Highschool of the Dead, known in Japan as Apocalyptic Academy: Highschool of the Dead is a Japanese manga series written by Daisuke Satō and illustrated by Shōji Satō. It was serialized in Fujimi Shobo‘s Monthly Dragon Age between the September 2006 and May 2013 issues, but was left unfinished following Daisuke Satō’s death in March 2017. Fujimi Shobo and Kadokawa Shoten published seven tankōbon volumes from March 2007 and April 2011 in Japan. Yen Press published the series in North America. The story follows a group of high school students caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.