Vampire Hunter D (2000)

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

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Synonyms: Vampire Hunter D (2001), Vampire Hunter D Movie
Japanese: バンパイアハンターD
English: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
German: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Spanish: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
French: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 2000
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: VampireVampire
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.921 (scored by 9389093,890 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7282
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1203
Members: 190,805
Favorites: 2,348

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The story revolves around D, the infamous "dhampir" (born of a vampire father and a human mother) outcast and renowned vampire hunter. His prowess at hunting the creatures of the night allowing his acceptance among humans, he is called upon to locate Charlotte Elbourne, the lovely daughter of an affluent family who has been mysteriously kidnapped.

When the sun sets, the hunt goes on! Charlotte's father offers a rich bounty, be she dead or alive, a task D willingly accepts, even with notorious Markus brothers and their gang of bounty hunters seeking the prize as well. Amidst the chase and unknown to all lurks, a sinister evil which has been secretly manipulating their every move and has set a chilling trap that none will expect and few will survive. With the tables turned and the secrets revealed, the hunters could quickly become the hunted!

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Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Fletcher, Jack
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Apr 27, 2007
This movie gripped me from the opening sequence, that set the tone for the movie. Flawlessly artistic animation, the way the camera pans on Iron Crosses being bent out of shape, the shadowy cape of a *whisper* vampire, a woman screaming then the opening credits. Suspense, action, great animation. I was hooked.

The story seems simple on the face of it, but couched in the plot are beautiful layers of character development. A vampire hunter, D (a dunpeal or vampire/human half breed) is commissioned to recover a rich man's daughter, Charlotte, who has been kidnapped by a vampire. She is wanted dead (if turned) or alive ...
Jan 31, 2009
Other than the magnificent turd-like mass that was the first Vampire Hunter D movie, this one managed to take the first one, pulverise it, and make a nice hat for itself to strut about it. Because it deserves to strut around, really.

D is a half-vampire, half-Mexican--er, wait. Anyway, D is not human but he's not exactly a vampire. His powers allow him to hunt most other evil vampires and he takes up a mission to save some stupid human girl who wants to get it on with the undead, and so runs away with her vampire lover. While D tries to get the hussy back, ...
Oct 14, 2023
Mixed Feelings
“Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust” is a visually captivating and intriguing anime movie that weaves a unique narrative around the theme of rescuing a girl from a vampire, who, in a twisted way, he’s in love with. The plot offers an interesting take on the vampire genre, where love and conflict collide.

The story revolves around D, a mysterious vampire hunter who is tasked with rescuing Charlotte, a young woman held captive by the powerful vampire Meier Link. The narrative explores the complex emotions that arise when love, obsession, and the desire for freedom intersect. While the plot is engaging, it’s fair to say that it falls ...

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74 repliesby laughterjones »»
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Why not the higher rating?
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What happened to the Vampire Hunter D series we were promised?
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Miss this old look
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