Author: Aso, Haro
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, Vol. 1 is a manga series written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. The story revolves around a young man named Akira Tendo who suddenly finds himself in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. As he tries to navigate this new world, he comes up with a bucket list of things he wants to do before he turns into a zombie himself. The series is published by Viz Media and has become popular among manga fans for its unique take on the zombie genre.
The first volume of Zom 100 introduces us to Akira Tendo, an ordinary young man who is suddenly thrust into a world of chaos when a virus turns people into zombies. While most people are focused on surviving, Akira decides to make a bucket list of things he wants to do before he turns into a zombie himself. His list includes things like visiting his favorite ramen shop, confessing his love to his crush, and becoming a hero by saving people from the zombies.
The series stands out from other zombie stories in that it takes a more lighthearted and comedic approach to the genre. The characters are quirky and relatable, and the humor is often used to relieve tension and create a sense of camaraderie among the survivors. The story also explores the psychological toll of living in a world where death is always lurking around the corner, and the characters must confront their own fears and desires as they try to stay alive.
One of the strengths of the series is the artwork by Kotaro Takata. The zombies are depicted in a way that is both gruesome and cartoonish, which adds to the overall tone of the series. The action scenes are well-drawn and easy to follow, and the character designs are unique and memorable.
Zom 100 has received praise from both fans and critics for its fresh take on the zombie genre. The series is a reminder that even in the midst of chaos, it's important to hold onto our humanity and find joy in the little things. The character of Akira Tendo embodies this message, as he refuses to let the zombie apocalypse crush his spirit or rob him of his dreams.
Overall, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead, Vol. 1 is a must-read for fans of the zombie genre who are looking for something a little different. The series combines humor, action, and heart to create a story that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. With its engaging characters and unique premise, Zom 100 is sure to leave a lasting impression on readers and keep them eagerly anticipating the next volume.
Brand: VIZ Media LLC
Number Of Pages: 160
Release Date: 16-02-2021
Details: Product Description Surviving a zombie apocalypse beats a dead-end job any day! After spending years toiling away for a soul-crushing company, Akira’s life has lost its luster. But when a zombie apocalypse ravages his town, it gives him the push he needs to live for himself. Now Akira’s on a mission to complete all 100 items on his bucket list before he...well, kicks the bucket. In a trash-filled apartment, 24-year-old Akira Tendo watches a zombie movie with lifeless, envious eyes. After spending three hard years at an exploitative corporation in Japan, his spirit is broken. He can’t even muster the courage to confess his feelings to his beautiful co-worker Ohtori. Then one morning, he stumbles upon his landlord eating lunch—which happens to be another tenant! The whole city’s swarming with zombies, and even though he’s running for his life, Akira has never felt more alive! About the Author In 2004, Haro Aso received Shonen Sunday’s Manga College Award for his short story "YUNGE!" After the success of his 2007 short story "Onigami Amon," Aso got the chance to start a series of his own—2008’s Hyde & Closer. In 2010, his series Imawa no Kuni no Alice (Alice in Borderland) began serialization in Shonen Sunday S. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is his follow-up series. Kotaro Takata first hit the manga scene in 2009 with Hallelujah Overdrive!, which ran in Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine. In 2017, he served as the artist on another Monthly Shonen Sunday title called I Am Sherlock, written by Naomichi Io. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is his follow-up series.
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