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The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight 

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Updated December 21, 2018 2.6k votes 599 voters 25.7k views 30 items

Need some Vampire Knight anime recommendations? Since it's such a great series, let's rank the best anime like Vampire Knight, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Vampire Knight in terms of tone, genre, characters, and more.

Diabolik Lovers seems to be one of the most similar anime to Vampire Knight, as both shares the genres of horror and romance, as well as a school setting where the only students are vampires. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Vampire Knight are Pandora HeartsHellsing, and Shiki. Don't forget to check out Karin too, an anime about a vampire girl with a rare condition known as polycythemia.

What should you watch after finishing Vampire Knight? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Vampire Knight fans.

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Kamisama Kiss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Kamisama Kiss is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Julietta Suzuki. An anime adaptation has been produced by TMS Entertainment and directed by Akitaro Daichi and began airing in ...more
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Maid Sama! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Maid Sama! is a shōjo manga series by Hiro Fujiwara. Once an all-boys school, Seika High, infamous for its rowdy students, has recently become a co-ed school. However, with the female population ...more
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Diabolik Lovers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Diabolik Lovers is a Japanese visual novel franchise by Rejet. The main heroine, Yui Komori, was just a normal teenage girl until in her second year of high school; her father, a priest, has to ...more
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Ouran High School Host C... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The manga has been adapted into an ...more
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Fruits Basket is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Fruits Basket, sometimes abbreviated Furuba, or Fruba, is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by Natsuki Takaya. It was serialized in the semi-monthly Japanese magazine Hana to ...more
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Dance with Devils is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Dance with Devils is a 2015 Japanese anime television series and manga adaptation. Ritsuka Tachibana becomes entangled in a conflict between devils and vampires at her school, with both sides ...more
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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Action, Mystery, Comedy
Black Butler (A-1 Pictures, 2008) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Yana Toboso. Aided by Sebastian Michaelis, his loyal butler with seemingly inhuman abilities, Young Ciel ...more
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Seraph of the End is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Seraph of the End (Owari no Serafu, AKA Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign) is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series and 2015 anime series. After a manmade virus kills everyone over age 13, ...more
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S A: Special A is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
S · A: Special A (Supesharu Ē) is a shōjo manga by Maki Minami and 2008 anime series. Now she attends Hakusenkan, an ultra elite school for the wealthy, that costs her carpenter father a ...more
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The Earl and the Fairy ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
The Earl and the Fairy is a completed series of light novels written by Mizue Tani. An anime adaptation was broadcast from September to December 2008. A visual novel for the PlayStation 2 was ...more
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Rosario + Vampire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Rosario + Vampire is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akihisa Ikeda. The story revolves around Tsukune Aono, a boy who inadvertently enrolls in a boarding school for monsters. ...more
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Blood+ is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite ...more
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more
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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise, directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with ...more
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Betrayal Knows My Name ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
The Betrayal Knows My Name, also known as UraBoku, is the title of a shōjo written and illustrated by Odagiri Hotaru. It premiered in the shōjo magazine Monthly Asuka in October 2005. An anime ...more
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Dance in the Vampire Bun... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Dance in the Vampire Bund is a supernatural romance manga written and illustrated by Nozomu Tamaki. The manga series is serialized in Media Factory's seinen manga magazine Comic Flapper and is ...more
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Karin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
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Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Pandora Hearts is a shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki. Individual chapters have been serialized in Monthly GFantasy since June 2006, with bound volumes published by ...more
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07-Ghost is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
07-Ghost is a fantasy manga written and illustrated by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara. It is set in a fantasy world with different laws, kingdoms, gods and magic. It is currently serialized in ...more
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Black Blood Brothers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Black Blood Brothers, also known as BBB, is a light novel series written by Kōhei Azano and illustrated by Yuuya Kusaka. In 2006, Studio Live and Group TAC produced an anime based on the series. ...more
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Trinity Blood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Trinity Blood is a series of Japanese light novels written by Sunao Yoshida with illustrations by Thores Shibamoto and originally serialized in The Sneaker. Set 900 years after an apocalyptic ...more
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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Shiki is a horror novel by Japanese novelist Fuyumi Ono.An anime adaptation of the manga by Daume began broadcasting on July 8, 2010. The story takes place in a particularly hot summer in the ...more
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Blood-C is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Blood-C is a 2011 anime/manga series that is produced in collaboration by Studio Production I.G and Nanase Ohkawa of CLAMP. This is Production I.G's second anime series related to the Blood ...more
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Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Hellsing is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano. It chronicles the efforts of the mysterious and secret Hellsing Organization, as it combats vampires, ghouls, and ...more
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Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Vampire Knight
Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious ...more