Vampire Hunter D

What did you watch and why? This was selected by Jon as a part of the Otaku on Writing podcast where we analyze classic anime to inspire original fiction. Also, I loved this movie when I was younger, and if Jon hadn’t selected it, I would have done with my next pick.

One line pitch! Wandering vampire hunter wins big contract to protect farmgirl from a vampire noble…

What’s it really about? Set in the distant future where humanity competes with vampires and other creatures of the night. A vampire noble selects a human girl to be his next bride. Desperate to avoid the fate she hires a vampire hunter to kill the ancient and powerful noble.

What hooked you? Continue reading “Vampire Hunter D”

Bloodline: Otaku Stories Six

Bloodline: Otaku Stories Six

Vampires stalk the shadows, searching for prey.

After sleeping for eons, they’re ravenous.

Whose bloodline will prevail?

Bloodlines: Otaku Stories 6 contains three bloody tales inspired by Vampire Hunter D. In this collection, the authors raise the stakes and give their stories some bite.

In the Otaku on Writing podcast, Jon Cronshaw, Lynn Sheridan, and Killian Carter break down classic anime and extract story ideas to create exciting new fiction.

Listen to podcast episodes 17 to 19 and get a unique glimpse into the thought process behind these bloody tales.

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A Wind Named Amnesia

It happened in an instant. A wind swept across the globe wiping the memory of every person. All that remained was the most basic instincts. Planes fell out of the sky. At that moment, humanity had been lost, possibly forever.

Wataru, a survivor who has recovered some semblance of humanity travels across the United States of America searching for others like him, hoping to find a way to undo the effects of the wind.

He meets a girl, who like him can talk, but Sophia is not human. She tells him about the origins of the wind. Now, Wataru must convince Lisa to undo the devastation by showing her that not all humanity is evil. Continue reading “A Wind Named Amnesia”