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Vampire Hunter D (1985)
"Kyûketsuki hantâ D" (original title)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Animation, Action, Fantasy  |  26 March 1993 (USA)
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In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaneto Shiozawa ...
D (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ...
Doris (voice)
Seizô Katô ...
Lee (voice)
Satoko Kifuji ...
Lamika (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Rei Ginsei (voice)
Motomu Kiyokawa ...
Feringo (voice)
Yûsaku Yara ...
Greco (voice)
Kazuko Yanaga ...
Older Snake Sister (voice)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ...
Younger Snake Sister (voice)
Keiko Toda ...
Dan (voice)
Yasuo Muramatsu ...
Roman (voice)
Kan Tokumaru ...
Danton (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Left Hand / Narrator (voice)
Kazumi Tanaka ...
O'Reilly (voice)
Shinya Ôtaki ...
Gimlet (voice)
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In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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The character, Count Magnus Lee, is named as an homage to Christopher Lee who played Dracula in a long series of Hammer Films. See more »

Quotes

D: What's your name?
Doris Rumm: My name's Doris Lang. Do you think you'll be able to help me? Don't worry, I can pay for it. I don't have much in the way of money, but I'll give you three meals a day, and you can sleep with me if you want to.
D: So when did the vampire bite you?
Doris Rumm: You ARE a Vampire Hunter! I knew it! Please, won't you help me?
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References Scanners (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Your Song ('D'Mix)
Lyrics by Tetsuya Komuro
Music by Tetsuya Komuro & Naoto Kine
Arranged by Tetsuya Komuro
Performed by TM Network
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A classic piece of Japanimation
18 November 2001 | by (uk) – See all my reviews

By the same director of 'Fist Of The North Star', 'Vampire Hunter D' is in much the same mould as 'Fist' - post-apocalyptic setting, brooding heroes, exploding heads and plenty of gore to boot! I personally love this anime, the story, characters, music and even animation (albeit a bit rough and 80's) all combine together well to make this an anime to watch again and again. Another parallel with 'Fist' is the amazing amount of cheesy one-liners - they keep me and my friends 'occupied' for hours! (I was once told of mutant that could twist space around him, and now it seems I have met him! - a good example!)


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