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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 (1054d ago)
v.14 c.Omake by Cougarpeople (2178d ago)
v.13 c.Omake by Cougarpeople (2255d 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 (1163 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 #752 increased(+58)
Monthly Pos #1060 increased(+103)
3 Month Pos #1194 increased(+81)
6 Month Pos #1366 increased(+22)

List Stats
On 1697 reading lists
On 919 wish lists
On 2873 completed lists
On 189 unfinished lists
On 400 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Karin x Hekikai no Aion crossover in HnA 28.5 1832 days, 17 hours, 37 minutes ago
Status "completed" but V12-14 missing? 2450 days, 20 hours, 52 minutes ago
Dropped by tokyo pop? 2825 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes ago
Karin Downloads 3384 days, 4 hours, 9 minutes ago
Is Karin Dead? 3487 days, 20 hours, 7 minutes ago

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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

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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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if it wasn´t for the end...   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Kaori9
July 14th, 2010, 3:39pm
This manga was nice, Karin was clumsy, but it was actually cute. And the guy was sooo nice. Karin´s family was funny too. I would give it a 10, if it wasn´t for the end.

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Why, just why? She loved her family so much and they did this to her? They just erased her life!!! Hate it. Why couldn´t she be happy whith them? That was so pointless. I cried soooo much. Poor Karin. That was just so sad. Uwaaaa
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not bad ending   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by dremondtanic
May 23rd, 2010, 8:37am
nice but sad ending, alot of romance, but defenetly a good manga for anyone to read.Nothing really bad besides the too much crying in it but this make the manga more cute "hehehe". Othere than that, i have to not agree in what u said "Aenonar", yes many people like happy ending i guess. But not everything has a happy ending in real life ( nor should it always be in a manga, it will just make it a boring or uninteresting end or unrealistic enough),sometime a sacrifice is needed in ordor to obtain happiness. Though the ending really mad feel sad ( i guess u could say, dying is something but being forgeten is even more cruel). well that how i see thing heheheheh, i would defenitly recomend this manga to anyboody but if u dont like sad ending which usually always happen in a romance, dont watch it. i will give it a 9.5 because they could have given it a little more story in this manga.
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