Highschool of the Dead
(学園黙示録 HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
, Gakuen Mokushiroku?
, "Academy Apocalypse", abbreviated as H.O.T.D.
) is a manga
series written by Daisuke Sato
and illustrated by Shoji Sato
. The story follows a group of high school students caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse
and a nuclear holocaust
. The series was serialized
in the September 2006 issue of Fujimi Shobo
's Monthly Dragon Age
, and the first volume was released by Kadokawa Shoten
on March 1, 2007,
with a total of seven volumes available in Japan as of April 25, 2011.
The series is licensed in North America by Yen Press
and released the first volume on January 25, 2011.
An anime adaptation produced by Madhouse
aired in Japan from July 5, 2010 to September 20, 2010.