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This is what it's about:  On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old “halfling.” Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner obsessed with using her samurai skills to rid the world of vampires, all the while knowing that she herself can survive only on blood like those she hunts. When she is sent onto an American military base in Tokyo by the clandestine organization she works for, Saya immediately senses that this may be her opportunity to finally destroy Onigen, the evil patriarch of all vampires. Using her superhman strength and her sword, she begins to rid the base of its evil infestation in a series of spectacular and elaborate showdowns. However, it is not until she forms her first human friendship in centuries with the young daughter of the base’s general that Saya learns of her greatest power over Onigen may well be her ability for human connection…



This move was basically made for me.  It's got everything that I love in it: vampires, lesbian subtext, cool fight scenes, lesbian subtext, vampires, swords, cool (if sometimes a little over done) action sequences, hotass female villians, lesbian subtext, a dreamy protector in the vein of Ivy Tamwood, spunky heroines, people flying from trees, blood sharing ... you know, all that good stuff.

The movies not brilliant, but I found it entertaining, and I really liked the relationship between Saya and Alice (Alice is like totes the new go-to name for hot chicks isn't it?)  If you liked the things I listed above, then you'll probably at least reasonably enjoy this movie.

And now ... picspam to further pimp the thing!


This is Saya (pronouced Si-ah, not Say-a like you'd think).  She is awesomeness personified.  Not only does her outfit make her look cute as button, this fabulous bitch walks around with a sword strapped to her back, and she has a dreamy ass protective streak that would make Ivy Tamwood proud.  She is also a vampire, which instantly makes me her hot like fire!


This is Michelle Benjamin Alice McKee.  She is a dumb girl with heart of gold, who gets into trouble fighting for justice and truth.  She's Saya's blood bitch the damsel in distress that Saya must save ... and oodles of chemistry with.


This is Colin Salmon.  He was in Resident Evil.  He died.  Now he's in this.  Doesn't he have lovely bone-structure?


This is an evil bitch.


This is the bitch's equally bitchy friend.

Both of them are full of fail.


This is a poor man's Jean Reno.  He is Saya's handler, and like the one non-douchey member of the super sekret Council that Saya works with (cause they are actually her blood bitches).


This is a hotass villain.  She is fierce as hell, and I loved her.


This is Saya and Alice being total lesbians.   I approve.


This is Saya's sword.  Her first love, but as the picture of her and Alice above proves, NOT her last love.

This is a link to a surprisingly good cam copy of the movie (not shaky, could see everything that was happening on screen, not lopsided, and no people walking in front of the camera every five seconds).

Change the xx to tt to download. 

Also, be warned, there are no subtitles for the flashback scenes.  Most of the movie is in English though, so you wont' miss too much, and I was able to tell what was happening in the flashbacks even without subtitles.

Edited because it seems the link works fine.  Yes!

Date: 2009-06-24 05:21 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] angharad_gov.livejournal.com
have you seen the anime it's based on? it's quite good.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_The_Last_Vampire

Date: 2009-06-24 06:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
I've some of it. I don't think I saw the complete series though. I'm curious to rewatch it now, but I left the damn DVDs at my mother's house *sob* I'll pick them up later this week though.

Date: 2009-06-24 05:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sapphire-magick.livejournal.com
DAMN the movie looks so damn good!

Date: 2009-06-24 06:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
It's pretty good. It's not the greatest movie ever, but I liked it. Like I said, it catered to a lot of things I think are awesome :D

Date: 2009-06-24 05:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] seriousfic.livejournal.com
On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old “halfling.”

O HAI JAPAN.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:41 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
O HAI JAPAN.

Um, excuse you. Are you implying that Japan sexualizes school girls, because I would like to know what your evidence for this is!

Date: 2009-06-24 09:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] blackgrl71.livejournal.com
You are toooooo funny!

