This page lists all of the latest news about Highschool of the Dead. Below you can find the latest information on new and future releases, merchandise, scanlation, and more.

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Highschool of the Dead News

Drifters of the Dead Now Available For Preorder

  • The Highschool of the Dead OVA "Drifters of the DEAD" is now available for pre-order on amazon from Sentai Filmworks. Includes one disc of the OVA in Japanese with English Subtitles and an English dub.

Blu/Ray -


Highschool of the Dead - Full Color Edition Volume 2

Highschool Of The Dead Light Novel

Highschool of the Dead - Full Color Edition

  • The first four volumes of the Highschool of the Dead manga have been released in full color volumes. The Full Color Editions are printed in B5 size, which is much larger than the normal size. You can purchase all four of the volumes from Amazon here.

Volume 7 and OVA

  • A blu-ray disc containing a 20 minute OVA entitled "Drifters of the Dead" will be bundled with Volume 07 of the manga. The limited edition volume and disc bundle is available for pre-order until February 10, 2011 and it will be released on April 26, 2011. You can pre-order from Amazon here.

BD/DVD Release Dates

  • All six DVD/BD volumes of HOTD have been released. You can purchase them from Amazon.

English Dub and Translation News

Highschool of the Dead Color Omnibus

  • Yen Press will be publishing their English-translated version of the Full Color Edition volumes in a single, hardcover volume in full color. This "deluxe hardcover edition" will be released November 22, 2011. You can pre-order the Color Omnibus from Amazon here.

Highschool of the Dead Complete Collection on Blu-Ray and DVD

  • The English dubbed anime episodes of Highschool of the Dead are being released on Blu-ray and DVD in the Complete Collection which includes all twelve episodes. The Complete Collection will feature both English and Japanese audio with English subtitles. The Complete Collection will be released on June 28, 2011. You can pre-order the Complete Collection on BD from Amazon here and the DVD here .

English Manga Releases

  • The English translation of Volume 1 has been released by Yen Press. You can order it from Amazon here. Volumes 2-5 are available for pre-order here. You can find the release date for each volume in the Chapter List.

Highschool of the Dead Manga Volume 6 and 7 UK Release dates

  • Waterstones (An UK Book store) has confirmed the dates of Volume 6 and 7. Dates have been updated in the Chapter list here. Waterstones source Volume 6 here and Volume 7 here. As far as i am aware this will be the same for US but i cannot confirm release for USA.
Edit : Amazon links here and here

Scanlation News

DEAD Illusion Full Color Chapter

Chapter 29

Secret Box Scans

  • Untranslated scans of the HOTD Secret Box anthology booklet have been posted here by Turambar1. There is no date for when it will be translated at this time. Please note that we will not use any content from the Secret Box on this wiki other than the Oppai Gallery.