Vanitas no Carte
The Case Study of Vanitas
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Vanitas no Carte

Alternative Titles

English: The Case Study of Vanitas
Synonyms: Vanitas no Shuki, Memoir of Vanitas
Japanese: ヴァニタスの手記〈カルテ〉


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 22, 2015 to ?
Genres: FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical, ShounenShounen, VampireVampire, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Mochizuki, Jun (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gangan Joker


Score: 8.361 (scored by 42964,296 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1992
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #468
Members: 21,244
Favorites: 1,132
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There once lived a vampire known as Vanitas, hated by his own kind for being born under a blue full moon, as most arise on the night of a crimson one. Afraid and alone, he created the "Book of Vanitas," a cursed grimoire that would one day take his vengeance on all vampires; this is how the story goes at least.

Vanitas no Carte follows Noé, a young man travelling aboard an airship in 19th century Paris with one goal in mind: to find the Book of Vanitas. A sudden vampire attack leads him to meet the enigmatic Vanitas, a doctor who specializes in vampires and, much to Noé's surprise, a completely ordinary human. The mysterious doctor has inherited both the name and the infamous text from the Vanitas of legend, using the grimoire to heal his patients. But behind his kind demeanor lies something a bit more sinister...

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Vanitas no Carte is simultaneously published in English as The Case Study of Vanitas by Yen Press on the same day as the Japanese release. Physical release began on December 20, 2016. The series has also been published in Polish by Waneko since December 5, 2016.

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Feb 18, 2016
Ewinaaa (All reviews)
I saw there were no reviews about this manga (no surprise, only two chapters are out right now and they are very hard to find for free), and I wanted to say what I thought about it so far..

Story : 8

Those first chapters were… Confusing. Like, really. There are a lot of informations, this is not a bad introduction but you can’t tell exactly where the story is going to go, even though you know the end at the beginning. There is a good background universe : steampunk, vampires, early 1900, Paris. I’m curious about the way Jun is going to put all these read more
Jul 7, 2017
Woray (All reviews)
Sorry for bad English, I used google translator to write this.

Vanitas no Carte is a manga that from the beginning is very interesting. At the beginning we are already thrown into a confused situation without much explanation and even then in a moment you do not really feel lost, otherwise this whole beginning presents a plot that appears to be very complex, something that is confirmed a little later, Where are thrown various concepts and details that show how well built this world appears to be. Other than that we have, of course, a very mysterious tone that the author (Jun Mochizuki) knows how to read more
Aug 15, 2017
Noavi (All reviews)
When I first picked up the series, I was still a bit bitter about Pandora Hearts ending. Part of me expected this would negatively affect the experience but how could I hate it? It's a Mochizuki manga. There wasn't much information when it first came out-- all we knew about the series was the genre, setting, and it had vampires--but I paid for the chapter anyway because it's Mochizuki. I fell in love with the characters easily and could barely wait for the next chapters to be released.

Story: 9

A lot of detailed information necessary for world building is explained early on, however, the chapters don't read more
May 2, 2017
ZJZJ (All reviews)
I'll compare this a little with Pandora Hearts, for those readers who've loved Pandora Hearts and aren't sure if they should read this. No major spoilers though, so I think it'll be alright.

Vanitas no Carte has been really engaging since the beginning. First chapter in and we get a glimpse of the main characters, and what little we get is already very interesting. Mochizuki-sensei is great at making things seem mysterious, and this begins from the very first chapter. There's the feeling hanging around that there's more to things than is revealed, which might either annoy or engage readers. The only way to know if read more

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