Highschool of the Dead
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Highschool of the Dead

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English: Highschool of the Dead
Synonyms: Gakuen Mokushiroku, HOTD


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 33
Status: Discontinued
Published: Aug 9, 2006 to Apr 9, 2013
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, EcchiEcchi, HorrorHorror, RomanceRomance, ShounenShounen
Authors: Satou, Daisuke (Story), Satou, Shouji (Art)
Serialization: Dragon Age


Score: 7.641 (scored by 3545335,453 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #17892
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #109
Members: 74,825
Favorites: 3,215
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On a normal day, mindless, flesh-eating zombies suddenly appear and send society into anarchy. In Fujimi Academy, second-year high school student Takashi Komuro witnesses these beasts' murderous nature firsthand. He flees to the roof with friends Rei Miyamoto and Hisashi Igou, only to discover the harrowing reality of their zombie-overrun world.

In High School of the Dead, Takashi and Rei must now rely on a band of eccentric individuals composed of: Saeko Busujima, the kendo club president; Saya Takagi, a wealthy genius; Shizuka Marikawa, their voluptuous school nurse; and Kouta Hirano, a firearm-obsessed otaku. Together they must defy all odds and survive against the horrifying undead.

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Highschool of the Dead was published in English by Yen Press from January 25, 2011 to July 24, 2012. Yen Press has also released two hardcover omnibuses containing the color volumes from November 22, 2011 to December 17, 2013. The series was also published in Polish by Waneko from April 2011 to June 2012.

Due to the death of author Daisuke Satou in 2017, the series was discontinued.

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Mar 31, 2020
LightScaryRobo (All reviews)
It starts off as a standard zombie story, but very quickly the story pans out dependant on the personality of the characters. It is also unique through it seemingly starting off near a school, and the main cast all being in education in some way or another (Marikawa-sensei is in training).

The art is not particularly unique in an of itself, but you can still feel the passion and love that went into it. It truly is a shame that we will not be able to see it again. Rest in Peace, Daisuke Satō.

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Jan 15, 2021
BurrZurrCarr (All reviews)
A sleigh ride from start to finish, although it was unfortunately quite abrupt.

If you like tits, action, action and tits, and tits with action then you've come to the right place my friend. Oh, and their are also guns. Copious amounts of guns with excruciating detail. What's that? You like plot in your zombie ecchi bloodbath shoot em up? What are you, some kind of nerd or something?

Jokes aside, the manga expands upon some of more lackluster areas of the anime, and while I won't go so far as to say it fixed some of my major problems with it, what I love about it read more
Jan 27, 2008
kang568 (All reviews)
After I got bored with watching anime, I started reading manga that wasn't to widely known. One night around 9 p.m., I was scrolling down the list of the website I was using to find something interesting. After checking out a few lame things, I clicked on the Highschool of the Dead. The very first page, bam, zombies attacking big breasted chicks. I was already hooked because I'm total blood and gore fan but I wasn't expecting too much other than a constant bloodfest. By chapter three, I couldn't stop reading at all. While there was still some pretty read more
Mar 25, 2009
justhecuke (All reviews)
Story: 9 : It sounds simple because it is. It's about the world getting taken over by zombies and how a small group of 3 girls, 2 boys, and 1 woman survive. But, whats really great about it is that, even though the plot is straight-forward, the characters are what really drive this thing forward. Random plot tickets aren't handed out by distant power/authority figures. Fate has no hand in anything. It's all the characters deciding what to do, when to do it, and how to get it done. Everything. This focuses on their development from "civilized" humans read more

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