Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The chapters of the Trinity Blood manga series are illustratated by Kiyo KujÅ and are based on the original light novel series written by Sunao Yoshida and illustrated by Thores Shibamoto. The ongoing series premiered in the shÅjo manga anthology Monthly Asuka in 2004. Individual chapters are called Acts", and the chapter titles are based on film titles, except for chapter 22, the title of which comes from "the lyrics of the theme song of a certain pioneering kendo anime". The individual chapters are collected and published in tankÅbon volumes by Kadokawa Shoten, with the first released on March 17, 2004 as of August 2009, 12 volumes have been released."