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"What do you think people are made of? I'm not talking about blood or flesh. We do care about what's on the exterior, but we want to focus more on what people even now still call the "inside." You can also call it "nature." I guess you are either born this way or raised to act this way. Are people born like this or do they become like this? The answer is..."

Blood-C is a Summer 2011 Anime series that was produced and collaborated on by Studio Production I.G and CLAMP. It is the second anime based on Blood: The Last Vampire, following 2005's Blood+.

Kisaragi Saya is a High School girl born to a shrine family. By day, she's completely ordinary and enjoys hanging out with her friends. By night, she fights and kills the monsters called "Elder Bairns" who invade her town and attempt to feed on humans. But as Saya continues to fight for her life each night, she begins to notice something isn't quite right in this town...

The movie Blood-C: The Last Dark, which was out on June 2, 2012, is a sequel which continues the events of the TV series, one year later, and is set in Tokyo.

Funimation has licensed both the TV series (released in November, 2012) and film, which was released in 2013. A manga adaptation of the TV series and the movie was serialized in Shounen Ace. There's also a spin-off manga entitled Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight (Blood-C: Izayoi Kitan) which is set in 1946. In July 2015, a stage play entitled, Blood-C: The Last Mind, was released which is written by Junichi Fujisaku and is an Interquel between the TV series and movie.


There is also a live-action film released on August 27, 2017 which is entitled Asura Girl: Blood-C Another Story which features a completely new story set in the military regime of pre-World War II Japan, and follows a bloody conflict that erupts between villagers and Japan's Special Higher Police forces. It is written by Fujisaku and directed by Shutaro Oku who also directed the stage play. Another live-action film entitled Blood-Club Dolls was released on October 2018 which would also be written by Fujisaku and directed by Oku.


Blood-C provides examples of:

  • Action Dress Rip: Saya rips off part of her school skirt and turns it into an Eyepatch of Power in episode twelve.
  • Action Girl: Saya, for fighting in every episode and for being a girl.
  • All There in the Manual: So, you want to know more of Saya's, Tadayoshi's and Fumito's past and all of this business about the Elder Bairns? Go read the manga Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight which tells about Tadayoshi's past life and watch the stage play Blood-C: The Last Mind which explains how Fumito got interested in Saya.
  • Alternate Continuity: Has no connection to the earlier work Blood+ nor to Blood: The Last Vampire except in a loose way (see Broad Strokes below).
  • Ancient Conspiracy: In ancient times, humans made a covenant with Elder Bairns, called Shrovetide, which allowed them to feast on humans only during a special time, and Fumito's family was one of the two clans in charge of it under an organization named Tower.
  • Anguished Declaration of Love: Tokizane confesses to Saya in Episode 9. She reacts in confusion and asks what he likes about her. Turns out the whole thing was just an act.
    • Played straight with Itsuki.
  • Ankle Drag: Happens to the Motoe twins in episode 12. Nene is dangled in the air and then repeatedly smashed into the ground, while Nono gets ripped in half.
  • Anti-Hero: Saya in spades by episode 12.
  • Anyone Can Die: Double Subverted. Sometimes twice. The second time, though, it manages to stick.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: "Who did you promise?"
  • Asshole Victim: This could be said about Tokizane, the Motoe twins and Kanako.
  • Badass Adorable: She can fight, but Saya always shows her cute side.
  • Becoming the Mask: Itsuki comes to actually care for Saya while acting out his role as her classmate.
  • Big Bad/The Man Behind the Man: Fumito
  • Bishōnen: Well, CLAMP did the character designs, so the males that have been introduced so far fit the trope.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: The Motoe Twins, Tokizane, Kanako and Fumito.
    • As of the last episode, Yuka can be added to the list. She only participated in The Masquerade because she wanted to be a politician and doesn't seem to care when the rest of the participants are slaughtered.
  • Blob Monster: The Elder Bairns in latter half of episode 6
  • Bloodier and Gorier: Bound to happen when you consider that most gimmicks from the previous installments (Like the crystallization from Blood+) are given up on in favor of full blown cutting, slicing, hitting, crushing, chewing and eating.
  • Bloody Hilarious: Lots of the Gorn.
  • Blood Is the New Black: Saya in the opening and in Episodes 3 and 4 has her covered from head to toe in blood.
