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->"And when she was doing it, I ''liked'' it, Ben. That's the hellish part. I actually had an erection. Can you believe it? If you hadn't been here to pull her off, I would have... would have let her..."
--> -- '''Jimmy Cody''', ''Literature/SalemsLot''

When a vampire is hungry and isn't quite so decent or hard up as to lower himself to only buying blood at the butcher's or trapping and draining small animals instead, their dietary supplement of preference is [[HorrorHunger human blood]]. They can [[VegetarianVampire survive on the blood of lesser beings]], sure, but [[EvilTastesGood human blood is the good stuff]] -- it's the difference between artificial processed cheese food and genuine aged cheddar as a human palate would comprehend it.

The decent sort of {{Friendly Neighborhood Vampire}}s tends to feel bad about what they must do to their victims. Kiss of the Vampire is vampires who can make the experience of being a drink box not just bearable, but pleasurable for the donor.

Vampires who are in love with their partner fall under this category, as do the ones who tend to regret being undead creatures of the night who must drink blood to survive, though it is not a strict limit. The effect of the bite and draining being pleasant to the victim also may depend on the vampire's circumstances. If the undead blood drinker is injured, enraged, or starved, the effect may not be enough to counteract the pain of a crazed vampire's attack. The vampire may flip out completely and [[VampireBitesSuck savage the victim]]. This may lead to {{Angst}} when the vampire comes back to his senses and realizes he went outside his preferred mode of behaviour.

This is often justification for the FridgeLogic question, why do the victims always stop struggling when the vampire bites them?

Naturally, common aversions occur in family fare involving Vampires. The bite isn't painful, but it is rarely portrayed as overtly [[VampiresAreSexGods sensual or orgasmic]] either.

See OurVampiresAreDifferent. See also VampireBitesSuck for the vampires who don't have the type of consideration shown here. For extra horror, go for ''both.'' I.e., it's bloody, messy, deadly...and you're [[OutWithABang enjoying every second of it.]] If the vampire also gets turned on by feeding on blood, then they're HemoErotic. A person seeking the kiss is likely a VoluntaryVampireVictim.

Not to be confused with the movie ''Kiss Of The Vampire''.



[[folder: Art]]
* [[http://vallejo.ural.net/1979/show.php?001 Vampire's Kiss]] by Creator/BorisVallejo. (NSFW.)

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* The former trope picture was Moka Akashiya of ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'', who gives one of these almost every chapter early on (with a distinctive "kapuchuu~" in the AnimatedAdaptation, personified as a kiss - actually, it's a two-part action, [[SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud as "kapu" is the sound of a bite and "chu~" is that of a kiss]]), followed by Tsukune Aono not particularly enjoying getting his blood drained. However, he's not particularly harmed either: after the first time, he still has enough energy to run around in a panic.
* ''Anime/{{Darkstalkers}}'' plays both versions of this with Demitri and Morrigan, the first time is during their initial fight when Demitri (in his [[SuperMode bat-form]]) bites Morrigan's neck which causes her to [[VampireBitesSuck react in pain]] leaving four big bite marks. The second time is when Morrigan finds Demitri after Pyron defeated him, as she approaches Demitri gets up and bites her but this time it becomes sensual with Morrigan reacting in pleasure.
* In ''Manga/{{Karin}}'', Vampire bites suck out emotional states. Most of the Maaka/Marker family suck out things like dishonesty, stress, and unhappiness, which gives the human "victims" a healthy boost to their mental state. Of course, then it turns out [[spoiler: Elda sucks out ''love'']], at which point things stop being so fun.
* The bite of the tiny vampire Shinobu-chan from ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'' is unusually graphic by anime standards with regards to the unhealing bloody holes she leaves in Koyomi's neck, but the way she sits on his lap while drinking and he pats her back to let her know when to stop is ''adorable''.
* ''Franchise/{{Hellsing}}'' has very few cases of this, as normally VampireBitesSuck and Alucard's victims tend to have their whole damn throats ripped out once he sinks his fangs in, however when fighting Rip Van Winkle, her death scene [[InterplayofSexandViolence becomes extremely sexual]] as Winkle gets a LuminescentBlush when Alucard [[https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m5vv15KoxB1qklrzno2_500.gif bites her and she starts gasping]].
** The gonzo [[Anime/{{Hellsing}} anime]] played it completely straight with Seras getting turned into a Draculina, Alucard gently [[https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/focs/images/9/97/Blood_take.gif/revision/latest?cb=20120112142928 bites her neck]]... he even kisses her.
* The bite of ''Manga/VampirePrincessMiyu'' is effectively a LotusEaterMachine - those bitten are permanently captured in a delusional fantasyland of pure joy and happiness. She usually deals it out to humans who've just barely survived a traumatic encounter with the Shinma she hunts, thus making it a sort of 'mercy'. Still doesn't change the fact that they'll spend the rest of their lives staring empty-eyed into the wall, though.
