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Vampire Hunter


Alternative Titles

English: Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge
Synonyms: Vampire Hunter: The Animated Series
Japanese: ヴァンパイアハンター

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 21, 1997 to Mar 27, 1998
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Game
Duration: 41 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.831 (scored by 4,311 users)
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Ranked: #39982
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Popularity: #3002
Members: 9,801
Favorites: 42
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Episodes: /4

Synopsis

The world is a dark, brooding place populated by humans, but ruled in reality by powerful beings known as the Darkstalkers, and there is constant conflict between them as they try to determine who is the most powerful of them all. Zombies, vampires, werewolves - all of them compete in contests of strength and sheer will to attain their own personal goals.

All of this becomes moot when a race of Aztec robots called the Huitzil decide that humanity isn't worth saving, and start waging war on the world, while in the sky, a solar god from outer space plots the conquest of Earth. And the Darkstalkers must become unwilling allies in order to save the world.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Aensland, Morrigan
Aensland, Morrigan
Main
Sakuma, Rei
Japanese
Sakuma, Rei
Felicia
Felicia
Main
Yukana
Japanese
Yukana
Maximoff, Demitri
Maximoff, Demitri
Main
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese
Ootsuka, Akio
Pyron
Pyron
Main
Ogawa, Shinji
Japanese
Ogawa, Shinji

Staff

Ikeda, Masashi
Ikeda, Masashi
Director
Tsuruoka, Youta
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Tanaka, Hiroyuki
Tanaka, Hiroyuki
Episode Director
Otani, Kow
Otani, Kow
Music


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"The Trouble Man" by Eikichi Yazawa




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santetjan
Oct 23, 2008
Vampire Hunter is the animated version of the 2D fighting game by Capcom of the same name, perhaps better known as Night Warriors: Darkstalker's Revenge. It seems to be targeted, as most such anime are, to fans of the original game, and, as such, seems to take it for granted that the public has some knowledge about the characters, their backgrounds, and the overall back story.
As I'm not an aficionado of the games myself, having played them only every now and again, it's somewhat difficult for me to say whether or not the anime really ties into the games, so this review will mainly focus read more
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Maur
Dec 7, 2008
Overall/Enjoyment:
Most games never survive the transition to another medium. They are usually universally terrible and this would be the first adaptation I've seen that I liked. I was surprised when within the first few minutes of watching I thought "hey, this doesn't completely suck..." By the end I had concluded "yeah, that wasn't bad". I'm not a huge Darkstalkers fan, but I played enough of it to think "ehhh, what the hell, why not?" I think even if I wasn't vaguely familiar with the characters I would've still enjoyed this. I watched all 4 eps in a row fairly painlessly and could've easily watched more read more
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ktulu007
Apr 17, 2013
There's this odd tendency to turn fighting game franchises into films, anime and even western cartoons. Usually with less than stellar results. What is it about fighting games specifically that results in all of these adaptations? Is it that most fighting games have little enough in terms of story and characterisation that studios figure they'll be easy to adapt without fan backlash? If that's the case you'd think they'd have learned their lesson long ago. Even before this was made. In any case, it's time to take a look at Madhouse's Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge and see where it falls on the adaptation spectrum.

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magnus
Apr 22, 2007
The first time I discovered this anime I was excited. The main reason is because it had Morrigan Aensland on the picture, and I really like her on Marvel Vs. Capcom (the game). Also it have only 4 episodes, which is great for me (I really hate long animes. I'm in pain with Naruto, 17/220). Of course, having only 4 episodes makes it an OVA, and as some people say, OVAs have better drawings. In this case it's true, the drawings are really god. The story too is great. It really caught my attention.
I think in the end I could compare it to the Streeth read more
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