Date: 2009-06-25 04:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] blackgrl71.livejournal.com
since you're so busy making our "ovaries quiver" w/ laughter (i'm totally stealin' that line for the ladies for this upcoming Pride wkend in NYC- i'm hoping to score twins...lol). i thought i'd return the favor w/ BRUNO!:
http://cdn.buzznet.com/media-cdn/jj1/headlines/2009/04/bruno-movie-trailer.jpg

stick that in your.... ovaries!

Date: 2009-06-24 05:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cyandragonfly.livejournal.com
since when is blood the last vampire live action? oh dude, i so have to watch this now.

i hear you on the alice thing. wonderland anyone?

Date: 2009-06-24 07:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cyandragonfly.livejournal.com
awesome movie. cheers for the link.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
You're most welcome. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I can't wait til DVD quality versions of it come out. It will be a keeper for sure.

Date: 2009-06-24 11:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cyandragonfly.livejournal.com
DVD quality will be wonderul. Then we can actually see the slashyness in full colour...

Date: 2009-06-24 05:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] heart1e55m00mba.livejournal.com
I loved the anime version of this, dl-ing the cam copy, which seemed to have uploaded fine since it's 700-ish MB.

Date: 2009-06-24 08:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] heart1e55m00mba.livejournal.com
I like how they traded screaming, hysterical nurse for screaming, not quite as hysterical teenage girl. The poor sound quality + over-enunciated English kind of made certain parts hard to understand, but it was still pretty badass. Thanks for the link.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
over-enunciated English kind of made certain parts hard to understand

Yeah, in the showdown between Saya and Onigen, I was like "What? Whaa ... what?" and then I just decided to look at the pretty and imagined my own generic threats being exchanged, lol.

Allison Miller (Alice) was actually a lot better in this than I expected. That's probably because I really dislike Michelle on "Kings" though. Those, in her defense, she's surrounded by brilliant actors on Kings (Susanna Thompson, Ian McShane, etc.) whereas in this movie ... uh, not so much.

I'm glad I could help bring a little lesbian vampirism into your life :D

Date: 2009-06-24 07:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] crys-22.livejournal.com
Thank you x100. The anime rocked and I have been dying to watch this movie ever since I heard it was being made. I'm going to go watch this right now!

Date: 2009-06-24 06:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
You're most welcome :D

I've been looking for a copy of it forever as well, so to say I was excited when I saw this would be an epic understatement.

I hope you like it!

Date: 2009-06-24 11:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ic1pher.livejournal.com
This movie simply can't be as good as it looks. They will probably completely bastardize Blood: The Last Vampire anime, and there will probably not be as much lesbian content as advertised. The action scenes will probably suck and the actors won't be able to deliver their lines convincinly. Any lesbian chemistry is always ruined by "come on, kiss already!" and then I get disappointed. Why can't they at least kiss, come one! :((

Ok, now that I completely lowered my expectations I think I can watch it.

Date: 2009-06-24 03:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ic1pher.livejournal.com
Really entertaining film. Great audio for a cam. Really crappy video quality. Wouldn't watch and would wait for DVD instead, or actually go to cinema if it were released here.

A) I want to teach the army girl how to actually do CPR. The idea is to push air into the target's lungs and pump her heart so the oxygenated blood circulates. You're supposed to press your lips against hers.

B) I learry roved the virrain. She was gleat. Visuarry, aurally and dlamatulgicarry. I learry learry roved hel. Like woaah.

C) Just small little changes here and there, and it would've been this tragically beautiful romance. Well it was, but a less subtle one instead. It was basically doing the entirely traditional conflicted brooding hero rescuing this beautiful girl and getting her mixed up in his problems and them getting hopelessly intertwined, falling for each other... except it was two girls. It was almost by the book storytelling. I'm disappointed at the producers, directors and whatever for not going there all the way. Perhaps it would've sold less, I dunno. It's still somewhat obvious what they were doing.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
I learry roved the virrain. She was gleat. Visuarry, aurally and dlamatulgicarry. I learry learry roved hel. Like woaah.

