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Zom 100 Anime Takes a Bite Out of Toonami on March 30

zom 100: bucket list of the dead

Looking to live your best life in the zombie apocalypse? One of the best anime of 2023, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, is about to make its way to late-night TV in the states. Toonami announced plans to premiere the series in its Saturday night block starting on March 30, 2024 at 12:30am Eastern Time.

Based on the manga by Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata, the Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead anime premiered in Japan on July 9, 2023. Here’s an overview of the staff behind it:

  • Creators: Haro Aso, Kotaro Takata
    (Published by Shogakukan: Monthly Sunday Gene-X, ongoing)
  • Director: Kazuki Kawagoe (Komi Can’t Communicate)
  • Assistant Director: Hanako Ueda (Summer Time Rendering)
  • Series Composition: Hiroshi Seko (Chainsaw Man)
  • Character Design: Kii Tanaka
  • Zombie Design: Junpei Fukuchi
  • Music: Makoto Miyazaki
  • Music Selection: Maiko Gouda
  • Sound Production: dugout
  • Animation Production: BUG FILMS
  • Production: Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd

Here’s the official description:

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…

              “Wait, does this mean I never have to go to work again?”

Confess to… party like it’s… travel Japan coast to…

Now, with his nightmare job no longer, Akira’s got his mojo back. Let the bucket listing begin!!

The series previously inspired a live-action movie.

Source: Zom 100 on Twitter