Vampire Hunter D
Vampire Hunter D (1985)

When a young lady is bitten by an evil vampire in mideval Romania, a mysterious stranger known only as "D" rides into town. Battling gothic creatures along the way, the mystery of who "D" really is becomes apparent, to… More

Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: October 17, 2000
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Casey

This is the D that your body craves. This is the D that takes place in a far-flung, post-nuclear hellscape where vampires, werewolves, and all manner of things that go bump in the night reign supreme.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

More tedious and ugly anime

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of my favorite animated films of all time...

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Above all, it's a very gothic piece of work. Long, sullen shots of decrepit manors and foggy moors make this one of the most atypical -- and interesting -- animated films to hit Austin in a long while.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Old enough that many of the anime techniques used herein have become cliche -- but still has a cool enough story to be worth a look.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Sergio Garcia
Based on the manga created by Hideyuki Kikuchi (I google it) this a great story about a dampeel named D. Fantastic vampire anime, specially the character… More
Antony Stubbs
A much-derided manga, Vampire Hunter D is an adequate ampire picture. The story concerns a half-caste hunter who travels to a small hamlet to rid them of the… More
Kylie B
Love Vampire Hunter D. Considering how old this is (made in 1985), the animation stands up really well. Also, the commentary is one of the funniest and most… More
Michael Gildea
A little overrated, but it looked neat.
Drew Smith
Compared to the remake, this is just God-awful. Violent, shitty and stupid, this is what gives anime a bad name.
Duncan Ryan-Ross
Interesting from a historical standpoint, as far as animation in general is concerned. But that's about the only praise I have for it. The story is… More