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Gakuen Mokushiroku: Highschool of the Dead 

High school students are overwhelmed with the start of the zombie apocalypse.
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Series cast summary:
Jun'ichi Suwabe ...
 Takashi Komuro (12 episodes, 2010)
Marina Inoue ...
 Rei Miyamoto (12 episodes, 2010)
Eri Kitamura ...
 Saya Takagi (12 episodes, 2010)
Miyuki Sawashiro ...
 Saeko Busujima (12 episodes, 2010)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ...
 Kouta Hirano / ... (12 episodes, 2010)
Yukari Fukui ...
 Shizuka Marikawa (12 episodes, 2010)
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 Shizuka Marikawa (12 episodes, 2010)
Ayana Taketatsu ...
 Arisu Maresato (6 episodes, 2010)
Hitomi Harada ...
 Zeke (6 episodes, 2010)
Kishô Taniyama ...
 Kouichi Shidou (6 episodes, 2010)
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Highschool of the Dead is set in the present day, beginning as the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, euphemistically referred to by the main characters as "them" since they are no longer considered human. The story follows a group of high school students, the high school's nurse, and a young girl as they fight their way to safety through the deadly streets of Japan during a worldwide catastrophic event known as the "Outbreak". Led by sophomore Takashi Komuro, the focal group of survivors consists of six others and a small dog, and creating a gestalt team with one purpose: to survive. Written by josiah

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They're gonna graduate with horrors


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Surprisingly Enjoyable
3 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is full of fan service, gore, and drama. conflicts between characters arise, as well as many interesting fight scenes.

At the beginning I honestly didn't find any of this show appealing but what is developed in 12 short episodes may not have been great, but it was enjoyable. The show had its problems, from to many out of place sexual moments to a lack of depth, but if you intend to enjoy yourself for a few hours It's worth the watch.

This Zombie/infection Anime was more than capable of keeping me interested and left me asking... why was there only 12 episodes? Definitely give it a shot, its worth the 4-6 hours of your time


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