Cross Academy is a school with a difference: in a unique and experimental setup designed by the headmaster, it has a Day Class consisting of ordinary humans and a Night Class filled with vampires. Yuki Cross and her friend Zero Kiryu are school prefects whose job it is to make sure the secret of the Night Class is always safe; they patrol the school grounds at night and supervise the switchover of classes at dawn and dusk to prevent any 'accidents' from happening. While Zero is suspicious of vampires and hates the idea of sharing the same space as them, Yuki admires the Night Class for their beauty and sophistication; she is especially intrigued by their charming leader, Kaname, because he once saved her life. However, as Yuki quickly learns, not all vampires are amiable like the Night Class, and as terrible events unfold, Yuki must ask herself whether in a world where vampires are the hunters and humans are the prey, peaceful coexistence can really be achieved.
On the face of it, Vampire Knight appears to be just another hackneyed shoujo series designed to cater to sexually frustrated fangirls. Firstly, you have the exquisite beauty of the entire male cast; not to mention the relentless ‘sucking' and ‘biting' and ‘sinking' of teeth into soft, yielding flesh; and finally, the fact that the... read more
Vampire Knight is one of the Twilight's of the anime world: it doesn't live up to its hype. Yuuki was essentially a very flat character, Zero was very annoying after the millionth shot of him with no shirt on brooding, Kaname was very creepy until you realised that he and Yuuki aren't actually direct siblings, and every other character was essentially non-existent. The plot - wait, there was a plot? - was lame... read more
|Vampire Knight Guilty||TV||2008||Sequel|
|Vampire Knight Special||DVD Special||2008||Omake|
|Vampire Knight||2005||Original Manga|
|Vampire Knight: The Noir Trap (Light Novel)||2008||TBD|
|Vampire Knight: Ice Blue Sin (Light Novel)||2008||TBD|