Parents' Guide to


By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Powerful girl battles vampires in gory anime.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 16+

Big scenes from Blood+

Blood+ has many disturbing scenes like the way the demon/vampires look,can give young children the scare. This anime is appropriate for those who are used to gore,rape,and horror. There is a scene where a young girl named Diva gets naked with a younger boy and rapes him,in this scene you can only see the top of her chest and her ankles. There is also a scene on where the main character Saya threatens to kill her sister Diva's children because they were born from force. I recommend this anime for teens at the age of 16+ if you can't handle blood,sex,and horror then don't watch this anime.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

Not 17+


This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (15):

The story is compelling, mysterious, and complex. But be forewarned: Though it's animated, Blood+ isn't for kids. Violent scenes go beyond a simple dead body or stabbing -- be prepared for dramatic, slow-motion beheadings and gallons of red blood spurting out of amputated limbs. And it's not just the bad guys who wreak havoc; in a flashback scene, Saya slashes her way through a group of people, and it's unclear what her motive is and whether she's only killing bad guys.

Anime is known for its sexual portrayals of young female characters, and while this isn't an X-rated series, Saya and other underage female characters also wear exaggeratedly short schoolgirl skirts, which sometimes pop up to reveal a glimpse of underwear. The girls' sexualized nature extends to other parts of the series, too -- in one scene, an older male kisses Saya by surprise, and possibly against her will, but the kiss then turns romantic.

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