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Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Horror | 17 August 2001 (USA)
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Saya is a Japanese vampire slayer whose next mission is in a high school on a US military base in 1960s Japan, where she poses as a student. She uses a katana/samurai sword to kill vampires.

Director:

Hiroyuki Kitakubo

Writers:

Kenji Kamiyama (screenplay), Katsuya Terada
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûki Kudô ... Saya (voice)
Saemi Nakamura ... Nurse Makiho Caroline Amano (voice)
Joe Romersa ... David (voice)
Rebecca Forstadt ... Sharon (voice)
Stuart Robinson 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)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Mallow ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya asks David to give a new katana to her. Soon she saves the school nurse Makiho Amano from two vampires disguised of classmates and Makiho witnesses her fight against the powerful demons. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Certificate:

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

17 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

BLOOD THE LAST VAMPIRE See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The plane flying over head, just before the closing credits start, is a Boeing B-47 US Air Force Medium Bomber, but the voice over implies it is a B-52. See more »

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David: You ASSHOLE! Don't ever piss her off again! As far as we know, she's the only remaining original!
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Let's Dance
Words & Music by Fanny Baldridge, G. Stone and Josef Bonime
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well done
5 March 2006 | by tunaspamSee all my reviews

This movie is wonderful. Even though it is short, it didn't really need anything else. Mamarou Oshii and his team did a wonderful job at simplifying a potentially aspiring story into great characters and great animation. At first i wondered why the film was so short but the more i thought about it the more it made sense. The film didn't really need any extra story to it. It fits nicely into the package it comes in. They paced it so well that it didn't seem like it needed anything more. The animation was very good as well, Oshii really knows how to use his animation to relate to people. His characters look like normal people, they (for the most part) act like normal people and they have a great deal of time and emotion put into them. His characters were also developed well. Some argue that there was not enough background story in the film but there really didn't need to be. It seems that, Oshii likes to put mystery around his characters. He doesn't give you every little bit of information on them he lets you wonder and examine them so that you can draw your own conclusions about who they are. I highly recommend this movie.


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