The 15 Best Vampire Romance Anime

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Romance may be the spice of life, but when it comes to anime, it can be a little repetitive. Sometimes you need higher stakes than just the matters of the heart. One of the best ways to get that little extra something is through romance anime with vampires. With vampires around, high stakes might be literal stakes driven through the heart. They might involve the risk of discovery by the outside world, as is the case with Jitsu wa Watashi wa, or they might involve the risks vampires pose to their human lovers, as is the case with Devils' Line.

No matter what the story is about, vampire romance anime can really get your blood pumping - just don't let any vampires in while you're watching.


  • 1
    3,353 VOTES

    Staz Charlie Blood might be a high-ranking vampire, but that doesn't mean he has to act like one. Rather than actually managing his territory or trying to acquire human blood, Staz spends all his time reading manga, watching anime, and playing video games. His obsession with Japanese culture is ignited when Fuyumi Yanagi, a teenage girl from Japan, suddenly finds herself in the demon world.

    Just as the two are beginning to bond, Staz's territory is raided and Fuyumi passes and comes back as a ghost. Now it's up to Staz to bring her back to life - with the added bonus of getting to check out the human realm in the process.

    3,353 votes
  • 2
    3,850 VOTES

    Dance With Devils is a one-of-a-kind anime that you have to watch for the spectacle alone. It's one of the few musical anime ever created - meaning, the characters have musical numbers similar to what you'd find in a Disney movie. The story is interesting, too - when Ritsuka Tachibana's mother is kidnapped, she finds herself confronting vampires and demons alike, both of whom are trying to get ahold of a magical grimoire.

    Even more confusing, some of the vampires seem interested in Ritsuka for reasons that have nothing to do with the grimoire - romantic reasons.

    3,850 votes
  • 3
    7,238 VOTES

    Zero Kiryu and Yuki Cross serve as prefects at Cross Academy, a boarding school that harbors a strange secret. In the daytime, the students who attend are ordinary humans, but at night, vampires come to get their education. Yuuki and Zero are two of the only students who know the truth about the Night Class.

    While Yuki relishes the chance to interact with her vampiric crush, Zero has far more sinister intentions. 

    7,238 votes
  • 4
    2,560 VOTES

    Despite living in the Demon District of Itogami Island, Kojou Akatsuki lives a fairly normal life. This changes dramatically when he's transformed into a vampire - and not just any vampire. Kojou is now the fourth primogenitor, a supposedly mythical vampire who is considered one of the most powerful and treacherous vampires in history.

    A shaman named Yukina Himeragi is tasked with keeping his powers in check. Together, the two defend their city from supernatural assailants. 

    2,560 votes
  • 5
    1,946 VOTES

    If you find yourself getting tired of vampire romances that take place during modern times, Hakuouki is a great alternative. Set in 1864, the story focuses on Chizuru Yukimura, a young woman who sets out in search of her missing father. She ends up bearing witness to a grisly scene and is rescued by the Shinsengumi, a group of police officers who possess the ability to transform into vampire-like creatures called Rasetsu.

    Though they don't trust Chizuru at first, she ends up becoming an important part of their group - and becoming the center of a reverse-harem. Despite multiple characters showing affection for her, Chizuru is only interested in Hijikata.

    1,946 votes
  • 6
    1,900 VOTES
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    Karin Maaka is what Karin calls an "unvampire." Rather than needing to drink the blood of others, she produces an excess of blood. This blood builds up inside of her then releases itself via nosebleed, leaving her weak and anemic. To deal with this problem, she injects her blood into humans - a process that leaves them happy and energetic.

    Basically, she's a vampire in reverse. As she deals with her unusual condition, she meets a human named Kenta whose unhappiness dramatically increases the volume of blood in her body. To avoid this, Karin dedicates herself to making him as happy as possible.

    1,900 votes