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Top 10 Zombie Anime You Should Watch Right Now

Surviving amongst a zombie apocalypse is the first thing that comes to our mind hearing the word “Zombie”.

But have you ever thought about what we would do if a Zombie apocalypse happens for real?

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Seeing what we are going through right now, I won’t be surprised if someday we will go outside our house with zombie-killing weapons.

Moving on, some anime have created their version of zombie narratives and I have made a list of the best zombie anime that you will love watching.

Without any further ado let’s dive right into the list of top 10 zombie anime.

10. Hitori no Shita: The Outcast

  • Release Date – July 2016
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 3
  • Episodes – 44
  • Studio – Namu Animation, Haoliners Animation League, BigFireBird Animation

Zhang Chulan was attacked by zombies while visiting his grandfather’s grave.

He was saved by a girl who killed the zombies using kitchen knives.

The mysterious girl asks Chulan to face his problems head-on.

However, he was surprised to meet that same girl again in his university.

As fate turns its wheel, Chulan finds himself amongst powerful enemies whom he has to beat to unravel the mystery behind these attacks.

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9. Zombie-Loan

  • Release Date – July 2007
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 11
  • Studio – Xebec

Michiru Kita can see an individual’s remaining lifespan using her Shinigami Eyes.

One day she was shocked to see her two classmates, Chika and Shito with a complete dark ring around their necks which implied their demise.

Worried about them she chases them and soon finds out they are dead and are working for Zombie-Loan, a secret loan organization.

They kill zombies to pay off their debt.

But after knowing her ability she was dragged into the insane world of zombie hunters.

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8. Highschool of the Dead

  • Release Date – July 2010
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Madhouse

Takashi Kimuro had to kill his best friend when he turned into an undead after a sudden zombie attack on their high school.

To keep the promise of his late friend, Takashi protects his friend’s girlfriend Rei from the zombies.

Fighting off the zombies, they gather the rest of the survivors to find their family members and uncover the mystery behind the sudden zombie apocalypse.

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7. Corpse Princess: Aka

  • Release Date – October 2008
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 2
  • Episodes – 25
  • Studio – Gainax, feel.

Makina Hoshimura was murdered along with her family by an undead organization.

To exert revenge, she turns into a living corpse known as Shikabane Hime.

Contracted to the Kougon Cult she is accompanied by a priest named Keisei Tagami.

However, she soon discovers her brother Ouri’s secret of attracting death and finds herself in the chaotic world of Shikabanes.

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6. Sunday Without God

  • Release Date – July 2013
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Madhouse

In a world where god doesn’t reside anymore, neither birth nor death takes place.

In a village, a girl named Ai works as a “gravekeeper” to give the walking “dead” a proper burial.

Everything was normal until Hampnie Hambart appeared there proclaiming herself as Ai’s father. He kills everyone in the village.

Having lost everything, Ai follows Hampnie on his journey to help people along the way and learns more about God’s abandoned world.

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5. Sankarea: Undying Love

  • Release Date – April 2012
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Studio Deen

Chihiro Furuya has been obsessed with zombies since his childhood and wants a zombie girlfriend.

One day after his cat died in an accident, he tries to resurrect the cat using a special potion.

During that time he meets Rea Sanka, a girl who wants to die due to her suffocating life.

While Chihiro was successful in resurrecting his cat, Rea drank that potion without him knowing.

With no immediate effect of that potion, Rea was revived as a zombie after meeting a horrible accident.

And begins the strange life of Chihiro with his much-awaited zombie girlfriend.

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4. Is This a Zombie?

  • Release Date – January 2011
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 2
  • Episodes – 22
  • Studio – Studio Deen

After getting killed by a serial killer, Ayumu Aikawa is brought back to life as a zombie by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe.

Ayumu begins his search to hunt down the killer but after a tragic encounter with a magical girl, he ends up absorbing all her magical power.

Now a zombie and also a magical girl, Ayumu is ordered by the magical girl to hunt down evil beasts named Megalo to save humanity.

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3.  Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

  • Release Date – April 2016
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Wit Studio

Kabane are human flesh loving brainless creatures that can be only killed by piercing their steel-coated hearts.

To survive, humanity has built up gigantic walls on the island of Hinomoto, and the only way of transportation is by heavily armored trains capable of piercing Kabane’s hearts.

While servicing those trains Ikoma always wanted to fight Kabane with his new invention and much to his surprise that chance came sooner than he expected.

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2. Zombieland Saga

  • Release Date – October 2018
  • Status – Season 2 Ongoing
  • Seasons – 2
  • Episodes – 24
  • Studio – MAPPA

Sakura Minamoto’s dream of becoming an idol ends when she dies in a truck accident.

But fortunately, she was revived in Saga prefecture by Koutarou Tatsumi, who invites her to be an idol.

However there’s a twist, she is now a zombie with no memories of the past.

With nothing to do, she agrees, and thus with six other zombie girls,  she creates an idol group named Franchouchou.

Their goal is to revive Saga economically.

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1. School-Live!

  • Release Date – July 2015
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Lerche

Yuki Takeya is a third-year student of Megurigaoka Private High School.

Along with the other three members of the School Living Club and their dog Taroumaru, they spent most of their time at school including meals and sleepovers.

In reality, they are the only survivors of a zombie apocalypse and are trying their best to continue living by taking shelter at their school.

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Honorable Mentions:

There are some other zombie anime you can watch, they are:

The Empire of Corpses, Zombie Brother (Shi Xiong), Kyoufu! Zombie Neko, Tokkou.

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