So the first volume of Vampire Knight has hit our shores, but has it been worth
The first DVD of this series is mostly foundation setting, introducing the
characters and the back stories of main characters Yuki and Zero. It is
only from the end of episode three that the storyline begins to move forward.
standoffish character, Zero and the more
gentler open character, Kaname for Yuki to decide over.
The artwork of the anime series I felt lacked some of detail and
charm that the original manga does. Furthermore, the way that
the series is animated is very much in the style of Ouran Host
Club. While this style works for Ouran, for Vampire
Knight it jars due to its darker tone overall.
series for you. However, if you have an interest in vampire fiction, then
there maybe something here that will keep you interested. Unfortunately volume
one does not give you much story to decide whether or not it is a worthwhile
watch. Will volume two pick up the pace of the story?