Edit Anime Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Vampire Knight


Alternative Titles

English: Vampire Knight
Synonyms: Vampire Kishi
Japanese: ヴァンパイア騎士〈ナイト〉

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2008 to Jul 1, 2008
Premiered: Spring 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.431 (scored by 168,582 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #18302
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #103
Members: 270,051
Favorites: 7,199
7.43
Ranked #1830Popularity #103Members 270,051
Add to List
Episodes: /13

Synopsis

Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes rotate in the evenings. As the Night Class is full of utterly gorgeous elites, this can sometimes prove to be a bit difficult. It is completely necessary, however, as those "elites" are actually vampires. Yuuki and Zero act as guardians, protecting the secrets of the Night Class and the safety of their ignorant morning counterparts.

As the adopted daughter of the academy's chairman, Yuuki takes her job with a serious and energetic attitude. It also allows her to interact with her secret crush and savior, the president of the Night students' dorm, Kaname Kuran. Zero, on the other hand, has a deep-rooted hatred against vampires, and at times, does not hesitate to kill.

Can vampires and humans co-exist, even in the strict setup of the Cross Academy? Only time will tell.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Vampire Knight was released by Manga Entertainment in the UK and by ABC3 in Australia. Vampire Knight is available for streaming on Hulu and Netflix. Additionally, the anime has been adapted into drama CDs, live-action musicals, dating simulators and art books.

Episode Videos


Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Kiryuu, Zero
Kiryuu, Zero
Main
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese
Miyano, Mamoru
Kuran, Kaname
Kuran, Kaname
Main
Kishio, Daisuke
Japanese
Kishio, Daisuke
Cross, Yuuki
Cross, Yuuki
Main
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui
Aidou, Hanabusa
Aidou, Hanabusa
Supporting
Fukuyama, Jun
Japanese
Fukuyama, Jun

Staff

Sayama, Kiyoko
Sayama, Kiyoko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Gouda, Hozumi
Gouda, Hozumi
Sound Director
Ando, Masaomi
Ando, Masaomi
Episode Director
Okada, Mari
Okada, Mari
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

"Futatsu no Kodou to Akai Tsumi" by ON/OFF

Edit Ending Theme

"still doll" by Wakeshima Kanon



More reviewsReviews

Dorothea
Jun 16, 2009
Story
Some aspects of the setup I liked, like the school divided into day class human students and night class vampire students. I would have loved the human heroine who patrols the grounds and night, making sure the vampires are in line, except...Yuki was TOTALLY lame. Episode after episode was her chasing after Zero, stupidly getting herself into danger, being saved by a male lead, and then feeling guilty. Really weak story, with few redeeming features. The characters didn't grow, events didn't build up into a climax, and the resolution was contrived and lukewarn. It was very much one of those read more
I found this review Helpful
TheLlama
Jul 21, 2008
If you think that shojo series are all flowery, romantic (comedies) and cheerful, you're quite wrong, and Vampire Knight will prove that more than anything else. Keywords for VK are drama, emotional struggles and tragic pasts. Throw in a dash of vampire, and there you have Vampire Knight in all its glory.

The story revolves around the students of the Cross Academy, which is divided into the Day Class for humans, and the Night Class for Vampires. The main characters, Zero and Yuki, both have very sad pasts; Zero had his family killed by a vampire, and Yuki's first memory was a vampire attacking her. These read more
I found this review Helpful
Erisu
Apr 25, 2008
Well, since some people exactly like my reviews, I decided to do another one. This time, it's Vampire Knight. I've only seen 3 episodes and read some manga chapters, even through I can't consider myself as the VK-girl that knows everything, I know quite alot about the story and the characters. Anyway, here we go!

Story - 100% [10]
If you haven't read the manga or saw some episodes of the anime, you'll probably already have an idea what this is about... Vampires. I say that you're right, but if you watch or read Vampire Knight, you'll find out that it's more than only ''vampires''. Let's start read more
I found this review Helpful
Tinky-Winky
Jun 20, 2008
Vampire Knight is the 13-episode anime adaptation of the famous manga by renowned manga-ka Matsuri Hino.

Revolving around a cast of teen-aged characters, or rather some teener-looking century-old vamps, the story unfolds with a female character named Yuki Cross, a renowned student who keeps one of the biggest secrets her school has to cautiously conceal, as the point-of-view. The typical shojo anime protagonist, she exhibits the traits (candy eyes, cheerful attitude, encouraging words, beautiful face, and most specifically attractiveness) many viewers would like her to. As the main of the main characters, she, of course, is most likely to have different interactions with the other read more
I found this review Helpful

Recommendations


Recent News

Second Season Of Vampire Knight To Premier In October

Second Season Of Vampire Knight To Premier In October

The official manga site for Vampire Knight has announced that the second season of the manga adaptation has been green-lit to be broadcast in October on TV Tokyo. Th...read more

Vampire Knight will be animated to a TV series

Vampire Knight will be animated to a TV series

The January issue (on sale November 24) of Hakusensha's LaLa shōjo magazine has announced that Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight manga will be animated for tel...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Vampire Knight Episode 6 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Bloodshot-Shanks - May 13, 2008
64 replies by unicorn_oreos3 »»
Jul 19, 3:01 PM
Poll: Vampire Knight Episode 5 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Metty - May 6, 2008
75 replies by unicorn_oreos3 »»
Jul 19, 2:23 PM

Recent Featured Articles

17 Really Popular Anime That Kind of Suck

17 Really Popular Anime That Kind of Suck

The Top 200 Most Popular anime on MAL are mostly made up of highly rated shows. And then there are the low-rated, but widely watched hits. How did these badly rated anime become so absurdly popular?

by Littoface

29,517 views

20 Hot Anime Guys That Will Make You Sweat

20 Hot Anime Guys That Will Make You Sweat

You know that one male character in every anime who's always losing his shirt and attracting females with pink hearts as their eyes? There are 20 of them here and they're as hot as ever!

by llezur17

21,854 views