After being hugely disappointed with the third Blade film and then seeing the character get an interesting treatment in his own short-lived TV series, I'm really excited about the prospects of a dark anime series that could further explore the Marvel Comics character's past and the world of vampires that he lives in. Hopefully this will be faithful to the character and keep his edginess intact.
Marvel comics and Japanese anime have been two of my favorite entertainment mediums. So It was a good bet that I would be checking out any production that would combine the two. I enjoyed the anime series “X-Men” and had mixed feelings about the “Iron Man” anime series. My expectations have been tempered with director Mitsuyuki Masuhara’s “Blade the anime series. In a nutshell, there are many elements that made the series quite creative that it proved successful … more
Blade, a "Daywalker" vampire hunter who was born with human and vampire blood in his veins after a vampire attacked his mother, is visiting Japan on a mission. There, not only he confronts Deacon Frost, the vampire who killed his mother, but he also faces up against "Existence", a mysterious organization of vampires modified by Frost.