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New Vampire Hunter D series planned for television



vampire hunter D: bloodlust. Hideyuki Kikuchi. the action pixel. @theactionpixel

vampire hunter D. the action pixel @theactionpixelWhen news of 1985’s Vampire Hunter D got licensed for retail in America via Sentai Filmworks, it brought us back to reminiscing over one of anime’s greatest vampires of ever.

vampire hunter D: bloodlust. Hideyuki Kikuchi. the action pixel. @theactionpixelNow Japanese CGI company Digital Frontier is doing the dirty with Unified Pictures in California in bring aseries to life based on Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D novel series. Digital Frontier have been behind anime / CG video game films like Resident Evil: Degeneration and Tekken: Blood Vengeance.

And if the latest 2000 release Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust got you hot under the colour, take great solace in knowing the director involved with that feature, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, as well as Kikuchi himself make up part of the core team for the planned series, aimed for television.

Unified Pictures producer Scott McLean talks about the return of the Dunpeal:

I’ve been a fan of Vampire Hunter D since I was a teenager. I’m overjoyed at being able to be a part of creating a new chapter for a story I greatly admire.

And with the Anime Expo hitting Los Angeles Convention Center from July 2nd to the 5th undoubtedly there will be a lot of fan questions come Q & A.

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