Vampire Hunter D (1985) IMDb

Categorization

Dark fantasy with an SF slant.

Subject

A very old dhampir hunts blood-drinking “nobles” in the 13th millennium or so, and talks to his hand.

Commentary

Mindless fun, but the visual beauty of the sequel would have helped.

animation fiction Japanese production moving picture

Sequel:

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) IMDb

Creators

Kawajiri Yoshiaki (director).

Commentary

International coproduction, but the high-concept inconsistency isn’t Hollywood, just Kawajiri.

animation fiction Japanese production moving picture