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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 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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There is a audio commentary track with Jonathan Clements on the Region 2 UK Manga Video DVD. See more »

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Count Magnus Lee: What a wonderful night this has been! For the first time in one hundred years I haven't been bored once!
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Followed by Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) 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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Bloody. Fantastic. Bloody Fantastic!
17 May 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I find it hard to classify anything with this much blood, guts, entrails and brain matter as "camp," but others seem to think it is so. They are entitled to their opinions.

The story is what I can't get over; it's really incredible. We've got actual characters here, with inner lives of their own; dreams, hopes, fears, and prejudices. Nobody does anything because it's convenient for the plot, the characters act because that's who they ARE. It's really quite refreshing, actually.

This is the original classic film, though I have it on authority that the comic is better. Be that as it may, this is a wonderful story with some great characters (and cutie females) that doesn't waste a second of its 85-minutes running time.

Supremely good for 1985. Anyone know where I can see the sequel?


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