In 1985, anime horror movie, Vampire Hunter D made its debut. The film, based on a light novel by Hideyuki Kikuchi, was set in the year 12,090 AD and followed the story of a young woman who hires a half-human, half-vampire, vampire hunter to protect her from the forces of darkness.
Popular with anime audiences, Vampire Hunter D was a big hit in the ‘80s and became a firm favourite on the home video circuit. Eventually it was followed by another Vampire Hunter D movie, which also proved popular.
But how many Vampire Hunter D movies are there? For all the details and more, keep reading.
The Vampire Hunter D movies in order
To date there are two entries in the Vampire Hunter D movie series:
Are the Vampire Hunter D movies part of the same series?
The Vampire Hunter D movies are both animated films but are not directly connected.
Vampire Hunter D is based on the first in the series of Vampire Hunter D light novels and was directed by Toyoo Ashida, while Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust is based on the third light novel and was directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri.
Who are the cast of the Vampire Hunter D movies?
Notable cast members in the Vampire Hunter D movie series include Kaneto Shiozawa, Ichirō Nagai, Michie Tomizawa, Michael McConnohie, Barbara Goodson, Hideyuki Tanaka, Mike McShane, and Andy Philpot.
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