In the streets of Tokyo, the nightbreed walk as humans, preying on innocent lives and feasting on innocent blood. There is one man who would put a stop to this: Shido, the Night Walker, whose blood is made up of the very thing he aims to protect against: the nightbreed. Along with his co-worker Yayoi, a green fairy named Guni and a clever young secretary named Riho, Shido and his detective agency take cases that would be otherwise missed and forgotten, to seek out the nightbreed and send them from whence they came...
NightWalker bears a striking resemblance to the Vampire Princess Miyu TV series, with only a few minor differences. First, there are more main characters in Night Walker. Second, NightWalker's arc sometimes end on a positive note, whereas Miyu's episodes almost entirely end in a depressing or solemn manner. Beyond that, however, the two are... read more
In short: A mix of mystery, drama and somehow comical atmosphere, in small doses for a retro vampire detective series. Episodic in the beginning, it turns out to have a huge development in the story, but what we see is more like a kaleidoscopic view of main character's life. Everything gets explained in the last three episodes, but still not fully. Dark, a little melancholic and nostalgic... read more