VIZ Media Announces the Finale of Matsuri Hino’s Vampire Knight

VIZ Media has announced that the company will be releasing Vampire Knight Volume 19, the final volume of the series, on October 14, 2014. The final volume will be available in a special Limited Edition featuring an alternate cover and a hardcover mini art book. The standard edition volume will be available in print and digitally.

VIZ Media is also releasing the Vampire Knight “Night Class” Manga Box Set 2 on November 4, 2014; this set includes Volumes 11-19 of the series.

On December 2, 2014, the Vampire Knight: Fleeting Dreams novel will be released in print and digitally, housing a collection of prose short stories never before released in English. Also being released on that date will be the digital exclusive, Vampire Knight: Life, a special new manga chapter by Matsuri Hino.

Digital versions of Vampire Knight Volume 19 will be available for $6.99 (USD/CAN) and Vampire Knight: Fleeting Dreams for $10.99 (USD/CAN) on the same day of their respective print releases from and and through the VIZ Manga App for the Apple iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® touch, Android-powered smart phones, as well as through the NOOK, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comixology and GooglePlay stores.

Vampire Knight is a groundbreaking series that has introduced many readers to the shojo manga genre,” says Nancy Thistlethwaite, Editor. “Shojo Beat debuts our first-ever Limited Edition release for Vampire Knight Volume 19! And in December, the Vampire Knight: Fleeting Dreams novel will feature new illustrations by Matsuri Hino. The digital exclusive chapter, Vampire Knight: Life, reveals more of the story from Volume 19. Don’t miss out on these special releases in celebration of this beloved manga series!”

In Matsuri Hino’s acclaimed series, the foreboding 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.

VAMPIRE KNIGHT Volume 19 Limited Edition
Rated “T+” for Older Teens
MSRP: $15.99 U.S. / $18.99 CAN
Available October 14, 2014

Savor the tense finale to Matsuri Hino’s acclaimed paranormal series in a limited edition featuring an exclusive alternate cover and a mini hardcover 42-page art book.

VAMPIRE KNIGHT Volume 19 Standard Edition
Rated “T+” for Older Teens
MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN / $6.99 Digital
Available October 14, 2014

In the concluding volume to the series, Kaname vows to sacrifice himself. But Yuki vows to sacrifice herself to stop him. Zero takes a weapon in hand to protect what is dear to him. Whether parted for eternity or close enough to touch, they each will always desire their beloved…

Rated “T+” for Older Teens
MSRP: $89.99 U.S. / $99.99 CAN
Available November 4, 2014

Comprehensive manga box set features the second half of the Vampire Knight manga series, Volumes 11-19, along with the hardcover 42-page art book. Set is contained in a gorgeously illustrated slipcase.

Rated “T+” for Older Teens
MSRP: $14.99 U.S. / $16.99 CAN / $10.99 Digital
Available December 2, 2014

Fans will not want to miss this special collection of manga short created stories by Matsuri Hino and Ayuno Fujisaki based on Vampire Knight. Stories include “Deranged Love,” in which a dying Rido reflects on his obsessive love for Juri. Kaname seeks to reward Yuki for doing well on her studies with tutor Aido in “Gifts for Yuki.” The story of Sara’s first love is revealed in “Hidden Love.” In “Queen of the Abyss,” after Zero parts ways with Yuki and returns to being a vampire hunter, he encounters a vampire named Shien.

VAMPIRE KNIGHT: LIFE (Digital Release Only)
Rated “T+” for Older Teens
MSRP: $2.99 U.S. / CAN
Available December 2, 2014

In this exclusive digital manga chapter, Matsuri Hino returns to the events at the end of Volume 19.

Vampire Knight © Matsuri Hino 2004/HAKUSENSHA, Inc.

Vampire Knight Frail No Yume © Matsuri Hino & Ayuna Fujisaki 2013/HAKUSENSHA, Inc.

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