The BEST Episodes of Rosario + Vampire
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2019
Network: Tokyo MX
Due to poor grades, Tsukune Aono, an average high school student, has been unable to get accepted into any private academy of his choice. By exceptional accident, the only school to accept him turns out to be anything but ordinary; the school is attended by youkai disguised as humans. Fearing for his life, he attempts to escape only to meet Moka Akashiya, a beautiful girl who just happens to be a vampire. Despite this, Tsukune decides to stay at the academy, hiding his human nature from students and teachers. Tsukune also discovers that when the rosary around Moka's neck is removed, her true nature emerges.
#1 - Tsukune + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 13
Tsukune is sentenced to execution, but an unexpected friend returns and joins Moka and the others to help against the Public Safety Commission to rescue Tsukune. It seemed almost too late but his friends rescue him. After he is reunited with Moka, the leader of the Public Safety Commission severely injures Tsukune with fire. As his body goes limp, his hand removes the Rosary from Moka's chest and Inner Moka quickly kicks the leader of the Public Safety Commission, then attempts to revive Tsukune by giving him her Vampire blood. Meanwhile, the Public Safety Commission Leader has returned in his monster form, that of a Four-Tailed Fox that has control over fire and is also a top ranked monster. He quickly dispatches all attempts to be defeated by the rest of the group, until the only one left is Moka. She charges to attack, but realizes that giving up her blood has weakened her and almost impaired her of her superhuman strength. What happens next will determine the fate of Tsukune and the others.
#2 - New School Term + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 11
Tsukune's return to Yōkai Academy from summer vacation and the Newspaper Club's work on its next edition rouses the powerful and corrupt Public Safety Commission whose function is to act as the school's police. Tsukune helping Kurumu to help her distribute their newspapers against Ginei's orders incites the PSC spider-woman Keito to attack them with several of her minions. While inner Moka easily repels the assault, the PSC's destructive resolve against the Newspaper Club is strengthened and amplified with just as much ease.
#3 - Public Safety Commission + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 12
The attempts of the Newspaper Club to collect evidence of the Public Safety Commission's corruption causes Tsukune's arrest on "suspicion of being a human" along with Moka, Kurumu and Mizore being taken in as people of interest. After coercive questioning (and torture with water in Moka's case), Tsukune is forced to admit being a human. His confession now community knowledge within Youkai Academy and Moka jailed for being an accessory to his deception, Tsukune is taken away for sentencing much to the disbelief and shock of Kurumu-tachi (Kurumu, Yukari, and Mizore). What happens to him is left hanging in the balance.
#4 - Lilith Mirror + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 11
Kyouko enters Youkai Academy, carrying a parcel for Tsukune. On her way, she crashes into Kokoa, who is holding a parcel that has the same wrapping as Kyouko's parcel. When the two recover, they accidentally exchange parcels, and Kyouku ends up with the Lilith Mirror. It turns out that the Lilith Mirror is a dangerous object that not only reveals the true form of all the students at Youkai Academy but also their inner desires. Kyouko realizes that Tsukune is attending a school where everyone is a youkai and becomes frightened by everyone's true form. Eventually, Moka saves Kyouko. Although, Kyouko is scared, Moka manages to earn Kyouko's trust in her. But after gazing at the Lilith Mirror, she splits into two individuals, her sealed self and her unsealed self. Luckily, the Lilith Mirror's effect is reversed at the end, and everyone returns back to their normal selves. Confused at first as to why Inner Moka chose to re-fuse with her, Moka understands that even though she trusts Tsukune, she doesn't have the power to protect him. Kyouko lets Tsukune stay in the school as Ruby takes Kokoa to the Headmaster. But the group's troubles are far from over, because the barrier that divides both the human and youkai world is starting to crumble.
#5 - Bathroom + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 7
Tsukune's decision to use a portion of his time on the field trip to pay his mother Kasumi a visit at home that is meant to be a quiet heartfelt family event, begins its metamorphsis into a circus when Moka follows Tsukune home, much to Kasumi's shock. But before long, the madness that usually fills Youkai Academy finds it way to Tsukune's home.