    • Tried to be subverted by Fumito in a rare in-story example. After The Reveal, Nono and Nene hint at the possibility of the uniforms being black and red to conceal any blood stains left from one of Saya's feedings. Doesn't work as well.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: What Fumito does to the Elder Bairns and Tadayoshi when he gives them some of Saya's blood.
  • Break the Cutie: Saya in the second half.
  • Breaking Speech: The Elder Bairn in Episode 9 gives Saya the shortest one while killing her classmate.
    Why are you sad?
  • Brains and Brawn: According to Kuroto in the film, the two families that tended the Shrovetide were like this: the Mogari were in charge of the political stuff and the Nanahara of protecting them with magic.
  • Broad Strokes: The series is set in a different universe than Blood: The Last Vampire, but judging for the flashback in episode 11, where Saya is shown in her The Last Vampire uniform fighting in what appears to be an airfield while a voiceover talks about her connection to the United States Army, it is apparent that at least some of the elements and events of the original film happened here in some way. Similarly, the sidestory manga Blood-C: Demonic Moonlight shows an alternate version of David and leaves open the possibility that he and Saya worked together at some point.
  • Casting Gag: Voice actors Keiji Fujiwara (Tadayoshi Kisaragi) and Kenji Nojima (Fumito Nanahara) previously played in Blood+. Fujiwara voiced Nathan Mahler, one of Diva's Chevalier, and hilariously enough, Tadayoshi happens to be half-human hybrid too. Nojima voiced Karman, one of the artificial chiropterans designed as super soldiers, and also hilariously enough in the movie, Fumito is also creating artificial Elder Bairns though not for military purposes.
  • Censor Shadow/Lens Flare Censor:
    • Several times when monsters attack. Replaced with blurs half the time in episode 12 for unknown reasons.
    • Removed in the BD/DVD releases.
  • Characters Dropping Like Flies: In the end only Saya, Fumito and Yuka are left alive.
  • Chaste Hero: Saya cannot tell when someone likes her at all.
  • Class Representative: Itsuki
  • Cliffhanger: The ending left us with Saya pursuing Fumito into the city.
  • Combat Tentacles: The Elder Bairns in episode 3 and 6.
  • Cool Sword: Saya's mother's sword. Though it's not really her mother's.
  • Cradling Your Kill: Saya briefly does this to Tadayoshi's corpse.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Played with. She was tricked into thinking she was a badass schoolgirl when in reality, she’s really a powerful swordsman.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Most are, given the fact that the Elder Bairns take on rather weird shapes and states of existence, resulting in unusually painful ways for most of the characters to die, like being impaled by a shadow or having one's legs torn off by it.
    • Elder Bairns aren't safe from it either, since upon encountering Saya and being allowed to kill all humans in their vicinity, they're bound to suffer a horrifying death at the hands of the girl, such as being sliced in half (A series favorite) or stabbed from the inside out.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Saya's habit of falling on her face.
  • Daddy's Girl: Saya really loves her fake father.
  • Dark Reprise: Listen closely to the BGM playing during Saya's Heroic BSoD after Fumito escapes. It sounds like the song she always sings.
    • The series itself is a Dark Reprise of the previous installments of the franchise.
  • Daylight Horror: This first shows up in episode 6, combined with "Anyone Can Die" to great effect. It resurfaces in episode 8, this time culminating in "Kill 'Em All".
  • Dead Foot Shot: Nono.
  • Death By Genre Savvy: An unlucky student from Episode 9. Safely getting away from the monster, and escaping outside, he is promptly killed by falling glass because Saya kicked the monster into the window.
  • Declaration of Protection: What she promised her class in Episode 8. She couldn't deliver on it.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Fumito seems perfectly calm whenever there's danger, most especially when he's leaving the town in a car while his men are shooting down civilians and the bunny Elder Bairns killing everything else.
    • Yuka is also unfazed when she's leaving the city with Fumito. Her conservation with him while the town massacre is ongoing looked like they're talking over drinks.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Itsuki towards Saya. It's hinted that Tokizane is also one for Saya.
    • Subverted, at least in Tokizane's case it was all an act.
  • "Do It Yourself" Theme Tune: Nana Mizuki, Saya's seiyuu, also performs the ending theme.
