Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 5 manga review
By Leroy Douresseaux
June 10, 2015 - 20:09
Rated “T+” for “Older Teen”
|Seraph of the End Volume 5 cover image is courtesy of barnesandnoble.com.|
In the year 2012, the trumpets of the apocalypse proclaimed the fall of humanity. Vampires
rose from the shadows and began their reign over the Earth. A mysterious virus killed almost all adult humans, sparing those younger than 13 years of age. They were subsequently enslaved as livestock – for vampires. In 2016, the orphan Yuichiro “Yu” Hyakuya
stepped forward and seeks revenge, and his goal is to kill each and every vampires.
As Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign, Vol. 5
(Chapters 16 to 19) opens, Shinoa Hiragi
tells Yu about the process of transforming humans into vampires. What Yu wants to know, however, is how to transform a vampire back into a human. Yu also has a meeting with members of the powerful Hiragi Family
, and they have many surprises – including tests of his loyalty.
Yu also learns about the differences between manifestation and possession concerning Cursed Gear
. Also, what happened to Mahiru Hiragi
comes to light, and more hints about the events surrounding the apocalypse are revealed.
The Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
manga is a thoroughly enjoyable read. There are many vampire manga, and many are unique both in invention and execution. This is the case with Seraph of the End
, which I thought from the beginning showed potential.
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 5
is an immediate payoff on potential. Every volume of Seraph of the End
almost seems like the beginning of a new series, because the narrative remains fresh, as creators Yamato Yamamoto
(artist) and Takaya Kagami
(story) introduce new sub-plots, characters, reveals, concepts, etc. I don't want to miss a volume of this.
Fans of vampire manga will want to bite deeply into the Shonen Jump Advanced series, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
Rating: A /10
Last Updated: May 19, 2020 - 12:25
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