The Best Episodes of Vampire Knight

Vampire's Knight

#1 - Vampire's Knight 8.92

Season 2 - Episode 13

Using his new power, Zero injures Rido with Bloody Rose and Rido flees to the surrounding forest. He attempts to drink the blood of his servants to recover, and is confronted by Kaname. As Kaname fights Rido, Zero arrives and kills Rido with Bloody Rose. Zero meets with Yuuki to say farewell. When he reveals that he does not believe that Yuuki is a vampire, he asks her to drink his blood, and she does so. While Yuuki drinks Zeros blood she remembers when Zero told her he could tell that she loved Kaname by her blood and she realises that he has feelings for her.Zero reveals that he will continue to kill purebloods and will ultimately kill Yuuki. Yuuki meets with Kaname, claiming that she wishes to protect him despite the pain he has caused her by protecting her the previous ten years. After Yuuki says farewell to the Headmaster, she and Kaname leave the Academy with Hanabusa, Akatsuki and Ruka.

The Fang Of Repentance

#2 - The Fang Of Repentance 8.81

Season 1 - Episode 3

Yuki leaves Cross Academy in order to chase after Zero, but she is attacked by a vampire. Kaname complains to Headmaster Cross about Zero's current state. According to Kaname, Zero is becoming a vampire and shouldn't be kept in the Day Class much longer. Zero's urge to drink blood is becoming stronger. Will he finally give into his desires?

The Sinners Of Fate

#3 - The Sinners Of Fate 8.79

Season 2 - Episode 1

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.

The Kiss Of Thorns

#4 - The Kiss Of Thorns 8.72

Season 2 - Episode 7

Kaname finally turns Yuki into a vampire and awakens her memories. However, Zero comes just in time to see Yuki drink Kaname's blood, where she claims that Kaname is her 'onii-sama' (brother) before she faints.

Devil's Awakening

#5 - Devil's Awakening 8.65

Season 2 - Episode 4

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'

The Lapis Lazuli Portrait

#6 - The Lapis Lazuli Portrait 8.64

Season 2 - Episode 3

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.

World's End

#7 - World's End 8.58

Season 2 - Episode 12

Surrounded by his servants, Rido drinks their blood, and waits for Yuuki to come to him. While the Night Class students battle Rido's servants, Yagari fights the vampires sent by the Hunter's Association. The Association president goes to Ichijo and asks for his blood to maintain his beauty; Ichijo kills him instead. Kaname goes to the meeting place of the Vampire Council and kills all of them except Ichijo, who manages to escape. As he leaves the building, Ichijo is confronted by Takuma, who uses an anti-vampire sword to fight him. Kaien arrives to fight the vampires sent by the Hunter's Association, and Yuuki and several Night Class students leave to fight Rido. When they attempt to fight him, he instantly paralyzes all of the Night Class members, and attempts to drink Yuuki's blood, Yuuki transforms Artemis into a scythe and injures him. Zero arrives and is overcome by his power he acquired from Ichiru until Yuuki slashes him with Artemis.

Crimson Chains

#8 - Crimson Chains 8.53

Season 1 - Episode 13

As Shizuka lays dying, Ichiru experiences flashbacks of the past. Can Zero be saved now that Shizuka is gone, or will he become a Level E vampire? The vampires of the Night Class are confused about the recent events.

The Subordinate's Trap

#9 - The Subordinate's Trap 8.49

Season 2 - Episode 5

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.

Spiraling Recollections

#10 - Spiraling Recollections 8.47

Season 2 - Episode 8

Kaname leaves with Yuuki, who recalls that her father, Haruka Kuran, died fighting Rido, and that her mother, Juri Kuran, sacrificed herself to seal Yuuki's memories and transform her into a human. Kaname meets Akatsuki and Hanabusa, and reveals that Yuuki is his sister and his fiancée. Upon awakening, Yuuki drinks Kaname's blood, and sees the scene that had tormented Zero after he drank Kaname's blood. She is saddened that Juri and Haruka sacrificed themselves to save her, and begins to cry. Yuuki realizes that her parents were siblings, and Kaname reveals that they are engaged. Kaname orders the Night Class students to keep the Day Class students in their dorms. Meanwhile, Rima battles Shiki, and is seriously injured; however, she pleas to Shiki to regain control, and Rido is unable to move Shiki's body. Yuuki decides to talk to Zero, and despite Akatsuki's and Hanabusa's pleas, goes to the Day Class dorms. When Yuuki arrives at the door to Zero's room, she senses that Zero has pointed Bloody Rose at her.

Directors: Matsuo Asami
The Fake Lovers

#11 - The Fake Lovers 8.44

Season 2 - Episode 6

Within this episode, Kaname asks for a few Night Class students to become Yuki's guards because he decided Yuki was his lover. Yuki always fell into nightmares and saw mirages about her past memory clips

Their Choices

#12 - Their Choices 8.42

Season 1 - Episode 6

Yagari, who trained Zero to be a vampire hunter, must make a choice about what to do with Zero. Seeing Zero attack Yuki has only made things worse. Yuki is determined to save Zero and is willing to try anything to help.

