In the distant future, the world lies in ruin and vampires rule the land. Mercenary vampire hunters fight the terrible forces of darkness - for a price; the most notorious of them all being the half-vampire named D. However, despite his actions that help humanity, he finds himself shunned by those he would save. When a girl named Charlotte is kidnapped by the vampire Lord Meier, her father hires D to bring her back - dead or alive. Competing with the vampire hunting Marcus Brothers for the prize, D encounters Meier first; but in the middle of their confrontation, Charlotte calls out Meier's name in worry and Meier reveals that she is accompanying him of her own free will...
The same people who brought you brought us Ninja ScrollVampire Hunter D: Bloodlust a few years later - and it's obvious. On the plus side, this means visual delights abound; on the minus side, the movie is in essence a recycled idea. You'll get the same sort of pacing, same sort of structure to Ninja Scroll, just a darker tone... read more
I had seen the original Vampire Hunter D a few years back, and to be honest, I was not really impressed with it. I found that it lacked the suspense and excitement I was looking forward to, and the characterization left something to be desired. Fortunately, Bloodlust does manage to surpass its predecessor -- not only with its superior visuals, but also with its enhanced storytelling and character development. ... read more
|Vampire Hunter D||Movie||1985||Same Franchise|
|Vampire Hunter D (Light Novel)||1983|
|Vampire Hunter D||2007|