The soundtrack CD, available as a special order
Shitajiki (Pencil Boards)
Front: "Nuclear family" image.
Back: Character designs.
Detail: Text from back
Front: Thus the "Vampire Hunters" are born.
Back: Crossword puzzle.
Front: "Wanderer" by Amano
Back: Amano self-portrait
Front: "Hunter" by Amano
Back: 1986 calendar
Front: "Hunter," red tint at top
Front: Novel #5 cover image
Back: Arislan novel #2 cover image
The "Best Character" poster by T. A. Shida appeared in the
June 1986 Anime V. Another poster with a
painting by Amano was offered in conjunction with the home
Other Japanese Merchandise
In about 1986, Volks released a kit to make this
Vampire Hunter D figure (image is from original
packaging). It is very hard to find. The figure is about ten inches high
Other Japanese merchandise includes a set of three
postcards, a metal
pen case, a
T-shirt, cassette indexes, patches,
the settei (character designs), a mechanical pencil,
and a 3-ring binder. I hope to add images of these items.
Publications related to VHD1985 include the theater
pamphlet and Fantastic Collection 53, a collection of
art and information about the movie and the works of
Articles on VHD1985 have appeared in a number of Japanese
Streamline issued a postcard, a pinback button, and a poster
in conjunction with its release of VHD1985.
Urban Vision Merchandise
Urban Vision released two posters using Amano's "Hunter" painting,
one of for the VHS release and one for the
Special Edition DVD. A third poster, distributed
only to dealers, uses the cover art that appears on Urban Vision's
release of VHD1985.
The January 2004 Newtype USA
includes a 4-page article by Troy Brownfield on VHD1985.
This is the first in an "Anime Essentials" article series.
Newgrave #3 includes an article
on Vampire Hunter D (mostly the 1985 movie) by the maintainer of
this site. Newgrave is not available online, but you can
order copies of the magazine from its web site.
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