Revival Of The Mad Emperor

#13 - Revival Of The Mad Emperor 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 9

Zero claims that he can only sense an arrogant pureblood vampire on the other side of the door, and Yuuki accepts this, revealing that the vampire side of her ate the other side. She leaves the dorm and Hanabusa brings her shoes. As Yuuki begins to cry, Hanabusa reveals that it is unheard of to see pureblood vampires cry. Meanwhile, Kaname goes to where Rido's original body is kept, and asks Ichiru to open his coffin. He claims that he is surprised to see Ichiru, as twins in vampire hunter families attempt to consume one another when they are in the womb. Kaname takes Ichiru's sword and stabs his hand to give Rido the necessary blood to revive. As Kaname leaves, he reveals that he is the original member of the Kuran family, and Rido summoned him from his slumber, rendering Kaname unable to kill Rido. Kaien and Yagari meet, and Zero arrives, asking Yagari to kill him. Yagari refuses and leaves in a room as Zero reminisces about what Yuuki said to him.

The Eternal Promise

#14 - The Eternal Promise 8.36

Season 2 - Episode 2

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.

Crimson Gaze

#15 - Crimson Gaze 8.35

Season 1 - Episode 9

A new student enters the Night Class. Who is she, and why does Zero seem to know her? Meanwhile, the Day Class discusses the upcoming dance party.

Sabbath Under The Moonlight

#16 - Sabbath Under The Moonlight 8.35

Season 1 - Episode 5

Yuki is given a bracelet that, when pressed to Zero's tattoo, can stop him when he needs controlled. A new teacher arrives at Cross Academy. Why does Zero seem to know him? Zero and Yuki leave Cross Academy to run an errand for the Headmaster, but Yuki is attacked by a vampire. Yuki and Zero attend a birthday party for one of the Night Class students.

Prelude To The Battle

#17 - Prelude To The Battle 8.33

Season 2 - Episode 10

Yuuki sees the sun for the first time as a vampire, and returns to her room with Hanabusa. Yagari confronts the vampire hunters sent to take Zero, and demands that the Association president come. Kaien and Yagari gather the Day Class students to evacuate them, and many are attacked by Rido's vampire servants. The Night Class students dispatch them, and when Yori is attacked by one of Rido's servants, Yuuki attempts to defend her. However, her anti-vampire staff, Artemis, rejects her, and Hanabusa kills the vampires. When Yuuki tells Yori she is a vampire, Yori accepts this, telling Yuuki that she is her friend. Yuuki returns to Shizuka's room, in which some of her feelings and thoughts still linger, and dreams of Shizuka expressing to Yuuki her love for Ichiru. She is awakened by Kaname, and asks to stay to defend her friends. Kaname refuses, claiming that he had spent ten years protecting Yuuki, and asks her to stay in the room. After Kaname leaves, Yuuki convinces Hanabusa to allow her to leave and takes a gun from her Day Class Dorm room. As Zero sits in silence, Kaname arrives, claiming that Zero is the "knight" he has prepared for the past four years to kill Rido. He reveals that Zero has been strengthened by drinking the blood of three purebloods – Yuuki, Kaname, and Shizuka – and is the stronger twin child of a vampire hunter. When Zero tells Kaname to kill Rido, Kaname reveals that Rido will hunt Yuuki, and claims that Zero will never betray Yuuki.

The Scarlet Maze

#18 - The Scarlet Maze 8.32

Season 1 - Episode 7

Yuki, Zero, and Kaname reflect on their past. Yuki remembers her past experiences with Kaname after he saved her, and she remembers experiences with Zero.

Two Souls

#19 - Two Souls 8.32

Season 2 - Episode 11

Kaien is confronted by the Association president, who demands that Kaien give him Zero. Kaien refuses and fights the Association president, forcing him to retreat. Ichiru arrives and shoots Zero with the Bloody Rose. Zero recalls the close relationship he had with Ichiru when they were children, and remembers Shizuka killing his parents. Ichiru reveals that he was injured while attempting to kill Rido for Shizuka's sake, and asks Zero to consume him. Zero does so and leaves the room.

Memories Of Blood

#20 - Memories Of Blood 8.31

Season 1 - Episode 2

As Valentine's Day approaches, many of the Day Class students prepare chocolates for the Night Class. Headmaster Cross supports this tradition, but needs Yuki and Zero to keep everyone in order. Zero is suffering from the urge to drink blood, but refuses blood tablets.

Gunshot Of Sorrow

#21 - Gunshot Of Sorrow 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 8

Ichijou's grandfather decides to visit Cross Academy causing the Night Class to panic. Zero is sent to kill a Level E vampire as a test to see if he can take on his duties as a vampire hunter. Shiki and Rima are also sent after the same Level E.

The Princess Of Darkness

#22 - The Princess Of Darkness 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 10

Something has been bothering Zero, and it involves Maria. What role did she have in Zero's past, and who is her mysterious helper?

Vow Of The Pureblood

#23 - Vow Of The Pureblood 8.25

Season 1 - Episode 12

What will happen to Yuki now that she has decided to sacrifice herself? Can Zero save her, or will Shizuka, who returns to her body, stop him?

Consequence Of Desire

#24 - Consequence Of Desire 8.24

Season 1 - Episode 11

What does Ichiru have planned for Zero? Cross Academy hosts a dance where both the Day and Night classes can attend. Will Yuki agree to Maria's trade in order to save Zero from becoming a Level E?

Trigger Of Condemnation

#25 - Trigger Of Condemnation 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 4

Yuki suffers from the shock of discovering Zero is a vampire. Kaname and Headmaster Cross must decide what to do with Zero. Yuki tries to talk to Kaname, but runs into Idou. Zero considers taking his own life now that he has bitten Yuki.