Highschool of the Dead Season 2 Release Date

Highschool of the Dead anime season 2

The first season of Highschool of the Dead aired all the way back in 2010. It has been a long time but there is still some hope for the release of season 2. There is still a chance that Highschool of the Dead season 2 might just happen! If you are one of the many die-hard fans of the series who are impatiently waiting for a season 2 then, you are at the right place. We will give you all the information you need regarding the High School of the Dead season 2. First, let us look back at what this show is all about.

HighSchool of the Dead is a very popular Japanese Horror Anime, is an action-ecchi anime. Highschool of the Dead takes place in a post-apocalyptic world filled with countless zombies. This anime shows us the reality of zombies.

Usually, in anime, zombies or other such monsters are always put in an upbeat world and not portrayed for what they really are.

This anime shows us the true horror of zombies. Despite being an ecchi anime, this show takes itself quite seriously. The setting is quite horrid and serious. Highschool of the Dead combines the right amount of ecchi and horror. The ecchi does not seem overwhelming at all and the action scenes are done right as well. Now, let us take a look at the plot of this anime.

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Highschool of the Dead Plot:

‘High School of the Dead’, also known as ‘Apocalyptic Academy: High School of the Dead’.  Pic credit: Madhouse
‘High School of the Dead’, also known as ‘Apocalyptic Academy: High School of the Dead’. Pic credit: Madhouse

One day, the dead began to rise and Japan was thrown into total chaos. As these monsters began to attack a high school, Takashi Kimuro is forced to kill his best friend when he gets bitten and joins the ranks of the walking dead. He vows to protect Rei Miyamoto, the girlfriend of the man he just killed. They both narrowly escape their death trap of a school, only to find a society that has already fallen to the zombies.

Soon, Takashi and Rei band together with other students on a journey to find their family members and uncover what caused this overwhelming pandemic. Some other unique characters also join them along their journey.

Highschool of the Dead Anime:

The anime version of this series is produced by the same studio that is behind the many shows, “Death Note”, “No Game No Life”, “Overlord”, and “Claymore”. Studio Madhouse has done an incredible job with this anime! The art style is very unique and modernized. Even after all these years, the art style of the first season seems quite fresh. The sound-tracks are also very good and fit the setting of the show quite well. The animation of this anime is also very fluid. The fanservice is also done right and whilst it can be overdone at times, it still does not feel very overwhelming. Overall, this anime is very entertaining!

Highschool of the Dead Manga:

Highschool of the Dead is a Japanese manga series written by Daisuke Satou and illustrated by Shouji Satou. Pic credit: Madhouse

Highschool of the Dead manga started its production all the way back in 2006. However, the production of this manga stopped as the creator Daisuke Satou died in 2017. HOTD is quite popular among the manga community and is seen as one of the best works of Daisuke. The art of this manga is absolutely crisp; you can clearly see the amount of work that went into the creation of each and every page. The manga does a very good job of portraying the horrid environment. This manga is a must-read for every manga fan out there!

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Highschool of the Dead English Dub:

The English dubbed and the English captions of Highschool of the Dead season 1 can be found on Amazon Prime and on AnimeLab.

Highschool of the Dead Season 2 Release Date:

The anime series in North America is published by Yen Press. Pic credit: Madhouse

Highschool of the Dead Season 1 came out almost a whole decade ago and to this date, fans of the series are still waiting for a season 2. Season 1 ended on a cliffhanger and also showed us the “To be continued” message, then why hasn’t the next season been released yet?

Many people speculate that the production of season 2 was stopped because of the devastating tsunami and earthquakes that Japan had to face, and there is also the fact that the original manga writer has died. However, there is hope now! There are some rumors floating around that the season 2 will be produced by an America-based anime studio. If these rumors are correct then, we could get an announcement for the next season in 2020. With the amount of fan-following this series has, there is still hope for a second season.

Highschool of the Dead Trailer:

If you haven’t watched the anime here is a quick trailer of this awesome anime!

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