Japan, 1985, 80 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Toyoo Ashida, Not Rated, Japanese with English subtitles, Sentai Filmworks
"D's status as one of anime's practically legendary bad-asses will always keep this movie relevant as a cult hit." – Anime News Network
In the year 12,090 A.D technology and the supernatural have overtaken the world, leaving the land desolate and despotic. The remnants of humanity are scattered into small communities, and live in fear of vampires who compose the ruling Nobility. When Count Magnus Lee tastes the blood of Doris Lang, she is forcibly chosen to be his next wife. In an effort to escape her ill-gotten fate she hires a mysterious vampire hunter known only as D, who comes from a peculiar lineage. Released in 1985 and featuring character designs by acclaimed Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano, Vampire Hunter D is one of anime’s first blood-and-guts fantasies, blending elements of American western with classic European horror and cyber punk.
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