Vampire Sensou

Vampire Wars

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Alternative Titles

English: Vampire Wars
Synonyms: Vampire Senso
Japanese: ヴァンパイヤー戦争


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 1, 1990
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Novel
Genres: Super PowerSuper Power, SupernaturalSupernatural, VampireVampire
Duration: 55 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 4.671 (scored by 17981,798 users)
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Ranked: #112832
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The rural American west is the setting for this OVA, in which a bizarre and brutal attack on a NASA base in Arizona attracts the attention of a French secret service agent, Monsieur Lassar, when a dead CIA agent is found floating on the Seine in Paris. Lassar is convinced that these two events are related, and sets out to prove it. His investigation leads him to film star Lamia Vindaw and a vampire cult that may be far more vicious and dangerous than its eccentric exterior makes it seem.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kosaburo, Kuki

Sugawara, Masashi

Vindaw, Lamia

Koyama, Yuka


Ikeda, Shuuichi


Shiozawa, Kaneto


Abe, Michiko


Terase, Kyouko


Mita, Yuuko

Lasaar, George

Ueda, Toshiya

Milan, Charlie

Aono, Takeshi


Kitazume, Hiroyuki
Original Character Design
Hamasu, Hideki
Key Animation, Animation Director


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Ending Theme

"More/ She Wants Real Love" by KATSUMI

Aug 25, 2009
bokenhiebing (All reviews)
The first 5 min of the show are actually entertaining. After that the quality goes in a steady downward decline. This decline will eventually reach 0 and somehow manages to keep going.

Like I said right at the beginning, the show isn't terrible. There is kind of a mysterious quality to it. There seems to be some kind of cover up going on, involving multiple governments of the world. The show then makes the mistake of actually telling you what the story is about. This is the point were it just falls apart. The story's premise is so stupid that..... You know when someone makes read more
Jan 18, 2009
animegorey (All reviews)
The first 25 minutes are pretty cool. It has the feel of a corny cop movie with good violence and profanity laden action scenes. This 7 foot tall humungous bad guy even punches this whore dead in the face. Blood was flying and they showed a good close-up of the whole thing. I laughed so hard. There were a couple good action sequences when the hero met the vampire. They had a creepiness to them too and it sure seemed like it would be a decent one after all. Then, the bottom fell out. What the F&%# ??? Totally fell apart. Story went to hell read more
Feb 22, 2012
Prede (All reviews)
I genuinely, non-ironically enjoyed Vampire Wars. That doesn’t mean I can’t laugh a little at it when it’s being dumb, but I found this to be an enjoyable anime. They’re gonna take away my critics license for this review, I am sure. But I sincerely enjoyed this little OVA from 1990 that Toei created. Sure by the ending it starts to fall apart, but before that it is a solid action romp. And what else can you ask for from an anime titled Vampire Wars. Surely anyone going into an anime with a title like this isn’t looking for deep realistic and well developed characters, read more
Nov 7, 2015
gophercg (All reviews)
It's a mystery noir. With 50 minutes (+5 minute ED song), plot is clearly rushed, but connects all the characters. Kuki & Lamia get some character depth, & join/betrayal all jump through quickly, acceptable considering the shortness, but really could've benefited from longer development of the complex mystery. It's far from your usual vampire films, and more a mystery on a multi-country & grand scale.
I suggest English dub + English sub. Occasionally they are different, offset, or both. It gives nearly 2x the plot information, and quite funny seeing how much they diverge in meaning. After ~40min I laughed uncontrollably for the remainder. It brilliantly read more

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