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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (movie)

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Alternative title:
Caçador de Vampiros D: Desejo de Sangue (Portuguese)
D: Жажда крови (Russian)
Vampire Hunter D: Movie
Vampire Hunter D: Żądza krwi (Polish)
バンパイアハンターD (Japanese)
吸血鬼獵人D (Chinese (Taiwan))
뱀파이어 헌터 D (Korean)
뱀파이어 헌터 D 블러드러스트 (Korean)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Continuing his quest to rid the world of the Nobility, the Vampire Hunter D, a dhampir (half human, half vampire), is summoned by the Elbourne family to rescue their daughter Charlotte from the captivity of Meier Link. The race against time not only involves saving the girl, but also the additional hiring of the Markus Brothers; a volatile and infamous group of Hunters known for their tendency to rid themselves of the competition by any means neccessary. To make matters more complicated, when Charlotte is found she is more than reluctant to leave the side of her new love...
User Ratings: 2869 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 417 votes (dub:231, sub:160, ?:7, edit.dub:6, raw:2, others:11
5 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 Polish dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Russian dubbed
 Excellent: 729 votes (sub:355, dub:341, ?:6, edit.dub:5, raw:4, others:18
5 Spanish subtitled
3 Polish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 French subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 798 votes (sub:401, dub:349, ?:12, edit.dub:3, raw:3, others:30
8 Spanish subtitled
4 Spanish dubbed
3 Portuguese subtitled
3 Polish subtitled
3 German dubbed
2 Dutch subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Polish edited dub
1 Russian dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 554 votes (sub:288, dub:240, ?:6, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:17
4 Spanish subtitled
4 Polish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Czech subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Decent: 217 votes (sub:102, dub:101, ?:6, raw:1, others:7
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Danish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 79 votes (sub:46, dub:28, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:3
2 French subtitled
1 German dubbed
 Not really good: 32 votes (sub:17, dub:14, ?:1)
 Weak: 25 votes (sub:13, dub:8, ?:2, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Bad: 9 votes (sub:6, dub:3)
 Awful: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 5 votes (sub:3, raw:1, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 5101 users, rank: #150 (of 9530)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.987 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5059, rank: #695 (of 9641)
Weighted mean: 7.919 (Very good), rank: #701 (of 9641) (seen all: 7.94 / seen some: 5.88 / won't finish: 2.71)
Bayesian estimate: 7.917 (Very good), rank: #467 (of 7239)
Running time: 102 minutes
2003-05-16 (Spain)
Premiere date:
2000-08-25 (Australia [Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festival])
2000-10-12 (South Korea [Pusan International Film Festival])
2000-10-31 (Hong Kong)
2001-04-21 (Japan)
2001-08-02 (Germany [Fantasy Filmfest - Frankfort])
2001-09-21 (USA)
2001-09-28 (USA)
2001-10-31 (USA), (Nashville, Tennessee)
2001-12-02 (Canada [Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema])
2004-11-25 (Thailand), (limited)
2005-12-02 (Czech Republic) (FilmAsia Festival)
2006-06-20 (Poland – DVD release)
2009-02-21 (Poland) (TV Premiere)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (Dub.Blu-ray) 2015-09-08 (from $46.06)
DVD (Region 4)
    Anime Classics: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust / Spriggan / Millennium Actress (DVD) 2008-06-10
DVD (Region 1)
    Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (Dub.DVD) 2002-02-12 (from $36.00)
    Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (Dub.DVD) 2015-09-22 (from $95.00)
    Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (Dub.VHS) 2002-02-12 (from $29.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Screenplay: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Storyboard: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Original Concept: Hideyuki Kikuchi
Original Character Design: Yoshitaka Amano
Character Design: Yutaka Minowa
Art Director: Yuji Ikehata
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Director of Photography: Hitoshi Yamaguchi
Assistant Animation Director: Katsuya Yamada
Assistant Art Director: Akira Yamakawa
Assistant Dialogue Director: Tsutomu Kashiwakura
Associate producer:
Jeong-Gyun Jeong
Yasuteru Iwase
CG Production Assistant: Yasuaki Takeuchi
CG Technical Director: Tsuneo Maeda
Choir Director: Asher Raboy
Color Coordination: Osamu Mikasa
Development Executive: Masaki Sawato
Dialogue Editing: Fujio Yamada
Dialogue Recording: Kunio Andō
Digital Audio Device Consultant: Vadim Canby
Digital Modeling: Chinami Maehara
Digital Supervisor: Iwao Yamaki
Dolby Sound Consultant: Dan Sperry
Foley Artist: Jana Vance
Foley Recording: Tony Eckert
In-Between Check:
Akiko Ohshima
Kayo Sakazume
Materials Assistant:
Ilenia Mennecozz
Yoshino Hirohama
Mechanical animation Director: Morifumi Naka
Music producer: Marco D'Ambrosio
Musical Score Preparation: Simon Amarasingham
Orchestra Conductor: Marco D'Ambrosio
Orchestra Contractor: Dawn Dover
Orchestrations: Marco D'Ambrosio
Post-Production Supervision: Sandy Yamamoto
Print Master:
Dan Olmsted
Gary Rizzo
Production Advancement:
Kenjiro Hirai
Masamitu Onodera
Production manager:
Atsushi Mizuno
Yoshimichi Murata
Re-Recording Mixing: Chris "Bear" Barrick
Scoring Mixer: Bob Levy
Session Producer: Bob Levy
Sound Assistant:
Dian Ianglois
Zac Fancher
Sound Effect Editor: Scott Strain
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box)
Sound Production: Tomoko Nakajima
Special Photography:
Taizo Matsuzaki
Yuki Sakitani
Theme Song Arrangement:
Do as Infinity
Seiji Kameda
Theme Song Composition: Do as Infinity
Theme Song Lyrics: Do as Infinity
Theme Song Performance: Do as Infinity (ED - Japanese version only)
Emi Shinohara as Charlotte Elbourne
Ichirō Nagai as Left Hand
Kōichi Yamadera as Meier Link

