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Vampire Knight(2008)

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Vampire Knight is a shōjo manga series written by Matsuri Hino. The series premiered in the January 2005 issue of LaLa magazine and has officially ended. Chapters are collected and published in collected volumes by Hakusensha, with seventeen volumes currently released in Japan. The manga series is licensed in English by Viz Media, who has released fifteen volumes so far. The English adaptation premiered in the July 2006 issue of Viz's Shojo Beat magazine, with the collected volumes being published on a quarterly basis. Two drama CDs were created for the series, as well as a twenty-six episode anime adaptation. Produced by Studio Deen, the anime series' first season aired in Japan on TV Tokyo between April 8, 2008 and July 1, 2008. The second season, aired on the same station from October 7, 2008 and December 30, 2008. The anime uses many of the same voice actors as were used for the drama CDs. The anime adaptations were licensed for release in North America by Viz Media, the DVD released on July 20, 2010.

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Season 2 : 2008 13 Episodes

EP1 The Sinners of Fate Oct 07, 2008
Zero comes back while Yuki was guarding for the moon dorm. Yuki then falls and is caught by Zero mistaking him with Kaname. Later on, while Yuki and Zero were guarding, Yuki started a conversation with Zero about her blood. Zero got mad at Yuki, so he started walking away. Yuki got worried so she followed him.Zero was about to talk to Yuki but stopped because the headmaster reported that Maria Kurenai had woken. She tells Zero the truth about the mastermind of the deaths of his parents who's also the enemy of the pure bloods. After they met, Yuki was asked to leave and then she jumped over the fence to the outer area of the school. Yuki then got ambushed by a vampire from the senate. Zero comes to Yuki and kills the vampire who was trying to hurt Yuki. After that vampire dies, more vampires from the vampire senate came. Then the Moon Dorm students came, asked by Kuran Kaname to get rid of the vampires from the senate. The Moon Dorm students killed one of them. Kaname asked one of them what they were doing at Cross Academy. One of the vampires answered that it was because the Vampire Council had ordered them. Kaname then badly hurt him and he told the other vampires to leave. Once they left, Kaname went over to Yuki and asked her if she was okay, and was about to touch her face, but she backed away. Yuki then told Kaname that she didn't want to be treated like a child and won't speak to him until he truly admits that Zero is innocent. Later on, Zero was about to go in the shower when he saw Yuki's towel, so he stopped. He then went to the couch, lied down, and then had a dream of Shizuka Hio with blood, which he thought he killed her. Then she turned into Yuki, and then Yuki was crying while falling into his arms and the only thing he said was how good the blood smelled so Zero cried out Yuki's name. Yuki was sitting in front of Zero, drying her hair with her towel, so she was puzzled when Zero said her name. Then all of a sudden, Zero awoke, hugged Yuki, and was about to kiss her, but doesn't. Later, the chairman got a letter from the Hunter Committee in regards to Zero.
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EP2 Eternal Promise (Paradox) Oct 14, 2008
Yuki had been having trouble realizing what really happened between Zero and herself, also Kaname pops in her head, she tries to shake it all off. Yori looks at her funny, wondering what's wrong, before Yuki could say anything, a little lost boy came up crying, looking for his mother. Yuki attended to the child and found herself in an abandoned hotel like mansion. The little child thanked her by a kiss on the cheek, but he was, with this action, draining Yuki's energy, she fainted and was found by the students of the moon dormitory, where they were all going to a party in the abandoned house. She woke with Kaname sitting near her, watching over her and she suddenly got surprised and got up to quickly, Kaname caught her. She thanked him and he respond with noting that she was speaking to him, more overlong that conversation, she was suppose to stay inside the room until the end of this party for the reason of all the vampires downstairs. She stayed suddenly remembering a deja vu moment, having a strange image clouding her mind, then again distracted by the young child entering to apologizes to her, noticing his strange different color eyes. He left the room and she followed, lingering in the hallway on the top floor, looking over the vampire guests. She saw Zero and again the same image of him almost kissing her came back. Kaname entered the room, with everyone bowing except Zero. Afterwards many parents were trying to ask Kaname hand to their daughters. Kaname noticed Yuki watching when she left. Zero noticed his brother and followed him. Yuki entered back in the room and sat in front of the door, hurting over knowing that Kaname can choose anyone over her. Kaname comes in asking why she left, she answers him, he goes over and hugs her, picking her up and placing her on the couch. He laid his head on her asking for a minute, feeling a little weak, she gladly accepted answering that she would do anything for him. Yuki soon remembered how they use to be so close like this, and stared to cry, telling him her thoughts without looking at him, his vampire side much filled with hunger, asked her if she would want to become a vampire to be by his side forever. Yuki wanted him to, but upon seeing her tears he mistook them for fear and told her she had nothing to worry about, and that he would never do anything like that to her. She returned to the academy to find Yori and her father. It started snowing, which reminded Yuki of the day she was saved by Kaname, for snow has always reminded her of red.
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EP3 The Lapis Lazuli Portrait (Mirage) Oct 21, 2008