#6 - Goodbye + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 4
As three boys are making a fanclub for Moka, Kurumu, and Yukari with the sentiment that Tsukune is the reason why the three girls do not pay them any attention, they decide death for Tsukune who is despondent over the fact that he cannot protect the girls the way that they protect him due to his lack of strength. Given how he conducts himself, the argument could be plausibly made that Tsukune is planning to leave the school because of this inadequacy. After Moka reads him the riot act for being so obtuse, they learn that Tsukune only wanted the bus driver to deliver the letters he wrote to his family.
#7 - Summer Vacation + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 9
While on summer vacation in the human world with Nekonome-sensei as their chaperon, the Newspaper Club's fun in the sun on a beach gives way to a field of sunflowers on a hill that Tsukune discovers to suggest reconnaissance thereof, not realizing that there are a pair of witches residing there that make no distinction between them and the land developers that covet that area. Feeling left out because of what she thinks is her young age, Yukari encounters Ruby (one of the two witches residing in the sunflower field) later that night who is pleasantly surprised to see another witch. As she is pondering whether to join Ruby and her master, Tsukune arrives to escort her back to the others.
#8 - Body Measurements + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 4
Yukari is bothered by the fact that she is still a child and with the help of someone, she has been given the chance to experience life as a grown up. Of all the possibilities of her new live, getting Tsukune's love is one of the top priorities. But while all the other boys - and girls - of the high school seem to react to her new appearance, the target of all her trouble seems to be ignorant to it. Will Yukari be able to change the tide?
#9 - Succubus + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 2
Tsukune must wait for a month for the bus to return in order to return to the human world. In the meantime, he tries not to draw any attention to himself, a task made nearly impossible by the beautiful vampire Moka, who constantly hangs around him, inciting the jealousy of the male students. If that wasn't enough trouble, another popular girl named Kurumu Kurono, a succubus with a grudge against Moka, attempts to seduce Tsukune.
#10 - Newspaper Club + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 6
During the first meeting of the Newspaper Club, Tsukune-tachi (Tsukune with Moka, Kurumu, and Yukari in convoy) is introduced to the head of the club Ginei Morioka whose superficial charm is to crowd out Tsukune framing him as the mysterious peeper who's been looking at the girls around school. As Kurumu and Yukari work to illuminate the real culprit and clear Tsukune's name, Moka continues to believe the lies. During a battle with inner Moka, Ginei shows his true colors and form but finds that his powers do not enable him to outrun and outwit the consequences for his voyeurism and general lecherous conduct.
#11 - School Swimsuit + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 5
The students learn that they are to choose a school activity and Tsukune is having a hard time choosing when he comes across the swimming club with Moka who is a bit reluctant to investigate because water has a purifying effect on vampires and drains their powers. As Kurumu and Yukari try to garner the most attention through events, the head of the swim club tries to isolate Tsukune for herself. After she teaches the mermaids the error of their ways, the interior Moka reprimands Tsukune for not understanding the other Moka.
#12 - New Life + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 1
Tsukune Aono, a subpar student both academically and physically, is accepted into a mysterious high school. On his first day of school he meets a girl named Moka Akashiya, who reveals she is really a vampire. Tsukune quickly discovers that his new school is a school for monsters. No one knows Tsukune is human and he tries to figure a way to escape from the school. However, Tsukune's life becomes more complicated when he becomes involved in a fight with a delinquent student and accidently removes the cross on Moka's neck.
#13 - Mathematics + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 8
Every guy in school notices the math teacher Lilico-sensei and admires her beauty. Unfortunately, Tsukune is falling behind the others in math and it is summer school for him if he fails the mid-terms. Yukari and Moka try to help Tsukune with his math in their own way only to find that their efforts have drawn the attention of Lilico-sensei who insists upon extra lessons with her and her alone. Unfortunately, Tsukune's newfound proficiency in math from these lessons comes at the cost of his personality; a bit of investigating that reveals there is more to Lilico-sensei than meets the eye and a battle with the inner Moka later, Tsukune is back to normal. It turns out that all of that artificial knowledge was not necessary for Tsukune to pass the mid-term.
#14 - Reunion + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 1
It has been one year since Tsukune entered Youkai School. After spring break, Tsukune hurries to school to reunite with Moka-san only to collide with a mysterious girl on a bicycle who was also extremely cute. In school, Moka and friends were quickly surrounded with fuss by the new students. In addition, a large amount of fan mail was found in the shoe cabinet of Moka which came from the new students who also adores her, but there was one special letter. A dangerous threatening letter that said, "I’m taking your life."
