High School of the Dead hits North America
Date: 2010 July 2nd Friday [19:41] | Posted By: Joe
Want zombies with your anime? The good folks at Sentai Filmworks and Anime Network are willing to provide you with infected flesh eating monsters! Sentai Filmworks have the license for High School of the Dead. and will be releasing it subbed and dubbed throughout North America.
The Anime Network will also be showing the first and second episode from Monday July 5th to subscribers in North America.
Press releas as follows:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SENTAI FILMWORKS ANNOUNCES HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD LICENSE
LOS ANGELES (Anime Expo), July 2, 2010-Sentai Filmworks today announced its acquisition of the new hit anime series HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD. Based on the ultra-violent manga by Daisuke Sato, directed by Tetsuro Araki (Deathnote, Black Lagoon) and produced by the internationally famed studio Madhouse (Deathnote, Ninja Scroll, Vampire Hunter D-Bloodlust, Wicked City) HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD combines hordes of flesh-eating zombies with state of the art animation for one of the most action packed anime series ever!
Sentai Filmworks will be releasing HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD in both English dubbed and subtitled versions throughout North America.
A deadly new disease is ravaging the world, turning the populace into mindless zombies, and the number of infected is skyrocketing by the second. As their fellow classmates and teachers succumb to the infection around them, a small group of students at Fujimi High School are fighting for their lives after surviving the initial outbreak. Now it’s up to Takashi Komuro to unite a small group of blood-soaked survivors in a desperate bid to escape! School’s not just out for the summer, it may be out forever as a handful of students face the ultimate test, survival, in HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD!
About Sentai Filmworks:
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, including hit series like Guin Saga, XAM’d, Clannad, Gintama, Eyeshield 21 and hit movies like Appleseed. Sentai Filmworks programs can be found on home video distributed by Ingram Entertainment, Baker & Taylor, Section23Films, The Right Stuff and other good and fine distributors. Digital product offerings may be found at iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Zune Marketplace, Anime Network, Playstation Network and YouTube.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW ACTION HORROR SERIES-HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD-TO BEGIN SIMULCASTING THIS JULY ON ANIME NETWORK ONLINE
**HOUSTON, TX - 7-02-2010 -** Highschool of the Dead, the highly anticipated new series from Madhouse (Deathnote, Macross Frontier), will begin simulcasting this July exclusively on Anime Network Online.
**WHAT**: **Worldwide Premiere of Highschool of the Dead on Anime Network Online** From Director Tetsuro Araki (Deathnote, Black Lagoon), and adapted from the highly successful manga of the same name by Daisuke Sato, comes one of the hottest new shows of the Summer, Highschool of the Dead. A deadly new disease is ravaging the world, turning the populace into mindless zombies, and the number of infected is skyrocketing by the second. As their fellow classmates and teachers succumb to the infection around them, a small group of students at Fujimi High School are fighting for their lives after surviving the initial outbreak. It is up to Takashi Komuro to unite the group of weary survivors and try to escape the horrors that surround them. In this new world of the living dead..._will_ they escape?
**WHEN:** Episode 1 will be available Monday, July 5th at 12:00 AM CDT (late Sundaynight), episodes 2 and on will be available every Sunday at 10:00 PM CDT. Check www.theanimenetwork.com for North American
**WHERE:** Anime Network Official website's Online Player.
**HOW:** Episode 1 of Highschool of the Dead will be available to **registered** users. Registration is absolutely free and takes very little time.