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)

Statistics

Score: 7.931 (scored by 9714597,145 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1211
Members: 198,027
Favorites: 2,505

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Synopsis

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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Characters & Voice Actors

D

Main
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Japanese

Link, Meier

Supporting
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese

Left Hand

Supporting
Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese

Leila

Supporting
Hayashibara, Megumi
Japanese

Marcus, Grove

Supporting
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese

Elbourne, Charlotte

Supporting
Shinohara, Emi
Japanese

Carmilla

Supporting
Maeda, Bibari
Japanese

Marcus, Borgoff

Supporting
Yara, Yuusaku
Japanese

Benge

Supporting
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese

Caroline

Supporting
Soumi, Youko
Japanese

Staff

Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director


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Reviews

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, ...
Mar 5, 2024
Mixed Feelings
What would happen if Sergio Leone, in collaboration with Luis Bunuel, filmed in animation form a book by Stephen King, written by him in the mid-1980s (during the period of Stephen’s severe drug intoxication), where the main character would be Zorro, fighting vampires in the Wild West? The result would be surreal trash, but decadent, aesthetic trash. It would be "Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust", or something very close to it. As much as I, to put it mildly, am not close to the stories of Kikuchi Hideyuki, how secondary the plot is, how vulgar the characters are, how intellectually and morally powerless the narrative is, ...

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