One slightly lesser known title below is I am a Hero, which is refreshing in that it tells the story of an ordinary kid trying to survive, without the superpowers and craziness of other titles. If we've left off any titles that deserve to be called the best, feel free to add your own zombie manga recommendations to the list.
Photo: 1 2 3 The Best High school Of The Dead Characters #103 of 200 The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time The undead are a pillar of the popular culture and the core of the Terror stories, but the zombies issue goes further, since it is not only a pop culture myth but is known from ancestral practices; the voodoo priests performed a ritual in which a person was given several drugs causing a kind of trance, performing the movements typical of zombies, where it seems that the person had no control over his body.
Whatever its origin, we can not deny that we are especially attracted to the stories of the living dead, because they have a certain charm that has remained forever in the popular bestiary. The plot focuses mainly on mystery, gore and action, since every death caused by girls or zombies is very graphic and bloody, and all giving the time to explore the morals and ethics of people in extreme situations.
After this event, Kigali's life will change radically, so he and a group of survivors will have to investigate the origin of these strange magical girls. For example, we have the story “And I Loved Her” by Satsuma Trade, where a family keeps their zombie grandmother chained in the basement, taking care of her rotten body.
Another curious story is “Shiva to Auras Na Kodomotachi”, by Schizo Guise, in which two little children try to survive in a world plagued by zombies ... with their parents already transformed. In this manga, most of the episodes are presented as isolated cases, following only the plot to clarify the facts with the final testimony of the murdered person ... but these undead are not as in other works, they have full consciousness and, even, there are those who want to collect revenge by their own hand.
Despite the format used by the manga, we can catch the story of Reiko Timezone, a girl who dedicates her life to working as a freelance necromancer, covering the orders of customers who want to bring their dead to settle accounts or simply supporting the police to clarify the strangest cases of murder. Here, some high school girls have to face a world that has been devastated by zombies, while one of them lives in a state of denial, going to classes normally within the undead.
Yuri Take ya, despite everything, tries to lead a normal life, going to school regularly; Durum is the girl who is in charge of the zombies, very brave and always accompanied by the shovel she uses as a weapon; Yuri is a relaxed and mature girl, who takes the role of older sister and always cares about the well-being of her friends; Legume is a teacher and the only adult of the group, so she is responsible and balanced. Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, was one of the pioneering video games to use zombies, reaching parallel stories in different media, including several live-action movies.
It was before the release of Resident Evil 6 that it was decided to release a manga to promote the sequel to the series, a manga that became one of the bestzombiemanga of all time; Mariana Desire focuses on the prestigious Mariana school in Singapore, where a student infected with the Virus T has become a zombie and the authorities are considering preventing the spread of the virus. Professor Doug has previously collaborated with the BSA in other outbreaks of the Umbrella Corporation virus, for which he is requested by the Mother Superior of Mariana.
Mourão no Trivago is a manga of zombies that sets us in a terrain that had not been explored before in this genre, with a story that takes place on a cruise ... although far from the luxuries and pleasures, we speak of a sinking ship. This manga is a reflection of the lowest and wretched that can become a person in a hostile environment and outside the law, and how low can fall the moral of each in order to survive.
With a chaotic and “murky” style of drawing, Bi omega portrays a world in ruins where humans have managed to colonize Mars. The objective is a girl named Ion Greene, who is sought by both the agents of the Department of Public Health and by the same Drones.
Apocalypse no To ride is a manga that looks at a society where ethics and morals are at their lowest point, with laws that are no longer applicable. In addition, we appreciate the detail that has been shown in the drawing of the bloody scenes of this manga, although Apocalypse no To ride prefers the evasion of zombies instead of direct conflict.
Mazda Dashiki is a young man accused of a crime he did not commit and who, without further evidence against him, is locked up in the correctional facility. Zombies have long been a staple of the horror movie genre here in the west, with the current and most familiar version of the undead coming from George Romero's Night of the Living Dead.
Consequently, such series as Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead act to pay continued homage to the maestro of the modern zombie. However, there are still a handful of titles from Japan that focus on the monsters, offering a unique spin on the creatures through cultural and societal differences.
Facing nerves and worries that she is going to be sick for her first date, a girl takes a large dose of medication meant to restore cells. Zombie Cherry is a wonderfully adorable romantic series, heightened with a healthy dose of comedy.
A strong entry in the horror genre, the mix of zombie and 'trapped on a ship' makes for an engaging and claustrophobic tale of survival. Courtesy of Dark Hose Manga, Reiko the Zombie Shop pays homage to the slasher genre, with a focus on a killer and his bloody vengeance.
The Resident Evil series is arguably the most popular horror franchise in video game history, with the Cap com owned title crossing into many mediums both in the west and east. What makes this release from Viz Media stand out from the other tie-ins, is offering an engaging narrative in canon, taking place just before Resident Evil 6.
