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In present day Okinawa, a young amnesiac girl named Saya combats vicious, shape-shifting vampires. Her adoptive family and friends help her track down their source and uncover her past.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Eri Kitamura Eri Kitamura ...  Saya Otonashi 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Katsuyuki Konishi ...  Hagi 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Hiroyuki Yoshino Hiroyuki Yoshino ...  Kai Miyagusuku 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Akiko Yajima ...  Riku Miyagusuku 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Hôchû Ôtsuka ...  George Miyagusuku 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kari Wahlgren ...  Saya Otonashi 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Ben Diskin ...  Kai 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Crispin Freeman ...  Haji / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Keiji Fujiwara Keiji Fujiwara ...  Nathan Mahler 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Olivia Hack ...  Irene / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Akira Ishida ...  Joel Goldschmidt VI 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kentarô Itô Kentarô Itô ...  Akihiro Okamura 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida ...  Julia Silverstein 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Mao Jahana 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Jûrôta Kosugi Jûrôta Kosugi ...  David 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Takashi Nagasako Takashi Nagasako ...  Lewis 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Jôji Nakata ...  Amschel Goldsmith 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Christopher Nissley Christopher Nissley ...  David / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ...  James Ironside 50 episodes, 2005-2006
David Rasner David Rasner ...  Akihiro Okamura / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Hiroshi Shirokuma Hiroshi Shirokuma ...  Kakimoto 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Jun'ichi Suwabe ...  Van Argeno 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Megumi Toyoguchi Megumi Toyoguchi ...  Irene 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Kôji Tsujitani Kôji Tsujitani ...  Solomon Goldsmith 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Wally Wingert ...  George / ... 50 episodes, 2005-2006
Dave Wittenberg ...  Solomon / ... 26 episodes, 2005-2006
Steve Blum ...  Collins / ... 22 episodes, 2006
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Storyline

They are called Chiropterans, ravenous creatures that can change their form, disguising themselves as human beings. Immortal creatures that feed off blood, they hide themselves among us. An organization called the Red Shield has been waging a private war to wipe them out. Now the struggle has grown. Saya Otonashi is a normal high school student who suffers from amnesia; she can't remember anything before the past year of her life. Then one day, a man named Hagi appears and gives her a katana, and her destiny is only partially revealed. The journey for the truth begins... Written by songmaster2005

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кровь+ See more »

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Trivia

The American version of the series debuted on Cartoon Networks' "Adult Swim", March 10th, 2007. See more »

Quotes

Julia: Kai's a nice boy, isn't he?
David: In the battlefield, the nice guys always die first. I don't want to see it happen.
Julia: You sure have changed.
David: Changed?
Julia: Until recently, you were like an iron robot.
David: And now?
Julia: Now you're like an android or a cyborg.
David: I'm growing weaker by the day.
Julia: Really? I like you better this way.
David: In this business, weakness is a shortcoming.
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Blood-C (2011) See more »

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Colors of the Heart
Performed by UVERworld
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Very moving anime
9 February 2007 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

The first episode will blow you away! The visuals and animation is excellent. It gives you an idea what to expect from the series. The story is beautifully told and has some nice characters. At first it seems like a simple tale about good versus evil. But further in the series it gets clear it isn't that simple. Matters are more complicated because the characters cannot be defined as pure good or pure evil. The good characters have their bad sides and the evil characters show their good sides. Like in real life. In "Blood +, a lot is happening and judging the first episodes it seems like an action series. But after having seen all episodes I now know it is a drama. A very good one indeed. It is about the characters. Saya, Kai and Haji and all the other characters have an important role and illustrate how special Saya (main character) is. There are a lot of episodes in which you can relate to some of the characters. Drawn into the series you will be moved. The pace is a bit slow. And they sure took their time for "Saya', to realize and remember who she is. I also expected some spectacular growth in strength and abilities. Certainly when you compare it with "The chevaliers". But I think most of her strength comes from inside and her love for her friends and all other people. The music is wonderful and makes the anime more moving. Sometimes it will be difficult to follow this series,but if you stick with it,you will be rewarded!


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