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* TheOjou: Agnieszka is a SpoiledSweet type.

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%% * TheOjou: Agnieszka is a SpoiledSweet the sweet type.


* BigFancyHouse: Sorta. The home where [[spoiler: Dimitri, Alice and the others]] live in Tokyo isn't THAT big... but it's in a district where everything else is buildings and skyscrapers, so it's huge compared to them.

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* BabyFactory: [[spoiler: What Dimitri and the others want from Alice aka revived!Azusa. She ''can'' pick who will become her babydaddy, though.]]
* BigFancyHouse: Sorta. The home where [[spoiler: Dimitri, Alice and the others]] vampirea]] live in Tokyo isn't THAT big... but it's in a district where everything else is buildings and skyscrapers, so it's huge compared to them.



* HiveQueen: [[spoiler: What Dimitri and the others want from Alice aka revived!Azusa. She ''can'' pick who will become her babydaddy, though.]]



** Once you become a vampire, you retain your old memories - but your mindset starts changing. [[spoiler: In Dimitri's case, he becomes less emotional and more regal as the "heir" of the deceased vampire leader, Lord Bradley.]]

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** Once you become someone becomes a vampire, you retain your he/she retains the old memories - but your the mindset starts changing. [[spoiler: In Dimitri's case, he becomes less emotional and more regal as the "heir" of the deceased vampire leader, Lord Bradley.]]



** TallDarkAndSnarky: He doesn't start as such, tho.
* ThatCameOutWrong: Azusa, inside Agnieska's body, ask Dimitri about her part of the deal for saving Kouya; next scene, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Azusa screaming that she has to have sex with the guys and even asking who's first]]. Everybody gets shocked at this and Dimitri then explains she didn't give him time to explain everything through.

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** * TallDarkAndSnarky: Dimitri, too. He doesn't start as such, tho.
* ThatCameOutWrong: Azusa, inside Agnieska's body, ask Dimitri about her part of the deal for saving Kouya; next scene, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Azusa screaming that she has to have sex with the guys and even asking who's first]]. Everybody gets shocked at this and Dimitri then explains she didn't give him time to explain everything through.


Vienna. 1906. The young tenor singer Dimitri miraculously escaped with his life after a severe accident. But soon after that, strange cases of group-suicides started to happen all around him. All comes to an explanation: after the incident in which he almost perished, he actually was ''turned into a vampire'' -- and he's the cause of these group suicides. Not to mention the people who made him a vampire seems to think he's the sucessor of their leader, Lord Bradley. And then, it gets ''much worse''... specially when this involves Agnieszka von Rosenfelt, the girl that Dimitri loves, and tragedy strikes.

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Vienna. 1906. The young tenor singer Dimitri miraculously escaped with his life after a severe accident. But soon after that, strange cases of group-suicides started to happen all around him. All comes to an explanation: after the incident in which he almost perished, he actually was ''turned into a vampire'' -- and he's the cause of these group suicides. Not to mention the people who made him a vampire seems seem to think he's the sucessor of their leader, Lord Bradley. And then, it gets ''much worse''... specially especially when this involves Agnieszka von Rosenfelt, the girl that Dimitri loves, and tragedy strikes.


* BreakTheCutie: '''Agnieszka'''! [[spoiler: So much that, right after vampire!Dimitri kills Theo and rapes her, she stabs herself to death.]]

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* BreakTheCutie: BreakTheCutie:
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'''Agnieszka'''! [[spoiler: So much that, right after vampire!Dimitri kills Theo and rapes her, she stabs herself to death.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: Horribly played with. [[spoiler: With his compelling voice, Dimitri [[PsychicAssistedSuicide can drive people to kill themselves for him.]] He does it by accident at first, then deliberately to Theo.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: DrivenToSuicide:
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Horribly played with. [[spoiler: With his compelling voice, Dimitri [[PsychicAssistedSuicide can drive people to kill themselves for him.]] He does it by accident at first, then deliberately to Theo.]]



* [[spoiler: HiveQueen: What Dimitri and the others want from Alice aka revived!Azusa. She ''can'' pick who will become her babydaddy, though.]]