  • Downer Ending: Fumito gets away, Saya loses an eye, Itsuki and Tadayoshi die redeeming themselves, and the entire town is massacred.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: Itsuki in episode 12.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: In the first episode, Saya says a Shinto prayer before her battle with the Elder Bairn, reinforcing the connection between her role as shrine maiden and battling the monsters, as well as the notion of her battles as a religious duty. This is omitted in all subsequent episodes.
    Ikutama, Tarutama, Tamatamarutama. Amenotokotachi no Mikoto, Kuninotokotachi no Mikoto.
  • Eaten Alive: Only if an Elder Bairn doesn't kill its victim first.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Most of the Elder Bairns that are bigger than an average human
  • Eyepatch of Power: Saya, after taking a bullet to the eye in episode 12
  • Eye Scream: The Eyeball-head Monster in Episode 5 and Saya thrusting her hand through its head/eye.
    • Saya gets a bullet to the face in episode 12.
  • Failure Hero: Saya is good at killing monsters, but anyone she intends to save or protect is doomed to be viciously slaughtered no matter what she does.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: Doesn't matter whether you were too dumb or just trying to get the hell out of there.
  • Fake Memories: Most everything Saya remembers that isn't from a flashback is fake.
  • Fake Town: As revealed near the end the entire town where the protagonist Saya lives in is actually an experiment set-up designed by the Big Bad who is trying to test if he can restore Saya's ability to feed on humans. All the inhabitants in the town are paid actors with some acting as Saya's classmates. One clue on how eerie and fake the town is whenever there's an Elder Bairns attack, some would complain that they were never warned about it.
  • Faking the Dead: Tokizane, the Motoe twins, and Yuka.
  • Fanservice: Saya's bathscene and the opening. There's also Kanako, groping one of Saya's breasts in Episode 11.
    • Fan Disservice: The Motoe twins' panty shots during their deaths. Then there's Kanako who not only had several panty shots, but a full breast exposure when she was killed.
  • Food Chain of Evil: Saya eats Elder Bairns.
  • Food Porn: The food that Fumito made looks very delicious.
  • Foreshadowing:
    • The opening has a brief shot of single streak of blood falling from the left side of her hidden face to Saya's chest. It's not just a Single Tear, it's referencing that Saya gets her left eye shot out.
    • There is more than meets the eye to Saya's town. There are little moments when civilians Saya is saving mention things like "This wasn't supposed to happen!" or "I was told differently!". Of course, there is the most obvious one where the Elder Bairns mention the 'pact' has been broken once Saya fights ones that can talk. Episodes 11 and 12 reveal the plot to be a "Truman Show" Plot and that all of the townspeople are actually actors and it's an experiment in brainwashing Saya. It's never directly stated but it seems the actors were told about the Elder Bairns and that Saya would be fighting them, but their lives in actual danger was not brought up.
  • Gaslighting: Fumito hires actors to play as Saya's friends and lets them pretend that they were killed by the Elder Bairns just to provoke an emotional response from Saya whether she could retain her new personality or not. He also drugged Saya with coffee and marshmallows whenever her old memories resurfaced. But the whole gaslighting stops after the some of the actors got fed up waiting for Fumito give them their rewards and decided to finish the job themselves by forcing Saya to drink her own blood and revealing to her that it's all a set-up.
  • Giant Spider: the Elder Bairn of episode 9 is a cross between one and Audrey
  • Gorn:
    • Dripping with it during monster fights.
  • Godiva Hair: In the opening and bath scene
  • Gory Discretion Shot: As the Elder Bairn of Episode 7 is cleanly bisected, his two halves turn around so that the gooey bits remain off camera.
    • Pops up again in episode 12, as the entire left side of Saya's face after her eye gets blown off is never seen.
  • Gratuitous English: In the opening theme (Spiral by Dustz). The full theme also adds Gratuitous French.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: There's one... It's Tadayoshi.
  • Healing Factor: Saya's is officially recognized in Episode 8. Though it does take a day or two, the end result is fairly clear.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite her established klutziness, Saya is REALLY good at sports.
  • Hidden Villain: Who is it? Fumito!
  • High-Pressure Blood: Whenever Saya cuts something, it’s like a blood fountain!
  • Hot Teacher: Kanako.
