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Highschool of the Dead  
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Description
From Yen Press:

A mysterious illness is spreading rapidly through the halls of Fujimi High School. In a matter of hours, the campus is transformed from a place of learning into a hive of nightmares, as the infected students collapse and are reborn as flesh-hungry zombies! Only a handful of students escape the initial outbreak among them Takashi Komuro and his childhood friend, Rei. He manages to protect Rei from the initial onslaught, but how long can Takashi and the other students hope to survive when the whole school maybe the whole town is out for their blood?!

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
Школа мертвецов
学园默示录
学園黙示録 HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
Academy Apocalypse: HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
Gakuen Mokushiroku HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
H.O.T.D.
High School of the Dead

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Latest Release(s)
c.29 by Torpedo Tits (1237d ago)
v.7 c.28 by Torpedo Tits (1357d ago)
c.27 by Torpedo Tits (1417d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Hiatus)
7 Full Color Volumes (Hiatus)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Volume 1, Chapter 1
Ends at Volume 4, Chapter 17

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
24 topics, 409 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1421 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.27 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 23rd 2014, 2:13pm PST

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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Dragon Age (Kadokawa Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Yen Press (7 Volumes & Color Omnibus - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #292 decreased(-1)
Monthly Pos #303 decreased(-7)
3 Month Pos #230 decreased(-23)
6 Month Pos #209 decreased(-35)

List Stats
On 6227 reading lists
On 1006 wish lists
On 234 unfinished lists
On 366 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Highschool of the Dead to Resume 55 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes ago
when h.o.t.d season 2 is coming? 374 days, 19 hours, 30 minutes ago
who is at fault? 556 days, 1 hours, 5 minutes ago
Chapter 29 556 days, 1 hours, 21 minutes ago
Full Color 633 days, 5 hours, 9 minutes ago

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Nothing special...   
Rating: N/A
by bking
December 6th, 2008, 12:22pm
I gave it a try because the art is gorgeous, but you know what'll happen right in the beginning of the stroy. After i read the first 3 chapter i got bored. The story is about a group of kids trying to survive by killing zombie and so on. But I guess I'll read the end of this manga when its out cause i'm curious how the zombie invasion is going to stop.
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Plain Badass!!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by zultekmilennia
October 5th, 2008, 8:14pm
I've read up to the 4th volume, and I must say, its been one hell of a ride. The action are well done, with the drama portion mixed in just for kicks. It shows the human nature, and at the same time human will to live.

Sure, its not exactly realistic, but its a damn manga. And I'm rooting for the fat guy "I'm the baddest motherf***** here". Damn awesome.

... Last updated on October 5th, 2008, 8:18pm
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Fantastic art   
Rating: 8.6 / 10.0
by providence
September 22nd, 2008, 3:11pm
This manga won't satisfy hardcore horror fans. It's not really all that gory or scary. The focus is on story and characters, which is pretty good for this genre. What stands out most is definitely the art. It wouldn't surprise me if the artist took lessons from Masamune Shirow.
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well rounded   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by OrangeLock
August 6th, 2008, 12:25pm
It really doesn't matter that the whole zombie thing has been done, this is an excellent example of story telling. The characters are all have definative identities which rub and clash against each other through the tides of suspense, action, and inactivity. Reading this I can't really be sure who might be the next to die, how they will die, or who they will die to. While some of the H content seems out of place (bath scene), most of it seems rather possible (for a zombie apocalypse). Even those characters that only have a brief existance in the manga have some depth to them, though I do kinda see that for the most part those outside the main group are considered expendable. And finally the art is very simply put as well done, and I can overlook that only hot girls seem to have been saved by using the simple logic that "if the world is gonna end wouldn't you grab the nicest piece of a** you could too keep with you?".
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When Manga FINALLY has a zombie apocalypse!!!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by anoba2
June 26th, 2008, 8:32pm
if you like the western style of zombie apocalypse and japanese culture like me, this manga is definitely a must read!!!! much like George Romero's style of conflicts within the characters, this manga depicts the combination of stories you would only find on manga with a zombie apocalyptic twists into it. you can even see Simon Pegg ( Shaun of the Dead ) in this manga it was hilarious and i've always wanted to see manga or even anime characters get devoured by flesh-eating Stiffs!!!! lol hated the H-related scenes that didn't seem relevant to the story but i wish they would add a bit of conflict and that the zombies would later on adapt and be deadlier. I don't know it's just me because i'm getting tired of moronic stiffs i wanted to see them improve and be SMARTER like their former selves when they were living BUT think that's asking to much. BUT because i love zombie apocalypse themed stories so ill give this an 8 (lol Hard Gay was pointed out in this manga)

... Last updated on June 26th, 2008, 8:42pm
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Big Mix   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by llbloodll
April 13th, 2008, 11:28pm
Meh, this is pretty much what you get if you cram a little bit of every horror movie into a manga. I feel that the ecchiness and the body proportions make for many loss of points though. It does show potential as it seems like it is making a good solid foundation. Lots of themes to be explored, foreshadowing, etc. Read it, try it, but dont expect anything groundbreaking for now if you've seen any of the late horror flicks. 7/10.
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Z word   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Negation
March 11th, 2008, 8:39am
Well, I don't know where it goes but it's not very interesting or funny and the "sensual" (waisted word here) part is just boring. Really, nothing to compare with the Walking Dead or else. I hope the z-peoples will outsmart the gang to offer something interesting later.
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interesting story   
Rating: N/A
by greatbone
March 8th, 2008, 5:22am
interesting story with a zombie-infested world. But why keep the title "Highschool.." when it already spreads entire world. Maybe "A doomed world" will be better instead smile
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Decent   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
February 12th, 2008, 10:46am
Well, not the best, but its pretty interesting. For a horror manga its pretty low-grade, but its ok, I guess.

It also sorta reminds me of I am legend, with the entire zombie outbreak thing.

... Last updated on February 12th, 2008, 10:48am
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for sexy feel good advanture with beautiful girls   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by TaDa_Baka
February 7th, 2008, 5:01pm
it's 10/10. If you look for a serious series, don't read!! The art works is superb, girls are hot, yet very innocent and unique. They have personalities too, that's a plus. Reading this manga is like having a nice action dream, you know what's gonna happen, but you wanna see it happen and you enjoy it.

... Last updated on February 7th, 2008, 5:05pm
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