Ranked #910

Apocalypse no Toride (Manga)

Apocalypse no Toride

Alternative Titles

English: Fort of Apocalypse
Synonyms: Fortress of the Apocalypse
Japanese: アポカリプスの砦

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 49
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 3, 2011 to Aug 4, 2015
Authors: Kuraishi, Yuu (Story), Inabe, Kazu (Art)
Serialization: Shounen Rival

Statistics

Score: 8.001 (scored by 4408 users)
Ranked: #9102
Popularity: #331
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Synopsis

What can you do when you get mistaken for murder? Nothing. You go to prison. Lucky you, your inmates are some of the biggest cutthroats in the prison. Seriously you are lucky. Especially when zombies attack.

(Source: MU)

Background

Apocalypse no Toride was serialized in Shounen Rival until its discontinuance in June 2014 (2014-07). The last twelve chapters of the series were published on Kodansha's Shin Zasshi Kenkyuujou website from August 19, 2014 to August 4, 2015.

The series has been simultaneously published in English as Fort of Apocalypse by Crunchyroll since October 30, 2013. Kodansha Comics USA released the series in e-book format from November 3, 2015 to January 12, 2016.

Characters

Iwakura, Gou
Iwakura, Gou
Main
Yoshioka, Masafumi
Yoshioka, Masafumi
Main
Yamanoi, Mitsuru
Yamanoi, Mitsuru
Main
Maeda, Yoshiaki
Maeda, Yoshiaki
Main
Kasahara, Yuji
Main
Hanabata, Shinpei
Hanabata, Shinpei
Main
Niinuma, Daisy
Niinuma, Daisy
Supporting

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SavageSmickey
May 4, 2013
Apocalypse no Toride is what "Highschool of The Dead" was supposed to be. It's scary, intense, bloody, and gruesome.

Story: 3
The story is a bit bland. The main character gets sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit and gets stuck with assholes, murderers, delinquents, and psychopaths. Then- zombies attack. That pretty much sums up the whole plot. Zombies attack and the four main characters have to survive. Yep.

Art: 9
The art is glorious, the monsters are hideous, and no fan service in this manga. You don't see monster boobs flying everywhere all over the page. No, the art actually makes you read more
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afk229
May 24, 2015
Apocalypse no Toride is probably the best manga that I have read up till this point, which admittedly isn't that much, as I just started getting into manga about a month ago. Still, my inexperience with the medium aside, I have read enough stories to know that this one is very special. I honestly assumed that I wouldn't like it because the zombie premise is really old in my opinion, but the virus is possibly the most creative and interesting zombie virus that I have seen and the zombies behave in very interesting ways. The characters are also great, and they have very clear motivations. read more
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Heroe
Oct 3, 2012
Apocalypse no Toride is an amazing manga, and is certainly the best of the genre.
This already fully describes this perfect manga, which quenched my desire for a perfect seinen about Zombies, in my search i came to read good titles, like paused Highschool Of the Dead and Zombie Hunter, but still was not satisfied with something that was really a manga with the essence of something that passes the terror that was innovative and without cliches until i came across in Apocalypse no Toride.
The story is set in a juvenile reformatory and our protagonist is sent there after being falsely accused of an assassination, he read more
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naark
Nov 21, 2013
What do we need to unite people.. the answer can be either or both of these two -- common enemy and evil ruler(tyrant/dictator). A good example of each is Code Geass(tyrant/dictator) and Shingeki no Kyojin(common enemy). So now let's take a look at this manga - Apocalypse no Toride. The characters were juvenile criminals which have a common enemy i.e. ZOMBIES!!! Will they be united to fight the zombies or die greedily.

Now, I'm gonna point out the interesting parts of this manga
1. The characters were juvenile criminals. At their young age they already committed a crime, and not just a simple crime, most of them read more
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A world under threat by a zombie menace, it is easy to get carried away with reading in horror and awe as our protagonists find themselves in a prison during the zombie apocalypse, with the world already in ruins the sheer action and suspense provides a fast paced view on how the zombie apocalypse could have occurred in a prison, with elements such as power struggles and slow response times similar to what is seen in I Am a Hero, as well as the constant struggle of whether or not to kill those zombies that may still have a hope of living! 
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Despite the fact that both series don't share a similar focus about zombie, there are some similarities I noticed when I first read Apocalypse no Toride.

+ Both protagonists are weak (atleast in the beginning)
+ They were also wrongly accused of a crime they did't committed, which got them thrown in prisons.
+ The events happened after that would completely change their lives forever as they try to survive and adapt to their new environments. 
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For Fort of Apocalypse, it's zombie with madness, coming from reform school aka jail packing with zombie full of boys.
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