[Top 10] Best Zombie Anime of All Time

[Top 10] Best Zombie Anime of All Time
The zombies from Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress for the most part are the zombies you know and love but what differs them from the rest is their iron coated hearts.

Although tragic, the collapse of human civilization at the hands of a zombie infestation can create some great stories, here are the 10 best. 

At the rate 2020 is going, by December the zombie apocalypse will come upon us. We might as well get ourselves mentally prepared for all the bloodshed, tough moral decisions, and the overall anguish  we will experience. Well, for the ones that survive that is. Whether you decide to arm yourself and fight for survival or go crowd surfing in a group of zombies, we can all enjoy a few good zombie anime. 

10. Corpse Princess

Corpse Princess Trailer

After Makina and her family meet their untimely demise, Makina comes back as a living corpse. In order to get into heaven, she must kill 108 other living corpses. She also sets out to get revenge on the perpetrator that murdered her. 

Makina kills other living corpses with two MAC-11 machine pistols. 

9. Sunday Without God

Sunday Without God Trailer

In this universe, God has abandoned the human race. People have lost the ability to reproduce and to completely die. Mythical gravekeepers, like the protagonist Ai, have the power to put humans to rest. She journeys across the world to bring peace to the living dead and to discover the mysteries behind this godless world. 


When a man massacres Ai’s village, she has no reason to stay home and decides to join him in his journey. 

8. Zombie Land Saga

Zombie Land Saga Trailer

Sakura’s life abruptly ends when a truck hits her on the street. After waking up in a dark stormy night, Sakura realizes she has become a zombie. A show business producer finds her and explains that he brought her back from the dead to star in an idol group. 

The producer also brought back other girls from different eras of Japanese history. 

7. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Trailer 

Giant walls protect the humans left on Hinomoto Island from the horrifying Kabane. This species of zombies have steel covered hearts that resist the blows of human weapons. The young engineer, Ikoma, creates a piercing gun that he believes will kill the Kabane, the first step in  taking back their island. 

Unlike the trope of the genre, if you get bitten by a Kabane there’s a small chance to resist the virus and become a hybrid called Kabaneri. 

6. School-Live!

School-Live! Trailer 

Yuki lives in her own world as a high school student and a member of the School Living Club. But as the other members know and Yuki denies to herself, they are the last survivors in a zombie infested school. 

Yuki’s classmates keep her safe from the zombies and let her live the fantasy of regular high school life. 

5. Sankarea  

Sankarea Trailer

Chihiro rejects the idea of burying his dead cat and moving on. Ever since childhood, Chihiro has maintained a fascination with zombies, so he attempts to resurrect his pet by creating a potion. The stressed out high school student Rea, joins him but life’s pressures get to her. Rea drinks the potion thinking it will kill her but instead it will turn her into one of the undead.  

Rea does not need flesh to survive. Since the concoction she drank included the hydrangea flower, she can instead eat the leaves of the plant. 

4. Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul Trailer 

Ghouls can disguise themselves like regular people but must sustain themselves by eating human flesh. Ken Kaneki survives a ghoul attack but during hospitalization, ghoul organs replaced his damaged ones. Now part ghoul, he must come accustomed to his new body.  

Luckily for Ken Kaneki, ghouls that manage a coffee shop can teach him to deal with his new life. 

3. Is this a Zombie?

Is this a Zombie? Trailer 

A mute necromancer brings Ayumu back to life after his murder. As a zombie, Ayumu has a few new quirks like burning in sunlight and  surviving  deadly blows. On a journey to find the one that murdered him, Ayumu meets strange supernatural people and partakes in ridiculous fights. 

Ayumu has a strange meeting with the magical girl Haruna who wields a chainsaw. 

2. Hellsing Ultimate

Hellsing Ultimate Trailer

With England in danger from zombie like ghouls and other supernatural creatures, the Hellsing organization protects the people. Not only does Hellsing have an army but the gunslinging Alucard.  As the supernatural threats increase, there seems to be a new force behind the ghouls. 

Alucard serves the Hellsing organization after he was bested by the former leader, Van Helsing. 

1. Highschool of the Dead

Highschool of the Dead Trailer 


Takashi bands together with the remaining humans of his high school to survive in a zombie apocalypse. Not only must they fend off flesh hungry corpses, but also other people who have lost all sense of morals. Beautiful animation and thrilling action makes this the best choice for a zombie anime. 

Some friendly survivors do not make it out of the highschool, Takashi has to kill his best friend as he turns into a zombie. 

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Playing RPGs before he could read, Anthony Ledesma has spent many hours in a digital high school and the winding pathways of mementos. Also enjoys nice long walks on the beach.
Gamer Since: 2006
Favorite Genre: RPG
Currently Playing: Jedi Fallen Order
Top 3 Favorite Games:Batman: Arkham City, Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc:, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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