Sentai Filmworks has just announced their acquisition of the home video distribution rights to the film Vampire Hunter D, the first film adapted from the long-running light novel series by Hideyuki Kikuchi.
The film was directed by Toyoo Ashida, known for his work in many series such as Fist of the North Star. The screenplay was written by Yasushi Hirano. The character designs were created by Yoshitaka Amano, known for creating concept art for the Final Fantasy series. The soundtrack was composed by pop-artist Tetsuya Komuro. Animation production was handled by Ashi Productions.
The film will be available on home video soon. It has not been confirmed if it will receive a Blu-ray release or not.