* In ''Anime/{{Nightwalker}}'', vampire bites give sexual pleasure if Yayoi's behavior is any indication. The show also has a literal example of a kiss from a vampire, transfering blood by mouth apparently as part of the process of turning someone into a vampire. [[spoiler:That was more of an EmergencyTransformation than anything else.]]
* Evangeline A.K. Mcdowell of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', because of her [[PowerLimiter small state]], usually delivers more-or-less painless drinks of blood. Then other times, she really does deliver kisses, [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/mahou_sensei_negima/v15/c137/19.html also more-or-less painless]]. Whether she'll admit it or not, she does care about her apprentice. Earlier in that same scene, she played this as straight as possible in what could be the [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/mahou_sensei_negima/v15/c137/7.html most risque scene in the course of the series]] ({{N|otSafeForWork}}SFW, obviously). [[labelnote:*]] the thing in front of him is WeaselMascot Chamo. It's not ''that'' NSFW. Although it's entirely possible that Creator/KenAkamatsu [[VisualInnuendo placed Chamo there intentionally]].[[/labelnote]]
* In ''Manga/MermaidMelodyPichiPichiPitch'', this is Lady Bat's power, which [[CreepyCrossdresser he]] uses to put his opponents into a daze before [[MagicMusic singing]]. He even refers to biting people as "kissing".
* Though it is only mentioned once, Nathan from ''Anime/BloodPlus'' points out that it is "pure bliss" to have Diva drinking his blood.
* ''Anime/GenesisOfAquarion'' does a variant of this trope- HotBlooded protagonist Apollo at one point offers to feed the crippled vampire gothic lolita HeroicAlbino who is apparently ReallySevenHundredYearsOld and notes that it has a rather relaxing effect. {{Love Interest|s}} Sylvia is not pleased, but tries to hide it (poorly).
* Inverted by Ageha of ''Manga/OmamoriHimari''. Sucking Yuuto's blood gets her aroused (or more precisely, the demon slayer power in it does). Also subverted in that she made him unconscious first.
* Vampire bites in ''Manga/BlackBloodBrothers'' are depicted as very pleasurable, so much so that a woman will squirm and moan orgasmically as she is being fed upon. One character even goes so far as to say that [[BetterThanSex sex pales in comparison]] to being bitten.
* ''Manga/{{Vassalord}}'' features Charley, who lives off the blood of his (similarly vampire) master Johnny. Johnny enjoys being bitten enough that he once hauls Charley into the airplane lavatory for a quickie. As if they didn't have enough {{U|nresolvedSexualTension}}ST HoYay already.
* Subverted in ''Anime/GrimmsFairyTaleClassics'' episode "The Crystal Ball," although it is a wicked witch, not a vampire, who routinely bites the neck of an innocent princess, in one of the most cruel and sadistic scenes ever imaginable. The princess also turns into a corpse afterwards, and somehow regenerates.
* Jean-Marais in ''Manga/DanceInTheVampireBund'' describes sucking blood and having one's blood sucked as the ultimate pleasure, against which human intercourse "pales in comparison." As if the rape overtones of his newly turned followers "gang-draining" several unwilling schoolgirls and a ''nun'' were not blatant enough.
* In ''Manga/{{Shiki}}'' vampire bites don't seem to be particularly painful ([[spoiler:Masao]] even looked like he might have been enjoying it a bit in episode 5) and the bite marks aren't very severe (a doctor mistakes them for insect bites). Also, it's speculated by Toshio that the bites might inject a narcotic substance into the victim to keep them under control. It should be noted that while bites don't cause any immediate harm, multiple drainings can lead to death.
* There's Hazuki and Kouhei in ''Anime/TsukuyomiMoonPhase'' with Hazuki doing all the vampire kissing. Even Elfriede does this to Kouhei, as well.
* Episode 5 of ''LightNovel/IsThisAZombie'' starts with [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot vampire ninja]] Sera literally kissing [[spoiler: Haruna]] on the lips then biting her on the neck. The kiss apparently acted as an anesthetic so the bite wouldn't be painful.
* In ''Manga/MidnightSecretary'', according to Kyouhei, blood tastes better when partner has an orgasm. [[spoiler: Even more so if one falls in love.]]
* ''Master of Mosquiton'': In most cases, Mosquiton's bite only [[LuminescentBlush causes Inaho to blush]]. But when he bites her to empower himself, near the end of episode 2, it causes her to [[JizzedInMyPants visibly achieve orgasm]]; making her go weak-kneed and slump to the floor, panting.
* In ''VisualNovel/DiabolikLovers'' (the anime, episode 2), [[{{Jerkass}} Ayato]] kisses Yui before biting her while she is [[SuperDrowningSkills drowning underwater]].
