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...
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
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
|Vampire Hunter D||Movie||1985||Same Franchise|
|Vampire Hunter D (Light Novel)||1983||TBD|
|Vampire Hunter D||2007||TBD|