|Created by||Adi Shankar|
|Films and television|
|Animated series||Castlevania (2017–)|
Bootleg Multiverse[a] is an American animation franchise created for Netflix by Adi Shankar, which he named after his Bootleg Universe project. The series comprising this franchise are based on diverse video games from several companies around the world, featuring an anime-influenced style by various artists.
List of series
|Series||Season||Episodes||Originally released||Showrunner(s)||Based on|
|Castlevania||1||4||July 7, 2017||Adi Shankar, Fred Seibert, Ted Biaselli, Kevin Kolde,|
Larry Tanz and Warren Ellis
|Castlevania by Konami|
|2||8||October 26, 2018|
|3||10||March 5, 2020|
|Untitled Devil May Cry series||1||TBA||TBA||TBA||Devil May Cry by Capcom|
|Untitled Assassin's Creed series||1||TBA||TBA||TBA||Assassin's Creed by Ubisoft|
|Untitled Hyper Light Drifter series||1||TBA||TBA||Adi Shankar and Alx Preston||Hyper Light Drifter by Playism and Heart Machine|
When his wife is burned at the stake after being falsely accused of witchcraft, the vampire Count Dracula declares all the people of Wallachia will pay with their lives. He summons an army of demons which overruns the country, causing the people to live lives of fear and distrust. To combat this, the outcast monster hunter Trevor Belmont takes up arms against Dracula's forces, aided by the magician Sypha Belnades and Dracula's dhampir son Alucard.
The series is based on the video game series by Konami, and is written by Warren Ellis and produced by Frederator Studios, Powerhouse Animation Studios, Shankar Animation, Project 51 Productions and Mua Film.
The series is currently in its third season.
Untitled Devil May Cry series
Untitled Assassin's Creed series
Untitled Hyper Light Drifter series
- "Bootleg Multiverse" is a working title, as no official name has been announced yet.
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