* ''Manga/MyMonsterSecret'' plays this literally. When Asahi sees Youko eating a normal lunch and asks about blood-drinking, she calls it sexual harassment; afterwards she explains that to vampires, blood-sucking is an incredibly intimate act, and is actually used in place of the traditional kiss at vampire weddings. [[spoiler:Later chapters reveal that it's actually even ''more'' intimate than that, to the point where after Youko drinks Asahi's blood for the first time, another character compares it to a man taking advantage of a naive girl to bed her. Even later it goes even further than that, revealing that vampires can actually have children as a result of drinking blood, and that in the BadFuture Asahi and Youko had a daughter this way.]]
* ''Manga/SeraphOfTheEnd'':
** Krul literally kisses Mika on the mouth to turn him into a vampire. It was painful at first, but after that he found it immorally pleasurable and was unable to control his thirst for her blood, to the extent he drank from her everyday for 4 years until Krul was forced to part with him.
** The light novels describe vampire biting as pleasant for both the vampire and the one they are biting. It explains why [[HoYay Yuu and Mika]] blush when they have their biting scene.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Screamqueen's bite in ''ComicBook/ScareTactics'' seems to have this effect (at least, when she wants it to).
* Subverted in ''Comicbook/AmericanVampire'': after fighting under the [[AchillesHeel new moon]], Pearl's left weak and incredibly thirsty so Henry lets her [[VampireBitesSuck feed]] off of him. She does make it up to him, though. Blood must been an [[HemoErotic aphrodisiac]] for them.
* {{ComicBook/Fables}} spin-off ''Fairest'' has this with Tomoko. Technically, she's a {{Kitsune}} rather than a vampire, but she feeds on her lovers' blood, and her sex scenes with [[BiTheWay Rapunzel]] certainly fit this trope, being neat little punctures that appear to be intensely pleasurable for both parties. When feeding off {{J|erkass}}ack, however, [[VampireBitesSuck it's much messier, more violent, less enjoyable, and would have killed him without his regenerative abilities]], so maybe she only uses this trope with partners about whom she actually cares.
* In {{ComicBook/Purgatori}}'s backstory, she was turned into a vampire by being bit in the breast by her sire Rath. Her reaction was rather... [[TheImmodestOrgasm loud and ecstatic]].

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* The ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' fic ''FanFic/HereInMyArms'' explicitly declares vampire bites to be pleasurable. When the newly-vampirized Tsukune bites Mizore, the experience gives her an orgasm, and when Kurumu is bitten, her response:
-->'''Kurumu''': I think I just lost my virginity.
* [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/50405 At least one]] ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' fan-fic has Sora discovering his vampire "costume" acts a little differently when he visits Halloween Town with [[OneTrueThreesome Riku and Kairi]].
-->'''Kairi:''' You really shouldn't wear him out like that too often. If you get hungry again, you should probably switch off between the two of us.
-->'''Riku:''' Great, encourage him. We'll be lucky if we don't need a transfusion when we leave here.
* In ''{{FanFic/Nosflutteratu}}'', Rainbow Dash tells Twilight that being fed upon feels good in a weird way.
* Not sure if this counts, but there's one Series/{{Sherlock}} fanfic, ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/334825/chapters/541229 Stranger at the Gate]]'', where vampires need to drink human blood before they get erections and, by extension, have sex. Once John figures out Sherlock's a FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire, there is a bit of Kiss of the Vampire going on.
* Non sexual version in this (book) Dracula version as one of the kids vampire!Lucy drank from, the way the story is told it seems the kid felt calmed and peaceful, he specially said he never felt so happy even peaceful, here is the link https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9924654/1/The-Bloomer-Lady
* In the ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' story "Smurphony Of The Night", Lord Vladimir Smurfula seduces Smurfette with his MindControlMusic to get her to fall in love with him so that he could apply his first bite on her.

* The ''{{Dracula}}'' films are practically the TropeMakers for this, as the male vampire as seducer and bringer of pleasure practically begins here (for female, see the novella ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}''). Dracula in the films is a thinly veiled analogy for a dangerous, predatory (and - gasp! - foreign) man who ruins pure, innocent English girls, so even though he is not explicitly portrayed as "sexy," the parallel with seduction is obvious.
* In ''Film/OnceBitten'', the vampire's bite was accompanied by euphoria and partial amnesia. He couldn't remember much about the prior night.
** She's not biting him in the neck, but on the inner thigh, because it's "closer to the source" (FridgeLogic: The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_saphenous_vein great saphenous vein]], which runs along the inside of the leg, ''is'' the longest vein in the body and fairly close to the surface to boot). This causes problems for his buddies later when looking for a bite mark, because grabbing a fellow student in the shower to closely examine his crotch tends to give one a reputation that's difficult to live down.
* In ''Film/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', vampires were able to hypnotize their prey into either not minding or not reacting to the bite.
* In ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire'' a prostitute is lying there contentedly enjoying Lestat's attentions to her breast until she looks down and realizes she's bleeding out from him being something of a messy eater.
* ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt'' is a PG-13 vehicle so the sexy aspect of the kiss is left out altogether.
* This is also true for ''My Mom is a Vampire''
* And ''The Little Vampire''
* As well as ''Film/LoveAtFirstBite''.
** In fact, ''Love At First Bite'' couldn't be said to leave out said aspect, as the woman being bitten seems to be (based on the sounds she's making) in the throes of, if not an orgasm, than something just about as good. The scene just afterward [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything builds upon the implication that it was the equivalent of good sex]].
* The prostitute bitten by the Master vampire in ''Film/JohnCarpentersVampires'' certainly seems to be enjoying herself when Vladek is between her legs.
* One of the ''Film/{{Blade}}'' films showed a couple of vamps putting razor blades in their mouths before making out.
** The first film had Blade feeding on the female sidekick in a moment of desperation. At first she stoically endures the pain, but after a minute or two she's clinging to him, moaning while he kind of...growls.
** Possibly occurs in the third film; the goth girl Drake attacks struggles initially, but once he actually gets his fangs in her, there is an audible change in the tone of her scream, and she seems to be pulling him closer to her rather than pushing him away.
* Subverted in ''Film/NearDark'', where Mae starts out kissing Caleb in a moderately-sexy way, but he cries out in pain and pulls away from her when her teeth actually break skin.
* ''Film/QueenOfTheDamned'' is an interesting example. While some of the victims in the film do not seem to struggle and are visibly enjoying their bite, others are screaming in pain and definitely NOT enjoying it. Apparently it depends on how vicious the vampire goes about his biting.
* The Film/HammerHorror films, especially the ones with Creator/ChristopherLee as {{Dracula}}, have the victims get all... breathless... as a vampire bites down on their exposed necks.

* Beating out ''Dracula'' by 25 years was ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'', whose blood-sucking scene was basically written as an orgasm.
* In ''Literature/TheVampyre'', John Polidori's Creator/LordByron Expy, Lord Ruthven, also predates Dracula by quite a bit of time. He was written as a seductive rake whose attention to young women is just the pre-dinner show. (Polidori was not fond of Byron's womanizing.) So yes, the people who claim that vampires = sex is a modern invention are full of nonsense.
* The kiss/bite of the vampire is an analogy for rape in Bram Stoker's ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' novel. Instead of trying to seduce Mina Harker like Carmilla did with Laura, Dracula tricks one of the mental patients in Dr. Seward's house into inviting him in and physically forces Mina to drink his blood against her will, leaving the traumatized girl to go through periods of denial, anger, and depression while viewing what she suffered that night as a FateWorseThanDeath than which [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil nothing could possibly be worse]]. Since most Gothic literature of the 18th and 19th centuries used the word "seduce" where we would use "rape," Stoker gets major points for being possibly the first author since [[Literature/TheFaerieQueene Edmund Spenser]] to recognize the difference between seduction and force. Then along came the movies that ship Mina with her metaphorical rapist with the public's approval. The adaptors apparently somehow got Stoker's novel confused with ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' and ''Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera''.
* The bite of a vampire in ''Literature/TheImmortalRules'' supposedly has soothing properties...all the better for the victim not to resist as their blood is being drained away. However we never actually see this happen as every time the protagonist feeds, it is obviously [[VampireBitesSuck painful and terrifying for the victim]]. This is slightly {{justified|Trope}} both by the fact that she is an extremely new vampire, and by the fact that those she fed on were opponents in the middle of ''trying to kill her'', so she wasn't as inclined to use finesse.
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''
** ''Literature/GravePeril'' explicitly describes Red Court vampire saliva acts as a venom to paralyze their prey, particularly since it functions as a highly addictive narcotic. So addictive, in fact, that Harry, just ''remembering'' what it was like to be under the influence, starts drifting into the euphoria state on the spot. And they call it their Kiss. On the other hand, the White Court are {{Emotion Eater}}s and the Black Court are straight ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' types.
** Though the Lord Raith, supreme ruler of the [[EmotionEater White Court]] was noted to have coined the term "KissOfDeath" -- his own House Raith feeds on lust, they manage to excite emotions in their victims and drive them into a state of pleasure that drowns out everything else, even death. In one book, Harry's apprentice Molly tries to get a read off of the victim of a Raith's attentions to figure out how she died... and gets something else entirely. Something that Waldo Butters hasn't gotten in two years and Harry Dresden hasn't gotten in ''four''. I mean, damn.
* ''Literature/TheSookieStackhouseMysteries'' describe vampire fangs as injecting an anti-coagulant, and the saliva a coagulant and agent to assist healing in their victims. But the vampires who indulge with a victim to make it part of sex, often choose an inner thigh vein rather than, necessarily, the neck.
** Unfortunately, if a vampire is newly risen or starved for blood, he'll go into immediate attack mode. Attack mode includes raping the victim while drinking from him/her.
