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When it comes to the great monster showdown, vampires may be popular, but zombies have the edge when it comes to scaring the pants off of us.
Vampires manage to survive not because they're particularly strong or fierce, but because they play to our fantasies, keeping up with our ever-changing wants, needs, and desires.
When it came to expressing a nation's fear of outside influence, the Vampire was exactly what Japan needed.
How do famous vampires rank on the scary-sexy matrix?