Highschool of the Dead is a Japanese manga series and the writer of the series is Daisuke Sato, the illustrator is Shoji Sato, and the director is Tetsuro Araki. An anime adaptation of 12 episodes covering the first four volumes was produced by Madhouse that was aired from 5 July to 20 September 2010 in Japan. An OVA episode was also produced in 2011 intimating the return of the anime for a second season. Let’s learn more about the release speculations, character, and plot of ‘Highschool of the Dead.’
Highschool of the Dead Season 2: Will it Happen at all?
The TV anime series is one of the most loved and popular series and the fans are eagerly waiting for the second season since 2011. It’s been a longlong time and the series is facing a lot of issues. The first issue that the series is facing is lack of anime staff that many other anime series are facing. Secondly, the writer of the series, Daisuke Sato passed away last year. The series is not concluded and in absence of the writer, if the series ever return, the conclusion would probably be missing. Rumors are that the second season of the series is in progress and Madhouse might announce the return of the show anytime soon. But simultaneously, there are rumors about the cancellation of the show and thus it’s really on the edge and anything could happen. Well, we hope for the series to return and that too, soon.
Highschool of the Dead: Characters
The highlight characters of the series is a group of high school students, Takashi Komuro, Shizuka Marikawa, Rei Miyamoto, Saya Takagi, and Kohta Hirano, who must fight to survive in a worldwide catastrophe.
Highschool of the Dead: Plot
Highschool of the Dead is set in Japan in the present day. The story starts with a deathly catastrophe as the human starts turning into zombies and killing all the humans. A group of high school students deals with the ‘Outbreak’ and tries to survive the attack of zombies. They not only have to face the zombie apocalypse but also have to face the threats of societal collapse. The story starts from the high school and the group of the students escape into the town and reach their homes to check if there are any survivors but they could not find anyone except a little girl and a dog. They pick them up and travel through places to find a safe place from the zombies. They keep on finding new survivors and searching places to stay away from zombies and stay alive.
Until the release of the second season, you can stream and watch all the episodes of the first season on KickassAnime. If you want to watch the dubbed or subtitled episodes, watch it on Anime Planet.