** The feeding-from-the-thigh thing is also mentioned in the ''Literature/KittyNorville'' books- in the context of a young woman calling into the main character's radio show tentatively wondering how she can... wean, so to speak, her vampiric lover from said vein and more to the conventional neck-feeding. And also how she can get him to wear poet shirts more...
* P.N. Elrod's ''Literature/TheVampireFiles'' series does not describe the bite as sexy/euphoric, except to say that the sex is better for Jack if he can drink at the moment of climax. But his girlfriend doesn't seem to mind, so it must feel at least painless to her.
** Actually, in book 2, ''Lifeblood'', Bobbi explicitly states that Jack's bite is preferable to normal intercourse because "it just goes on and on...." In the same scene, Jack refers to the fact that the act of feeding from her stimulates the pleasure centers in the same way that sex previously did.
* A vampire's bite in the ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' series is as painful as you might expect, unless the vampire put the victim into a trance beforehand, in which case it feels really good. Except for Asher. His bite is of the orgasmic variety. Victims can become addicted to Asher's bite, and can experience flashbacks of the feelings said bite causes.
* Creator/StephenKing's ''{{Dracula}}'' tribute ''Literature/SalemsLot'' uses this. All the vampires put victims in trances before even the first bite. Well, it's implied that Straker's death was more of a gruesome one. Barlow, in his letter to Ben ''et al.'', makes oblique reference to his own appetites betraying him.
* In Octavia Butler's novel ''Literature/{{Fledgling}}'', not only are vampire bites profoundly enjoyable, chemicals in the saliva develop a symbiotic bond between the vampire and the human that make them intensely interested in each other, [[IfItsYouItsOkay irrespective of their usual preferences]].
* According to reformed vampire Otto Chriek in the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', "Let's just say they don't alvays scream."
* Creator/AnneRice's Literature/TheVampireChronicles, as well as TheFilmOfTheBook for ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire''. That is, when a vampire doesn't simply rip off the victim's head and drink all the blood in one gulp. Or...cracks the skull open to get to the last dregs in the brain...
* The vampires in Larry Niven's ''Literature/{{Ringworld}}'' series use pheromones to seduce victims into a crazed sex-mood. They then take advantage of the fact that the victims are either having sex with the vampires or each other to eat to their heart's content.
* In ''Literature/TheHollows'' series by Kim Harrison, the saliva of vampires contains neurotransmitters that make the pain of a vampire's bite feel like pleasure. Vampires can also sensitize their victim's bite so that only that vampire can affect the victim, leaving the victim mentally bound to that vampire.
* Vampire bites in Moore's ''Literature/BloodsuckingFiends'' aren't particularly painful and heal quickly, thanks to a minor healing agent in their saliva (which Tommy then attempts to convince Jody [[MundaneUtility to use on his stubbed toe]], with very little success). If the vampire is clever enough, they can even feed without the victim noticing at all -- Tommy assumed that Jody was giving him a hickey until she pointed out the blood on her teeth and flat out ''told'' him what she was doing.
** The sexual connotations are subverted in the sequel. Because [[spoiler: she turned Tommy]], she has to find sources of blood other than her boyfriend. After reluctantly feeding on a passed-out homeless man with a [[MegaNeko huge cat]], the following conversation occurs:
--->'''Tommy''': How was it?\\
'''Jody''': How do you think it was? It was necessary.\\
'''Tommy''': Well, I mean, when you used to bite me it was kind of a sexual thing.\\
'''Jody''': Oh right. I planned all this because I wanted to fuck the huge cat guy.
* In Creator/MercedesLackey's ''Literature/ChildrenOfTheNight'', the vampire doesn't even have to be conscious for this to kick in. The heroine suggests it's a survival mechanism, to make sure the food doesn't get away too soon. In fact, when the vampire is unconscious, it induces overwhelming pleasure to the point of the heroine almost passing out, whereas when the vampire is conscious, he says it's possible to tone it down.
* In the ''Literature/VampireAcademy'' series, a vampire bite from the non-immortal Moroi vampires cause euphoria and can be addictive. So addictive that there are people who are volunteer feeders for them and are addicted to it the same way drug addicts are. A Dhampir letting a Moroi suck his/her blood during sex is the kinkiest thing imaginable in their world, and such Dhampirs are stigmatized and called "blood whores". In fact, any instance of a Dhampir giving blood to a Moroi is labeled like dirty by the public regardless of how non-sexual the context is. The narcotic bite of the undead Strigoi is ten times as potent as the Moroi.
* Amelia Atwater-Rhodes' [[Literature/DenOfShadows Nyeusigrube]] vampire bites are generally enjoyable, but if a bitten human struggles they have the potential to become a very strong vampire. There is a vampire bloodline that specifically only turns humans if they fight. Two of her books are narrated by vampires in that line (Risika of ''In the Forests of the Night'' and split between Aubrey and [[spoiler: Jessica]] in ''Demon In My View'').
