Rosario + Vampire (ロザリオとバンパイア, Rozario to Banpaia?) is a Japanese manga series originally serialized in Monthly Shōnen Jump, from August 2004 to June 2007 (one extra chapter was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in September 2007). Its sequal Rosario + Vampire: Season II is ongoing and began serialization in November 2007 in Jump Square. Rosario + Vampire is licensed for North American distribution by Viz Media.
A 13-episode anime adaptation of Rosario + Vampire aired in Japan from January to March 2008. A second season titled Rosario + Vampire Capu2 continued the series, introducing more characters from the manga and new anime-exclusive characters, also aired starting on October 2, 2008, and ending December 24, 2008. At Anime Central 2010, North American anime distributor Funimation Entertainment announced that they have acquired both anime seasons of Rosario + Vampire for release in 2011.[3