Castlevania Season 5 On Netflix: Why Was The Show Cancelled?

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Castlevania Season 4 has just been released on Netflix, and this anime show is one of the best things on the streaming platform. But, will there be a Castlevania Season 5, or has the show been cancelled? If so, then why?

It was revealed a while back that Castlevania Season 4 was going to be the show’s last season.

I wanted to look into why that was the case and what we Castlevania fans can expect in the future.

Is the show really dead, or are we going to be getting something else?

Well, I can report that there is good news and bad news.

Let’s start with the good news.

The good news is that there is a Castlevania spin-off show coming.

The bad news is that Castlevania’s creator, Warren Ellis won’t be involved in this show.

Why won’t there be a Castlevania Season 5 on Netflix?

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Read more: Castlevania Season 4’s Release Date Revealed

Why, you ask? Well, Ellis is also the reason why Castlevania Season 5 isn’t happening.

It was revealed by Deadline that Netflix and Ellis will not be working together anymore.

This happened after there were a series of sexual assault allegations made against Ellis.

He is denying these claims, however, Netflix isn’t taking any chances and decided to distance itself from the writer/creator of this animated Castlevania series.

Castlevania Season 4 was still written by Ellis, but he was no longer on board as the series’ showrunner.

What’s the Castlevania Spinoff series going to be about?

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Read more: When Will Castlevania Season 4 Be Released On Netflix?

Right, so, what will this upcoming Castlevania spin-off be all about?

Well, details on this spin-off are very thin at the moment.

What we do know is that this show will be set in the same universe as the Castlevania series.

However, it will most likely not feature any of the same characters as the main series.

On the upcoming spin-off show, Deadline wrote:

I hear Netflix is eyeing a new series set in the same Castlevania universe with an entirely new cast of characters.

Who’s in Castlevania Season 4?

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Credit: Netflix

Read more: Has Castlevania Season 4’s Release Date On Netflix Been Revealed?

So, let’s move on to the voice cast of Castlevania Season 4.

There are some really big names in this show.

Castlevania Season 4 features the likes of Richard Armitage, Graham McTavish, James Callis, Emily Swallow, Matt Frewer, Tony Amendola and Alejandra Reynoso.

Ellis did still serve as an executive producer on the show along with Kevin Kolde, Fred Seibert and Adi Shankar.

What do you make of this news?

Are you sad to hear that there will be no Castlevania Season 5 on Netflix?

Are you looking forward to seeing this upcoming spinoff series?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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  1. Denzel R

    It became clear in the penultimate and final episodes of season 4 that the series was done. The writing and story became sloppy and rushed. The character arcs didn’t so much progress as left hanging. Very disappointing.

  2. Anonymous

    It’s guilty until proven innocent these days unfortunately. By then the damage has already been done.


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