With the advent success of the Hideyuki Kikuchi's Vampire Hunter D series, DMP continues to push the envelope, bringing what every manga, sci-fi and horror fan has been waiting for --- Vampire Hunter D mobilized. Also included in this app, is Kikuchi's extensive library of manga adapted works, his classic novel works, and his early influential and all-inspiring works. Now take your favorite vampire manga with you on your Android device.
The year is 12,090 A.D., and what little is left of humanity has finally crawled out from the ashes of war and destruction. From the darkness of fallout, mutants and a race of vampires known as the Nobility have spawned. They rule the weak with no remorse. Once bitten by a Nobility, one is cursed to become a member of the undead. Villagers cower in fear, hoping and praying for a savior to rid them of their undying nightmare. All they have to battle this danger is a different kind danger – a Vampire Hunter.
Enter D – a lone, mysterious vampire hunter, sought out by the desperate Doris Lang. Bitten by the vampire lord Count Lee, Doris is destined to her unholy fate... Can D deliver her from her curse and bring her to salvation, or will she forever be part of the unholy dead?
The Vampire Hunter D Store App carries the first 5 volumes of Hideyuki Kikuchi’s manga and novels works with more to follow in the coming weeks. Each volume of the VHD manga is broken into 2 parts, priced at $3.99. Average price for the novels are at $6.99. The VHD store also carries the foreign editions of the manga—so far the Japanese and French editions are available with more to follow. The Japanese editions are the complete volumes, priced at $6.99USD and French editions at $7.99USD. An additional category for the store has been added to also showcase author Hideyuki Kikuchi’s other novel works published by Digital Manga Publishing, such as Demon City Shinjuku, priced at $10.99, and the Yashakiden: the Demon Princess series priced from $9.99 to $13.99. Welcome to the world of Hideyuki Kikuchi’s collection of works.
“Digital Manga is usually known to piggy-back onto other digital storefronts, but we are now proud to finally release our own portal app for the smart devices, and hope to continue to do more in the future.”—VP Production, Fred Lui
About the Author: Hideyuki Kikuchi is one of Japan’s top horror writers. Over the past two decades, several of his works have been adapted into live-action and anime movies, including Vampire Hunter D and his first novel, Demon City Shinjuku. Drawing from such inspirations as Horror of Dracula, Kikuchi has spawned over 17 novels in his Vampire Hunter D series.
About the Illustrator: Saiko Takaki, a professional graphic designer, illustrator, and manga artist for close to a decade, has worked on numerous projects for the manga and game industry in Japan. A very close friend of the author, Hideyuki Kikuchi, Takaki was commissioned by DMP to undertake the daunting task of adapting his famous novel into manga form. Hand picked by Kikuchi himself, Takaki has proven to be one of Japan’s up and coming star manga horror artists. Join her in her 240 page North American debut of Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D.