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English: School-Live!
Japanese: がっこうぐらし!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 78
Status: Finished
Published: May 24, 2012 to Nov 22, 2019
Genres: MysteryMystery, HorrorHorror, SchoolSchool, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, PsychologicalPsychological
Authors: Kaihou, Norimitsu (Story), Chiba, Sadoru (Art)


Score: 8.071 (scored by 1085310,853 users)
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Ranked: #5742
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Popularity: #268
Members: 32,296
Favorites: 2,031
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Volume 1


Takeya Yuki is in love with the school. For her, it's a wonderful place, where she enjoys her school activities, especially the activities of her club, the School-Life Club. The club has Rii-chan as the president, Kurumi-chan as another member, and the teacher, Megu-nee, always there for them. Yes, she is in love with her school... in her mind. Because, for her, the reality of the school and their club's activities is way too hard to be perceived...

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Gakkougurashi! has been published in English as School-Live by Yen Press since November 17, 2015 and in Polish as Szkolne Życie! by Waneko since March 10, 2016.

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Feb 6, 2020
DarknessReality (All reviews)
School Live is a psychological horror of cute girls doing cute things while trying to survive the zombie apocalypse.

The story is very basic, the girls are surviving in a zombie apocalypse. Its very standard in terms of the zombie genre but it's the characters that truly make this series shine. The cast is so lovable to the point of dangering your health from worrying about their safety. Yuki is my personal favourite and she's one of my favourite characters ever. She's very complex just like the rest of the main four and that's what I love about this. Kurumi is the lovable tomboy, Yuuri is read more
Oct 19, 2014
lejdcool (All reviews)
This is one of the few mangas I would buy, if it ever came out to NA. This series is one that is full of moments that will keep you on the edge of your seat and warm your heart at different moments.

The story and characters are what define this series best. What appears to be a simple slice of life series about girls living on campus, is quickly revealed to be much darker.

This is one of the best survival series I've read next to 7 seeds, highly recommended
Apr 11, 2014
Volunteer (All reviews)
Gakkou Gurashi! tells the story of three girls and their teacher who make up the School Life Club -- a group that essentially lives at school as part of their club activities. This manga is something of a mixed bag, to say the least. As one of Manga Time Kirara's more unique titles, you should first expect an abundance of cuteness. If you're bothered by the typical moe art style, then this is probably not for you.

Once you cross that hurdle, you're in for one of the most strangely enjoyable experiences out there. Gakkou Gurashi! juggles elements of horror, slice of life, mystery, and comedy read more
Sep 4, 2015
Ransk (All reviews)
This manga is absolutely amazing. I read it to the current issue in one day. One thing I would STRONGLY suggest is that you go into this series completely unspoiled, since a large part of enjoying it hinges on not knowing how situations will turn out.

Here are the main reasons I like this manga so much:

The girls are pure, adorable, and beautiful. Beyond that, they're pretty believable, and the character development in the more recent chapters has been really good.

There is consistent plot development in almost every single chapter, the pace isn't jarringly fast and it certainly isn't boringly slow.

I found my heart beating really read more

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The official Twitter account for Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara announced on Saturday that Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba's zombie survival manga more

Zombie Survival Manga 'Gakkougurashi!' Ends

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