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* HiveQueen: [[spoiler: HiveQueen: What Dimitri and the others want from Alice aka revived!Azusa. She ''can'' pick who will become her babydaddy, though.]]



* TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody: Once you become a vampire, you retain your old memories - but your mindset starts changing. [[spoiler: In Dimitri's case, he becomes less emotional and more regal as the "heir" of the deceased vampire leader, Lord Bradley.]]

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* TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody: TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody:
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Once you become a vampire, you retain your old memories - but your mindset starts changing. [[spoiler: In Dimitri's case, he becomes less emotional and more regal as the "heir" of the deceased vampire leader, Lord Bradley.]]



* OurVampiresAreDifferent: No vampire here dies with garlic, acks of a reflection, hates crosses, etc. The main differences are the spiders they use to possess people, and how they sleep in the day and roam through in the night (though they ''can'' get out under daylight, they just don't like it). Lampshaded at the beginning, when the recently turned Dimitri recites all of the vampire traits while in denial and Maximilian sarcastically rebukes him by saying "we're not ''that'' uncultured."
** In fact, the concept of vampires in this manga can be compared to the ChineseVampire archetype, rather than the Western one.

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: The concept of vampires in this manga can be compared to the ChineseVampire archetype, rather than the Western one. No vampire here dies with garlic, acks of a reflection, hates crosses, etc. The main differences are the spiders they use to possess people, and how they sleep in the day and roam through in the night (though they ''can'' get out under daylight, they just don't like it). Lampshaded at the beginning, when the recently turned Dimitri recites all of the vampire traits while in denial and Maximilian sarcastically rebukes him by saying "we're not ''that'' uncultured."
** In fact, the concept of vampires in this manga can be compared to the ChineseVampire archetype, rather than the Western one.
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* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama: Dimitri rapes Agnieszka, and then she kills herself.]]

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* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama: [[spoiler: Dimitri rapes Agnieszka, and then she kills herself.]]



* UsefulNotes/{{Romani}}: [[spoiler: Dimitri's mother was a German one (Meanwhile, she says that Dimitri's dad was a Polish nobleman she met in her travels). She raised him with her group until he was discovered by Theo's dad in Hungary and taken in as a ScholarshipStudent due to his gorgeous singing voice.]]


''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, and Creator/VizMedia brought it to North America in summer 2014 as ''Black Rose Alice''.

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''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, Creator/SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, and Creator/VizMedia brought it to North America in summer 2014 as ''Black Rose Alice''.


Tokyo. 2008. Azusa Kikukawa is an uptight but beautiful music teacher, and young Kouya Ikushima (the son of her coworker) is the only student that doesn't think she's a buzzkill; they're secetly dating, though she has serious doubts and misgivings about their relationship. But right before she dumps him... they get involved in an horrible accident, and Kouya takes the worst part of it. Azusa doesn't want him to die, of course, and when the poor woman is despairing about it, she is given a DealWithTheDevil: in exchange for Kouya's life, she'll become a vampire. Who is giving her said option? None other than Dimitri, who tells her that to save Kouya... she'll have to become ''Alice''.

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Tokyo. 2008. Azusa Kikukawa is an uptight but beautiful music teacher, and young Kouya Ikushima (the son of her coworker) is the only student that doesn't think she's a buzzkill; they're secetly dating, though he is very much in love with her, and tends to hang out with her outside of class in less formal situations and although she very much loves him too she has serious doubts and misgivings about their relationship. But right before she dumps him... they get involved in an horrible accident, and Kouya takes the worst part of it. Azusa doesn't want him to die, of course, and when the poor woman is despairing about it, she is given a DealWithTheDevil: in exchange for Kouya's life, she'll become a vampire. Who is giving her said option? None other than Dimitri, who tells her that to save Kouya... she'll have to become ''Alice''.


''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, and Creator/VizMedia brought it to the U.S. in summer 2014 as ''Black Rose Alice''.

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''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, and Creator/VizMedia brought it to the U.S. North America in summer 2014 as ''Black Rose Alice''.


''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, but not currently in English.

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''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, but not currently and Creator/VizMedia brought it to the U.S. in English.
summer 2014 as ''Black Rose Alice''.


