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Dance in the Vampire Bund: Complete Series (Blu-Ray + DVD Combo)
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This story is about a vampire queen looking for a safe homeland for vampires,the "good" ones willing to leave the general population alone,a place for those that chose not to engage in the vampire lifestyle by pulling out their fangs,etc. The adult queen has transformed her body into that of a 10-year-old because if she is of a mature age she must choose one of the three vampire family heads to marry and thus propetuate the vampire royal boodline. As she does not wish to lay down with any of them and wishes to,instead, spend her life with her chosen boyfriend,she refuses to show her mature body,which creates the tension for the storyline.
Her chosen one starts out the series as a teenager in a local highschool that has no memory of his history longer than a year ago. There is,of course, a girl that wishes to care for him,etc., but,unlike too many such storylines, this girl "matures" as the plot thickens, but,to tell more would give too much away. He,on the other hand,take forever to catch on to the multible romantics that begin to swirl around him. In other words,typical male behavior. His role in the storyline,however,is crucial to the plot.
The student body president,a female,is the principle player in a branch story that has a few surprises,especially with most anime series about students usually portraying student leaders as too stiff and unwilling/unable to mature or change. Most would,I think, will find the outcome of this sub-plot both surprising and not entirely unpleasant.Read more ›
1. The anime is not the manga. so don't be disappointed. given the ongoing status of the manga series (which is highly entertaining) and the need to adapt for anime format, the story has undergone a few significant changes that give it more of a sense of resolution than the manga does. so know that you are watching a different story (and different style of art as well - looks more like Bakemonogatari than the manga).
2. While not the manga, the anime version is still quite entertaining and enjoyable. Dance, while certainly just another vampire story, does a good job mixing up the modern and the typical cast of mythical characters so that one doesn't feel like this is Blade redux. While not groundbreaking story work, i found myself pretty engrossed. the role of the Werewolves is pretty sweet.
3. as you can tell just from the cover (and more so from the opening credits), Dance plays up the loli theme pretty directly. While tame by other loli standards and not a deal breaker by any means, for those who might be uncomfortable with content of that sort, this would be good to note before investing in watching. I found it tolerable, though i had a few uncomfortable moments. and, generally, the content is pretty edgy. which is fine if you like that, but might be a turn-off if you don't.
overall, i recommend with the above warnings.
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I've heard different things about censorship. I doubt Funamation will censor anything because they never have before(for DVD realeases anyway).Apparently the reason for censorship is because they feel there shouldn't be a nude teen(the main character) because it was deemed obscene. It is terribly... Read More
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