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

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)
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D / Left Hand (1992) (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ...
Doris (voice)
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Doris (1992) (voice)
Seizô Katô ...
Lee (voice)
Jeff Winkless ...
Lee (1992) (voice)
Satoko Kifuji ...
Lamika (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Lamika / Greco Girl #3 (1992) (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Rei Ginsei (voice)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Motomu Kiyokawa ...
Feringo (voice)
Steve Kramer ...
Fehring (1992) (voice)
Yûsaku Yara ...
Greco (voice)
Steve Bulen ...
Greco (1992) (voice)
Kazuko Yanaga ...
Older Snake Sister (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 sword D carries is a Grosse Messer (German for Great Knife) See more »

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Count Magnus Lee: I've lived for almost ten thousand years. Believe me you have no idea what that means: boredom. Everlasting and hideous boredom. A never ending search for ways to pass the time... and mating with a human female is one of the few I enjoy. Eventually they become tiresome. For in spite of their vitality, they are fundamentally stupid creatures who couldn't survive without the nobility to rule them. Perhaps now you'll understand my wanting to have some fun every thousand years or so?
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References White Zombie (1932) See more »

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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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