Vampire Hunter D, Hellsing, and Dracula – The Western Vampire, Reimagined by Japan

There is no creature in our dark, collective imagination more reinterpreted than the vampire. Considering how many national borders the vampire has crossed, its prominence in literature, cinema, and animation is surprising. Possibly due to its early cinematic prominence, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and its various adaptations–including the (illegal) German adaptation Nosferatu–codified many of the tropes […]

By Anthony Gramuglia

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