Highschool of the Dead Season 2: Release Date and More

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Will this supernatural thriller arrive with season 2? What are the updates on Highschool of the Dead Season 2? Read the article to catch the details.

Almost a decade has passed in the wait for this horror-action-packed story. Highschool of the Dead premiered on July 5, 2010, which concluded with the 12th episode in September of the same year. This anime is directed by Tetsuro Araki and produced by Mitsutoshi Ogura. In 2011, Madhouse also produced an OVA. It is based on the novel of the same name, popularly known as Apocalyptic Academy: Highschool of the Dead. 

If we talk about the popularity, the anime received a good response from the audience and the critics. It scored 7.2 on IMDb and was well received by the fans. Now, the fans are hunting for the arrival of HighSchool of the Dead Season 2. The horror thriller tells the story of a group of high school students caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. The zombie story created a thriller plot and kept the audience engaged throughout. There is a big question about the revival of the show. When will season 2 of this enthralling supernatural story arrive? Let’s analyze the facts in detail on HighSchool of the Dead Season 2

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Renewal Status of HighSchool of the Dead Season 2

To date, there are no announcements for the revival of HighSchool of the Dead Season 2. After the OVA, the fans expected that the season would arrive sooner or later. But it has been many years without having any green signals for season 2. Despite the excellent reception and rating, the makers did not come back with this thriller story.

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Is the source material sufficient for season 2?

The manga has 7 volumes to date, out of which 4 volumes were adapted in season 1. Here the catch comes in; the makers might be wondering about the availability of the source for a sequel. But we know that the manga was left unfinished after the death of Daisuke Sato. There are chances that the makers could extract the details from the remaining three volumes for season 2.

Instead of all this, the fans are still wondering whether season 2 would arrive or if it would be dropped? For the answers, we have to wait for the official announcement. If we consider that the makers would come to continue, it would probably hit somewhere around 2022 or 2023. These are mere guesses, which will be cleared after the announcements.

 The Cast of HighSchool of the Dead Season 2

The fans enjoyed season 1. Along with that, the performance of the cast was admired all over. There is a high chance that all the cast members may reprise their roles. However, some characters could be replaced because of the time limits and commitments. At this point, it is pretty tough to predict the exact details. But as predicted, most of the characters will have a comeback in the anime if the season happens.

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  • Junichi Suwabe as Takashi Komuro
  • Eri Kitamura as Saya Takagi
  • Nobuyuki Himaya as Kota Hirano
  • Hitomi Harada as Jiku
  • Maggie Fleckone as Saya Tagaki
  • Marina Inoue as Rei Miyamoto
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Saeko Basujima
  • Leraldo Anzaldua as Takashi Komuro
  • Yukari Fukui as Shizuka Marikawa
  • Shinya Hamazoe as Maruyama
  • Jessica Boone as Rei Miyamoto
  • Taylor Hannah as Saeko Busujima
  • Monica Rial as Shizuka Marikawa

Apart from these, the anime will bring at least two or three characters to boost the story after so long.

The Plotline of HighSchool of the Dead Season 2

We know that the makers have not given green signals till now either on the renewal or cancellation of the show. It has been many years, but we expect that the story would continue from where it left. For now, it becomes pretty tricky to predict the plot of season 2. But we have connected some dots and extracted the details from season 1. 

In the finale, we saw that Takashi’s group left the mall because of some uncertain instances. But all the plans got reversed. The group stuck, but later the emergency doors opened, which sighed relief to them. Now it would be exciting to see how they will face all the challenges of their life. The exact details are kept hidden, but one thing is assured that we will get a good storyline if season 2 comes in the frame. So yes, we should wait for the anime to take on the thrilling ride…


There is no trailer for season 2. The anime did not get approval from the makers. It has been a long time, but we have to wait for more for the story to continue. We will update the space if anything comes out of Highschool of the Dead Season 2.

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