Highschool of the Dead (2010– )
"Gakuen mokushiroku: Highschool of the dead" (original title)

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Junichi 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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It'd be Perfect if it Weren't for all the Risqué Scenes
22 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm currently watching the HOTD series which has truly grabbed hold of my attention this season. The artistry's great. The characters are developing nicely. After ten episodes, I've stopped worrying about how a series will continue on people surviving a zombie influx; I'm rather impressed how the producers have kept the whole thing entertaining. But they don't need to keep injecting cleavage (or, bouncing breasts), and the roll-in-the-hay (or bathtub) scenes they seem to relish pushing. Just when I'm getting into a twist in the plot, here comes some up-skirt shot. I've been training myself to ignore those shots - but perhaps many people like that kind of thing. I, at 47, don't need to see it constantly. But the plots and artistry keep me wanting to see what happens. If you're easily offended or put off by the PG-13 (and really pushing R-rated) snippets, please try to watch a few episodes from the beginning. For those who don't care, watch the series from episode one! Great entertainment!


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