* LoveTriangle: Dimitri likes Agnieszka. Agnieszka likes him back. Dimitri's friend Theo is Agnieszka's arranged fiancé. ItGetsWorse.

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* LoveTriangle: Dimitri likes Agnieszka. Agnieszka likes him back. Dimitri's friend Theo is Agnieszka's arranged fiancé. ItGetsWorse.

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* ThatCameOutWrong: Azusa, inside Agnieska's body, ask Dimitri about her part of the deal for saving Kouya; next scene, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Azusa screaming that she has to have sex with the guys and even asking who's first]]. Everybody gets shocked at this and Dimitri then explains she didn't give him time to explain everything through.


* UnwantedHarem: Alice has four guys after her: Dimitri, the twins Reiji and Eiji, and Leo. [[spoiler: Kouya later joins in.]]

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* UnwantedHarem: Alice has four guys after her: Dimitri, the twins Reiji and Eiji, Kai, and Leo. [[spoiler: Kouya later joins in.]]

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* BigFancyHouse: Sorta. The home where [[spoiler: Dimitri, Alice and the others]] live in Tokyo isn't THAT big... but it's in a district where everything else is buildings and skyscrapers, so it's huge compared to them.


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** In Alice's, by chapter 26 [[spoiler: she has a dream about things that happened when she was still Asuza, making her wonder what the heck's going on ''now''.]]

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->''"Vampires are creatures that end their lives in the arms of the women they love"''.

Vienna. 1906. The young tenor singer Dimitri miraculously escaped with his life after a severe accident. But soon after that, strange cases of group-suicides started to happen all around him. All comes to an explanation: after the incident in which he almost perished, he actually was ''turned into a vampire'' -- and he's the cause of these group suicides. Not to mention the people who made him a vampire seems to think he's the sucessor of their leader, Lord Bradley. And then, it gets ''much worse''... specially when this involves Agnieszka von Rosenfelt, the girl that Dimitri loves, and tragedy strikes.

Tokyo. 2008. Azusa Kikukawa is an uptight but beautiful music teacher, and young Kouya Ikushima (the son of her coworker) is the only student that doesn't think she's a buzzkill; they're secetly dating, though she has serious doubts and misgivings about their relationship. But right before she dumps him... they get involved in an horrible accident, and Kouya takes the worst part of it. Azusa doesn't want him to die, of course, and when the poor woman is despairing about it, she is given a DealWithTheDevil: in exchange for Kouya's life, she'll become a vampire. Who is giving her said option? None other than Dimitri, who tells her that to save Kouya... she'll have to become ''Alice''.

''Kuro Bara Alice'' (''Black Rose Alice'' or ''Alice of the Black Roses'') is a {{shoujo}} manga by SetonaMizushiro, dealing with the supernatural and romance. It is licensed in French from Kaze, but not currently in English.

!!Tropes found in Kurobara Alice:

