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Director:
Writers:
Kenji Kamiyama (screenplay) and
Katsuya Terada
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Release Date:
17 August 2001 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government... See more » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Yûki Kudô ... Saya (voice)
Saemi Nakamura ... Nurse Makiho Caroline Amano (voice)
Joe Romersa ... David (voice)

Rebecca Forstadt ... Sharon (voice)
Stuart Robinson ... Louis (voice)

Akira Koieyama ... Mama (voice)

Tom Fahn ... Teacher (voice)

Fitz Houston ... S.P. #1 (voice)

Steve Blum ... S.P. #2 (voice) (as Steven Blum)

Paul Carr ... School headmaster (voice)
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Dave Mallow ... (voice)
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Directed by
Hiroyuki Kitakubo 
 
Writing credits
Kenji Kamiyama (screenplay)

Katsuya Terada 

Produced by
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... executive producer
Yukio Nagasaki .... producer
Mamoru Oshii .... supervising producer
Akira Sato .... executive producer
Ryuzo Shirakawa .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Yoshihiro Ike 
 
Casting by
Bridget Hoffman 
 
Art Direction by
Yusuke Takeda 
 
Art Department
Hiroshi Kato .... artboards
 
Sound Department
Kazuchika Kise .... sound editor
Keiichi Momose .... sound director
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Tokumitsu Kifune .... 3D CGI
Katsuya Terada .... 3D CGI
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miki Sakuma .... animation camera operator
 
Animation Department
Shinji Arakawa .... animator
Toshiyuki Inoue .... animator
Toshiyuki Inoue .... assistant animation director
Akiharu Ishii .... animator
Taketomo Ishikawa .... animator
Mitsuo Iso .... animator
Yoshiyuki Itô .... animator
Kanta Kamei .... animator
Kenji Kamiyama .... color artist
Toshihiro Kawamoto .... animator
Toshinobu Kikuchi .... animator
Kazuchika Kise .... animation director
Hiroyuki Kitakubo .... animation director
Ken Koike .... animator
Kôji Komurakata .... animator
Masahiro Kurio .... animator
Ikuo Kuwana .... animator
Masahiro Kôyama .... animator
Jun Matsumoto .... mechanical designer
Norio Matsumoto .... animator
Kayoko Nabeta .... animator
Yutaka Nakamura .... animator
Tetsuya Nishio .... assistant animation director
Hiroyuki Okiura .... animator
Shinji Otsuka .... animator
Tsunenori Saitô .... animator
Masahiro Sato .... animator
Kanami Sekiguchi .... animator
Masahiro Sekino .... animator
Hiroya Takeda .... animator
Katsuya Terada .... character designer
Miyako Yatsu .... animator
Kou Yoshinari .... animator
Masaya Ônishi .... animator
 
Music Department
Alan Meyerson .... music scoring mixer
 
Other crew
Masatsugu Arakawa .... planning assistant
Hisashi Ezura .... director of visual concept
Junichi Fujisaku .... planning assistant
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... planning assistant
Shin Iwashina .... planning assistant
Kenji Kamiyama .... planning assistant
Keiichi Momose .... post production supervisor
Mamoru Oshii .... planning assistant
Mamoru Oshii .... visual concept director
Shinji Takagi .... technical supervisor
Seichi Tanaka .... planning assistant
Maki Terashima-Furuta .... overseas coordinator
 

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48 min
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There is no separate English and Japanese sound tracks. Eight of the eleven main characters are voiced by English-speaking actors, the other three actors switch between Japanese and English depending on who they are talking to.See more »
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25 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
unfulfilled potential, 20 February 2003
Author: nickthegun from United Kingdom

AARRRGGHH!!! CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE TURN THIS INTO A FULLY FLEDGED SERIES OR MOVIE!!!!!!!

I love a story to be fleshed out. I like to know about origins, motivations and characters. And Blood offers just enough to be thoroughly intriguing yet little enough to frustrate the absolute crap out of me. The 'pure' vampire thing is a pretty good angle. I want to know more!

That just about sums up Blood for me. Everything it does it does well. Great concept, animation (especially CG) and voice work. There just isnt enough of any of it. At about 48 mins it just barely scratches the surface. You expect another chapter in Saya's mission to directly follow. But you get the credits instead.

If this ever fulfilled its potential I think the producers could have an anime milestone on their hands. As it stands Blood is great and frustrating in totally equal parts. >

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