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Warau Kyuuketsuki  
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Description

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Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Baraiso: Warau Kyuuketsuki 2
Der Lachende Vampir (German)
La sonrisa del vampiro (Spanish)
Paraíso - O Sorriso do Vampiro (Brazilian Portuguese)
The Laughing Vampire
The Laughing Vampire 2: Paradise
Vampyre I
Vampyre II
Warau Kyūketsuki
ハライソ 笑う吸血鬼2
笑う吸血鬼

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.13 [End] by GuroTaku over 12 years ago
v.2 c.12 by GuroTaku over 12 years ago
v.2 c.11 by GuroTaku over 12 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)
2 Volumes (Shinsouban, 2016, Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7 / 10.0 (114 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.91 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 22nd 2018, 11:29am PST


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Year
1998

Original Publisher
Akita Shoten (1998)
Kadokawa (2016)

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Champion (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #620 increased(+29)
Monthly Pos #1237 increased(+145)
3 Month Pos #2430 increased(+116)
6 Month Pos #2755 increased(+261)
Year Pos #3309 increased(+159)

List Stats
On 81 reading lists
On 217 wish lists
On 330 completed lists
On 12 unfinished lists
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too artsy  
by whitespade
July 2nd, 2014, 3:02am
Rating: 7.1 / 10.0
theres some pieces that might constitute horror (like bathing in baby's blood) but overall i am quite calm reading this manga. there is no suspense whatsoever. i think the art is very beautiful and great for horror manga, but the over melodramatic ways the characters act just make everything too normal. the manga also suffer from problems that plagued manga of its era = the problem of flow and pacing. the panels do not move fluidly thats why suspense and climax cannot be created.

this is not a no-read manga though, i do think the art, though quite static, is very beautiful.
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Hooked  
by giinko
November 30th, 2011, 10:21am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
I actually like it, despite the fact that quite a lot of people disagree. Not like I care, the manga has some kind of attraction that it made you read it until the end. That alone is already something to be praised.
The art is a change of pace. Mind you, that is not stunning gorgeous drawing. The author has his own unique shocking grotesque and even to the level of abominable style, which describe the world in a different view. The story is anything but boring or clichéd.
For me it is not exactly horror, or maybe I am already used to the violence, killings, the bloody and disturbing stirring scenes.
Let's just say that this manga is not for everybody. Take a look at it though.

... Last updated on November 17th, 2012, 2:46pm
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The Laughing Vampire- senseless...  
by NightSwan
May 7th, 2009, 9:28am
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
It was really uncomfortable to read...
The order of the events didn't make sense, and the crossing from one event to the other was rough, and strange...
The story didn't make much sense either, and so has the progress...
Just seemed to me that random things kept poping out of nowhere and going nowhere...
Many scene didn't end with anything and just had no sense.

The characters had little to no personality whatsoever... It was quite annoying following their mechanical actions.

The "terrible secret" was quite terrible indeed.
You wouldn't expect it with vampires...=/

The only good point of this manga was the art.
Really good and detailed.

... Last updated on June 12th, 2009, 4:16am
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how the story lies  
by stubborn blob
March 14th, 2009, 3:07pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I'm not a lover of vampire stories (it's funny how every work of art(?) has it's own view on vampires' customs), but I'm fond of Suehiro Maruo)). So...
As expected, you get smth unexpected. Seriously, you will never guess how the story turns out and how much the author assent to show you (or it's just me?). And this comparatively big set of characters... ah! You have a lot to think about afterwards. There's a number of unsaid and unshown things.

And yeah.... Konosuke is gorgeous!
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One of his best works...  
by VampireBanana
June 10th, 2008, 3:00am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Suehiro is well-known for his quirky and unique concepts oft combining black humour, sexuality and other forms of symbolism and style of storytelling. I consider this as one of his best works because of the interesting themes, intense characterisation and plot.
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Missing Genre  
by eni
March 9th, 2007, 1:47pm
Rating: N/A
I'm not going to rate this one, since I dislike the genre. Just wanted to point out that this one is not horror/hentai but guro.

That's not really something everyone can read although it is a light one. I won't read it to the end, but fans of that genre will surley enjoy this manga ;)
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by candyloop
February 28th, 2007, 4:13pm
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
Well Maruo stories are always something to look forward to and it’s not because of the gore, sex and violence. His stories are definitely not just for pastime, they are way too complicated to just flip though.

I find calling his work hentai is a bit degrading, since his objective is not to arouse, but rather to show situations for what they were. The fact that he uses symbolism and metaphors should be also noted and therefore not every sex scene refers to sex itself. This is not Naruto or any other mainstream manga.
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Ambivalent feelings  
by Laclongquan
December 17th, 2006, 2:05am
Rating: N/A
The art is really strange... The genre is horror, and a bit of hentai

I dont know, this style of manga really doesnt suit me. If I want horror, give me Highschool of the Dead anytime.
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