Hōchū Ohtsuka as Kyle
Toshihiko Seki as Grove
Yūsaku Yara as Borgoff

Akiko Yajima as Leila (Young)
Bibari Maeda as Carmila
Chiharu Suzuka as D's Mother (Mina)
Chikao Ohtsuka as Barbarois Elder
Keiji Fujiwara as Benge
Kouji Tsujitani as Alan Elbourne
Mika Kanai as Leila's Granddaughter
Motomu Kiyokawa as John Elbourne
Rikiya Koyama as Public Official
Rintarō Nishi as Mashira
Takeshi Aono as Polk
Unshō Ishizuka as Priest
Yōko Soumi as Caroline
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Madhouse
Associate Animation Production: DR Movie
CG Effects: Satelight
Film Processing: Imagica
Music Production: Avex, Inc.
Production Studio: Madhouse
Sound Effects: Sound Box
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Jack Fletcher
Translation: Mary Yamamoto
Executive producer: Mataichiro Yamamoto
Audio Post-production: Terri D'Ambrosio
Blu-Ray Authoring: Justin Sevakis (Discotek & Anime Limited UK releases)
Casting Director: Sandee Yamamoto
Dialogue Recording Engineer: Ernie Sheesley
Editing Engineer: Ernie Sheesley
Foley Artist: Jane Vance
Foley Assistant: Caroline O'Hanrahan
Foley Recording: Tony Eckurt
Post-Production Coordinator: Chikako Hosogai
Post-Production Supervision: Sandee Yamamoto
Second Engineer: Eric Lewis
Talent Coordination: Dee Imawura
Title And Packaging: Yuji Ikehata
John Rafter Lee as Meier Link
Michael McShane as Left Hand
Pamela Segall as Leila
Wendee Lee as Charlotte Elbourne

Alex Fernandez as Kyle
Jack Fletcher as Grove
John Di Maggio as Nolt
Matt McKenzie as Borgoff

