I've had this movie recommended before, so I finally picked it up. I wasn't disappointed; the movie offers wonderful animation and plenty of action. After offing three demons, I was anxious for Saya to go kick some more butt.
But it was not to be. After one particularly fast-paced action scene, the credits quickly and unexpectedly rolled. I sat in my chair, mouth agap, my beer forgotten. This movie--this "awesome, cool movie" to quote Butters of South Park--ended. Quickly. With no conclusion.
"What happened next?" I cried, outraged.
But I received no answer, other than the credits continuing to roll.
I checked around. No, this wasn't a series. It was, for all intents and purposes, a "movie," just as Dragonball Z has "movies" which are also only 45 minutes long. There is an English-version comic sequel available, though, so if you're looking for more Last Vampire action (as I am) you might want to give it a try.
Don't get me wrong, for 45 minutes I was blown away. Buy it if you're a big anime or vampire fan, but if you're only casually into it, you might want something with a bit more length.