Tokyo Vampire Hotel – TV series, Japan, 2017

Tokyo Vampire Hotel is a 2017 Japanese supernatural television series directed by Sion Sono (Exte: Hair Extensions; Noriko’s Dinner Table; Strange Circus; Suicide Club) for Amazon Prime Japan. It stars Kaho, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Ami Tomite, Yumi Adachi and Megumi Kagurazaka.

The series revolves around a battle to save mankind from a vampire tribe. It is scheduled to stream from June 16.

The nine-episode series was produced with Nikkatsu Corporation and written by Jun Tsugita and Manabu Ikarimoto. Tomohiro Kubo and Daisuke Matsuo serve as directors and writers of two episodes.

Sion Sono has said: “I had wanted to make an original vampire movie for a long time and now my wish has come true. Amazon offered me the chance to make an original drama, but I approached it as if making a movie.”

Filming locations:

Nikkatsu Studios, Tokyo, Japan
Transylvania, Romania

Source: Screen Daily

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