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: 7.931 (scored by 9609096,090 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1204
Members: 195,666
Favorites: 2,444

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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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Hayashibara, Megumi

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Seki, Toshihiko

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Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Kawamura, Kenichi
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"Tooku Made" by Do As Infinity


Dec 5, 2023
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust is a combination of stunning animation, gripping storytelling, and a dark atmospheric world. The beautifully produced visuals bring the characters and settings to life, while the narrative weaves together a compelling tale of vampires, hunters, and the supernatural. This movie strikes a perfect balance between action and emotion. This anime also has a captivating plot and high-quality animation (for an anime released in 2000). The Character backgrounds, pacing, plot complexity, and underdeveloped side characters as potential drawbacks. But after all, It is a beautiful journey into the world of vampires and hunters that will leave you wanting more.
Nov 28, 2023
This movie is my absolute favorite of all time, so I figured the least I could do was write a review for it. Not only do I think that it has nothing bad in it, all it's elements come together perfectly to make something that is nothing short of a masterpiece.

The movie has quite a straightforward plot, so it has room for the two central elements : character developement and visually gorgeous sequences. It does an excellent job at making it's characters feel believable in their motivations and actions, disticnt and memorable in their designs and personalities, and as such very easy to be ...
May 31, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Vampire Hunter D – Bloodlust (2000) is a Japanese animated film directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri. He has also directed big hit films such as ‘Ninja Scroll’. This sequel was created to the previous film in 1985 called ‘Vampire Hunter D’ as well as being based on the third of the Vampire Hunter D novels by Hideyuki Kikuchi.

The story follows a mysterious man torn between his allegiances as a Dunpeal, half vampire and half human. He travels as a vampire hunter and is employed by a family to track down their daughter whom was kidnapped the night before. But as he gets closer to reaching ...

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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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