Last updated on March 18th, 2023 at 23:00 pm
Vampire anime are often found with close links to genres of adventure, horror, supernatural, dark fantasy, or action. During the foundation of the vampire genre, all these years have been the blood-sucking immortals; it has also given birth to many new subgenres, such as ghouls and zombies. And although one would expect gore galore, improvements in anime storylines have helped include genres of comedy and romance, among others.
Most of these anime have been adapted from either manga series or novels and have been backed by ratings from the IMDb website. So, if you’re looking to watch something on Netflix that will send a chill down your spine, you most definitely have come to the right place. And so, we get into the Top 10 Best Vampire Anime that you can watch on Netflix. Keep in mind to keep your wits about yourself and your heart pumping.
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Top 10 Best Vampire Anime on Netflix Ranked
10) Sirius the Jaeger
|Number of Episodes||12|
|Genre(s)||Action, Supernatural, Historical|
Jaegers are a group of people appointed to hunt down the vampires that have been targeting the citizens of Tokyo. They carry musical instrument cases to disguise themselves. The Vampires came a long time ago to the city of Tokyo and have caused a lot of damage.
A man named Yuliy stands out to be different from the other Jaegers due to his werewolf blood; he becomes a significant help due to his werewolf blood powers and helps the city to find peace.
The battle between Vampires and Jaegers goes to extreme measures due to the ineffable Arc of Sirius. The Vampires need it to fulfill their evil purpose, and The Jaegers need to stop them from causing destruction. You can watch this vampire anime on Netflix.
9) Rosario + Vampire
|Anime Name||Rosario to Vampire|
|Number of Episodes||26|
|Genre(s)||Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi|
Rosario + Vampire is a supernatural comedy and will help you take a break from all the dark vampire stories.
Tsukune Aono, a teenage boy unable to get into high school due to his poor grades, finally finds some luck and gets into Youkai Academy. His luck will soon turn into misfortune when he realizes that Youkai Academy is not a normal High School.
It is a school for monsters to learn how to coexist with humans. All the students attend school and classes in human form. The school runs on one principle – “Execute any human seen on the school grounds.”
Tsukune Aono is unaware of what is going on and meets a beautiful girl named Moka Akashiya. He goes on with his life on campus without realizing that the attractive and most beautiful girl he wants to take things further with is a vampire.
|Number of Episodes||6|
|Genre(s)||Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|
|Studio||Tiger Animation, Lex + Otis Animation|
Trese is a supernatural horror piece. This anime came out on Netflix in 2021 and has become very popular as it is the first Filipino anime series on the streaming platform. The beings from the underworld have been unleashed into the city of Manila, the capital.
Alexandra Trese, a detective who is very well aware of the supernatural, cannot stand people going missing and fights the underworld criminal to bring peace to the city.
This vampire anime on Netflix is based on the Graphic novel named ‘Trese’ by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo.
7) Vampire Hunter D
|Anime Name||Vampire Hunter D|
|Number of Episodes||1|
|Genre(s)||Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural|
If you’re looking for amazing action along with detailed goals, this is the anime for you. The story revolves around a young girl, Doris, who has been enslaved by a powerful wicked vampire– Count Magnus Lee.
Since the young girl has been forced to become his plaything, she seeks the help of a wandering stranger called “D,” who just happens to be the world’s best vampire hunter. As the story takes place in a very futuristic setting, there’s a lot of action and improved character development along with the storyline.
|Number of Episodes||13|
Noblesse is a webtoon. It was adapted into an anime and gained huge popularity. Rai is a Noblesse who has just woken up from his 820-year-old slumber. He is the Protector of nobles, but first, he must protect himself. Rai is running away from a Union who seeks his blood.
His Servant admits Rai into a High School. Rai has to live with the humans and hide from the Union. Things go bad when the Union abducts Rai’s friends. As the anime proceeds, things get more complicated for Rai, and he has to keep his identity hidden at all costs to protect his friends while fighting against the Union and stop their plan to take over the world.
Noblesse has one season with 13 episodes. We recommend watching the OVA first if you haven’t read the webtoon to understand the anime better.
5) Vampire Knight
|Anime Name||Vampire Knight|
|Number of Episodes||26|
|Genre(s)||Drama, Mystery, Romance, Supernatural|
The story of Vampire Knight revolves around the protagonist Yuki who is the adopted daughter of the director of Cross Academy. As a child, Yuki was attacked by a vampire and then saved by another.
10 years later she becomes a Guardian of the Day Class at the Academy to protect the human students against the vampire students of the Night Class. Further, as she runs into trouble with her best friend, she struggles to do her duty and maintain the academy’s peace while battling demons of her own.
4) Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
|Anime Name||Owari no Seraph|
|Number of Episodes||24|
|Genre(s)||Action, Drama, Supernatural|
In a world where all adults perish at the hands of a man-made virus (relatable, I know) and all children below the age of 13 are left unharmed, and to their own devices, the emergence of vampires is no surprise. The protagonist, Yuichiro Hayakuya, is one of these orphaned 13-year-olds who manages to escape the vampire world.
After a series of unfortunate events, he then joins the vampire extermination unit to avenge his orphaned family. Although this anime is sprinkled with a touch of ‘magic’ weapons and emotional interactions, it also has beautiful characters and thus makes for amazing vampire anime.
|Number of Episodes||15|
|Genre(s)||Mystery, Romance, Supernatural|
|Aired||2009 – 2010|
This anime is a part of the Monogatari series and revolves around the protagonist Koyomi Araragi. This high school student previously survived a vampire attack with the help of a strange man called Meme Oshino.
Although he doesn’t turn into a vampire, he does develop a few superhuman abilities like advanced healing and enhanced vision. As he continues his journey, he meets people who suffer from supernatural ailments and then helps them.
This anime has a touch of a harem, so if you’re into that, this is definitely for you because it plays with the harem and vampire genre.
2) Hellsing Ultimate
|Anime Name||Hellsing Ultimate|
|Number of Episodes||10|
|Genre(s)||Action, Supernatural, Horror|
|Studio||Madhouse, Satelight, Graphinica|
|Aired||2006 – 2012|
Hellsing is the name of a British vampire extermination company, and the story revolves around Alucard, a vampire. Alucard, along with his human master, Sir Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, and his newly sired ward, Seras Victoria, works together to protect England from a vampire war.
While Alucard is the typical overpowered protagonist, the show is peppered with a mysterious sense of character development, detailed gore, and action-packed, thrilling scenes.
|Number of Episodes||32|
|Genre(s)||Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror|
|Studio||Powerhouse Animation Studios|
|Aired||2017 – 2021|
This is one of the most popular categories. This vampire anime on Netflix is inspired by a video game.
Vlad Dracula Tepes is drowned by sorrow after the death of his wife. He swore to end the human race and make them pay the price for his wife’s death. Vlad, in his agony, summons the demons and dark forces of the underworld to create his troop. Blinded by his grief, he marches to end humanity.
Trevor Belmont is a Monster hunter and the last survivor of the Belmont clan, which is a tag of disgrace. He, with his comrades, fights against Dracula and his Vampire troop to bring peace to the city of Eastern Europe.
And so, we conclude the list of the Top 10 Best Vampire Anime on Netflix backed by IMDb scores. Although most of the above-mentioned anime aren’t continually peppered with gore, they most definitely have beautifully written journeys that are sure to catch your eye, and their action-packed scenes will surely leave you wanting more.
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