Author & Artist: Matsuri Hino Publisher: Shojo Beat Manga / VIZ Media The Cross Academy offers an unusual curriculum for two very different types of students: day classes for humans and night classes for aristocratic vampires.
As the adopted daughter of the headmaster, Yuki Cross is one of the few human students who knows about the secret of the night school classmates.
Author and Artist: Yuna Kagesaki Publisher: Tokyo Pop Karin is the misfit in a family of vampires.
While her suave older brother seduces and feeds on the blood of pretty girls, Karin is a vampire in reverse: she gives back blood to anyone she bites. Karin's transfusions give luck and vitality to her 'victims.' Once a month, Karin has blood to spare — if she doesn't find a victim to give blood to, blood gushes out of her nose, which gets pretty embarrassing.
On the other side is the Vatican, and its secret weapon, Abel Nightroad, an immortal Crusnik who feeds upon the blood of the Methuselah.
As both forces clash, political intrigue combines with sci-fi and fantasy for an epic tale with Byzantine twists and turns.
As Yuki discovers long-standing blood ties, grudges, romances, and rivalries between the various vampire clans, she soon finds herself in a troubling love triangle that may cost her her humanity. Alucard, a powerful, immortal and near invincible vampire who can shoot, kill and maim his enemies with cold-blooded efficiency.
Author & Artist: Kohta Hirano Publisher: Dark Horse When supernatural forces threaten Queen and Country, the Royal Order of the Protestant Knights, a.k.a. As he fights the Catholic Church, the Nazis, and other vampires, Alucard takes no prisoners as he leaves a trail of carnage in his wake.
He has the unique combination of strength, magical power, smarts and elegant, bewitching beauty that make him the ultimate vampire hunter. She's athletic, she tends to oversleep and she has a healthy appetite.
What this event set in motion was the rise of two super-races of vampires and an apocalyptic war between humans and the undead that continues even 900 years later.
On one side is are the Methuselah, a breed of blood-sucking, superstrong alien vampires.
When her classmate Kenta sees her 'donate' blood to a drunk businessman one night, he immediately jumps to the wrong conclusion.
This only gets more complicated when Karin finds herself strangely attracted to Kenta.