''Vampires'' is a manga by Creator/OsamuTezuka about a man named Toppei and his little brother Chippei. They have the ability to turn into wolves, which is called being a [[CallASmeerpARabbit vampire]].

!!''Vampires'' provides examples of:

* BreakingTheFourthWall: In one scene, Tezuka tries to escape from Rokuro, yelling that he can't be killed, since he's the artist of the series.
* BigBad: Rokuro Mabe.
* CallASmeerpARabbit: The word "vampires" is used as a name for all the humans who can turn into animals. It's never explained why, although it's {{lampshade|Hanging}}d by Tezuka, who notices that Toppei is more akin of a werewolf.
* CreatorCameo: Osamu Tezuka himself is a main character.
* DisneyAcidSequence: Rokuro's VillainSong.
* GenreSavvy: When his wife confess to have a "''strange feeling''" about a boy that [[http://www.mangahere.com/manga/vampires/v01/c001/15.html Osamu Tezuka just hired]], he become wary and thinks to himself "''(I)Can't ignore a woman's intuition...''".
* HenpeckedHusband: Poor Mr. Tezuka!
* InvoluntaryShapeshifting: Every vampire turns into some animal when subjected to some certain stimulus, which varies from vampire to vampire.
* ReusedCharacterDesign: Look, it's Shusaku Ban! And Geta!
* SelfDeprecation: Once Ruriko, another wolf-person, has left Toppei and Chippei, this exchange occurs:
-->'''Chippei:''' And why does she look like a fox and not a wolf?\\
'''Toppei:''' That's because Osamu Tezuka's a bad artist, Chippei.
* ShapeshifterBaggage: Discussed as a plot point. with a vampire who turns into a mouse retaining the same weight from his human form.
* ShoutOut: Rokuro Mabe consults the services of three witches to give him advice. They tell him that he's going to become a great ruler. Anyone who knows ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' will recognize them.
* TakeOverTheWorld: Rokuro Mabe's final goal, [[spoiler:as well as most of the vampires'.]]
* TheMasquerade
* VillainSong: Rokuro's got one.