did not like that Belmont and Sypha hooked up. Just found it corny and didn't think it was necessary, as their characters were stronger without that addition.
I figured this would be the last season, with their kid as an excuse for more seasons later on.
I enjoyed the art, action and even politics of the previous seasons. So will definitely check out what happens next.

Sypha and Trevor married in the game chronology. She is the reason the Belmont clan got magic powers which made even more powerful vampire hunters. Without her, Richter would not have his Item Crash moves for example.
 

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Good. I want a proper final battle. No nihilistic Dracula / Trevor, I want them in their best form beating the crap of one another.

S2 finale was interesting from a narrative stand point. Alucard's mixed emotions and all of that. But it was a lame fight. Dracula cleaned every room in the castle with Alucard's face, Trevor and Sypha running, trying to catch them and stop the beating until they arrive in Alucard's room and Dracula gave up.




Sypha and Trevor married in the game chronology. She is the reason the Belmont clan got magic powers which made even more powerful vampire hunters. Without her, Richter would not have his Item Crash moves for example.
see, i didn't know that, but it was the first thing that popped into my head. A half magic user, half vampire hunter. Like in other works of fiction. Half angel/half demon, demi gods... etc.
Makes sense. Thanks for the history info.
 

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The Season 4 Trailer has been released:

It doesn't look that bad? But I'll hold my breath for being disappointed by the final execution.

Even now I am still left wondering what the fuck the point was of Alucard's story in Season 3 looking at this. He doesn't look like he's changed at all.
 

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The Season 4 Trailer has been released:

It doesn't look that bad? But I'll hold my breath for being disappointed by the final execution.

Even now I am still left wondering what the fuck the point was of Alucard's story in Season 3 looking at this. He doesn't look like he's changed at all.
In terms of pure power is Isaac equal to Dracula now?
 

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In terms of pure power is Isaac equal to Dracula now?
I definitely haven't tried to understand any sort of "Power levels" in this show. Again with someone like Sypha whose powers basically are written to do whatever the plot needs her to do without thought, as long as she makes it effortless and easy.

Still considering that Dracula was powerful enough to not even sweat at all fighting the Trio in S2 and only lost due to low morale and lack of motivation, showed how powerful he was. And unless something changed when I wasn't looking, Isaac is still mortal and probably isn't immune to most forms of death. But he has managed to create a big powerful army, which I presume is going to be what goes up against the army that Hector is making Carmilla.