In this wacky, supernatural comedy, photographer Kohei Morioka can never seem to get pictures of anything but ghosts, so he uses the dilemma to his advantage and goes on assignment for a magazine that examines the paranormal. While visiting an old castle in Germany, he meets a vampire girl named Hazuki, who seems far too cute to be deadly. This turns out to be true when she tries to suck his blood and make him her slave and it doesn't work at all. Morioka is free to leave after the attempt, but somehow, the process sets Hazuki free from the curse that kept her trapped in the castle. Morioka soon finds her living in Japan, and she begins living with him and his family. It looks like they'll be providing more than a roof over her head, however, because Hazuki needs protection from the vampires that once held her captive in the castle. They want her back, and their search for her might just bring them to Morioka's front door. ~ Cammila Albertson, All Movie Guide
Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase (月詠, Tsukiyomi?) is a manga series by Keitarō Arima about a young vampire girl named Hazuki and a Japanese freelance photographer Kouhei Morioka whom Hazuki attempts to make into her servant. The manga was adapted into a 25 episode TV anime series by the Shaft studio and aired late night on TV Tokyo from October 4, 2004 to March 28, 2005, followed by an additional 26th episode released only on DVD on February 22, 2006 which featured Art from Type-Moon. The OVA storyline has very little to do with the original series outside of having some of the same characters, and has a completely different storyline which does not fit into anything which came before it. Tokyopop publishes an English language version of the manga while Funimation released the English language version of the anime under the name Moon Phase. The first season is currently available via the Sony PlayStation 3 video store, Hulu, Joost, Funimation's YouTube account and the iTunes Store.
This was easily one of the most disappointing series I ever came across. The first half was good, really good, with a good plot, character development, and lead villain. Then things went to hell really quick by the second half. I began to wonder was this the same show. Full review right here.