The Guardian of the first Tier, the Vampire Princess, a Japanese Shinma. Miyu is all this with only Larva, her servant and companion, to help her. They are bound together with blood, and share a special bond. However Larva tried to kill her once, when he was a Western Shinma out to conquer the East. Now Western Shinma have come and they will bring forth a great evil, while Larva will be taken from Miyu. Will she be able to hold out in the end, defeat evil and rescue her Larva?
Shin Vampire Miyu was published in English as New Vampire Miyu by Studio Ironcat, first in comic book format, for a total of 34 issues running from September 1997 to June 2000, and collected into tankoubon volumes, last of which was published July 10, 2001.
The five volumes were subtitled The Shinma Menace, The Western Shinma Strike Back, The Shinma Wars, The Return of Miyu and The Wrath of Miyu.