On Monday, Crunchyroll began streaming the Hindi dub of the television anime “Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead,” based on Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata’s manga. The anime premiered in Japan on July 9, and Muse Asia is simultaneously streaming it in India.
Additionally, Crunchyroll is offering the Japanese version with English subtitles, while Netflix also started streaming the anime in India during the same week. Unfortunately, the fourth episode has been delayed until Monday due to production circumstances.
The story revolves around Akira Tendo, a 24-year-old exhausted by his job in the company from hell. His crush, Saori, is also uninterested in him.
But when a zombie apocalypse strikes Japan, Akira sees an opportunity for a fresh start. Realizing he may never have to work again, he decides to embark on a thrilling bucket list. Directed by Kazuki Kawagoe at studio BUG FILMS, with assistance from Hanako Ueda, the anime features captivating scripts overseen by Hiroshi Seko.
Character design is handled by Kii Tanaka, while Junpei Fukuchi takes charge of the eerie zombie designs. Makoto Miyazaki composes the music, with Maiko Gōda responsible for “music selection,” and dugout managing sound production. The anime is produced by Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd, and the opening theme, “Song of the Dead,” is performed by KANA-BOON, while the ending theme, “Happiness of the Dead,” is sung by Shiyui.
Viz Media holds the license for the manga, and the anime is a co-production between Viz Media, Shogakukan, and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Japan. The manga first appeared in Shogakukan’s Sunday GX magazine in October 2018 and received an Eisner award nomination.
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Moreover, the manga has inspired a live-action film, set to debut worldwide on Netflix on August 3. Notably, Aso’s “Alice in Borderland” manga also inspired a live-action series on Netflix in December 2021, with its second season premiering globally in December 2022.
Source | Crunchyroll