  • House Husband: Fumito.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Elder Bairns in episode 5 (first half), episode 7 and episode 9 and Tadayoshi who is a Half-Human Hybrid
  • Idiot Ball: Basically everyone who is not Fumito, Yuka, Itsuki, Tadayoshi and the dog.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: In a weird twist: While the Elder Bairns feast on humans, Saya (being one herself) cannot. Instead, she can only feast on the blood of other Elder Bairns.
    • The Guimauve that Fumito fed her was made from the blood of Elder Bairns.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice:
    • Multiple of Saya's classmates (including Yuka's fake body) that weren't eaten.
    • A bunch of extras in the final episode.
  • Insistent Terminology: In one episode, Saya insists to Tokizane that the creatures are not monsters but Elder Bairns. Fridge Brilliance kicks in once it is revealed Saya is one herself.
  • Karma Houdini: Fumito at least until the movie. Yūka Amino, however, survived the series and the movie, eventually becoming Governor of Tokyo.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: Saya mostly uses one every episode.
  • Kill the Cutie:
    • The Motoe twins, and the rest of her class except Itsuki and Tokizane.
    • Tokizane was eaten in Episode 10. Which revealed that the Motoe Twins are still alive.
    • And then it turns out all three of them are alive. And are complete jerkasses. They eventually die for real later on, along with Kanako-sensei.
    • Itsuki is killed trying to protect Saya in the final episode.
  • "Everybody Dies" Ending: Everyone in Saya's class in Episodes 8 and 9, with the exception of Itsuki and Tokizane.
    • Everyone eventually dies except for Fumito, Yuka and Saya. Even the entire town gets eaten.
  • Killed Off for Real: All but Saya, Fumito and Yuka by episode 12.
  • Killer Rabbit: Episode 12 features giant rabbit-like beasts during the finale
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Saya.
  • Late for School: This is how Tokizane is introduced.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: In episode 11 Nene and Nono explain that: Saya, Tokizane, Yuuka, Itsuki and the twins themselves are the main characters and the rest are just extra.
  • Left Hanging: Bizarrely enough, it is never revealed who was the person Saya made her promise to, despite it is typically brought up as an important plot point.
  • Living a Double Life: There's sweet, naive, clumsy Saya, and then there's cold, red-eyed, monster-slayer Saya. Unusually for this trope, the former persona isn't an act meant to throw off suspicions, and the latter persona isn't an exaggerated attempt at intimidation.
  • Living Shadow: The Elder Bairns in episode 6 that possesses Nono
  • Love Dodecahedron: Sort of. There's a mild one with Itsuki and Tokizane having feelings for Saya, who "loves" Fumito.
  • Lyrical Dissonance: The cheerful Nono and Nene in Episode 7... just an episode after their deaths. Talk about Mood Whiplash.
  • Made of Plasticine: Cutting of limbs and monsters tearing them off would do that.
  • Magic Skirt: Apparently just for Saya.
  • Meaningful Name: Kisaragi means "to cloak oneself or change form," and was chosen specifically for Saya's role.
  • Miko: Saya.
  • Mind Screw: Gee, thanks, Episode 11.
  • Missing Mom: Saya's mother fought Elder Bairns herself, and died when Saya was a child. Or did she?
  • Monster of the Week: Starts off this way.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: The Samurai Elder Bairn in Episode 7.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • The opening features a scene of a naked Saya holding herself out as flakes of blood dissipate from her skin into the air, similar to a scene in the third opening of Blood+.
    • Fumito resembling Solomon and Ms. Tsutsutori resembling Julia from Blood+ in both physical demeanor and personality.
    • Both Saya Kisaragi and Saya Otonashi resemble each other when their hair is long and down.
    • Saya's mother supposedly fought Elder Bairns herself and died when Saya was a child. Saya Kisaragi's mother was also similar to her daughter(s) in that she was a human-like monster, as well as having passed away before she could properly give birth to her children.
  • Nice Guy: This is mainly the reason for Saya "loving" Fumito (for being kind, making delicious food, and listening to her). He's anything but.
  • Nothing Exciting Ever Happens Here: So it seems for the people who don't get to see the Elder Bairns. Which leads to
  • Noodle Incident: What exactly were the Motoe twins arrested for?
    • In episode 11, it's implied that the twins were previously arrested for pimping out other girls when one of them suggests that they should get more school uniforms for "the girls" to wear, but that this time they'd have to be more careful.
