Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto


Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

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Synonyms: Bucket List of The Dead, Zombie 100: 100 Things I Want to do Before I Become a Zombie
Japanese: ゾン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~
English: Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2023 to Dec 26, 2023
Premiered: Summer 2023
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: BUG FILMS
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.881 (scored by 197045197,045 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8152
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #451
Members: 485,884
Favorites: 3,700

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Synopsis

After graduating from a top university with an impressive extracurricular record in the rugby club, Akira Tendou has nailed every step of the way to securing his dream job. On top of that, a beautiful and kind co-worker always brightens his day in the office! Life seems to be going very well for Akira until he slowly realizes that sleepless nights and brutal work are his new reality.

Due to three years of mind-numbing labor in an exploitative company, Akira is unable to recognize the tired, unaccomplished person he has become. On track to losing all passion in life like several of his overworked colleagues, Akira finds his saving grace in the most unexpected way possible—the breakout of a zombie apocalypse.

With the free time he finally has, Akira decides to complete a bucket list of a hundred things he wants to do before he eventually gets turned into a zombie. Although he is surrounded by the dead, Akira has never felt more alive!

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The anime is part of a production deal between VIZ Media, Shogakukan, and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions.

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"Song of the Dead (ソングオブザデッド)" by KANA-BOON (eps 2-11)
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Ending Theme

1: "Song of the Dead (ソングオブザデッド)" by KANA-BOON (eps 1,12)
2: "Happiness of the Dead (ハピネス オブ ザ デッド)" by Shiyui (シユイ) (eps 2-11)




Reviews

Dec 25, 2023
This anime is pure CINEMA. I waited a long time for this anime and it surprised me in an incredible way. Both the art and animation are incredibly beautiful and solid, the cinematography is insane. The direction behind each episode is extraordinary. The first episode is extremely exciting, remarkable and fun. I can safely say that it has one of the best first episodes of all time. This is a zombie comedy that uses the apocalypse in a brilliant way to show you how exploration affects you and how people steal your dreams and passions. A very entertaining masterpiece that inspires you to free yourself ...
Dec 25, 2023
Mixed Feelings
"If you’re gonna waste the limited amount of reality at your disposal, who cares if someone tries to stop you? You gotta cleanse your brains. Your life isn't fast food" - Song of the Dead, Kana-Boon

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead burst onto the scene with an explosive and brilliantly captivating introduction, leaving no room for doubt. Starting with a metaphor that likens working in a black company to becoming a zombie, which also serves as a powerful reflection of a somber Japanese reality, underscores the depth of the issue and offers an impactul entry to explore this theme in the anime, and so ...
Dec 25, 2023
FunnyFunny
Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto has taught me that people don’t know what “dystopia” means anymore. For the last 5ish years, I’ve seen a lot of complains on why the generic isekai we get by the dozens are popular, but I find the answer to that question very obvious: escapism, as they provide an outlet for MC-kun to get free from the burdens of the real world, and enter a fantasy world where he can do whatever he wants, while the high school age viewers places themselves in his place. Zom 100 offers the same idea but for the ...

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