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Karin is a cute little girl who also happens to be a vampire... with a twist. Once a month, she experiences intense bleeding from her nose-we're talking gushers! In other words, she's a vamp with blood to spare, so rather than stealing blood from humans she actually gives her blood to them. If done right, this can be an extremely positive experience that benefits the "victim" as much as the vampire. The problem is that Karin never seems to do things right!


Related Series
Karin (Novel) (Adapted From)
Karin Airmail (Side Story)

Associated Names
Chibi Vampire
Little Vampire

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Latest Release(s)
c.Special 1 by Vortex-Scans (1198d ago)
v.14 c.Omake by Cougarpeople (2323d ago)
v.13 c.Omake by Cougarpeople (2400d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1 chapter 1
Ends at Vol 7 (then deviates from manga)

User Reviews

5 topics, 17 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1169 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.35 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 20th 2016, 2:02pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Dragon Age (Fujimi Shobo)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Tokyopop (14 Volumes - Complete; Out of Print)
Viz (14 Volumes - Complete; Digital)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #659 increased(+66)
Monthly Pos #1135 increased(+77)
3 Month Pos #1236 increased(+86)
6 Month Pos #1349 decreased(-3)

List Stats
On 1707 reading lists
On 922 wish lists
On 2908 completed lists
On 190 unfinished lists
On 411 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Karin x Hekikai no Aion crossover in HnA 28.5 1977 days, 1 hours, 7 minutes ago
Status "completed" but V12-14 missing? 2595 days, 4 hours, 22 minutes ago
Dropped by tokyo pop? 2969 days, 18 hours, 50 minutes ago
Karin Downloads 3528 days, 11 hours, 39 minutes ago
Is Karin Dead? 3632 days, 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

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I love this series.   
Rating: N/A
by missichigo
December 14th, 2011, 5:50pm
I thought this series was amazing, I honestly love it a lot. The characters were all amazing, the plot was unique. I loved the characters interactions with each other too. They all seemed to compliment each other and there love for each other felt so strong. There wasn't a doubt that they loved each other and cared a lot.

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The ending is so bad to me. I just can't even think about it without crying. I'm serious too lol I just can't think about it. It was terrible that they erased her memories of made me cry especially since she had just said that she wanted to be with them all now and be happy. It was sad. It was a well thought out ending, I can see how it made a lot of sense. But It was NOT happy and just made me sad. Poor Anju especially.
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Really great manga   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by bull3thole
October 7th, 2011, 8:24pm
The thing that is great about the manga is the plot and theres great character growth in the story. For those who watched the anime, the manga is way better. First the anime is way different than the manga. So many stuff in the manga is missing in the anime and characters that appear in the anime arent in the manga and vice versa.Secondly the tone of the manga is different because in the manga its kind of darker. Lastly the story is just better but the anime is okay too even though lots of things arent in the manga.
The ending is okay but it could been better.
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I think its selfish of Karin's family to erase her memories of them because who would want that? People are saying its for her happiness but come on. Anyone would know that its really selfish and they could have still been happy without the memory wipe.
Overall i give it a 8.5/10 because i thought the plot could have been extended and the ending could have been better.

... Last updated on November 6th, 2011, 1:21am
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LOVED it-but I'm surprised people didn't love the end??   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by peachykeendramaqueen
August 7th, 2011, 7:00am
Contrary to what most others are saying, I think the ending made the series even MORE enjoyable for me. The prominent theme of the manga was love: both romantic and familial. Karin's love for Usui was certainly a winning point of the manga, but so was her love for her family, and their love for her. The ending proved how truly and thoroughly Karin's family loved her. What's the saying? If you truly love something, let it go.

Especially Anju...I've never LOVED a sister character as much as I loved her. She and Karin cared for each other so much...

Anyway, while the ending was certainly sad, it was most certainly appropriate and meaningful.
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Rating: 9.1 / 10.0
by sirsosss
July 14th, 2011, 5:10pm
A very very nice story. The characters are lovable and interesting. I found the idea of the bleeding vampire is quite unique. The plot develops quite smoothly. The art was fairly nice.
The ending was the only thing that didn't quite meet my expectation. Although it wasn't a bad one. Still, it definitely could've been better.
If it wasn't for the ending, it would've got something very close to a 10 for me.
A great read though, definitely worth your time smile
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great series   
Rating: N/A
by goodgirl94
July 1st, 2011, 8:38am
as everyone said the ending is sad and a little rushed

HOWEVER its a great manga. Karin cries a lot but she gets stronger as the story goes. the romance is a bit slow after all they dont have their first kiss until vol 12.....

but its a hilarious, sweet adorable story. all the characters were full developed and had back stories and they were amazing!

there are some tear jerking moments but it just makes the story more amazing
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Awesome manga.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Okumatte
June 8th, 2011, 11:30am
I loved the story line, the humor, the characters, and the fluff.
The characters each had their own distinct personalities, the idea of a vampire that creates too much blood was interesting and the story line was good.
I was a little surprised by the ending, though. It almost made me cry. I thought it was so sad, but I don't hate the series for it.
I personally recommend this series to anyone who likes a good story (with romance!).
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It needed a better ending   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by brunoais
February 3rd, 2011, 10:35am
This is a good manga really entertaining! I just feel bad for the
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Choice of the parents making Karin forget that she had vampire parents
I think it could create a better ending. If that didn't happen. Aside from that detail I think this is is a great manga with a great story (I believe the mangaka didn't make a better ending because of the deadlines). Showing us a different way of making a story with vampires.
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If it had been able to develope more...   
Rating: N/A
by newb
January 29th, 2011, 1:57am
This manga is a 10 up to the last chapter, just skip it and make up ur own ending. The characters are nice, the art is good, and the stories kept me entertained. It gave me a side of vampires i hadnt thought about before and was well worth the read.
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Especially the idea of a sibling being able to go in sunlight while the rest of the family cant. The chapters where her sister turns into an adult had me crying, i had never thought about it up to that point and it tore me up. The ending however was completely contrived. I guess i was supposed to feel sorry for the family having to make there daughter forget about them, but because no reason was given i just felt angry. If the ending hadnt been so rushed and the reasoning explained it may have been a better ending but alas we'll never know. I just know that in my version ( the one i made up in my head) after the 2year jump, He propese to her, they live happily ever after with a photo of the whole family...the end :)
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If it wasn't for the ending   
Rating: N/A
by hypercrazyemo
December 15th, 2010, 10:43am
It's a brilliant manga, with the concept of family values and romace and also has intersting twists to the story, the srtwork was good and the story line was ok, but i found the ending ruined the manga for me, i HATED it O.o , but everyone has their own opinions, so others may love it

... Last updated on December 15th, 2010, 10:47am
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Would have been perfect, except for ending   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by carlemb
July 19th, 2010, 3:03am
Really liked this series but not really a fan of the ending, which ruined it a bit for me.
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I agree with everyone who said that erasing the memories of her family was pointless. There was absolutely no reason she couldn't just live in the world of the light, while still being able to visit her family at night.

That aside I did think this series had great characters, a well-developed romance and there was always something interesting happening to keep you interested. Just be warned the ending may not exactly be the happy ending you're expecting,
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