#15 - Snow Woman + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 7
As Tsukune and the others from the Newspaper Club hand out the paper to the students, a girl named Mizore Shirayuki appears and takes an immediate liking to Tsukune. Seeing him as a lonely kindred spirit that needs companionship, Mizore tries to isolate Tsukune for herself and finds herself in danger of expulsion because of a teacher that accuses her of attacking him without cause. It falls upon Tsukune to set things straight with the despondent Mizore if he can keep the inner Moka from committing cold-blooded murder.
#16 - Curry + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 5
Moka, Kurumu, Yukari and Mizore want to win Tsukune's affection by practicing on making a perfect curry dish. While Mizore is trying to improve her cooking by herself, Moka, Kurumu and Yukari are attending a cooking class with a very passionate teacher when it comes to Indian curry. But will all the cooking at Youkai Academy find a way to Tsukune's stomach and heart or will all attempts be in vain?
#17 - Witch Girl + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 3
The crush that the young witch Yukari has on Moka drives her to endeavor to isolate her from Tsukune through various and often humorous pranks, including trying to make Moka believe that Tsukune is making sexual advances on the succubus Kurumu (who does not seem to care whether it is a prank or not). During a confrontation by a trio of lizardmen whose intolerance of witches (because witches were thought to be an abomination; a cross between youkai and human) Yukari quickly finds that Tsukune is a true friend and vows to turn over a new leaf.
#18 - Sunflower + Vampire
Season 1 - Episode 10
Ruby awakens to find herself in a tent with Tsukune-tachi (Tsukune with Moka, Yukari, Mizore and Kurumu in convoy) and a soft drink can held to her forehead for her to drink. When asked why she attacked Tsukune-tachi, Ruby explains about how badly witches have been treated and how developers are planning to destroy the sunflower fields where she and her master live. Seeing how kindly Tsukune and his friends treat each other, Ruby starts to have doubts that drive her to later sneak out that night back to her master. When Tsukune-tachi rushes into the sunflower field to search for her, Ruby's denial regarding her master instigates a massive battle at whose climax a forbidden spell is used whose near-irreversibility raises a lot of question of whether Ruby will survive.
#19 - Mother + Daughter + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 3
While it is meant to enhance the relationships within a nuclear family so that the youthful student excels academically to prosperity, this Parents' Day at Youkai Academy becomes another day for both Mizore's mother Tsurara and Kurumu's mother Ageha to prosecute their long-standing rivalry that has proven to be a stalemate on all counts. Under the mirage of Tsukune as her daughter's boyfriend, both Tsurara and Ageha endeavor to coerce matrimonial copulation of Tsukune with their respective offspring. Hopefully Tsukune will survive the barrage of love...
#20 - Younger Sister + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 2
The atmosphere of the encounter in the previous episode grows more ominous as Moka identifies the mysterious girl as her younger half-sister Kokoa who intitates a battle proving that she is a formidable adversary. Ruby and one of the teachers intervenes to escort Kokoa back to class, much to everybody' relief. Moka explains her back story with Kokoa who bursts into the room to initiate another battle by reaching for her pet bat (the narrator of the first season) that has the capability to morph into whatever weapon Kokoa wants. The ensuing one-on-one duel demonstrates Kokoa's lonely anguish at being left alone after Moka left home to reside in the human world. Tsukune intercedes to illuminate the fact that Kokoa actually likes Moka and that there is no need for all this drama since Kokoa is now in the same school as Moka herself. Unfortunately, Kokoa's bewilderment and frustration at Moka's powers being sealed is just too great for Kokoa to be successfully reasoned with; a speedy intercession from Tsukune and a stalwart kick from inner Moka later, Kokoa runs to eagerly and lovingly greet inner Moka. As Tsukune (while carrying the exhausted exterior Moka) leads everybody to the infirmary, Kokoa quietly resolves to have inner Moka with her as the rule.
