Vampire Knight, Vol. 05
Cross Academy is attended by two groups of students: the Day Class and the Night Class. At twilight, when the students of the Day Class return to their dorm, they cross paths with the Night Class on their way to school. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the Guardians of the school, protecting the Day... show more
Cross Academy is attended by two groups of students: the Day Class and the Night Class. At twilight, when the students of the Day Class return to their dorm, they cross paths with the Night Class on their way to school. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the Guardians of the school, protecting the Day Class from the Academy's dark secret: the Night Class is full of vampires! Zero is suspected of killing Shizuka Hio, the pureblood vampire who murdered his family. Incensed, the vampire senate sends assassins to Cross Academy to execute him. Will the Night Class intervene, or will Kaname let Zero take the fall?
Publish date: September 2nd 2008
Publisher: Viz Media
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Media Tie In
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: Vampire Knight (#1)
GR Cleanup Read May 2011 This was a fun vampiric manga set in a school where there are "day students" and "night students". Yuki is a cute heroine and there is what looks like a love triangle (groan, I know) possibly forming between her, the gorgeous and mysterious night school class president who...
But this is the last I have from the library. It's not particularly good. The pacing is too slow, and I hate the characters. I hate the high school drama and angst. And yet, I keep reading. I'll probably keep doing this once I drop off my books at the library.
1. Characters are not developed enough. 2. The peaceful coexistence between vampires and humans is flawed, particularly in the execution of the Cross Academy and the Day Class/Night Class dichotomy. 3. It just doesn't move. I feel like I'm treading water reading this. 4. The tropes. Dear Primu...
This is despite having the love-triangle trope that I dislike, and the kindly, nay even gentlemanly, vampire trope that I abhor. Somehow this is addictive, though. It's kind of irritating when the author strains how much she wanted to write a serious story though. Really? And yet you chose a...