Japanese vampire movies

about vampires, their hunters, love stories and other stories: Vampire Island, Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl, Marebito, Blood: The Last Vampire, Vampire Hunter D, King of Thorn, Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu, Death Trance, Trouble Every Day, Graveyard Shift.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryJapan, South Korea
CharactersVampire, Teens, Heroes, Friends
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship, Supernatural, Missing people
PlaceVillage, Islands, Forest
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryJapan
CharactersVampire, Nurses
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Love triangle
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleHeavy, Fancy, For men

High school student Mizushima receives Valentines Day chocolates from the new student, Monami. Little did she know that the chocolates contained traces of Monami's vampire blood. He gets infected from eating them and Monami confesses that she wants to live with him forever as vampires. Meanwhile, Mizushima decides that he wants to fully become a vampire with Monami's help. Keiko, Mizushima's girl friend, sees the two on the school rooftop kissing and in a state of hysteria, attempts to throw Monami off the roof but falls off herself instead. Keiko dies but her father, Kenji Furano, the mad scientist, resurrects her as Franken girl. Thus begins a deadly combat between Franken Keiko and Vampire Monami in the name of love.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryJapan
CharactersVampire
PlotObsession, Supernatural
StylePsychological problems

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, action, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:48
CharactersVampire, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of Halloween to hunt down vampires. Saya asks David to give a new katana to her. Soon she saves the school nurse Makiho Amano from two vampires disguised of classmates and Makiho witnesses her fight against the powerful demon.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:20
CharactersVampire

In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire
PlotLove

Based on the seinen science fiction manga series by Iwahara Yuuji, serialised in Monthly Comic Beam.A mysterious virus, nicknamed Medusa, is spreading around Japan, turning its victims into stone. Given the impossibility of finding an immediate cure, the government opts for cryopreserving a select group of patients until they come up with a solution. Kasumi, one of the chosen ones, has been asleep for years and her awakening, more than a bed of roses, is a bed of thorns, and happens in the midst of total chaos where monstrous creatures lie in wait all around.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersVampire, Demons, Heroes, Immortals, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Adventure, Superpowers, Passion, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Gothic, Serious

With help from Meme Oshino, the apparition specialist, Koyomi defeats the three powerful vampire hunters: Dramaturgy, Episode and Guillotinecutter. Koyomi takes back all the limbs of Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade in order to become a human again.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Samurai, Monsters, Ninja
PlotAdventure, Travel, Martial Arts, Karate, Supernatural
PlaceJapan, Asia

In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersVampire, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotSupernatural
PlaceFrance, Laboratory
TimeHoneymoon
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:29
CharactersZombie, Vampire
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to dawn -- and, along with a few others, he is charged with cleaning out the basement. This task strikes the workers as simple enough, but then, as they proceed deeper underground, they encounter an unspeakable monstrosity intent on devouring them all.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Teens, Heroes, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
PlaceMexico
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Serious, For men

Tough-as-nails vampire hunter Derek Bliss is on the hunt for "suckers" in the heart of Mexico when he receives a new assignment from a mysterious client. Thrown together with a group of slayers, including sexy Zooey, who may or may not be one of the undead. Derek and company are up against a growing number of fast-moving, bloodthirsty vampires and their elusive and powerful leader.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire, Gangsters
PlotFriendship, Supernatural
PlaceJapan, Asia
TimeFuture

MOON CHILD follows a group of childhood friends as they advance in a futuristic criminal underworld. Sho feels he is doomed to walk in his idol Kei's footsteps as a vampire with the gift of eternal life and the curse of blood thirst. Over time, their tight friendship becomes corrupted because of their rivalry and love for the same woman.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, drama, cartoon, short, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:28
CharactersVampire

Charley, a cyborg vampire who does the Vatican's dirty work, is the thrall of the local vampire playboy Johnny Rayflo. As the two fight crime—and each other—hilarity, violence and sacrilege ensue! But can Charley resist his own desperate cravings for blood? Find out as the devilish duo go up aginst a childlike vampire princess, a mysterious branch of the Unitarian Church...and one another.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersVampire
StyleAtmospheric

