English Title: Strike the Blood
Japanese Title: ストライク・ザ・ブラッド — “Strike the Blood”
Author: Gakuto Mikumo
Translator: Jeremiah Bourque
Genre: Action, Supernatural
Original Run: 2011 – ongoing
English Run: 2015 – ongoing
English Publisher: Yen Press
Volumes Published in English: 4 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Paperback $11 — Kindle $7 — Nook $8
Synopsis: He never asked for this power. Kojou Akatsuki used to be an ordinary high school boy–but that was before he became the Fourth Primogenitor, the most powerful vampire of all time. Worse–he doesn’t even remember how it happened. Middle schooler Yukina Himeragi, meanwhile, is the Attack Mage sent to observe him–and to stop him if he gets out of control. But was it really a good idea to send a cute girl to observe a massively powerful vampire boy whose abilities activate whenever he gets aroused? And on an artificial island populated with all manner of demonic individuals, each with their own designs on the Fourth Primogenitor–?!
Suggestions for Further Reading
Similar Subgenre (vampire fiction): Blood+, Chibi Vampire, Dark Wars: The Tale of Meiji Dracula, Trinity Blood, Vampire Hunter D, Vampire Knight: Fleeting Dreams, Yashakiden: The Demon Princess
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