Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Anime Adaptation Announced + Trailer Revealed

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead announced new anime!

There are few things more saturated in this world than the zombie genre, with movies and TV series finding tremendous success. 

Meanwhile, anime is yet to crack the zombie code despite its crown jewels like shonen, isekai, and slice of life.

Most zombie movies or tv series, more often than not, follow a similar plot wherein a guy wakes up in a world where people eat people.

Sometimes they’re dead or alive or even infected but can walk and run as they meet a group of survivors.

One of them gets bit in secret and then tells nobody; thus, society starts to fall apart. Finally, in the process of surviving, we suddenly realized that the real monsters were the humans all along.

While this may be a typical storyline for most movies and shows, Haro Aso s’ comedy horror manga series Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead offers a fresh new take on the Zombie genre.

Despite anime s’ ill-fated attempts at the zombie genre, a few series, such as The Empire of Corpses, Zombie-Loan, and Tokyo Fish Attack, have shown the untapped potential of this genre.

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead has been one of the few zombie mangas that have been on the radar to receive an anime adaptation.

Fans of the Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead manga were quite rightly wondering if an anime adaptation would happen or not.

Luckily, we have some good news on that front, so keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead anime.

ZOM 100 MANGA GET ANIME ADAPTATION IN 2023

ZOM 100 MANGA GET ANIME ADAPTATION IN 2023,
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On 6th January 2023, the show s’ official Twitter account confirmed that the manga series is all set to receive an anime adaption, and the release date window was announced as July 2023.

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead anime july 2023 will be available on Hulu in the United States. Viz Media will release the anime in North America, Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand.

The announcement was followed by a Zom 100 anime trailer wherein Bug films was confirmed as the production studio. 

Zom 100 manga get anime adaptation in 2023 and You can watch the Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead trailer below:

ZOM 100: BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD MANGA CATCHUP

Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead manga
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Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead manga is written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. It began serialization in Monthly Sunday Gene-X on 19th October 2018 in Seinen manga magazine.

The manga has been collected into 12 volumes, with the latest issue released on 17th November 2022. In North America, Viz Media announced the English release of the series in July 2020, and the series is licensed in France by Kana.

You can find the manga volumes and their released date below:

VOLUME NO.RELEASE DATE
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 119th March 2019
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 219th July 2019
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 318th October 2019
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 419th February 2019
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 519th June 2019
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 616th October 2020
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 719th January 2021
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 819th May 2021
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 919th October 2021
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 1018th February 2022
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 1117th June 2022
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead Volume 1218th November 2022

The series was nominated for the Eisner Award in the Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia and Best Humour Publication categories in 2022.

In an interview with Variety, writer Aso felt the media landscape was over-saturated with Zombies in everything from comics to Tv shows and movies.

I wanted to make something that had never been done before. I wanted to try a different approach. I wrote (the manga) to be a little offbeat, a little silly. I’m OK if people see it as ridiculous. But there’s also a message: Do what you want to do as fully as you can.

Variety

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead manga is rated 7.5/10 and ranked #2412 with 25k members on MyAnimeList

ZOM 100: BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD PLOT

_ Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead PLOT
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Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead follows salary man Akira Tendō who slaves away an unhealthy number of hours with minimal breaks and unpaid overtime.

The worst part is he takes it all home with the dreadful feeling of going back to work.

Akira Tendō has worked at a company exploiting him for three long years. 

He’s completely reached his breaking point from ungrateful co-workers, constant unpaid overtime, and soul-breaking levels of stress.

He wakes up to find the world in sheer anarchy from a zombie apocalypse. After seeing all the blood, gore, and chaos surrounding him, he thinks the only thing is, “ I am going to be late for work.”

But after realizing the severity of the situation, Akira feels jubilation because he doesn’t have to go to the office anymore.

He feels a weight off his shoulders, and the world around him suddenly feels full of colour and joy.

Before the zombie apocalypse, he had numerous dreams that his laborious job had put off.

But things have changed as he sets out to achieve whatever he desires and tries not to let a bunch of murderous brain-eating zombies get in the way of his newfound happiness.

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ZOM 100: BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD CAST, CHARACTER, AND CREW

_Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead CAST, CHARACTER AND CREW
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Zom 100 anime is directed by Kazuki Kawagoe with series composition by Hiroshi Seko. Characters are designed by Kii Tanaka, and the music is composed by Makoto Miyazaki with selection from Maiko Goda.

Hanaka Uede acts as the assistant director, and Zombie designs are from Junpei Fukuchi.

Animation of is developed by Bug Films studio, which will also be their first project.

Although Zom 100 anime might not have a big studio behind it, there is an experienced staff handling its production. 

Series composer Hiroshi Seko has been staffed in popular shows such as Attack on Titans, Jujutsu Kaisen, Mob Psycho, Zankyou no Terror, and Kakeguri.

Assistant Director Hanaka Ueda was the Key animator in Summertime Render and Precure Miracle Leap Movie.

The voice cast for Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is yet to be confirmed, except we know that Shūichirō Umeda will play the protagonist Akira Tendō.

CONCLUSION

CONCLUSION
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Zombie animes are few and far, but one look at Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead trailer is enough to hype any fan.

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