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
Producers: animate Film, Movic
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: 7.891 (scored by 7569275,692 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7162
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1232
Members: 144,415
Favorites: 1,457

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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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Apr 27, 2007
Stormy_77 (All reviews)
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 read more
Jan 31, 2009
iamjoe (All reviews)
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, read more
Nov 9, 2007
Phill-z (All reviews)
Vampire Hunter D. I read the book as the first "anime" thing I ever did. And now I own this movie and most of the books, I'm going to be ordering Coffin as well. This anime is definitely great but it does have it's flaws.

The dvd available in North America (at least in Canada) is only available in the english dub. For elitetists this is a huge problem, but the dub isn't terrible, it's pretty good as far as dubs go.

The theme for this, doomed love, is played so beautifully in this. There were a few scenes that read more
Jul 3, 2015
Luquillo (All reviews)
Based on the third novel Vampire Hunter D: Demon Deathchase written by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust is the sequel to the 1985 cult classic Vampire Hunter D. The sequel is directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, director of Ninja Scroll, Wicked City, Cyber City Oedo 808, and several others. I have followed a majority of Kawajiri's work, and I will say this still stands as his best. Now, I'll be the first to admit that when it comes down to his trademark ultra violence. This film ranks somewhere in the bottom. However, I feel it outshines his earlier works and later work when concerning story. read more


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