Okay, I have to start with this, because it literally had me laughing out loud. OMG! I'm laughing again re-reading it. So good, so good it hurts. Oh, and lulz keep coming ... ... ...

*okay, I think I've recovered myself*

I want to teach the army girl how to actually do CPR. The idea is to push air into the target's lungs and pump her heart so the oxygenated blood circulates. You're supposed to press your lips against hers.

Word. I was all like, "Yes! CPR!p0rn!" and then Alice totes didn't even try to give her mouth to mouth. I was like "The fuck!?!?" But I think Alice cut her hand then and fed Saya her blood and I was like, "Yes! Blood!p0rn" and forgot that I was mad about the lack of mouth to mouth.

It was basically doing the entirely traditional conflicted brooding hero rescuing this beautiful girl and getting her mixed up in his problems and them getting hopelessly intertwined, falling for each other... except it was two girls. It was almost by the book storytelling. I'm disappointed at the producers, directors and whatever for not going there all the way.

This! I mean from Alice and Saya exchanging glances in the classroom when the mean girls were being mean, to Saya constantly saving Alice's life (and holding her hand while doing it), to Alice giving Saya the "never doubt you are human" pep talks, it was like this epic love story being built up. In my imaginary sequel, Saya finds her way back and she and Alice totes find each other again and admit their love for each other now that Saya is free of her blood feud.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
Ok, now that I completely lowered my expectations I think I can watch it.

I went into it with really low expectations actually. That's definitely the way to do it. That way when it's decent you'll be impressed.

Date: 2009-06-24 12:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] madndizzee.livejournal.com
sounds good. thanks for the dl! heh, i like how the villainess is wearing white.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
You're welcome!

i like how the villainess is wearing white.

Yeah, I loved that she was in white throughout as well. In the showdown between her and Saya, it's really visually striking that she's all dressed in flowing white like an angel, and Saya is all dark and brooding.

spoilers ahoy

Date: 2009-06-25 12:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] madndizzee.livejournal.com
oh vey, i am watching it now and even the crappy video quality is not dampening my enjoyment. i did wonder what kinda sorry-assed vampire that was in the train though. hell of an ugly vampire, and glasses?! i can only conclude that was a disguise.

Saya has cool sword, i like! *laughs hysterically at schoolgirl uniform*

when i saw Alice, i was like 'wow, she reminds me of KStew'. and she finds trouble like Rachel Mariana Morgan.

oooh nice fight scenes. aww how protective was Saya. all that holding your damsel-in-distress' hand while whacking bad guys skill is enough to make Ivy jealous. haha, the way Saya is demanding Alice to drive closer... i can imagine her demanding "faster" and "harder" in another scenario instead. >.>

yes, rolling around on the floor is an excellent way to protect your damsel. *nods* also very slashy to my gutter mind. :P

ouch *winces at cut* that has gotta hurt. ok, Alice, it would help to get the blood in Saya if you open her mouth first. but good job on the blood sharing. i must say i approve of Alice's feistyness and her faith in Saya.

heh, all those men to kill one old man. bah, cowardly bad guy. the blood spurting effect looks like black beans popping from the bodies.

aww Alice's refusal to leave Saya makes me all gooey inside.

purrty villain, but what is she saying?! she is trouncing my skills at understanding asian-accented English. ooh nice fight scene.

what?! what kinda CPR is that?! what you saying, bad lady?! hmph, for some reason i was expecting an epic battle.

hmm... sequel? more fic please, Janine.

Date: 2009-06-24 03:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] asher-601.livejournal.com
I knew you would like this movie :) Thank you, I have been looking for a copy since I saw it in the cinema, but obvs I have been looking in the wrong places. Saya and Alice totes had you're-not-a-monster-to-me sex in that convenient temple in the woods y/y?

Date: 2009-06-24 06:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
I knew you would like this movie :)

Really, I am a simple woman ;)

Saya and Alice totes had you're-not-a-monster-to-me sex in that convenient temple in the woods y/y?

