After three spectacular seasons, Netflix’s one of the top adult animated series ends with Castlevania Season 4. It is based on the Japanese video game series of the same name, and Powerhouse Animation Studios has done the show’s animation. The series is created and written by Warren Ellis, developed by Adi Shankar and directed by Sam Deats, Adam Deats and Spencer Wan.
The voice cast Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso, Theo James, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Jaime Murray, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Bill Nighy return for the fourth season. There are ten episodes in the finale season, each of 25-30 minutes.
It all started with Dracula’s anger towards humans for killing his human wife Lisa, who then sends his deadly creatures to finish the human race. Trevor Belmont (voiced by Richard Armitage), a monster hunter, meets Speaker Magician Sypha (Alejandro Reynoso) and Lisa-Dracula’s son Alucard (James Callis). Together they kill Dracula and stop the hell he has been unleashing on humans for months.
After going their separate paths in Castlevania season 2, the third season has been full of thrill, adventures, setbacks and great character development for not only the three of them but even the villains. Hector and Isaac, voiced by Theo James and Adetokumboh M’Cormack, carry out their missions in their brutal ways too.
In Castlevania Season 4, all the characters get a conclusion of their own, but not without lots of blood, action, and horrifying twists to keep you engaged. The first few episodes of the new seasons show Trevor and Sypha together and Alucard having different battles with various beasts. These are the ones who remained of the Dracula’s army. All of this is a build-up for the magnificent and intriguing final battle towards the end.
Without giving away any spoilers in our Castlevania Season 4 review, I will tell you that expect everything this time – philosophical conversations, gruesome killing, bloodshed, humour, evil, good and lots of fight sequences. There are more bloodthirsty vampires, a new villain named Varney, and several new characters adding a powerful kick to the story. In addition, there are attempts to resurrect Dracula. But will they succeed? Will Trevor, Sypha and Alucard meet again?
To get all the answers, you’ll have to remain patient till the first 5-6 episodes, as it may seem like just fights and adventures for Trevor and Sypha. But by the end of the 9th episode, everything is spicing up. The tenth episode is where Castlevania writer Warren Ellis throws everything towards us at once. The ending is a huge surprise and revelation. So despite being a final season, the makers have teased us with endless possibilities in future.
The storytelling in Netflix’s Castlevania Season 4 is grisly, brutal and engaging like its previous seasons. The animation is top-notch, and the voice actors have done an impeccable job. Unlike previous seasons, the new one takes time to make a point, but it’s worth wondering what’s next with such a compelling conclusion.
Castlevania Season 4: Is it worth it?
Overall, the Castlevania universe on Netflix of blood and vengeance and has a satisfying ending. Every crucial character has a meaningful and unexpected ending. So don’t waste any time and binge-watch the series before the internet gives away spoilers.
Castlevania Season 4 is currently streaming on Netflix.
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