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DJ Basshunter is back in DOTA: Dragon’s Blood after 15 long years with his DOTA anthem

Today Netflix is scheduled to release the DOTA: Dragon’s Blood eight-part series. The streaming giant brought back nostalgic memories of 2006 when there was Dota 2’s heyday in popular music. In a video promo released, Basshunter is back with his most famous song on DOTA.

Basshunter can be sitting in Ventrilo and playing DOTA at the launch of DOTA: Dragon’s Blood as if he never went away. Swedish DJ Basshunter aka Jonas Erik Altberg makes a comeback after 15 long years, revving up the nostalgia.  

It was in the year 2006 when Swede Basshunter had released “Vi sitter i Ventrilo och spelar DotA”. It catapulted him to fame due to its lyrics and music video. It was more of a parody recounting his exploits on the video game DotA. The tune was from the song Daddy DJ and was the 2nd single from his first album LOL.

The DOTA anthem song was felt practically by every player. One can see the disbelief in the eyes of Basshunter’s mother when she opens the door and finds his friends sitting in front of computers playing DOTA. The famous song gets playing as soon as she reprimands them for playing too much of DOTA.

The lyrics “Vi sitter I Ventrilo och spelar DotA” are in Swedish which means “We sit in Ventrilo and play DOTA.” In 2006 DOTA was a mod in the game Warcraft III and Ventrilo was widely used.

Netflix has dropped the promo video of DOTA: Dragon’s Blood with Basshunter at the right time. Fast forward to 2021, he’s back again. The sing is not a remixed version and neither a new one. Basshunter can still be seen in similar settings as his first video with his cult title playing in the background. The promo seamlessly mixes the shots devised by Studio Mir with shots of the DJ singer sitting in front of PC.

When will Dota: Dragon’s Blood release on Netflix?

Dota: Dragon’s Blood release date on Netflix is Thursday, 25th March 2021. The time will be midnight, Pacific Time.
For Indian subscribers, Dragon’s Blood on Netflix can be streamed on Thursday at 1.30 pm.
UK fans can watch Dota: Dragon’s Blood from 8 am GMT, Thursday, 25th March 2021.
Australian viewers can watch the show from 7 pm AST onwards on Thursday.

Dota: Dragon’s Blood Cast

Netflix’s video game-based anime adaptation will have 8 episodes. Studio MIR has developed the animation for the show. Its previous works are The Legend of Korra and Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender.

Apart from Davion and Mirana a few prominent characters from Defense of the Ancients 2 are making a comeback. The voice-over artists for Dota: Dragon’s Blood anime series are 

  • Yuri Lowenthal as Davion
  • Josh Keaton as Bram
  • Lara Pulver as Princess Mirana
  • Tony Todd as Slyrak the Ember Eldwurm
  • Troy Baker as Invoker
  • Kari Wahlgren as Luna
  • Alix Wilton Regan as Selemene
  • Freya Tingley as Fymryn
  • Stephanie Jacobsen as Drysi
  • Anson Mount as Kaden
  • JB Blanc as Terrorblade

All the 8 episodes of DOTA: Dragon’s Blood Season 1 will be ready to stream on Netflix from today. Share with us your reviews and what pushes you to watch this intriguing anime?

Rashmi
Crazy about technology, sports, cinema, my colleagues, and useless anecdotes. Far too connected and curious. When I'm not on my smartphone, you can find me tinkering anything tech!

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