A vampire, who works as a teacher, searches for suicidal female students and seduces them prior to sucking their blood.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, comedy, crime
CountryJapan, France
CharactersVampire, Gangsters, Yakuza, Frogs
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Death
PlaceJapan

Akira (Hayato Ichihara) admires Genyo Kamiura, the most powerful yakuza. Genyo Kamiura has been targeted numerous times, but he has never been killed. He is called the invincible person. Because of Genyo Kamiura, Akira enters the world of the yakuza. His yakuza colleagues treat him like an idiot, and Akira can't even get tattoos because of his sensitive skin. An assassin is sent to take out Genyo Kamiura. The killers know that Genyo Kamiura is a vampire. Thus begins the apocalypse.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Canada, Israel, Japan
Duration02:09
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Dogs, Lesbians, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Earthquake
PlaceJapan, USA
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Disturbing

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational; THE ABC's OF DEATH is the definitive snapshot of the diversity of modern horror.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersVampire, Teens, Monsters
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

Although there are still traces of the brief period he became a vampire, third-year high school student Koyomi Araragi is human again. He happens upon others with their own supernatural problems and finds that he can empathize. Koyomi becomes involved in their lives, seeking to help them and occasionally asking for advice from Meme Oshino, the homeless man who helped him become human again.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:03
CharactersVampire, Immortals
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
Time18th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Gloomy, Gothic, Serious

A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersVampire

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, action
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersVampire, Losers, Drivers
PlotLove at first sight

A college student moonlighting as a chauffeur picks up two mysterious women for a night of party-hopping across LA. But when he uncovers their bloodthirsty intentions - and their dangerous, shadowy underworld - he must fight to stay alive.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersVampire, Terrorists, Single mothers, Mothers
PlotSupernatural, Viruses, Power, Anger
PlaceAircraft
TimeNight
StyleCreepy

A woman with a mysterious illness is forced into action when a group of terrorists attempt to hijack a transatlantic overnight flight. In order to protect her son she will have to reveal a dark secret, and unleash the inner monster she has fought to hide.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40
CharactersVampire, Immortals, Dracula, Fathers
PlotWar, Adventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Mythology
StyleExciting, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to destroy his enemies and agrees to go from hero to monster as he's turned into the mythological vampire Dracula.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Poland
Duration01:48
CharactersVampire
TimeWinter

A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Greece, France
Duration01:58
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Musicians, Immortals
PlotLove, Supernatural, Depression, True love
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gloomy

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersVampire, Gangsters, Brothers
PlotSurvival, The escape, Hostage
PlaceMexico
TimeNight
StyleFor men

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Heroes, Immortals, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Heavy, Serious

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor Whistler battle an evil vampire rebel (Deacon Frost) who plans to take over the outdated vampire council, capture Blade and resurrect voracious blood god La Magra.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Snow, Fear, Self-sacrifice
PlaceAlaska, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Numbers in the title

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town's husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountrySouth Africa, Botswana, Hong Kong
CharactersVampire, Family
PlotSupernatural, Fate
StyleFancy

Two guys, one of them a magician, are transporting an ancient chinese vampire who can only be controlled by a series of yellow tapes, and is the ancestor of the other guy. On the way, while flying over Africa, their plane stalls. And of all places, where do they land? That's right, in the village of the tribe of "The Gods Must Be Crazy".

Duration01:34
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Immortals, Dracula
PlotObsession, Death, Supernatural, Self-sacrifice
PlaceCastle, Germany
TimeDark ones
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gothic, Black and White

Vampire Count Orlok is interested in a new residence and in real estate agent Hutter's young wife. Silent horror classic based on the Bram Stoker novel "Dracula".

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire
PlotSupernatural, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Anne is married to a small-town Minister and feels her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past 30 years. After a brutal and bloody encounter with "The Master", she discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder than before. However, these changes come with a heavy body count and a toll on her marriage.





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