Otaku Special: Vampires

Some of might not want to admit it but vampire anime and manga’s tend to kick butt in the romance department. There is multiple highly renowned titles in otaku and entertainment circles however there are also many titles that have been missed due to all the hype places on the anime release titles – as everything is better when it’s animated!

Here is my top 10 vampire romance titles to keep your ‘fangs’ out for ūüėČ

Vampire Knight
Anime & Manga
Status: Complete
Note: Anime series does not complete the story so you will need to read the manga to discover the ending.
Summary:¬†Yuuki’s earliest memory is of a stormy night in winter, where she was attacked by a vampire… And then rescued by another. Now 10 years later, Cross Yuuki, the adopted daughter of the headmaster of Cross Academy, has grown up and become a guardian of the vampire race, protecting her childhood crush, Kaname, from discovery as he leads a group of vampires at the elite boarding school. But also at her side is Kiryuu Zero, a childhood friend who‚Äôs hatred for the creatures that destroyed everything he held dear, is now determined never to trust them.

Dance in the Vampire Bund
Anime & Manga
Status: Series is still running
Note: This is a shounen title that has strong romantic themes in it. Anime series does not complete the story so you will need to read the manga to discover the ending.
Summary:¬†After millennia in hiding, Mina Tepes, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants change. Using the vast wealth of the Tepes line, she has paid off the entire gross national debt of Japan and in so doing, gained the authority to create a “special district” off the coast of Japan that is to become the future haven to vampires the world over! Now, on the eve of the landmark press conference announcing the existence of vampires to the world, terrorists and rival factions are plotting to assassinate Mina Tepes before she has a chance to make her world-changing announcement.

Midnight Secretary
Status: Complete
Note: This manga has strong sexual scenes as it is a Josei/Shoujo title.
Summary:¬†Kaya thought she had found the perfect job when she became the private secretary of Kyouhei Touma – the director of a tableware company of the same name. Kyouhei is a capable director, but his arrogance and sluttish behavior are almost legendary. Kaya is doing her best to prove that she is capable in her work, but one night, by accident, she discovers his secret… of him being a vampire!

Diabolik Lovers
Anime (coming soon) & Manga
Status: Series is still running
Note: Manga anthology is complete but anime starting coming soon.
Summary:¬†Komori Yui lives her life together with six brothers (by father’s side). However, it is not the common daily life! In fact is quite a radical life, she is oppressed by them, and blood is demanded, as they are all vampires!

Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi
Anime & Manga
Status: Series is still running
Note: Anime series does not complete the story so you will need to read the manga to discover the ending.
Summary:¬†Taito has been really sleepy lately, and keeps dreaming of a female vampire who says she has given him her “poison.” Sometimes he even thinks he hears her voice when he’s awake. But after surviving an accident that should have killed him, Taito’s world changes drastically and he realizes that his dreams are more real than he thought.

Mitsu Aji Blood
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Status: Series is still running
Summary: Hinata, a teenage student attending a private school, lives an ordinary life, that is, until some sudden incidents involving vampire happen and a new neighbor moves in next door. Who is this neighbor and just what is happening? Is he behind the crimes?

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Status: Series is still running
Summary: Kana Takachiho, despite her disadvantages, is a pretty nice girl. She’s friendly, outgoing, and used to be good at sports until she was injured in a freak accident, losing the scholarship keeping her in school, and earning her the disdain of her fellow classmates. Oh, and her childhood friend and (self-proclaimed) boyfriend, Aki, just so happens to be a vampire who turned her into his slave after drinking her blood on their first date.

Anime & Manga
Status: Series is still running
Note: Anime series does not complete the story so you will need to read the manga to discover the ending.
Summary:¬†By a bizzare coincidence, Tsukune Aono has accidentally gotten himself admitted to a youkai academy, a school attended by monsters. Just when he thinks he’ll run away from there, he meets the beautiful girl Moka and his mood turns ultra happy. However, she transforms into her true form when the rosary on her chest is taken off, she’s a super vampire!

Bloody Kiss
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Status: Completed
Summary:¬†Kiyo inherits a mansion from a grandmother that she never heard of. There at the mansion Kiyo meets Kuroboshi who’s a half human, half vampire with his servant Alsh.What will happen during her life?

Orange Marmelade
Status: Series is still running
Summary: What happens to a female vampire trying to live a normal school life as a human when she meets the most popular boy in school and nips his neck?

What are your favourite Vampire romance titles?


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