* In the ''Literature/NightWorld'' series, a tranced victim will not feel anything, and an unwilling victim [[VampireBitesSuck actually feels a pain akin to having ones soul sucked out]]. However, a willing victim gets a feeling of the vampire's mind, and since most of the vampire bites we see with a willing victim include the 'soulmate principle'...
* In the ''Literature/NightHuntress'' series, vampire venom spreads through the donor's blood and arouses them. Vampires often use this as foreplay with their human lovers, although it can also be used to make rape victims less aggressive.
** They actually have three sorts of venom they can choose to use. The type detailed above, one that makes the victim more susceptible to suggestion, and one that is exceedingly painful.
* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}}'' novel ''Vampire of the Mists'', when Jander feeds from Ana for the first time, it says that she moaned, but did not pull away. Later on, when Jander is describing what feeding is like for both vampires and their victims, he compares it explicitly to sex. On the other hand, the book also uses the opposite trope, VampireBitesSuck, for when vampires lose control during feeding.
* In Creator/TanyaHuff's ''Literature/BloodBooks'', Henry generally feeds by taking blood from his partners during sex. They usually don't even notice.
** It's also plainly erotic for the victim, even for those with IncompatibleOrientation, as Vicki and a (male) friend discover when they force him to drink from them to save himself.
* In ''Literature/TheSilverKiss'' by Annette Curtis Klause, VampireBitesSuck unless the victim has been put in a euphoric trance.
* Happens in a ''Literature/SweetValleyHigh'' book when a mysterious guy shows up from out of town just as a bunch of bodies turn up drained of blood. He preys on several girls (they go along with him pretty willingly, vampire magnetism or something) who don't even realize their blood is being drained. They just describe it as really pleasurable neck sucking/biting.
* In the Richard Lee Byers book ''Unholy'' (set in ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'') drinking someone's blood is beyond an erotic experience for the vampire, and they have the power to make the victim feel the same thing. Some victims, however, find the experience inherently erotic, whether the vampire is trying or not.
* In ''Literature/TheHouseOfNight'', vampyre bites are extremely pleasurable to both the 'victim' and the vampyre inflicting the bite. Applies to both kinds of vampyres, even if the vampyre and the human are of the same gender.
* In J.R. Ward's ''Literature/BlackDaggerBrotherhood'' series, this is almost always the case. Regardless of the combo (vampire/vampire, vampire/human, vampire/[[EmotionEater sympath]]... you get the idea). The vampires almost always find the feeding experience pleasurable, and it's specifically described in ''Lover Eternal'' that the act of [[spoiler: Rhage drinking from a vampire woman named Layla had "a shocking level of intimacy." This deserves special mention because he was desperately trying ''not'' to feel anything for her. He wanted to feed from the human woman he'd fallen in love with, Mary, but since she wasn't of his kind and [[OurVampiresAreDifferent it's impossible to "turn" a human]], he would've killed her before his body regained the nourishment it needed]].
* John Alfonz in ''Literature/FamilyBites''.
* Subverted in the ''Vampire Memories'' series by Barb Hendee: Wade is, at least initially, turned on by the thought of Eleisha feeding on him, but she shuts him down, saying explicitly that it would not be sexy, but that it would hurt.
* In Literature/TheOtherworldSeries, vampires can choose whether to make their feeding pleasurable or painful to the victim.
* While this trope is present in ''Midnight Illusion'' by Jane Linnet, unfortunately, circumstances result in the FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire to have to go for the nearest food source, as there's no time to wait for anyone else to arrive. Since said vampire is AmbiguouslyBi and the human is a straight man, it's incredibly awkward and played for laughs. Said vampire does note that feeding on someone always overrides IncompatibleOrientation on both the vampire and human sides of the feeding.
* In the ''Literature/SabinaKane'' novels, scenes involving vampires feeding on other vampires have very strong BDSM overtones, with feeder as dom and feed-ee as sub. Sabina is very aroused after Clovis feeds on her (though she resists the temptation to act on it), and Clovis later refers to having "vein-fucked" her.
* In the ''Evernight'' series, vampire bites are treated as being very intimate and second-only to sex, provided its consensual. Unwilling participants find the experience pretty awful and that goes for both vampires and humans.
* Played straight in ''Literature/TheUnitedStatesOfMonsters'' as a vampire bite is apparently so pleasurable that both vampires and humans find it to be one long drawn out orgasm. This notably makes the newly-turned monogamous heterosexual Peter Stone uncomfortable even as other vampires gleefully indulge in it.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' seems to have examples that fit this trope and its flipside, VampireBitesSuck. Vampire bites in the Buffyverse can apparently induce euphoria, addiction or both.
** In season 5 Riley pays to get bitten. [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation However]], his addiction could be more masochistic in nature; he was clearly growing addicted ''to'' the pain of being bitten and the resulting adrenaline rush. It was related to his feelings of inferiority.
