Blood: The Last Vampire

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Japanese: BLOOD THE LAST VAMPIRE (ブラッド ザ ラスト ヴァンパイア)
English: Blood: The Last Vampire
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 18, 2000
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: GoreGore, VampireVampire
Duration: 48 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.881 (scored by 5807558,075 users)
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Ranked: #44832
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1847
Members: 107,106
Favorites: 243

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Teropterids are evil beasts which pose as humans and live only to drink human blood. Fortunately for the human world there are groups dedicated to destroying them. A brooding and mysterious girl named Saya is the best teropterid slayer there is, and now, in 1960s Japan, she is sent to a U. S. army base which may be infested...

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Winner of the 2000 Oofuji Noburou Award at the Mainichi Film Awards and the Grand Prize on the 4th Japan Media Arts Festival.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kudou, Yuuki






Nagasaki, Yukio
Morishita, Katsuji
Assistant Producer
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
Director, Storyboard
Takagi, Shinji
Episode Director


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May 30, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Since this movie was short, I will make my review just as brief:

It felt like I walked into the theater 15 minutes late, then part way in I forgot I had to be somewhere and had to leave 15 minutes early.

The animation and art design is quite nice, but the lack of character development and very minuscule plot left me feeling so bewildered and confused - I still don't understand why this was apparently so popular at the time it came out.
Sep 19, 2009
Blood: The Last Vampire represents something of a departure for Production I.G., and for anime as a medium, not in terms of plot or characters, but in terms of production. Traditional animation techniques were replaced completely by digital animation, whilst the character designs lost the standard "clean and simple" line structure that has been a mainstay of the animation field for many years. In addtion to these, the movie was also a departure in terms of audio, in particular because of it's dub, and also because of it's target audience (more on these points in a bit though).

But is is any good?

The story is a ...
Jul 19, 2007
This is a great anime for vampire lovers. The ending as is to be expected is pretty open-ended, although Blood+ can give you an additional fill if you want.

Over all this OVA excells. The story is so well-written, it might not have that much in the way of character development due to how short it is, but the way they present the vampires is very believable, the director himself stating how he wanted to present vampires as in-between evolution, something few anime do, or overdue as is the case of Trinity Blood, where there is evolution, but it is accompanied with near magical powers. Blood ...

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Poll: Blood: The Last Vampire Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
en_____ - Feb 20, 2010
63 repliesby St0rmblade»»
Feb 18, 12:50 PM
Live action remake trailer
Beatnik - Feb 14, 2009
15 repliesby otakuops7»»
Aug 24, 2021 11:57 AM
Saya from BtLV and Saya from Blood+, the same person?
kodial - Jul 28, 2011
16 repliesby ArcFloof»»
Aug 12, 2019 6:25 AM
How was the voice acting originally done?
LavenderCourage - Aug 17, 2009
2 repliesby LavenderCourage»»
Sep 4, 2009 9:51 AM

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