Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead will officially return on December 25, 2023, according to the official X/Twitter account. The final three episodes (10-12) will all be released at the same time on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and Netflix. The preview images for episode 10, titled “Hometown of the Dead I“, were also released on Monday which fans can check out below:
Kazuki Kawagoe (Komi Can’t Communicate) is directing the series at studio BUG FILMS making it the studio’s first-ever anime series. Zom 100 ended up coming in 4th place in our “Summer 2023 Anime of the Season Poll” with almost 7% of the total votes. Shuichiro Umeda voices the main protagonist Akira Tendo. The rest of the Zom 100 main cast are the following:
- Tomori Kusunoki as Shizuka Mikazuki
- Makoto Furukawa as Kenichiro “Kencho” Ryuzaki
- Minami Takahashi as Beatrix Amerhauser
The main staff also includes:
- Assistant Director: Hanako Ueda (Summertime Rendering)
- Series Composition: Hiroshi Seko (Vinland Saga)
- Character Design: Kii Tanaka (So I’m a Spider, So What?)
- Zombie Design: Junpei Fukuchi (Beyblade Burst)
- Music: Makoto Miyazaki (One Punch Man)
- Music Selection: Maiko Gouda (Chainsaw Man)
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is an anime adaptation of the manga written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. The series began serialization in Monthly Sunday Gene-x in October 2018 and has since released a total of 53 chapters and 14 volumes. The award-nominated manga series is currently being published in English by VIZ Media with volume 11 most recently released on August 15, 2023.
The official synopsis for the anime is as follows:
With three years under his belt at the company from hell, Akira Tendo is mentally and physically spent. All at the ripe old age of twenty-four. Even his crush from Accounting, Saori, wants nothing to do with him. Then, just when life is beginning to look like one big disappointment, it happens. The zombie apocalypse descends on Japan! Surrounded by hordes of hungry zombies, Akira comes to a realization that will forever change his life…
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead episode 10 will be released on December 25, 2023.