** In "Graduation Day" Buffy needed to get Angel to bite her because the blood of the Slayer was the only thing that could cure a poison in his blood stream. It starts off with them both standing as he bites her, then they fall to the floor with him on top and though Buffy is obviously in pain at first it takes on a decidedly more sexual appearance after a second with her moving her legs up around him. [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything So it hurts at first, but starts feeling good after a while.]] At the climax of the experience, Buffy's body shudders and her leg kicks out violently, sending a bench and urn crashing to the floor. This was a deliberate attempt to equate the experience with sex and the violent ending spasm with orgasm in a way that would avoid the censors, according to the Word of God. However, her final expression before losing consciousness is pure horror, while Angel still keeps drinking.
** In "Buffy vs. Dracula", Dracula draws out of Buffy that she enjoyed Angel biting her and desires to repeat the experience. Dracula obliges. Buffy then hides Dracula's bite from {{Love Interest|s}} Riley as if it's a shameful hickey. Riley's insecurity over this and her attraction to Angel fuel his later behaviour (paying the vampire equivalent of prostitutes to bite him).
** In season eight, with vampires having become a public fad, there are a lot of humans who get bitten by vampires on purpose. The vampires and humans seem to have established some kind of truce: humans let the vampires bite them, and in return the vampires will leave them alive and only feed off the ones who want to be bitten. The humans gain a rush out of this deal and the vampires a steady food supply. Not all vampires agree with this, however, since they are soulless and inherently evil, and continue killing people.
* ''Series/TrueBlood'' has a slight subversion. By Sookie's reaction, the bite actually is painful. But there is an entire subculture of people who are into the being bitten experience. They're called Fangbangers, and they seek out vampires to bite them (particularly during sex), or willingly make themselves drink boxes.
* Kivala seems to give these out in ''Series/KamenRiderDecade''. Though if Narutaki's reaction is any indication, he might be getting a little ''too'' much pleasure for a kids' show out of it.
** At the end, she gives one to [[spoiler:Yuusuke's corpse, not only bringing him BackFromTheDead and also making him BrainwashedAndCrazy, just in time for his participation in the [[BolivianArmyEnding Bolivian Army "Ending"]]]].
* ''Series/{{Ultraviolet}}''. A woman comes across a vampire feeding on a security guard and faints. She's woken up by the same security guard, who's concerned for her and hasn't noticed anything unusual happen to him, implying some sort of hypnosis. It was said earlier in the series that vampire bites make the person bitten more 'suggestible' and can only be seen under UV light, with obvious benefits for covering the vampire's tracks.
* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' has three examples of this, each part of JD's fantasies. One features him being bitten by two female vampires, quite messily, and sheepishly admitting to liking it. The other two examples are JD biting women, as [[PunnyName Dr. Acula]], who both immediately have orgasms.
* Although it's not even close to a 'kiss', when [[LifeDrinker the Wraith]] of ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' feed on a person, the person drifts into this expression. It's hinted that the body experiences a sensory overload so they're not killed instantly. Beckett explains that they inject an enzyme that acts as a steroid of sorts in order to keep the victim alive for as long as possible. Aiden Ford gets addicted to the enzyme, as it makes him incredibly strong for a human and is later seen capturing and "milking" Wraith for it, a sort-of sick reversal.
* In a departure from the books, ''Series/TheDresdenFiles'' shows {{flashback}}s of Harry having a love affair with Bianca St. Claire, a high-ranking member of the Red Court who runs a brothel as her day job. She's implied to feed on him during sex.
* On ''Series/{{Shadowhunters}}'' vampire bites contain venom that causes intense euphoria in the subject. Isabelle actually seeks this from Raphael as a substitute for the FantasticDrug ''yin fen'', which is made using vampire venom and to which she has become addicted.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* A pleasurable, almost sexual experience is how The Kiss is described in both ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade'' and TabletopGame/VampireTheRequiem. From ''The Masquerade'' core rulebook, revised edition:
--> What is it like? My dear, words can not describe it. Imagine drinking the finest champagne and the sensation of the most sensual lovemaking you've ever experienced. Overlay that with the rush the opium fiend feels as he takes that first breath on the pipe, and you have some sense, some tiny, infinitesimal sense of what it feels like to drink the blood of...a human being.
** Both settings mention "Blood Dolls", humans who become addicted to the experience of being fed on. In ''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade'', it's actually the clan weakness of the Giovanni to have their Kiss be horribly painful.
** Also The Kiss is described to be the only real pleasure a vampire can ever feel, since every other thing they enjoyed before tastes stale and they have no real sexual desire whatsoever. But as some kind of compensation it is described to feel unbelievably good!
*** In Vampire the Masquerade 20th Edition and in Vampire: The Requiem, they do have sexual desire and the ability to have sex if they want. Unlike in Revised where they were just dead and that was considered a tacky way to feed.
** Similar to the original Giovanni, the ''TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness'' has a Mekhet bloodline known as the Qedeshah who also do not receive the benefits of The Kiss as a bloodline weakness, making them major potential {{Masquerade}} breaches.