  • Noodle People: Well, CLAMP is doing the character designs.
  • Not Quite Saved Enough: In the final episode, Kanako is very nearly eaten alive by the Elder Bairn that killed Nene, Nono and Tokizane, but Saya — who'd been watching all of this in horror - suddenly snaps and beats the crap out of the monster to save her teacher. Kanako then runs like a bat out of hell for the temple and begs Tadayoshi for help. Tadayoshi responds by taking a huge bite out of her neck, nearly decapitating her.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Everyone except Saya.
  • Oblivious to Love: Saya. Poor Itsuki and Tokizane. Or maybe she can tell their hearts aren't in it.
  • Off-Model:
    • Fumito during a few scenes in Episodes 2 and 8.
    • And the monster in Episodes 8 and 9. The tips of its fingers seem to have a different shape, depending on the shot. They're either a continuous purple blade or something resembling a scorpion's stinger.
  • Oh, Crap!: The Motoe Twins, and Kanako in episode 12, when the nearby Elder Bairn kills Tokizane, and Fumito informs them that talismans protecting them from it, are fake. And he sics it on them as well.
  • Older Than They Look: Yuka is well into her twenties.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: They can look like just about anything (including a train), they're called 'Elder Bairns', and... they're not really vampires at all. Saya, though...
  • Plot Armor: Given to several characters who were in on the plot...until it's taken away.
  • Pushed at the Monster: Nono does this to her own sister, Nene, when a Elder Bairn gets loose and gives chase after them. Nono elbows Nene in the face so the monster can catch up and kill her. It does little good as Nene still gets caught herself and suffers an even more gruesome death.
  • Rain of Blood: Near the end of episode 6
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: When Saya's eyes change color, it's over.
  • Red Shirt: The entire town besides the main cast is specifically designated as this by Fumito.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Itsuki goes down protecting Saya, and admits that he was actually beginning to care for her.
  • Revenge: Saya towards Fumito.
  • Retcon: The TV broadcast of episode 3 showed Saya, having a Slasher Smile when she plunged her sword on the marshmallow train Elder Bairn which gives a notion that she seemed to enjoy killing them. The BD version changed it where she just frowned and looked serious while killing the Elder Bairns. It’s possible that the one in the TV broadcast is just a mistake in the animator’s part.
  • Rewatch Bonus: There is a lot of foreshadowing going on in the series, though it isn't clear until the end that the whole plot is a "Truman Show" Plot. Episode 7 stands out as the Elder Bairn acts like he's met Saya before and he seems to know a lot about the actual plot of the series. Saya kills him rather than interrogate him, but moments like this one put the whole series in a new light once you know about the twist.
  • Screaming Warrior: Saya in episode 12
  • Scenery Censor: Played with when the dog appears while Saya is taking her bath.
  • School Uniforms Are the New Black: Pretty much the only thing we've seen any of the teenagers wear, except for Saya's miko clothes. She even wears her school uniform when she's out hunting vampires.
  • Shout-Out
    • The series itself can be considered a prolonged reference to Haruki Murakami's novel Kafka on the Shore, specifically of the Nakata arc and the shocking scene of Johnnie Walker's death. A rather dense protagonist with supernatural abilities? Check. An antagonist that puts him in an experiment to test if he will change or stay the same? Check. Said experiment being formulated exactly in terms of "a reward for the winner and a punishment for the loser"? Check. The protagonist's unusual background being related to the U.S. military in Japan? Check. Exposition given cryptically by the antagonist to the protagonist in a dimly lit study? Check. A character that speaks telepathically through a dog? Check. Blood and gore as a motif and/or delivered by the main character? Hell check.
    • The Opening Narration of episode 1 shows Saya slashing an Elder Bairn resembling a Chiropteran from Blood: The Last Vampire.
    • The train in the third episode may have some relation to the one in The Last Vampire, even if the train is the monster itself in this case.
    • Episode 6: Death by decapitation through a monster's maw.
    • Episode 7: The dog owns a shop that grants wishes.
  • Single-Minded Twins: Nene and Nono Motoe.
  • Small Town Boredom: Nene and Nono, who wish that they could do more normal high-school things.
  • Specs of Awesome: Saya.
