The Tiger in Winter is the twenty eighth book in the Vampire Hunter series

The Tiger in Winter
Vampire Hunter D volume 28 Tiger in Winter cover
English Title Vampire Hunter D: The Tiger in Winter
Original title Vampire Hunter 23: D — The Tiger in Winter
Japanese 吸血鬼ハンター23 D―冬の虎王 (Banpaia Hantā 23: D — Fuyu no Tora-ō)
Author Hideyuki Kikuchi
Illustrator Yoshitaka Amano
Translator Kevin Leahy
English Publication Data
Publication date August 28, 2018
Published by DH Press, DMP Books
ISBN ISBN 1-5067-0927-3
Japanese Publication Data
Publication date August 5, 2011
Published by Asahi Shimbun
ISBN ISBN 978-4-02-264619-4
Publication Order
English Volume 28
Japanese Vampire Hunter 23
Preceded by
Nightmare Village
Followed by
Noble Front

Plot SummaryEdit

At the request of a beautiful woman on the verge of death, D embarks on a journey to meet Duke Van Doren. Villagers, bandits, and an investigation team from the Capital—all rush out in pursuit of the Duke's mysterious new invention. What is this invention that could change the world? As the setting sun continues its descent and time transitions into an endless winter, a solitary Noble, once renowned as the Royal Tiger for his valor on the battlefield, welcomes D.

Main Characters Edit

Antagonists Edit

  • Duke Julius van Doren
  • Shyna, Mysch & Najina
  • General Jelmin Kiniski
  • Chapes
  • The Pitch Black Gang
  • Vulcan Lura
  • The Rebel Army
  • Gilshark

Other characters Edit

  • Cecilia Lanaway aka Lady Sirene
  • Survey Party From The Capital
  • Dr. Valerie Cozuf
  • Deed
  • Chidol
  • Glia
  • Cotil
  • Bedmansch
  • Professor Damien Krutz
  • Leavis, Kazel and Sebastian
  • Myosha Lanaway

Bestiary Edit

Technology Edit

Locations Edit

  • Murabak
  • Gorse
  • Toryatoo
  • Manook
  • Lilac
  • Epic
  • Village of Orret
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