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Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?

Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?

Alternative Titles

English: Is This a Zombie?
Synonyms: Koreha Zombie Desuka?, Kore ha Zombie Desu ka?, Kore wa Zombie Desuka?
Japanese: これはゾンビですか?

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2011 to Mar 30, 2011
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.801 (scored by 93552 users)
Ranked: #7822
Popularity: #85
Members: 152,798
Favorites: 1,679
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Aikawa Ayumu is a normal high school boy. One day he is killed by a serial killer and revived as a zombie by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe. He starts to serve Eu as her guard but he happens to deprive the masou-shoujo Haruna of her magic power. Haruna orders Ayumu to fight against the anti-masou-shoujo system "Megalo" in her place.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Kore wa Zombie desu ka?
Sequel: Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? OVA

Characters & Voice Actors

Haruna
Haruna
Main
Saxton, Jad
English
Saxton, Jad
Nomizu, Iori
Japanese
Nomizu, Iori
...
Seraphim
Seraphim
Main
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese
Hikasa, Yoko
Lee, Myeong seon
Korean
Lee, Myeong seon
...
Aikawa, Ayumu
Aikawa, Ayumu
Main
Majima, Junji
Japanese
Majima, Junji
Jeon, Gwang ju
Korean
Jeon, Gwang ju
...
Hellscythe, Eucliwood
Hellscythe, Eucliwood
Main
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Japanese
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Kanai, Mika
Japanese
Kanai, Mika
...

Staff

Kanasaki, Takaomi
Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Yoshida, Shunji
Episode Director
Tagashira, Shinobu
Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation, Character Design



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Mar 30, 2011
Ryhzuo
Maybe it’s because I’m getting old and senile, but it seems that the more anime I watch, the less sense they seem to make. You could imagine my confusion when I started watching Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? "Why is the zombie weak to sunlight but not the vampire? Why the hell is he in a pink frilly dress? Why is that monster a giant lobster?" In exasperation, I put these questions to a good friend, and I found that his reply turn out to be a very apt one-sentence summary for my review.

He said to me: "I dunno lol, who cares? It's fucking hilarious!"

Everything read more
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Sep 21, 2013
JusticeSoulTuna
So what is 'Is This A Zombie?' aka 'Koreha Zombie Desu ka?'

Zombie Desu ka (as I'll refer to it from now on) is an anime that abuses genre cliches, it's horrendously inconsistent, shockingly violent and has some of the most uncomfortable shots of a guy's ass on several occasions...and it's easily one of the funniest animes I've ever seen.

YES. Zombie Desuka is the BUSINESS. I honestly couldn't contain my laughter ever since the dynamic and hysterical first episode. What makes this anime so special is, as I've mentioned, how it abuses genre cliches such as harem, shonen, fantasy, fanservice and even a bit of heavily read more
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Opening Theme

"Ma・Ka・Se・Te Tonight (魔・カ・セ・テ Tonight)" by Iori Nomizu

Ending Theme

"Kizuite Zombie-sama, Watashi wa Classmate desu (気づいてゾンビさま、私はクラスメイトです)" by Rie Yamaguchi with manzo

Recent News

Light Novel Kore wa Zombie Desuka? To Be Animated ( 1 2 3 4 )
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