Wrongfully convicted of murder, Dashiki Mazda finds himself in a youth detention center in a constant power flux. Unfortunately for the inmates matters only become worse when the zombie apocalypse begins to spill into their prison, creating a constant struggle for survival against both humankind and the undead.
Fort of Apocalypse, which was tragically cut short, thrived on balancing the regular zombie tropes with some innovative approach to the evolution of the undead. High school of the Dead proved to be a cult hit on release, with many westerns checking it out for its unrelenting action and animated characters.
Regardless, the story of a diverse group of students struggling to survive when the zombie apocalypse spills over into their school has proven to be one of the most beloved takes on the genre. In addition, Yen Press also released the series in both omnibus editions and full-color hardcover, giving it a notable presentation for collectors.
Traumatized by years of working an unfulfilling position, Akira has reached his breaking point both physically and mentally. Given the series is still in its infancy, it is difficult to say how the story will evolve, but for now, it is proving to be a favorite among fans landing in the number 3 spot.
Additionally, the series has a strong visual approach and touches of surrealism that make for an engrossing and unique experience. To say the success is just in the novelty of approach would be a misstep since the series does boast a memorable cast of characters and good comedic flow sprinkled with strong horror elements.
These undead creatures are even more mysteriously captivating in anime, where limitations on makeup and visual effects cannot restrict their grotesqueness. So if you too are mesmerized by these foul creatures, sit back and enjoy our list of 21 best zombie anime of all time.
The Managua did not hold back on some jokes regardless of home inappropriate some of them may be (so much so that the government itself has already deleted some scenes). But perhaps the reason it’s not that popular is that it was created around the late 90s to the early 2000s, so its animation style isn’t quite up to par with today’s standards.
Plus, the plot is what it is: a group of cute guys and girls running around town and slaying rotting zombies and cursing as they go along. Gray Man is another popular series that talks a lot about the undead and how they’re being used to make mechanical weapons called Aka.
And of course, our protagonist Allen Walker is sent to destroy the one guy responsible for making such horrible contraptions. Adding to the list of dead protagonists are China Katsuki and Shinto Taliban, who is doing the unspeakable by hunting down other zombies just to survive.
Yeah, it’s centered on the story of zombies being let loose in a specific area, but the rotting but moving corpses in this series are not humans but actual sea creatures! If you haven’t heard about this yet, well, basically, zombie fish attacked Tokyo, with a disease that can be contracted even by humans.
But as if it wasn’t absurd enough, these zombie fishies even have legs made out of metal that allows them to run on land! As you can tell, the anime is based on the Resident Evil game, and it clearly did not disappoint by giving a pretty realistic story about how biohazards, in this case, the T-virus, can affect humans (citizens of the Raccoon City).
He was called upon to investigate the news of eerie resurrections in London, so he and Sebastian Michael is rode a cruise liner to solve this new mystery. Some Black Butler fans feel like it’s simply a filler episode that doesn’t have its own merits, but I disagree.
On its own, the Book of the Atlantic is a great movie even for those who have not watched a single episode of the popular anime franchise. Still on the subject of Victorian London, Shiva no Shikoku rips off the classic tale of Victor Frankenstein and makes it a new, whole, bloody experience.
Together with her former friend and priest, Kara Tatami, she walks the Earth, seeking revenge on those who murdered her and her clan. Specifically, it follows the story of Alum, a 16-year-old high schooler who was investigating a mysterious house when he was tragically killed.
It all works out perfectly for him, though, after a rich, troubled young girl found the potion he was developing to resurrect his cat after it was run over. Two close friends, Harry and Brandon, were living their best life until they were reminded that the world could be cruel and oh-so merciless.
The seemingly lighthearted premise turns into an epic legend of friendship, betrayal, and the fleeting nature of life and death that gets deeply philosophical as the story progresses. Now, they are called in to dispose of a problematic vampire that’s been turning villagers into ghouls that just spread chaos all over the land.
However, this blissful illusion is a fragile lie to hide the fact that outside the walls of the school, a nasty zombie apocalypse is going on. Senior members of the School Living Club are in on the impossible task of shutting themselves out from the zombies that roam outside, waiting to devour them, all while keeping Yuri’s perfect fantasy unbridled by the truth.
Somehow, the industrial revolution setting is perfect for all kinds of paranormal mysteries, such as the emergence of horrific creatures ripping through human beings to feed their never-ending appetite. Finally, topping this list of the best zombie anime of all time is Tokyo Ghoul, a modern rendition of the classic zombie apocalypse story, which follows the life of Kane, a kindhearted human who toils with his internal conflict upon being turned into a half-ghoul.
He starts experiencing these odd, bloodthirsty cravings, which he must actively resist if he wants to hold on to the last shred of humanity still flowing through his veins. Amar is the Chief Nerd at Near Bear and can be mostly found binge-watching Netflix, researching tech, shooting things on PS4, and arguing over who is the strongest Avenger.