Japanese vampire manga series are widely enjoyed and known for blending elements of the supernatural with romance and action. Popular titles such as Rosario+Vampire, Dance in the Vampire Bund, and Blood+ are well-loved in this genre. For those keen on delving into more vampire manga, a curated list of the seven best vampire-related manga series of all time is available.
The story involves modern conflicts with different groups, including the US Army, aiming to control vampires for their goals. Saya Otonashi lives in Okinawa with her adoptive father, George Miyaguscu, and two brothers, Kai and Rik. Saya can only remember her past when she started living with a new family a year ago.
Because of health reasons, she needs blood transfusions sometimes. Except for that and having a big appetite, Saya lives like a regular high school student. But her peaceful life changes when she encounters a vampire, a creature that kills people and drinks their blood. After this, a group called the Red Shield and their agent, David, show up.
David tells Saya that she's the only one who can effectively fight these monsters because her blood is deadly to them. Now, her job is to get rid of vampires. The Red Shield and Saya's friends and family join the fight against vampires. With her mysterious, loyal servant, Hadji, Saya embarks on a dangerous journey to destroy vampires and discover her past and authentic origins.
Charles J. Chrishunds, also known as Charley, is a vampire hunter with cybernetic enhancements employed by the Vatican. His master, Johnny Rayflo, is also a vampire but lives a carefree playboy lifestyle. Charley, sometimes called "Cherry" or "Chris," works hard to resist the urge to drink human blood and instead satisfies his thirst by drinking from Johnny.
As Charley tackles vampire-related crimes, he faces the constant struggle of controlling his bloodlust. Johnny, previously known as Addie before becoming a vampire, takes pleasure in seducing his minion and looking out for him while dealing with challenges from his own past.
The story follows Yu, a young orphan, and his demon friend Ashuramaru. A deadly disease has devastated the world, sparing only children under 13 who are somehow immune. Unfortunately, these kids are enslaved by vampires who suddenly appear. Two orphans, Yuichiro Hyakuya and Mikael Hyakuya, are a blood source for vampires to stay alive. In exchange for a daily blood sample, they are allowed to live. After a failed escape attempt that leads to the death of his friends, Yuichiro manages to flee, leaving Mikael behind, presumed dead.
Yuki's oldest memory is of a winter night when she was attacked by a vampire but saved by another. Now, ten years later, Yuki is the adopted daughter of Cross Academy's director and serves as the guardian of the academy. She's in love with Kaname, her rescuer, the president of the Night Class, a group of aristocratic vampires.
However, Zero's also by her side, fighting not to become a Level E, a wholly dehumanized vampire. He's Yuki's childhood friend, and his family was wiped out by a vampire, fueling his deep hatred for these mythical creatures.
Director Cross has established peace between humans and vampires, but will it last?
Are vampires hiding something?
In this world of mystery and magic, appearances can be deceiving. What if trusting someone costs more than losing a loved one?
Unfortunately, Tsukune Aono is an ordinary boy who flunks all his high school entrance exams. Luckily, his father stumbles upon an ad for Yokai High School for monsters. There, he encounters Moka Akashiya, a seemingly angelic girl hiding a powerful vampire side (S-class monsters) with a split personality. Tsukune's true powers emerge when Moka removes the rosary around his neck.
Together, using Moka's abilities, they battle various monsters. As the story unfolds, Tsukune and Moka befriend Kurumu Kurono, a succubus, and Yukari Sendo, a talented young witch.
Over a thousand years ago, the vampire queen Adelheid, with terrifying powers, almost destroyed the world. Humans, led by the powerful Maria Saberhagen of the infinite crosses, imprisoned her, waiting until they were strong enough to end her life. However, the vampire king abandoned his crown and people, determined to find Adelheid.
Humans, dhampirs (half-men, half-vampires), and others all try to eliminate him, fearing the chaos he might bring. For a millennium, a relentless war has unfolded between Rose-Red Strauss and her only ally, Lætitia, against the dhampirs led by Bridget.
The Vampire King faces another formidable foe, the Black Swan, a spell created by Saberhagen that reincarnates in the body of every new generation's young woman. Though the king defeats them individually, the Black Swan's powers grow with each generation, and he knows a day will come when he will be finally defeated.
The story is about Mina Țepeș, a vampire princess, and her "protector," Akira. Mina, like other vampires, had been hiding for a long time. She wanted to end the isolation, so she got permission to create a particular area for vampires near Japan called the "Federation" or the Bund.
She paid Japan's debt for it. Mina tells everyone about vampires and her wish for them to live together with humans. But there's tension between scared humans and some extreme vampires. This goes against Mina's hope for peace with humans.