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Take a classic western movie with its wasteland and frontier towns, cross it with some old school vampire films, and add a pinch of sci-fi and you'll get Hideyuki Kikuchi's Vampire Hunter D (VHD). The lonesome epic of D has been told through books, comics, and anime films, but one piece of the story has gone unpublished: Message from Mars. The short story is now being adapted into a multi-volume comic book series via Kickstarter by Stranger Comics. The Kickstarter is pretty awesome all by itself, but the stretch goal really caught my eye: A Pathfinder supplement for Vampire Hunter D: Message from Mars! I have dreamt about playing in a VHD roleplaying game for years and now Pathfinder is finally giving us the chance! To get some more details on this exciting supplement, I spoke with F. Wesley Schneider, Editor-in-Chief of Paizo Inc. Could you tell me a bit more about the supplement? What can fans expect to see in it? Wes Schneider: Well some of that depends on how the Vampire Hunter D:

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The Evil Dead on VHD, a rare Japanese videodisc format. VHD (Video High Density) works like and basically is a large floppy disc that is never directly touched by the user, much like CED. The discs are 25 cm in diameter and and hold up to 60 minutes of video on both sides. The VHD discs and players are sought after collectables in Japan and even worldwide.

Vampire Hunter D - an attempt at an impossible portrait.

It was as if the darkness itself had been crystallized and given human form.

She had lost herself in the beauty of the unmasked youth, with his thick, masculine eyebrows, smooth bridge of a nose, and tightly drawn lips that manifested the iron strength of his will.  Set amid stern features shared only by those who had come through the numerous battles of a grief-ridden world, his eyes harbored sorrow even as they sparkled.  

That final touch made this crystallized beauty the image of youth incarnate, chiseled, as it were, by nature itself, perfect and complete.

–Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D, volumes 1 & 3 excerpts.  Translated by Kevin Leahy.


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All of D’s end-of-the-story “smiles” from the manga volumes that have been released.