This coexisting arrangement seems all well and good, but have the vampires truly renounced their murderous ways, or is there a darker truth behind their actions? The price of misplaced trust may even be worse than death.
Produced by Studio Deen, the anime series' first season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo between April 8, 2008, and July 1, 2008.
The anime adaptations were licensed for release in North America by Viz Media, the DVD released on July 20, 2010.
Yuki's earliest memory is of a stormy night in winter, where she was attacked by a rogue vampire and rescued by Kaname Kuran, a Pureblood vampire.
The first chapter of Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight premiered in the January 2005 issue of La La.
The individual chapters were collected and published in tankōbon volumes by Hakusensha, in nineteen volumes which were released in Japan.