Much to the dismay of the many fans of risque undead slaying, Daisuke Satō and Shōji Satō's Highschool of the Dead manga has been on hiatus since January 2011. However, color editions of volumes five and six are set to be released in Japan on February 9th and early shots reveal plans to restart the series are in the works. Get a look after the jump.
Today seems more like Sentaiday than Saturday, doesn't it? Another Sentai Filmworks announcement out of today's panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta was the acquisition of the 20-minute Highschool of the Dead - Drifters of the Dead OVA, which was originally on a Blu-ray packed with volume 7 of the manga in Japan. Read on for more.
Last month it was confirmed that the anime-themed crossover skins for Lollipop Chainsaw protagonist Juliet Starling would be offered worldwide, and now we have a full list of costumes to look forward to in North America. Read on for the list, from the straightforward and simple to outfits from Deadman Wonderland, High School of the Dead, and more.
A new promo for Grasshopper Manufacture/Suda51 (No More Heroes) x film director James Gunn's (Slither, Super) Lollipop Chainsaw shows heroine Juliet Starling doing some zombie slaying while dressed as the protagonists of Highschool of the Dead, Deadman Wonderland, Is This a Zombie? and Manyu Hikencho. Check it out after the jump.
Highschool of the Dead artist Shouji Satou is doing more than lending a pair of character designs to Lollipop Chainsaw for downloadable content character design. He's also illustrated a special zombie fighter cross-over illustration, that will be offered to Japanese consumers who buy the fourth volume of his new action manga Triage X. This, plus a new look at the DLC costumes after the jump.
Zombie smashing game Lollipop Chainsaw is set to be this Summer's biggest hit and the Japanese version is already set to get even more costume DLC based on Highschool of the Dead, Deadman Wonderland, Is This a Zombie? and Manyu Hikencho. Hit the jump for all the details.
Sakuga Sunday is back with three new "Best Action Sakuga" compilations. Check out a survey of the work of Nozomu Abe - the animator who provided the famous Mami gun blazing scene from Madoka Magica, Yoshihiko Umakoshi - who produced plenty of Highschool of the Dead's violence and the Cowboy Bebop movie's broom fight, and plenty more. See it all after the jump!
By popular demand, Right Stuf's second Highschool of the Dead lithograph will feature zombie fighting heroines Rei Miyamoto, Saya Takagi and Saeko Busujima armed with improvised weapons and in a state of battle undress. Each 20 by 16 inch print will be priced at $49.99. Take a look after the jump.
The latest batch of additions to Netflix's streaming service includes jokes made about flying giant turtles, teens fighting to survive a zombie apocalypse and Japanese espionage carried out in China in the years leading up to World War II. Check out the details after the jump.
Yen Press has an omnibus collection of Daisuke Sato and Shouji Sato's popular Highschool of the Dead manga scheduled in time for holiday gift buying and wish lists. If zombies and Thanksgiving can be fit comfortably in the same thought, check out the details after the jump.
Anime Expo announced three more additions to its Guests of Honor lineup on Tuesday, this time in the form of three Madhouse Studio creators. Tetsuro Araki, Masayoshi Tanaka and Kentaro Hashimoto will all be in attendance at the Los Angeles convention, which takes place July 1-4. More info after the jump.