Vanitas no Karte
The Case Study of Vanitas
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Vanitas no Karte

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Synonyms: Vanitas no Carte, Vanitas no Shuki, Memoir of Vanitas
Japanese: ヴァニタスの手記〈カルテ〉
English: The Case Study of Vanitas
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 22, 2015 to ?
Genre: Fantasy Fantasy
Themes: Historical Historical, Vampire Vampire
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Gangan Joker
Authors: Mochizuki, Jun (Story & Art)


Score: 8.481 (scored by 1519115,191 users)
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Ranked: #1592
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Popularity: #243
Members: 65,038
Favorites: 3,569

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There once lived a vampire known as Vanitas, hated by his own kind for being born under a full blue 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 Karte follows Noé Archiviste, a young man who is traveling 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, an entirely 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 Karte is simultaneously published in English as The Case Study of Vanitas by Yen Press on the same day as the Japanese release. It has also been published digitally by Square Enix through Manga UP! 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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Sep 30, 2023
Preliminary (59/? eps)
Warning contains spoilers.!!!
I'm a fan of Mochizuki. Unfortunately, people were more interested in the ship than the character's actions in the story. Every character has their own reasons. Some characters do it just to survive, no matter how selfish it is , but Vanitas and Jeanne certainly reminded me of Alice and Oz in Pandora Hearts.

story 9/10
The story is set in the world of 19th century steampunk x Paris, where the protagonist Noè comes to look for Vanitas at the behest of teacher. The series is written confused and dazed. In the style of Mochizuki Jun , The character relationships in ...
Feb 9, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (64/? eps)
I feel sorry that so many people abandoned Vanitas because of the shipper that, regardless of vanoè and vanijeanne, in true to the charm of mochizuki Jun is that she wants to write as she wishes and don't care about the flow of people around you Even though people disagreed about the destruction of their ships, Which is a shame. The trend of readers wanting to push Vanitas to be bl, forgetting what is most important is the core plot, such as the existence of the Vanitas series.

Character relationships are not just romantic as lovers/special people. ...
Oct 18, 2023
Preliminary (60/? eps)
Vanitas No Carte is an "overrated" manga series and is only good for its art.

That Paris scene Mochizuki has put quite a lot of effort into depicting the atmosphere of Paris which shows her determination.

But my problem when reading her series is that the chapters are not evenly distributed like an amusement park. It is a very clear example. And she chose to push the most interesting female character in the series, Including Vanitas' relationship with Jeanne that was strangely skipped.

Sometimes roles that should be focused on get pushed too much to main characters like Vanitas and Noè. To the point that ...

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