* In ''Van Richten's Guide To Vampires'', TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}}'s greatest monster hunter/expert attributes victims' compliance to a combination of vampires' charm-gaze and fast-talk, perhaps facilitated by some morbid, self-destructive subconscious impulse on the victims' part. The sex-appeal aspect isn't explicitly mentioned -- Van Richten is an {{Expy}} of Van Helsing, a Victorian-era scholar, after all -- but it's implied.
** With vampyres, ''living'' monstrous humanoids from TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}} who share real vampires' feeding habits, it's their narcotic saliva that dominates and pacifies their victims.
** ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' werebats may also drink the blood of their prey, but they evidently don't have any means of subduing their victims other than brute force, so [[VampireBitesSuck their attacks are unpleasant]].
* [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/pages/card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=193546 "Romanticize it, glamorize it, call it what you will. To me, it will always be carnal, bloody murder."]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}''. Essence Drain (as practiced by vampires and other Awakened creatures) triggers a release of endorphins that causes ecstasy in the victim, which can lead to addiction and the victim seeking out such creatures in order to be drained. Vampires must take some of the victim's blood in order for the drain to occur.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* There are plenty of enslaved humans in ''[[VideoGame/{{Boktai}} Lunar Knights]]'' who completely enjoy the sensation of their regimental vampire bites. Since the humans are fed on pretty much everyday, the bite is completely subverted altogether -- the humans get ''bottle caps on their necks.''
* Rayne's full body, arm-and-thigh-locking embrace appears to stun her victims with pleasure in ''VideoGame/BloodRayne''. But if the Kiss is ever broken, Mooks can go right back to attacking without a lingering pause.
* In ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaLordsOfShadow2'', the few times Dracula feeds from a willing donor whom he doesn't want to injure (and not an enemy or victim he's [[VampireBitesSuck messily shredding]]), it's animated to resemble a romantic kiss.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/LastRes0rt'' has Jigsaw unwilling to feed on her (sleeping) lieutenant Daisy until she remembers that it's supposed to be harmless, "like bloodwork". After some initial hesitation, both Jigsaw ''and'' Daisy are starting to enjoy it a bit too much, at least until [[http://www.lastres0rt.com/2008/07/and-just-like-bloodwork-you-can-still-screw-it-up/ Jigsaw freaks out and bites a little TOO hard]], going from Subversion to example to VampireBitesSuck in only a few panels.
* ''Webcomic/EerieCuties'': Layla's bite has been shown to arouse her "victims"; most notably, Tiffany and Brooke.
** Tiffany [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/a_good_meal blushed]] when Layla first bit her, which terminated [[AnAstralProjectionNotAGhost her out-of-body session.]] Later, when Layla yanked her into the dressing room at the mall, she was clearly hoping for another one, but [[ArentYouGoingToRavishMe was noticeably disappointed]] when Layla [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/staking_customers only needed help with her dress.]]
*** PlayedForLaughs when Tiffany got the idea that Layla's bite had turned her into a vampire. She [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/We_will_not_bite tries to put the bite on a hunky guy]], thinking that she really ought to take time to seduce him first. He just thinks she's throwing herself at him and giving him a hickey.
** Brooke not only [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/this_is_not_so_bad enjoyed it]], she even noted that Layla's bite was better than her mother's. After which, Layla [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/the_spoils_of_war! upheld her end of their bargain]] by giving Brooke [[PracticeKiss a kissing lesson]].

[[folder:Web Original]]
* ''Vamp You'', the vampire porn site, relies on this trope a ton, especially when it combines turning scenes, and sex scenes.
* ''Website/GaiaOnline'' pulls this off in the Halloween 2008 event comics. A vampire caught "attacking" a human and his supposed victim are both blushing, sweaty, and quick to insist that "It's consensual! Yeah!"
* In ''Podcast/MetamorCity'' vampires inject a narcotic venom through their fangs. Then they start to see glimpses of one another's memories as their souls intermingle, it's apparently better than sex.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Though not actually ''pleasurable'', there are some basis in fact of the painlessness of being bitten by blood-sucking predators; namely the humble mosquito and leech. Both accomplish the feat of not having their unfortunate prey notice the wounds from which their blood is drawn by the double virtue of having incredibly thin proboscis/teeth ''and'' the simultaneous injection of anaesthetic saliva into the wound while they feast. Ultimately subverted with larger species of mosquito, with millimeter wide proboscis that has a nasty ''sting'' not unlike being stuck with a sewing needle; not to mention the fact that the leech's saliva is also ''anti coagulant'', which means while it won't ''hurt'', it will bleed like crazy once it detaches.
* Vampire ''bats'' produce an anesthetic compound in their saliva that reduces pain in their hosts to prevent them waking up. This unfortunately causes some humans who get bitten to underestimate the severity of the bite - not because of injury (which is minimal), but because they can be rabies carriers.