The Best of Zombie Anime: Golden combination of Anime + Zombies


Anime has captured the world with its exquisite graphics and well-written plots. And if you combine it with another trending theme, i.e. zombies, you will undoubtedly have a winning combination. Here is a sampling of must-see Zombie Anime.

Kami-sama no inai nichiyoubi

Literally translated to Sunday without God, Kami-sama no inai nichiyoubi or Kaminai, the story revolves around Ai, a young girl who lives in a world that God abandoned. As a result, even when people die, they continue living as the undead. Ai is one of the gravekeepers who has the power to give the undead rest.

Gakkougurashi!

Gakkougurashi means School-Live in English. At the Megurigaoka Private School, only Yuki and her friends Yuri and Miki were able to survive the zombie apocalypse. They have to live inside the school because it is the only place that is safe from the zombies that are roaming freely outside the school.

Gungrave

Gungrave is a spinoff of the video game Gungrave. It is about Brandon Heat and his old friend Harry MacDowell. Unfortunately, Harry kills Brandon. But Brandon gets a new lease on life through a high-tech medical procedure that has made him almost invincible. Now, he is on a warpath, tracking down his killer. To get to his killer, he has to fight the zombies that stand in his way.

Resident Evil: Degeneration

Resident Evil: Degeneration or Biohazard: Degeneration of the Resident Evil franchise focuses on Leon and Claire who try to survive the zombie apocalypse. The T-vaccine, the only vaccine for the T-virus, was completely wiped out. As they try to survive and help find another cure, they uncover a plot by the people they trusted.

Koutetsujou no Kabaneri

Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) is about kabanes – or the undead – overrunning the planet. Because they are almost impossible to kill, the living have built fortresses to keep the kabanes out. They use hayajiros or steam locomotives to travel safely from one fortress to another. But one hayajiro was taken over by kabanes. Ikoma, a brave engineer tried to fight using his invention but failed and was bitten. He turns into a kabaneri, a human and kabane hybrid. He tries to find a vaccine that will treat all kabanes and a weapon to defend themselves against them.