NYCC '11: Harold Perrineau To Voice Blade In New Anime; Series To Premiere In Jan. On G4!

It's been announced that the Matrix actor will voice the Midnight Son in the upcoming anime series, which will debut on G4 in January 2012...

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By Paul Romano - 10/14/2011
Straight from the G4 panel at New York Comic-Con, it's been announced Harold Perrineau - who's appeared in the TV show Lost and the Matrix trilogy - will voice vampire slayer Blade in the upcoming anime series, which is confirmed to debut in January 2012 on G4. Perrineau is very excited to take on the Midnight Son.

At today’s Marvel TV Presents: Anime on G4 panel at New York Comic-Con, Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, announced the casting of Harold Perrineau as the voice of Blade in its upcoming "Blade" anime series.


Perrineau is thrilled to be a part of the latest Marvel anime series. “It’s very exciting, and a very cool job! I get to wield a sword and kill vampires...and just generally be a badass. It’s a lot of fun!”.



Blade Anime debuts on G4 January 2012.
Source: Marvel
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headlopper - 10/14/2011, 3:25 PM
I kid you not,'Blade' the anime series(1-12) is the best CB character based animated show I EVER watched!
See for yourself, free at animecrazy.net.
However , I don't think this new series is going to measure up to the bar the anime series set- it's pretty damn high!
headlopper - 10/14/2011, 3:28 PM
@GreendaleHumanBeing- nice one. BTW, where the hell was Walt in the final season? He was suppose to be mystically relevant somehow.
spidey1994 - 10/14/2011, 3:29 PM
Cool choice. I don't know why, but I thought Mekhi Phifer was gonna voice Blade.
GreendaleHumanBeing - 10/14/2011, 3:33 PM
@headlopper watch "the new man in charge" epilogue from the season 6 dvd. its on youtube also.
headlopper - 10/14/2011, 3:35 PM
@GreendaleHumanBeing- Thanx, going there now.:)
superwolverine - 10/14/2011, 3:58 PM
why are all these shows taking so long to come out?
the voice of wolverine is bad btw
croniccris - 10/14/2011, 4:16 PM
bad is an understatement

but THIS looks promising
headlopper - 10/14/2011, 4:24 PM
@sKeemAn- Ooooo, Hulk. Very good suggestion!
Speaking of what we'd like to see...X-Force anyone!
You know the Japanese won't hold back on the violence.
HavocT - 10/14/2011, 4:24 PM
Why do we need more Blade?
croniccris - 10/14/2011, 4:50 PM
^---cuz he is the shit
headlopper - 10/14/2011, 4:52 PM
^^^word.
aRandomSinisterClone - 10/14/2011, 5:01 PM
ahh that sucks, i was looking forward to this. he blows. one of the only bad characters/actors in LOST. i just think of that douche yelling WAAAAALTTT over N over for a few episodes. way to cast marvel.
batmanrises - 10/14/2011, 5:56 PM
WAAAAALLLT!!!!

Harrold Perrineau is an awesome choice.
ViltrumiteKing - 10/14/2011, 6:45 PM
A plague on both your houses!!
TheLight - 10/14/2011, 6:58 PM
@ViltrumiteKing

Dude, nice one. Mercutio is Blade!
blazingkidtes - 10/15/2011, 12:17 PM
waltttttttt noooooo lmao allready linking the jap version better now i hope steve blum is doing the voice of logan in the x men anime

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