Highschool of the Dead Blu-ray

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SKU: 814131015716

Retail Price: $69.98

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About Highschool of the Dead Blu-ray

Highschool of the Dead complete collection contains episodes 1-12 of the anime directed by Tetsuro Araki.

It began without warning. It continues without mercy. Now a band of high schoolers join forces with guns, swords, baseball bats and anything else they can get their hands on to battle a bloodthirsty, flesh-hungry zombie apocalypse!

Special Features: Clean Opening Animation, Clean Closing Animation.

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

Details

  • Publisher: SENTAI FILMWORKS
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Action, Horror
  • Themes: Fan Service
  • Age Rating: 17+
  • Run Time: 300
  • Year Created: 2010
  • Release Date: 6/28/2011
  • Dimensional Weight: 1
  • Region Code: A

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Ratings & Reviews

11 reviews

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Bloody Fun

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Most of the time I don't ever feel like watching zombie flicks. Not my cup o tea. I've only seen the first episode by buying it on my Playstation network last night, but today I am going to order the box set and probably the manga next. From what I have seen the main character isn't some pansy who later learns to take charge. From the start you see him assess the situation in no time allowing him and a couple others take a step ahead before mass panic breaks loose. The resolve he shows to do what is needed is a nice breather from the original 'I don't know what to do' main characters. As far as other characters go you get a little back story on them in the first episode. I'll see more as once I order the rest of the series.
ON A SIDENOTE: IF you don't care for fan service there is a lot just in the first episode and even the opening animation. As I get older it gets tiresome seeing a lot of it in manga and anime. The good thing I thought though was by the time I got to the end of the first episode I was thinking that there was no way 30 min had passed already. ^^ It brought me in to the show and had me hooked and I didn't even realize it until it was over. In my opinion just from watching the first episode it is worth checking out. Also look up the comment under the Volume 1 of the manga for more insight from another persons review.

AWSOME MOVIE u have to make some more ill buy it all

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please make a 2:nd episode!!

Awesome

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I read all the manga before watching the anime first. Then saw the Japanese with English subtitles. If you like zombies, guns, hilarious moments, gruesome, some tragedy, and sexy girls then you will like HOTD.

Another anime and manga go unfinished

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I really like this anime a whole lot. That's why it is very disappointing that both the anime and manga go unfinished. It is literally the walking dead of/for anime except with better humor, characters, story, plot and fanservice. As a heads up, you probably just want to rent the OVA if you have the option. It was boring, short, didn't add to story, and the fanservice dept wasn't even that great.

Actually really good

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It took me a long time to getting around to watching this. What made me finally commit was the realization of who the artist was and that I enjoy his other work so much. This series does not disappoint. It is beautifully animated and the story is compelling. Plenty of action and eye candy abound.

Corny but cool

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It's a good title if you like zombies and anime. The action is corny but on purpose. Tons of fan service too.

Kill the zombies and survive

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An interesting show. A lot more blood than I expected, but it is full of zombies so it makes sense. Really fun characters. Some over the top fan service, but still great fun!

Zombies

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High School of the Dead has great story and characters. Music is cool. Action and fan service is awesome. You'll get to see each characters determination as they escape zombies and try to find their families.

A fun ride to the zombie apocalypse

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A fun rid through the zombie apocalypse

As far as the set goes its pretty standerd
But the show is a fun ride

Love H.O.T.D.

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I watched the previews of this before I got it and this time the previews don't show all the good parts since there are so many of them. An as soon as I got this I watched all 300 mins the first day and enjoyed every min. of it.

Zombies and fan service, where can you go wrong?

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This anime is a pretty good adaptation from the manga. It follows the source nicely, but it does have about twice the amount of fan service, which I didn’t mind. On the other end, this show does have a lot of action. Swords, guns, and whatever against lots of zombies. I love the lighting here. Lots of sunset and dimly lit scenes really make use of warm colors. Everything put together made the show very cinematic. The last episode doesn’t have the biggest of climaxes and does leave it open, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t enjoy what I saw. The dub for this one is pretty decent, but the thing that irked me was some of the script changes. Examples being talking about being compared to Sarah Palin, having a part time job at Pet Smart, and a character saying “I like turtles,” when he’s dazed. I was fine with the foul language, but these lines kinda took me out of it. For the most part, HOTD was a joy to sit through. It’s just a shame that no more is getting made, but I’d still recommend it.