  • Strictly Formula: Episodes 1 through 5 followed a predictable pattern. Sing on the way to school, play with the puppy, eat and chat with friends, and kill the Monster of the Week. And then came Episode 6...
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Saya seems to only gain the strength to kill the Monster of the Week after they've managed to slaughter everyone in sight.
  • Supreme Chef: Fumito, who owns a coffee shop that Saya often visits.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Tokizane.
  • Tempting Fate: In Episode 8, one of the students in Saya's class remarks that the monster seems to be a Mighty Glacier, giving them time to escape, seconds before it went Lightning Bruiser on them.
  • Theme Twin Naming: Nene and Nono Motoe.
  • Third-Person Person: Saya.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: Saya who is an Elder Bairn in human form.
  • Too Dumb to Live: The villagers, seriously. It's understandable that they are not aware of the existence of the Elder Bairns, but when Saya tells them to run away while she deals with the monsters, they just stay on one spot near the battle field and get killed.
  • Town with a Dark Secret: It increasingly seems like everyone is in on some sort of plot with the Elder Bairns. Then, well, look at the next trope down.
  • Throw the Sheath Away: Saya drops her sword's sheath (saya) away before every fight. She does collect it up after each fight though.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Saya always eats Guimauve (or marshmallows) and drinks coffee. Both are mixed with blood of the Elder Bairns
  • Trash the Set: Episode 12. Asides from the villagers getting massacred by the bunny Elder Bairns, the whole town gets destroyed.
  • Unorthodox Sheathing: Saya does this in the opening sequence by holding up her sword and having the sheath land perfectly in place.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Nobody comments when Saya brings her katana to school in Episode 6. By Episode 8, they start to take notice.
  • Unwitting Pawn:
    • Saya. Big time.
    • All of the unfortunate villagers who have no idea that they're meant to be slaughtered when everything's over.
  • Vampire Hunter: Saya, for certain values of 'vampire'.
  • Vapor Wear: When the multi-armed Samurai Elder Bairn from Episode 7 cuts up the back of Saya's uniform, no bra is seen.
  • Wham Episode:
    • Episode 6 throws the series into Anyone Can Die territory with the deaths of the Motoe twins.
    • Episodes 8 and 9 together formed another Wham Episode, where Saya's entire class was slaughtered, sans Tokizane and Itsuki.
    • Episode 10 has the death of Tokizane and the return, or not, of the dead Motoe twins
    • Episode 11 reveals the biggest one yet. Saya is revealed to be in the middle of a "Truman Show" Plot experiment the whole time. All of her so-called 'friends' are revealed to be 'actors' who were all paid to play along with Fumito's social-experiment on a drugged and amnesiac Saya. Kanako, Tokizane, and the Motoe twins only reveal the truth to Saya now because they've grown impatient with reaching the end of their contract and really want to collect their pay right now and leave, all while not giving a damn about Saya's utter shock of discovering that her experiences and friendships since the first episode was a gigantic lie. Also, while Tokizane and the Motoe twins were given talismans to help fake their deaths, everyone else weren't given that luxury.
  • We Will Meet Again: By the end of the last episode, Fumito knows that Saya will come after him which is basically the premise for the movie.
  • Wham Line: Two in Episode 10. First...
    Kanako: That's fine, but... How long will you play at this stupid game?
    • And after that:
    Nene and Nono: It's all fake!
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Throughout the series, the deaths of the Elder Bairns, however gruesome, are generally uncensored. At one point, an Elder Bairn is cut down the middle and you can see its brains split in two. However, the deaths of humans are almost always censored.
  • With Friends Like These...: More like, with a sister like this. Nono knocks Nene over, so she can escape the Elder Bairn in episode twelve. She doesn't get away though.
    • Also applies to Saya whose only real friend turned out to be Itsuki.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Tokizane, the Motoe twins, and Kanako in episode twelve.
    Fumito: Actors who refuse to play their parts, should leave the stage.
    • Itsuki is also killed by Fumito's hand after he betrays him for Saya's sake. Yuka actually gets exactly what she wanted, though


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Elder Bairn Kills Twins

Blood-C - Ep 12 (If Remembering Me): Fumito betrays the Organization and siccing a Elder Bairn on them. Two of them, Nono and Nene try to run, with Nono tripping up her sister to save her skin. It's all for naught however. (Edited for censorship in accordance with TVTropes policy.)

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