The anime series Highscool of the Dead is a one-of-a-kind experience. Those who can’t wait for new episodes may be interested in these comparable but alternative shows.
An action-packed horror series, Highschool of the Dead by Daisuke Sato and Shji Sato, follows a group of high-school kids as they battle a zombie invasion. In addition, the kids want to know what sparked the pandemic in the first place.
Despite the fact that the series’s source material was never completely adapted, many horror aficionados were content with what they accomplished. According to MyAnimeList, the manga it is based on is one of the best zombie manga out there. The following are 10 other anime worth viewing if you liked this one.
In School-Live!, a post-apocalyptic world is thrust upon four female pupils and a puppy. Three of the four girls must maintain a false belief that everything is well in order to save their friend, Yuki Takeya, from deteriorating into psychosis.
It’s a zombie-based horror anime like Highschool of the Dead, where high school kids are forced to adapt and survive. However, Highschool of the Dead goes further than School-Live! in terms of fan service.
2. HIGH SCHOOL DXD
The story of Issei Hyoudou, the protagonist of High School DXD, is about a young man who is so enamored with women that he is accidentally slain while out on a date. Issei is resurrected by Rias Gremory, a high-class devil girl, and made her servant and a member of a club. The story follows Issei as he tries to hide his new life as a devil from the rest of his family.
A lot of ecchi fan service, action, and well-animated, unforgettable scenes can be found in High School DXD. Male and female characters have a lot in common, which makes them appealing.
3. ATTACK ON TITAN
Attack on Titan tells the story of Eren Yaeger, a young man driven to vengeance after the Titans destroyed his boyhood. Eren embarks on a quest to eliminate the Titan threat with the assistance of his friends Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert, as well as the Survey Corps, a formidable squadron unit.
The main characters in Attack on Titan, like those in Highschool of the Dead, go through a lot of ups and downs while dealing with a never-ending barrage of otherworldly foes. Astonishing action is on display in Attack on Titan, making it one of the top action animes on MyAnimeList.
4. PRISON SCHOOL
After a new rule allows guys to attend, a group of male pupils is accepted into an all-girls boarding school in Prison School. The boys, on the other hand, are sent to the school’s penitentiary for violating the school council’s rules by peeping into the girls’ locker rooms. As a result, their friendship is put to the test in this prison-school-like setting.
Prison School, like Highschool of the Dead, doesn’t hold back when it comes to fan service, as evidenced by the perverse characters and attitudes of the male leads. Many people like these shows, and some even think they should have gotten their own spin-offs.
5. HELLSING ULTIMATE
It is the Hellsing Organization’s mission to rid the world of terrifying animals that Hellsing Ultimate follows. In addition, Integra Hellsing, the organization’s leader, directs her militia and the vampire Alucard to eliminate this danger. It is later revealed that Alucard has sent his sister Seras Victoria into the Hellsing Organization so that the organization’s power can be increased by a factor of 10.
This game, like Highschool of the Dead, has a lot of bloody and gory content. It also features characters who take on supernatural entities. Both shows can be classified as horror, with Hellsing Ultimate being considered one of the greatest in the category by MyAnimeList.
6. DEADMAN WONDERLAND
A young boy named Ganta Igarashi is sentenced to a hellish institution known as Deadman Wonderland after being accused of the murders of his schoolmates. Ganta is later followed by Shiro, a wacky girl, as he tries to uncover the identity of the murderer in Deadman Wonderland.
Deadman Wonderland, like Highschool of the Dead, has a protagonist who is secluded from society following a tragic event in his life. Both series feature a lot of bloodshed, action, and suspense in order to emphasize the survival aspect of the story.
7. ANGEL BEATS
A boy named Otanashi dies and wakes up in the afterlife where he meets an army captain named Yuri, who seeks to defeat a girl named Angel. The story revolves around Otanashi, Yuri, and Angel. Although he is perplexed, Otanashi decides to support Yuri, which backfires when he develops feelings for Angel. This is why the anime follows Otanashi’s journey to find out what really happened.
Like Highschool of the Dead, Angel Beats! incorporates themes of camaraderie, survival, and a smattering of comedy throughout its plots. – Mystery, romance, action, and the paranormal all combine to make for an enjoyable viewing experience.
Shiki tells the story of a community known as Sotoba, where people are mysteriously dying at an alarming rate. Doctor Toshio Ozaki claims that supernatural beings are to blame for the deaths of many individuals. As a result, the anime focuses on Ozaki’s desire to rid the town of the Shiki, which he claims are behind the murders.
Shiki, like Highschool of the Dead, has a lot of action, suspense, bloodshed, and misery. Many argue that Shiki is a horror anime because of the eerie vampire-like monsters. Highschool of the Dead’s Shiki is worth seeing if you can bear the constant bloodshed.
9. AKAME GA KILL
An assassin organization known as Night Raid is on a mission to oust a deceptive Prime Minister in order to provide peace and improved living conditions to their nation in Akame Ga Kill. As a result, the story focuses on Tatsumi’s newfound bond with the other Night Raid members as well as his first-ever assassination mission.
Highschool of the Dead and Akame Ga Kill are both action-packed, suspense-filled, and bloody. In fact, some of the best horror anime of the last decade has been proclaimed by critics on IMDb.
10. TOKYO GHOUL
This is the story of Ken Kaneki, a man who wakes up in the hospital after a horrifying encounter with Rize Kamishiro. But Kaneki is allowed to leave, and he soon learns that he has turned into a ghoul as a result. To explain how Kaneki adapts to a new job despite giving up his calm lifestyle, the novel uses Kaneki’s journey as an example.
As in Highschool of the Dead, the supernatural creatures of Tokyo Ghoul feed on humans while also having formerly been human. The protagonists of both shows wish they could return to a normal life once more.