The Night Class is off for holiday; Rima, Ruka, Kaname, Kain and Takuma all went to Aido's resident while Aido himself stayed behind. Senri Shiki decided to go home instead of going with everyone, and he was summoned by his mother's grandfather, a member of the Council. Meanwhile, back in the Moon dorm, Aido has a flashback of himself asking Kain to investigate Kaname's secret while away at Aido resident. Later, Aido went to the boy's dorm over at Sun Dorm (where Zero was staying), and Yuki, who had wondered towards Zero's room. The three of them decides to eat dinner at the headmaster's resident when Aido refuses to go back to his own dorm. Zero cooked enough for three, but Aido ate them all in his stress. During a short talk with Yuki, Yuki states she will be okay even if Kaname betrays her, and Aido silently agrees. Later taking a bath, Aido has a flashback of the first time meeting Kaname at his house while he was much younger. Aido, who believed himself to be perfect at the time, refused to befriend Kaname. Later, his teacher taught Kain and Aido the power of a pureblood; and the next time Kaname and Aido met was years later, when Kaname's parents had committed a suspicious suicide Aido highly doubts. Still in the kitchen making dinner for Zero and herself, Yuki drops a plate. While picking up the pieces, she cuts her finger. She tells Zero to lick it and drink her blood, a scene witnessed by Aido, who becomes troubled by it. Aido hurried back to the Moon dorm and picked up his courage to enter Kaname's study, where he saw broken chess pieces on a chess board. He realised that Kaname is plotting something.
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EP4 The Devil's Quickening Oct 28, 2008
The episode started off with Senri visiting his uncle; Ichiru was found in the same residence. His uncle brought Senri to meet an unconscious man who was immersed in a tub of blood, who his uncle claim to be Senri's father. A same vampire child with mismatched eyes who had previously sapped Yuki of energy entered the scene and behaved of a much older age than he appears to be. Senri's uncle addressed the child as a Lord and the child collapsed unconscious on the tub. Senri's father woke and demanded for Senri to lend him his power. Red tendrils of energy surrounded Senri and the scene was cut to Aido's mansion where the rest of the Night class were gathered. Kaname's bodyguard reported that "they" have started moving, and Kaname was seen to become very disturbed upon learning the news and ordered everybody to return to the Academy. Yuki was taking a bath and contemplating her past conversation with Zero when she suddenly recalled a woman in a white dress embracing her. When she opened her eyes, she found her bathtub filled with blood. Zero suggested Yuki seek details of her past by reading the Vampire Hunter Association's records and they went to the Association city with Cross Kaien and Yagari. While Yuki was searching through the records, she accidentally found a 16 year old record written by Cross Kaien, and it was revealed Kaien was once a vampire hunter as well. Meanwhile, the Association president showed Zero remnants of the clothing perished Vampire hunters wore which were soaked with blood. Zero collapsed from exposure to so much blood and the President told him he could either regain his sanity by drinking a pureblood's blood or reversing 'The Cursed Twins'. Yuki suddenly screamed and Zero found her in shock while a book was burning. Yuki was just about to turn the page of a book which recorded events from a decade ago when the page burst into flames. Yuki was so upset she cried the entire night in Zero's arms. The next day Kaname and the group at Aidou's house returned and Yuki was there to greet him. Yuki asked to meet Kaname in private to discuss something and Kaname agreed. Upon returning to the dorm, Kaname found that Aidou has went through his rooms and told Aidou to stay out of his affairs. Aidou professed his concerns about Kaname's past and his plots. Kaname told Aidou his parents were murdered but revealed nothing else. Takuma was ordered to meet Ichiou at his office where Takuma was shocked to be introduced to a cruel and mysterious vampire whom Ichiou addresses as 'My Lord'
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EP5 The Subordinate's Trap Nov 04, 2008
Yuki is determined to ask Kaname about her past because he is her first memory. Meanwhile her hallucinations of blood continue, making her uneasy. Ichiru applies to the day class and the headmaster accepts him after he gets approval from Zero. The head master hopes that the brothers will be able to come to an understanding of one another someday and is proud of Zero for acting so maturely. Ichiru is charismatic and quickly becomes popular among the students, a stark contrast to his older brother. Yuki goes to meet with Kaname but is spooked by an illusion of blood on her hand. In her fear, she attacks Kaname, and he ultimately comforts her and tells her that he loves her. This disorients her and she is unable to ask him about her past. Zero confronts Kaname about Yuki's hidden memories and Kaname pins him to the wall reminding him that he is only allowed to live because he is useful to Kaname in that he will never betray Yuki. Kaname allows him to drink his blood once again to stave off Zero's fall to level E status. Aido stops zero as he is leaving the night class wing and asks him to help discover Kaname's "hidden" side. After a talk with Zero about his courage to face his brother, Yuki resolves to talk to Kaname once more about her past. She gets angry with him for treating her like a child and not telling her what he knows. He asks her if she wouldn't rather stay blissfully ignorant of her past, but she emphatically explains she wishes to be strong and know the truth. He then expresses his concern that the truth will make Yuki hate him, and though she says she could never hate Kaname, he makes her promise to be his lover before he will reveal the past. When he hugs her for comfort, he notices Zero looking at the two with his "worried eyes" since Kaname knows how much Zero loves Yuuki.
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EP10 The Overture of Battle ~Prelude~ Dec 09, 2008

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