Crunchyroll acquired the streaming rights to the horror-comedy anime, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead.
The prominent streaming platform recently announced that it will begin broadcasting the weekly Zom 100 on July 9, 2:00 a.m. Pacific Time in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Indian Subcontinent. While these episodes will be subtitled, the series will later be dubbed into several major languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Latin American Spanish, among others. other language. Crunchyroll has revealed a new trailer highlighting protagonist Akira Tendo and several other main characters to celebrate this announcement. This ad also features the main theme of the series, “Song of the Dead”, performed by Japanese rock group, Kana-Boon.
What is Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead about?
BUG FILMS’ Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is inspired by the manga of the same name, written by Haro Aso (Alice in Borderland) and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. The film revolves around a young man named Akira Tendo, who despises his life working as an overworked, underpaid employee at an exploitative production company. One day, Tendo discovers that the zombies have invaded Tokyo. Instead of being scared, Akira was overjoyed. Freed from his terrible job, Akira gains new vitality and begins to do everything he’s dreamed of for years. Along the way, Akira meets a number of allies, each of whom are trying to deal with the zombie apocalypse in their own ways.
Kazuki Kawagoe (Komi Can’t Communication) is directing Zom 100 with Assistant Director Hanako Ueda (Summer Time Rendering). Hiroshi Seko, best known for Attack on Titan and Mob Psycho 100, is in charge of the series composition. The show features zombie designs by Junpei Fukuchi (Pokémon) and additional designs by Kii Tanaka (PuraOre! Pride of Orange.) Makoto Miyazaki (Spy x Family, One Punch Man) composed the music for the series. . The ending theme song, “Happiness of the Dead,” is performed by Shiyui (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury).
Zom’s Talented Cast 100
Zom 100 has some standout VAs in its cast. Shuichiro Umeda (Mashle: Magic and Muscles) plays the role of Akira Tendo. Tomori Kusunoki (Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club) as Shizuka Mikazuki, Akira’s old friend and colleague. Makoto Furukawa (Dr. Stone, Fruits Basket 2019) plays Kenichiro Ryuzaki, a friend from Akira’s high school days. Minami Takahashi (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) plays Beatrix Amerhauser, a foreign-born Japanese culture enthusiast with dreams of tasting the best sushi in the world.
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead will premiere on Crunchyroll on July 9. The original comic is available in English from VIZ Media.