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The Best Vampire Anime of All Time

Updated October 21, 2019 65.7k votes 22.3k voters 1.5m views29 items

List of the best vampire anime, ranked from best to worst by other fans of the genre. Vampires got a bad name after the Twilight series took off, but these shows prove that they aren't all glitter and glam. This list includes videos of the first episode from each show, so you can watch vampire anime online right here at Ranker. When it comes to good vampire anime, this list has all the vampire anime shows you'll love, including new and old school anime. Many of these top vampire anime are also great adventure anime and action anime.

Shows like Hellsing, Vampire Knight and Blood+ have shown us that vampires can be not only entertaining, but downright terrifying as well. Fans have very strong opinions about their favorite shows, so if you think the greatest vampire anime is too low on this list, then be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top.

Can't get enough anime? When you're done with this vampire anime list, be sure to vote on these other great anime lists too, like the best mecha anime of all time and the greatest samurai anime.

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  • Vampire Knight
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    Vampire Knight is a shōjo manga series written by Matsuri Hino. The series premiered in the January 2005 issue of LaLa magazine and has officially ended. Chapters are collected and published in collected volumes by Hakusensha, concluding with nineteen volumes released in Japan. The manga series is licensed in English by Viz Media, who has released all nineteen volumes. The English adaptation premiered in the July 2006 issue of Viz's Shojo Beat magazine, with the collected volumes being published on a quarterly basis. Two drama CDs were created for the series, as well as a twenty-six episode anime adaptation. Produced by Studio Deen, the anime series' first season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo... more on Wikipedia
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  • Hellsing (Gonzo, 2001) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga by Kouta Hirano. Hellsing, an organization specializing in dealing with supernatural threats, dispatches a powerful vampire known as Alucard to eliminate a vampire that is turning the villagers of Cheddar into ghouls.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Hellsing Ultimate
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    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 other supernatural foes who threaten England. An anime series of the same name was produced by Gonzo and directed by Umanosuke Iida.... more on Wikipedia
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