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Synonyms: Hipira: The Little Vampire
Japanese: ヒピラくん


Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 2009 to Dec 25, 2009
Premiered: Fall 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Picture book
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.321 (scored by 871 users)
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Ranked: #58362
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Popularity: #5647
Members: 1,902
Favorites: 1
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In the city of Salta, a place where the sun never shines, a community of vampires lives. Hipira is a little vampire who lives the life of a typical boy, attending school and dealing with bullies along the way. However, he also has a soft spot for exploring, playing pranks on others and having grand adventures! Whether he's befriending a human soul, scaring his neighbours by pretending day has come or encountering giant frogs and aliens, Hipira is always getting himself into and out of trouble.


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Mar 6, 2010
Hipira-kun is a unique little show that only comes along once in a while and barely manages to get noticed. The show features various fairy-tale-like stories presented in a very childish way with a hint of subtle humor mixed in. The fact that the series itself is an adaptation of a manga created by Katsuhiro Otomo, most famously known for creating the legendary Akira, never ceases to fill me with a strange sense of glee.

Story - 7/10
Hipira-kun's story is refreshingly simple yet unique. The story centers around Hipira, a young vampire that enjoys pulling pranks and generally acting like a boy his age. Along with read more
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