Anime Review: Highschool of the Dead


A mysterious, lethal disease is on the loose worldwide, resulting in a catastrophic death rate of humanity, and the increasing rise of attacks, caused by the living dead.

In Japan, several high school students and a school nurse have banded together to escape Fujimi High School shortly after it was attacked by zombies. The group now attempts to figure who or what was responsible for this plague, and in the meantime, attempt to survive the present apocalypse.

The story is initially narrated through the eyes of Takashi Komuro, one of the students who had survived in the initial outbreak. (Source: My anime list)

General information:

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 27, 2010 to Sep 20, 2010
Genres: Action, Ecchi, Horror, Supernatural
Duration: 24 min. per episode


High school of the dead is one of those anime that you can’t help but to like! The animation and the drawing is pretty cool. The story is amazing. The character’s structure is unbelievable. You might think what makes this anime any different than any zombie apocalypse story out there? For starter the story revolves around high school students! Second the fact that the characters are pretty young make them smart about how to fight or handle zombies. Plus, each character specialize in something which makes their group almost perfect. Its like they complete each other. You have the smartest girl in school, a gun otaku, the kendo club president, the slacker, and the lover. These are the perfect elements of a successful story! So yeah, H.O.T.D is one of the best anime out the and you most defiantly have to put it on your must watch list!

Here is a trailer of the anime:

Overall Rate: 10/10

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