Zombie Land Saga anime announced on their official Twitter account on Aug 27, 2023, that six members of Franchouchou, an idol group in the anime, will voice zombies in the latest episode of Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead.
The voice actors include Kaede Hondo, Asami Tano, Risa Taneda, Maki Kawase, Rika Kinugawa, Minami Tanaka, who voiced Sakura Minamoto, Saki Nikaido, Ai Mizuno, Junko Konno, Yugiri, and Lily Hoshikawa respectively in Zombie Land Saga.
A collaborative visual have been revealed to commemorate the announcement.
It was previously revealed that Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead release of episode 6 has been delayed by a day on some streaming platforms, such as Netflix, Hulu, and Crunchyroll, where the episode will be streamed on Aug 28, 2023.
The broadcast of the episode aired as planned on Aug 27 in Japan.
An updated broadcast schedule for the anime had been recently been revealed.
Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead anime started airing in Japan on July 9, 2023.
Bug Films is in charge of the animation production of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead anime, with Shogakukan producing it.
Kawagoe Kazuki will direct the anime and Ueda Hanako will serve as the assistant director. Seko Hiroshi will be in charge of series composition.
Other staff members include:
- Character Design: Kii Tanaka
- Zombie Design: Junpei Fukuchi
- Music: Makoto Miyazaki
- Music Selection: Maiko Gouda
- Sound Production: dugout
Official website describes the plot of the anime as:
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!!
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. The series began in Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine Monthly Sunday Gene-X on Oct 19, 2018. Shogakukan has collected its chapters into individual tankobon volumes. The first volume was released on March 19, 2019. As of Nov 17, 2022, twelve volumes have been released.
In North America, Viz Media announced the English release of the series in July 2020. The series is licensed in France by Kana.