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Highschool of the Dead 

Gakuen Mokushiroku: Highschool of the Dead (original title)
High school students are overwhelmed with the start of the zombie apocalypse.
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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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Highschool of the Brain Dead
5 May 2015 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is my 4/10 mangaupdates review for the source material and the anime adapts the first 4 manga volumes 1 to 1: This manga has some questionable character designs at first glance which can't deny their porn heritage and here lies the main problem of this work. The artist mostly does hentai and "edgy" shounen manga and it shows. Just cliché after cliché and nonsensical fanservice but sadly no character development or real story progression to speak of. The constant hiatuses also speak volumes of the quality of this work. So read The Walking Dead and the World War Z books instead. I Am a Hero (8,5/10) further proves mangaka can do a zombie apocalypse as good as anyone else so go and read it. That one even bother to have actual sex/violence and a real romance in it so leave this childish power fantasy at the wayside.


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