Highschool of the Dead, referred to in Japan as Apocalyptic Academy: Highschool of the Dead is a Japanese manga series composed by Daisuke Satō and delineated by Shōji Satō. It was serialized in Fujimi Shobo’s Monthly Dragon Age between the September 2006 and May 2013 issues, yet was left incomplete after Daisuke Satō’s passing in March 2017. Fujimi Shobo and Kadokawa Shoten distributed seven tankōbon volumes from March 2007 and April 2011 in Japan. Yen Press distributed the series in North America. The story follows a gathering of secondary school understudies trapped in a zombie end times.
A 12-scene anime variation, delivered by Madhouse and covering the initial four volumes, circulated in Japan from July 5 to September 20, 2010. Crazy house additionally delivered a unique video activity scene in 2011. Sentai Filmworks delivered an English name of the anime series and OVA on DVD and Blu-beam in North America.
Highschool of the Dead is set in present-day Japan, starting as the world is struck by a lethal pandemic that transforms people into zombies, indirectly alluded to by the principle characters as Them . The story follows a gathering of secondary school understudies and the school’s medical attendant as they manage the overall cataclysmic occasion known as the Outbreak . As the cast attempts to endure the zombie end of the world, they should likewise confront the extra dangers of cultural breakdown, as hazardous individual survivors, and the conceivable rot of their own ethical codes. Beginning from the secondary school, the understudies escape into town where they should manage a bad instructor and his understudies.
Composed by Daisuke Satō and delineated by Shōji Satō, Highschool of the Dead started serialization in the September 2006 issue of Fujimi Shobo’s manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age. The manga went on rest from 2008 to 2010, however after March 2011, just a single additional section was delivered in April 2013. The series was left incomplete after Daisuke Satō’s demise on March 22, 2017. Fujimi Shobo and Kadokawa Shoten distributed seven tankōbon volumes from March 1, 2007 and April 25, 2011 in Japan.
A full-shading form of the manga, called Highschool of the Dead: Full-Color Edition started serialization in the February 2011 issue of Monthly Dragon Age. Kadokawa Shoten delivered the manga’s seven volumes from February 25, 2011 to March 9, 2013. In North America, the full-shading version started serialization in the March 2011 issue of Yen Press’ Yen Plus online magazine, and ran until the July 2011 issue. The volumes were subsequently delivered in two hardcover omnibus volumes on November 22, 2011 and December 17, 2013.
In no time following the initiation of the series and before it was authorized for dissemination in English, the manga became well known enough in English by means of scanlation to draw the consideration of the makers, who remembered a directive for English inside the magazine’s printing of the fifth part that mentioned perusers to purchase the first manga when it is available. The manga was subsequently authorized in North America by Yen Press, and the main volume was delivered on January 25, 2011. The series is additionally distributed in Spain by Glénat España, in Germany via Carlsen, in Italy, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia by Panini Comics, in Canada and France for French-language distribution by Pika Édition, in Poland by Waneko, and in Taiwan by Kadokawa Media.
An anime variation circulated on the Japanese Hentai Pics AT-X from July 5 to September 20, 2010, with ensuing transmissions on TV Kanagawa, Tokyo MX, Chiba TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, TV Saitama, and Sun TV. Created by Geneon Universal Entertainment, Showgate, AT-X and Madhouse, the series is coordinated by Tetsurō Araki, with Yōsuke Kuroda taking care of series structure, Masayoshi Tanaka planning the characters and Takafumi Wada making the music. Six DVD and Blu-beam volumes were delivered by Geneon Universal Entertainment between September 22, 2010 and February 23, 2011.