Bible Black: La Noche de Walpurgis (Spanish: Walpurgis Night) (Baiburuburakku - バイブルブラック La Noche de Walpurgis) also simply referred to as Bible Black is the first adult anime series based on the eroge computer game of the same name.
The series consists of six half an hour long episodes animated by Milky Studio (part of MS Pictures). The first episode debuted on the 21st of July, 2001 in Japan, a year after the release of the computer game. The series was later adapted and dubbed to English, French and Spanish versions by several local distributors, such as the American Kitty Media.
All six episodes were later re-cut to a single 100-minute film titled Bible Black Complete Edition (バイブルブラック 完全版 Baiburu Burakku Kanzenban) This version abridges several scenes and has not been released outside of Japan. It also contains portions of the remastered edition of the third episode Black Sacrifice.
The plot of the series loosely follows the so called True Ending of the game, which results in generally the best outcome for the player and characters. However, some scenes from different storylines are also included, albeit in an abridged or alternative version. The single character perspective of Taki Minase is dropped, he does however remain the protagonist in the anime.
Some plot elements from the game are completely absent in the anime, like the confrontation of the player with Shinjou or Inoue and their thugs. One of these omitted scenes featuring the swim team is seen in the later produced Bible Black: Only series. The anime also has several unique plot developments not present in the game at all, such as the rape scene of Yukiko and Shiraki during Walpurgis Night.
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