In Blood Alone, vol.2 by Takano, we learn just a little bit more about Kuroe and Misaki. In this entry, a bloodless corpse is found and Misaki may or may not be the culprit. An elder vampire named Higure pays Kuroe a visit. Higure is centuries old but is often mistaken for a teen because of his youthful looks. A deadly mistake for some as he is one of the most powerful vampires in the city. Higure cites that there might be another vampire provoking a fight over territory and politely asks Kuroe about Misaki’s whereabouts.
Then there’s another thread that starts with “Why Cry?” where Kuroe is asked to protect an assassin working for some secret government agency. It seems this assassin is in need of Kuroe’s help because the bad guys that are after him are not human. We learn about the Einseigrad Sparuda. It’s an assassination guild made up of vampires. As the thread unravels, we learn that the assassin has a daughter that went missing. This little complication gets even more interesting and that is where I shall leave off.
I loved this entry and thought the action in here was kick ass. I love Kuroe even more and his relationship with Misaki is a just little bit more refined here. We learn a lot more about the past of both Misaki and Kuroe. This is a great series so far and I highly recommend them to you. I’ve already placed my preorder for entry #3 because I don’t want to miss out as this last entry left some loose but very interesting threads. My grade, A.
[tags]Manga Review, Blood Alone (vol.1), Vampires, Romance[/tags]