Debi Derryberry as Girl
Dwight Schultz as
Old Man of Barbarois
John Demita as
Alan Elbourne
John Di Maggio as
John Elbourne
John Hostetter as Polk
Julia Fletcher as Carmila
English companies
Viceland (UK)
Distributor: Optimum Releasing (UK)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: 3rd Sector Entertainment
DVD Menu Design: 3rd Sector Entertainment
Internet Streaming: ITVX (UK)
Licensed by:
Discotek Media (2015)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Urban Vision (Expired)
Production: Urban Vision
Recording Facility: Screenmusic Studios
Recording Studio: Sky Quest Entertainment
Korean staff
Korean companies
Distributor: E Tube Entertainment (theatrical)
Korean cast
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Claire Guyot

Adaptation: Sophie Balaguer

Cédric Dumond as Meier
Nathalie Spitzer as Leila
Pierre Baton as Left hand

Constantin Pappas as Alan Elbourne
Francis Benoit as Kyle Marcus
Hervé Bellon as Borgoff
Luc Bernard as Sherif
Ludovic Baugin as
Grove Marcus
Jeune barbarois
Michel Vigné as Nolt Marcus
Patrick Bethune as Polk
Philippe Ogouz as Vieux barbarois
Philippe Peythieu as
John Elbourne
Véronique Augereau as Caroline
Véronique Borgias as Carmilla
French companies
Frissons TV (Canada)
Game one (from June 2009)
Manga Video (from December 2001)
Pathé (from 17 June 2009)
Dubbing: Nice Fellow
Licensed by: TF1 Vidéo
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Alberto Trifol (Spain dub)
Executive producer:
Dardo Ferrari (DSX Films)
Luis de Val (Manga Films)

Recording engineer: Marc Arambudo
Alberto Trifol as Mano izquierda (Left Hand) (Spain dub)
Alex Meseguer as Meier Link (Spain dub)
Esther Solans as Charlotte Elbourne (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Leila (Spain dub)
Oriol Rafel as D (Spain dub)

Mark Ullod as Borgoff (Spain dub)
Pablo Sevilla as Kyle (Spain dub)

Alfonso García Zambrano as Priest (Spain dub)
Alfonso Vallés as Sheriff (Spain dub)
Domenech Farell as Old Man of Barbarois (Spain dub)
Eduard Itchart as Benge (Spain dub)
Francisco Alborch as John Elbourne (Spain dub)
Jordi Ribes as Nolt (Spain dub)
José Javier Serrano as
Alan Elbourne (Spain dub)
Machira (Spain dub)
Narrator (Spain dub)
Josep Maria Mas as Grove (Spain dub)
María Pilar Quesada as
Caroline (Spain dub)
D's Mother (Spain dub)
Miryam Guilimany as Carmila (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Argentina Video Home
Edisur (Chile)
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
DVD Distribution: Manga Films (Spain)
Licensed by: DSX Films (Argentina and Chile)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Aldo Stella

Dialogues: Silvia Bacinelli
Claudio Moneta as Meier Link
Cristiana Rossi as Charlotte Elbourne
Loredana Nicosia as Leila
Raffaele Fallica as Mano Sinistra

Diego Sabre as Kyle
Elisabetta Cesone as Carmilla
Giorgio Bonino as Grove
Tony Fuochi as Borgoff

Antonio Paiola as Vecchio di Barbaroi
Barbara Federico as Caroline
Dania Cericola as Madre di D
Daniele Demma as Benge
Lorenzo Scattorin as Mashira
Marco Balbi as Sceriffo
Maurizio Scattorin as John Elbourne
Paolo Sesana as Alan Elbourne
Tosawi Piovani as
Leila (child)
Nipotina di Leila
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Dubbing: Raflesia srl
German staff
German cast
Script: Joachim Geisler
Crock Krumbiegel as Meier Link
Joachim Geisler as Left Hand
Julia Haacke as Charlotte Elbourne

Holger Schwiers as Borgoff
Martin Halm as Grove
Tobias Lelle as Kyle

Horst Raspe as Polk
Kai Taschner as Benge
Katharina Lopinski as Camilla
Laura Lössl as little Leila
Manfred Trilling as Allan
Martina Dunker as Caroline
Norbert Gastell as Barbarois Elder
Ole Pfennig as Machira
Walter von Hauff as Sheriff
German companies
Distributor: VLC
Dubbing: Rapid Eye Movies
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Manga DVD
Dutch cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Production: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Polish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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