Yes. And it was so hot that they couldn't put it on screen without getting an X rating. Seriously, that cabin was a total shag pad!

Date: 2009-06-24 06:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] http://users.livejournal.com/_slutknot_/
THERE'S A LIVE ACTION BLOOD+!?!?!?!?

:D

Ilu.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
Yes. And it is glorious.

Enjoy!

Date: 2009-06-24 06:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiskafalair.livejournal.com
Okay, be honest - am I the only one orgasming countless times over this? Seriously.

Blood+. They're keeping the hotness, the story-line, the asian characters (Unlike some other live action movie that came out *coughDBZcough*)AND keeping the lesbian subtext?

It's too good to be true. I'm like, waiting for it to have a crappy ending or something. Nothing is ever this good.

Date: 2009-06-24 06:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiskafalair.livejournal.com
(I'm definately in the middle of DLing it now though)

Date: 2009-06-24 06:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
am I the only one orgasming countless times over this? Seriously.


No. Wait til you watch it. Saya will make your ovaries quiver.

the asian characters (Unlike some other live action movie that came out *coughDBZcough*)

*coughTheLastAirbendercough* But, yeah. I was very happy to see that they kept the characters Asians.

AND keeping the lesbian subtext?

There was lesbian subtext in the series? God, I barely remember anything about it. Guess it's time for a rewatch!

I'm like, waiting for it to have a crappy ending or something. Nothing is ever this good.

It's not a super awesome ending like Alice and Saya riding off into the sunset together, but don't worry they don't completely fuck things up at the end either.

Date: 2009-06-24 09:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiskafalair.livejournal.com
Yeah, I just finished watching it - the bootleggedness made it less enjoyable (my ovaries DID quiver!) but it was still like....gahhhh. I'd rewatch it if the action scene audio didn't hurt my mind.

Yeah, most of the lesbian subtext was in the manga - I didn't expect the movie to keep it all though - lesbian vampire raping many many human girls might have turned tons of fans away >_> Though I'm sure a handfull would have been drawn to it *coughMEcough*.

Date: 2009-06-24 10:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
the bootleggedness made it less enjoyable

Yeah, I'm definitely looking forward to a DVD quality version (with subs) coming out so that I can fully enjoy the visual splendor of it.

Yeah, most of the lesbian subtext was in the manga - I didn't expect the movie to keep it all though - lesbian vampire raping many many human girls might have turned tons of fans away >_> Though I'm sure a handfull would have been drawn to it *coughMEcough*.

*coughMETOOcought*

I fully blame you for the fact that I am now searching nearby bookstores for copies of the manga. Is the lesbian vampire in most of it, or is there like a select arc she appears in? *feels terrible, but doesn't let that stop her*

Date: 2009-06-24 10:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kiskafalair.livejournal.com
Only in season 1...gahh, let me find it and I'll link you, hold on.

http://manga.animea.net/blood-the-last-vampire.html

It's been many moons since I've read this, but if I remember correctly, it consists of a super hot vampress raping a girl Saya is particularly fond of. >D Ku ku ku.

Oh, Wayyy off topic (sort of), but have you see this yet? http://blip.tv/file/2261825/
Buffy Vs Edward bashings ftw

Date: 2009-06-24 10:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amluv.livejournal.com
i only saw less than 2 mins. of this and i already know that the hero and the smokin' ass villain should be having hot, sweaty, sexy monkey lady sex!!

Date: 2009-06-24 10:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
lol!

You won't know how truly amusing (and hot) this comment is until the end of the movie.

Date: 2009-06-24 10:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amluv.livejournal.com
is that copy the only floating around on the orrentstay?? ;)

Date: 2009-06-24 10:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fembuck.livejournal.com
Yeah, it's the only copy out there right now. No DVD quality ones yet :(

Date: 2009-06-25 03:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pookieandpookie.livejournal.com
I knew I knew this Blood from somewhere..it was a manga! *was going crazy trying to remember why it was so familiar...*
It's coming out now in UK, defo going to see it *____*
*drools*

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