Ranked #1076
Rosario to Vampire (Manga)

Rosario to Vampire

Alternative Titles

English: Rosario+Vampire
Synonyms: Rosario and Vampire
Japanese: ロザリオとバンパイア


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 6, 2004 to May 5, 2007
Authors: Ikeda, Akihisa (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Monthly)


Score: 7.961 (scored by 25151 users)
Ranked: #10762
Popularity: #39
Members: 40,930
Favorites: 2,663
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Aono Tsukune is so hard up on luck, that he can't even get admitted into high school. His parents finally find him a school with no tests required for admittance, out in the middle of nowhere. He finds out the school is a youkai (monster) academy, Just as he is about to resign himself and get back on the bus home, he bumps into a beautiful girl. Turns out this beautiful girl, Akashiya Moka, is also a vampire who bites him right off the bat. They become friends and Tsukune is ready for a happy school life with her, until he finds out that if a human is found on the school grounds, he or she should be killed. Now Tsukune must conceal his identity from the rest of the monsters at school, while at the same time being a ready snack for Moka when ever the urge takes her. What effect will this have on Tsukune and will Moka be able to keep him out of harm's way?


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Related Manga

Sequel: Rosario to Vampire: Season II
Adaptation: Rosario to Vampire
Alternative version: Rosario to Vampire: Prototype
Side story: Rosario to Vampire


Shirayuki, Mizore
Akashiya, Moka
Kurono, Kurumu
Aono, Tsukune
Toujo, Ruby
Sendou, Yukari
Morioka, Ginei

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Feb 21, 2013 4:26 AM
Ah Rosario+Vampire, my first encounter with this series a sour one manly because I watched both seasons of the Anime version first. I was not really impressed since it was just your stereotypical harem Anime that it actually made me facepalm more than once. Afterwords I was interested to see if the source material was any better (i.e. the Manga) and I got to say this is what the Anime "SHOULD" of been. The story was good, the fights were well done and even characters are better portrayed here. So with out further a due, here's my review.

The Story:

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Mar 22, 2008 12:39 PM
After years within the anime & manga community, I have come across a particular argument time & time again; "the manga/light novel/visual novel is better". This is usually in a bid to get people to check out the original source material, after witnessing a lacklustre anime/live action adaptation collapse in on itself.

Well Rosario + Vampire is a perfect example of such a case, whether you enjoy this kind of manga or not, the community has come to a unanimous agreement that this particular manga is worlds better than it’s unexpectedly popular anime adaptation. And it’s surprising how serious people get about it, given that read more
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May 24, 2008 3:09 AM
I keep asking myself why didn't I read this sooner?!?!Actually I know why : because of a stupid reason.While browsing the database of one of my favorite manga websites,I stumbled upon this manga.The title was good,the summary was good,everything was good except for the "ecchi" part included in the genre tags.So I just thought to myself : nah!I'm not in the mood for reading ecchi stuff.This is for boys,maybe some other time....So I kept on avoiding Rosario + Vampire ( actually those ecchi stuff are barely noticeable;they're not even worth being called ecchi,so I avoided this manga basically for nothing read more
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May 27, 7:27 PM
Now to talk about what I consider to be one of the best cases of the manga being superior to the anime, Rosario + Vampire.

Story - 10/10
15 year old Tsukune Aono enrolls at the Youkai Academy, due to the fact that no other high school will accept him, and while walking from the bus to the school, a girl named Moka Akashiya crashes into him - who reveals herself to be a vampire by sucking Tsukune's blood. After arriving at the school, he quickly realizes that the school is actually a school for monsters. And it turns out that Moka is in his read more
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