#21 - Seal + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 12
Following the previous episode, the fracture in the sky above the academy and that of the human world is allowing the humans and youkai to peer into each others world from above. Moka decides to replace the broken rosario on the seal with hers, thus stopping the youkai world from merging with the humans'. However, Outer Moka's actions come with a price, as she is replaced permanently by Inner Moka. She proves to be bolder with her emotions than the Moka Tsukune has come to know, making him depressed. Ruby, however, discovers a way to recover Moka's rosario. According to the Chairman, Moka's rosario and the barrier's rosario are made by the same person, who is one of the three founders of Youkai Academy along with the Chairman. He resides in a castle north of the barrier. Ruby informs Tsukune about this, and Tsukune determines to find that person, despite Ruby's warning that he will kill anyone who approaches his castle. Meanwhile, the other girls' mothers visit the school the following day and start searching for Tsukune, hoping to hear his decision on who would be his future wife. However, Tsukune has already set off to find the creator of Moka's rosario. Little does he know that Kokoa has overheard his conversation with Ruby and is planning to intercept him before he reaches his destination.
#22 - Ski + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 9
Tsukune and the others visit a skiing slope in the human world, which was surprisingly run by Mizore's mother, Tsurara. While the others are skiing, Mizore kidnaps Tsukune by orders from her mother so she and Tsukune could make offspring. Unfortunately, Mizore brought a ice doll replica of Tsukune and left the real one in the middle of nowhere. Kokoa showed up after she learned she can get her "Onee-sama" by removing the rosario around Moka's neck. When Moka showed up to find Tsukune, Kokoa was unable to remove it. When yelling at Tsukune, she caused an avalanche, separating Tsukune and herself from Moka. Meanwhile, the others were relaxing in the hot springs when Tsurara showed up and distracted them from finding Tsukune, until Moka and Mizore showed up, telling them Tsukune was in danger. Tsukune managed to take cover in a cave with Kokoa, but due to a snowstorm they were closed in and Kokoa began to freeze up. A Yeti showed up and started attacking them, but Mizore could distract it long enough for Tsukune and Kokoa to escape. Shortly afterwards, Moka arrives too and once again Tsukune manages to remove the rosario, unsealing Inner Moka who defeated the monster. This eventually turned out to be Mizore's father (in a costume). Apologizing afterwards, Tsukune and the others return to school.
#23 - Youth + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 8
This episode holds multiple small comical story lines: from Ruby-san getting annoyed because of the short skirts that all girls are wearing to Nekonome-sensei trying out new clothes to wear and many more.
#24 - Field Trip + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 6
The group goes on a field trip to the human world. While there Moka wants to spend more time with Tsukune, but Kurumu, Mizore and Yukari make it impossible as they try to get close to him themselves. Will Moka chan finally be able to get her private time with Tsukune or will she have to share once more?
#25 - Family + Vampire
Season 2 - Episode 13
Continuing from previous episode, Tsukune is continuing his journey to the castle. On his way to the castle, he is attacked by Komori and his army of bats, and Mizore's and Kurumu's mothers. When he finally reaches the castle, Kokoa warns him that the third Dark Lord is her father, and his powers exceed that of an S-class youkai. Despite that though, Tsukune is willing to face him to get a new rosario for Moka. Tsukune gets beaten badly by the Dark Lord, but his determination brings out his latent vampire powers and manages to snatch the rosario from the Dark Lord's hand. Eventually, Inner Moka arrives and stops the fight, saying that Tsukune has the won the battle. The Dark Lord agrees to let Tsukune have the rosario and leaves the castle. Kokoa tries to steal the rosario away from Tsukune, but before she could run away with it, the caste starts to collapse, as Koumori explains that the castle collapses every time the Dark Lord leaves. With the Rosario in his hand, Tsukune prepares to bring back Outer Moka, but not before Inner Moka has her moment with him - which results in Tsukune being kicked hard and bit in the neck. With the Rosario in place, Tsukune and Outer Moka have their reunion, and Tsukune is bitten yet again. Soon after, Kurumu, Mizore, and Yukari also try to get in the moment. Finally, after everyone dances to the ending credits, Nekonome-sensei and Ruby arrive with the bus to bring everyone back to Youkai Academy. Kokoa vows that she will get her "true" sister back from Tsukune, but her father unexpectedly shows up and deduces that Kokoa was behind the entire thing. He punishes her in the form of public spanking. Kokoa suddenly bursts out with the Lilith's Mirror, splitting Moka into her two selves again and all the girls (even Inner Moka) grab on to Tsukune.