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Happy Halloween, From All Of Us At Anime Herald!


Source: Pixiv
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The Autumn has finally arrived. The leaves have turned to a rainbow of yellows, reds, and oranges, and the local shops are advertising pumpkin-spice everything. Jack O’Lanterns glare out from countless doorsteps, offering a silent and watchful gaze as they await the coming of evening.

Outside, the streets will be teeming with life. Costumed children and their patient parents trek from door to door, in search of the almighty candy. Adults will congregate at the countless parties celebrating the day, and movie theaters will be packed with folks searching for scares from horror flicks.

Anime fans certainly don’t need to feel left out. With a little know-how, and a few good titles, fans can create their own evening of spooky, scary skeletons and things that go “bump “in the night. In 2013, we offered seven suggestions, which could tickle funny bones, quench the thirst for action, and simply send shivers up a viewer’s spine.

This year, we’d like to add one more title to that list. To celebrate this spookiest of holidays, we took a look at OVA classic Vampire Princess Miyu.

For now, though, while the night is young, go forth and enjoy the day. We wish you all a very happy and safe Halloween!

About the author

Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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