* BodyHorror: ''These spiders''
* BreakTheCutie: '''Agnieszka'''! [[spoiler: So much that, right after vampire!Dimitri kills Theo and rapes her, she stabs herself to death.]]
** Dimitri himself, as his vampirism kicks in. [[spoiler: Which is what kicks the RapeAsDrama incident, in an attempt to kill himself.]]
* BrownNote: Dimitri, after he gets vampirised. [[spoiler: That's what actually killed his audience. [[DrivenToSuicide Sor]][[PsychicAssistedSuicide ta.]].]]
* ChristmasCake: Azusa, according to Kouya's friends.
* DealWithTheDevil: To save Kouya, Azusa [[spoiler: sells her soul to Dimitri and Co. Said soul is placed inside Agnieszka's preserved body, and she becomes "Alice".]]
* DeathBySex: A male vampire is supposed to die once he finishes breeding. [[spoiler: Dimitri tries to prove it via raping Agnieszka. It backfires ''horribly''.]]
* DrivenToSuicide: Horribly played with. [[spoiler: With his compelling voice, Dimitri [[PsychicAssistedSuicide can drive people to kill themselves for him.]] He does it by accident at first, then deliberately to Theo.]]
** [[spoiler: Also Agnieszka. It's botched, sort-of.]]
* ElegantClassicalMusician: Dimitri is an opera singer and very TallDarkAndHandsome. Azusa and Agnieszka are talented pianists.
* EmptyShell: [[spoiler: After Maximilian "saves" Agnieszka's life via stabbing her with a mythical blade, she's rendered as this.]] More metaphorically, [[spoiler: the formerly bright and cheerful Kouya also becomes one after Azusa "dies" and he survives.]]
* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler: Agnieszka]]'s "God... please forgive me!"
* FlowerMotifs: Roses, of course.
* HiddenWeapons: [[spoiler: The [[ChekhovsGun pendant that Theo gave to Agnieszka]] has a hidden knife. She uses it to kill herself after Dimitri kills Teo and rapes her.]]
* [[spoiler: HiveQueen: What Dimitri and the others want from Alice aka revived!Azusa. She ''can'' pick who will become her babydaddy, though.]]
* HotTeacher: Played with. Azusa is pretty but not a super beauty, and her students regard her as an uptight ChristmasCake. Except for Kouya... but this ''is'' Kouya we're talking about.
* HotForTeacher: Obviously, Kouya and Azusa
* LadykillerInLove: Dimitri has gotten around a LOT in Vienna, but he likes Agnieszka the most. [[spoiler: Cruelly subverted later.]]
* LifeDrinker: Vampires can drink each other's blood to extend their lifespan, but it will shorten the blood-source's life by the same amount.
* LoveHurts
* LoveTriangle: Dimitri likes Agnieszka. Agnieszka likes him back. Dimitri's friend Theo is Agnieszka's arranged fiancé. ItGetsWorse.
* MeaningfulRename: From Azusa, to Alice
* TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody: Once you become a vampire, you retain your old memories - but your mindset starts changing. [[spoiler: In Dimitri's case, he becomes less emotional and more regal as the "heir" of the deceased vampire leader, Lord Bradley.]]
* MyGirlIsNotASlut: [[spoiler: Dimitri gets PISSED when Theo tells him that he had sex with Agnieszka (who was a virgin according to him), and even more so when he thinks he's doing so in a dismissive tone. The fatal accident happens right afterwards. Then, when Agnieszka visits him in the hospital, Dimitri mentally kicks himself for having thought this way.]]
* TheOjou: Agnieszka is a SpoiledSweet type.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: No vampire here dies with garlic, acks of a reflection, hates crosses, etc. The main differences are the spiders they use to possess people, and how they sleep in the day and roam through in the night (though they ''can'' get out under daylight, they just don't like it). Lampshaded at the beginning, when the recently turned Dimitri recites all of the vampire traits while in denial and Maximilian sarcastically rebukes him by saying "we're not ''that'' uncultured."
** In fact, the concept of vampires in this manga can be compared to the ChineseVampire archetype, rather than the Western one.
* PsychicAssistedSuicide: [[spoiler: Dimitri can use his powers to cause this.]]
* PrecociousCrush: Agnieszka started crushing on Dimitri when she was at most 8 years old and he was a teenager.
* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama: Dimitri rapes Agnieszka, and then she kills herself.]]
* RefusalOfTheCall: Dimitri adamantly refuses to believe that he's been vampirised at the beginning. Little did he know...
* UsefulNotes/{{Romani}}: [[spoiler: Dimitri's mother was a German one (Meanwhile, she says that Dimitri's dad was a Polish nobleman she met in her travels). She raised him with her group until he was discovered by Theo's dad in Hungary and taken in as a ScholarshipStudent due to his gorgeous singing voice.]]
* ScholarshipStudent: Dimitri, sort of.
* SelfMadeMan: Dimitri.
* {{Shoujo}}
* StarCrossedLovers: Dimitri and Agnieska, due to social class differences [[spoiler: and because Dimitri is half-UsefulNotes/{{Romani}}.]]
* SupremeChef: Reiji, who also seems to have quite the SweetTooth.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Dimitri, and how.
** TallDarkAndSnarky: He doesn't start as such, tho.
* UnwantedHarem: Alice has four guys after her: Dimitri, the twins Reiji and Eiji, and Leo. [[spoiler: Kouya later joins in.]]
* WhatHaveIBecome: Dimitri says this word by word [[spoiler: when it ''finally'' sinks in that he's a vampire.]]
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