“Highschool of the Dead,” or ‘Apocalyptic Academy: Highschool of the Dead,’ is a Japanese Horror anime based on manga with the same title. This work was produced by Daisuke Sato, with illustrations from Shoji Sato. Since September 2006, the anime was published monthly in Fuji Shobo’s Monthly Dragon Age, but the work wasn’t completed after Daisuke Sato passed away in 2017. There were seven Tankobon volumes published by Fuji Shobo and Kadokawa Shoten in Japan between March 2007 and April 2011. In North America, Yen Press publishes the anime series.
Adaptation of this manga first came out in 2011, and fans praised it enthusiastically. It remains one of the most popular TV anime series. In contrast, ‘Highschool of the Dead’, like much other good anime series, has yet to be renewed. Season One of the “Highschool of the Dead” premiered on July 5, 2010, and ended on September 20, 2010. In the same year, an original video animation special episode of ”Highschool of the Dead’ was released for fans. In the meantime, no new developments have been reported, and fans have been waiting eagerly for almost a decade to hear anything about the second season. Let’s examine what we know so far.
Highschool of the Dead Season 2 Release Date
Highschool of the Dead fans is anxiously awaiting the film’s renewal and revival. After its initial release, there have been a variety of issues faced by the company. Therefore, the release date is always speculative, but the show never gets renewed, and thus everything fails. A second season can be expected anytime soon due to its loyal and massive fanbase. It was left unfinished after Daisuke passed away. Nevertheless, a new and worthy writer may be selected to finish this legendary tale. It can then be expected that High School of the Dead season 2 could premiere at the end of 2021 or early 2022 if the story is renewed now with a new author being assigned to complete the story. Additionally, upcoming episodes of the show might be produced by an animated network based in the United States. Even though the original creators of the show no longer wanted to continue the series.
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Highschool of the Dead Cast Members
It’s widely assumed that the main cast from season 1 will reunite in Highschool of the Dead Season 2. However, no official announcement has been made about the new cast. Furthermore, some new characters and voice-over artists are expected, but they have not been announced yet. We will update this post when we get more information about the cast.
- Junichi Suwabe Voiced as Takashi Komuro
- Marina Inoue Voiced as Rei Miyamoto
- Miyuki Sawashiro Voiced as Saeko Busujima
- Eri Kitamura Voiced as Saya Takagi
- Nobuyuki Hiyama Voiced as Kohta Hirano
- Yukari Fukui Voiced as Shizuka Marikawa
- Ayana Taketatsu Voiced as Alice Maresato
- Mamoru Miyano Voiced as Hisashi Igo
- Kisho Taniyama Voiced as Koichi Shido
- Junko Takeuchi Voiced as Rika Minami
- Hitomi Harada Voiced Zeke
- Jouji Nakata Voiced as Soichiro Takagi
- Yoshiko Sakakibara Voiced as Yuriko Takagi
What could we expect from Highschool of the Dead Season 2?
What do you think? Will the new writer write a completely new story? Or perhaps they will continue where the first season ended. The anime series last season concluded with the deaths of the main characters due to zombies. The second season might witness the revival of Barren zombies and their dust.
Highschool of the Dead Trailer
The official trailer for season 2 of Highschool of the Dead hasn’t been released yet, but you can check out the informative videos of the show providing plenty of information about what’s to come.